The hottest toys of the summer are here! Toy Insider Mom Laurie Schacht stopped by Breakfast Television in Canada to talk about the best new toys for fun in the sun. For more on the items featured in this segment, check out the product notes below, and for our complete rundown of the best gifts for the season, check out our Spring and Summer gift guide.


  • Springfree Trampoline uses only the highest quality materials, so your family can enjoy safe outdoor play every year, all year long.
  • The patented safety design helps to eliminate all significant risks associated with trampoline injuries. The design doesn’t use spring so you don’t have to worry about little fingers and toes getting pinched or caught. Its flexible safety enclosure cushions falls and keeps kids from falling off. No worries there! It even has an absorbent SoftEdge mat around the edge to absorb 30X more impact!
  • Every Springfree Trampoline is Smart-enabled. The tgoma game system helps teach kids math, literature, problem solvin,g and physical fitness through high-energy games and apps. Your entire family will enjoy hours of outdoor fun!
  • 10 year warranty.
  • Age: 4+
  • MSRP: CAD $1299.99 – $2399.99 (varies by size)
  • Available:, Canadian Tire, Athletic Locker


  • This portable, Pop Oh Ver Kitchen Stove set brings an exciting new twist to pretend kitchen play. Just fasten this stove set over a chair, tie the ties, and like magic you have a place to play cook and warm up your toy food anywhere you want it.
  • Pop Oh Ver Stove is made from canvas-like material with realistic oven, stove top, and microwave detailing.
  • Fits over most household chairs.
  • Our Stove Set is lightweight and portable for fun on the go. Take our Pop Oh Ver Stove Set to a slumber party or play date and have hours of fun.
  • Accessories, play food, chair, and outfits not included.
  • Age: 3+
  • MSRP: CAD $51.86
  • Available: Amazon


  • Perfect for parties and outdoor fun, our complete 33 piece set allows for dozens of different set ups. Create a course for a variety of ages and skill levels. Great fun for the whole family!
  • DUAL USE AGILTIY RINGS – 14-inch agility rings with dual use connectors allow you to use as a basic agility set or as three hurdles.
  • STURDY HOP SACKS – Perfect for kids or adults, these durable 30 x20 inch hop sacks make have reinforced stitching and gusseted bottoms.
  • COMPETITION JUMP ROPES – Set of two jump ropes can be used for timed competition or as a race across the field of play.
  • MULTIPLE COURSE LAYOUTS – Kit includes several different ideas for obstacle course set ups, including head to head, team, and timed competition layouts. Create dozens of different options for all ages and different size groups.
  • We recommend adding our set of two hop balls, Tug of War, Ninja Timer, Megaphone and Spray Chalk to make the ultimate Ninja Warrior Course right in your back yard!
  • Age: 3+
  • MSRP: CAD $84.99
  • Available: Amazon


  • The official American Ninja Warrior Ninjaline training system. Our Ninjaline doubles as a slackline to build the skills you need to train like a contestant!
  • Easy to assemble and store, you can take your training with you. Perfect for camping, the park and challenging your friends for who can become the fastest ninja in the neighborhood.
  • Customize your Ninjaline system with the six included obstacles and add to your system to create the ultimate Ninja training.
  • Includes a sturdy carrying bag with bookbag straps and gym chalk ball so your training to completely portable.
  • Obstacles include 1-pc 10-inch nylon rope knots. This unique knots mimic a ball grip, but is softer for easier grip and use along the Ninjaline. Pro tip: place fingers on either side of the hanging rope, around the ball.
  • 1-pc 10-inch steel T bar. This hold is a hybrid of the ball grip and the bar grip. A perfect transition obstacle.
  • 2-pc 16-inch steel Monkey Bar Holds. Similar to the standard monkey bars, these steel dowels add a dynamic aspect to the Ninjaline. They can space across two safety delta clip sleeves or use only one to create a triangle. Allows for a variety of configurations while using the Ninjaline.
  • 2-pc steel gym Rings with ABS textured grip. Great for using body weight to train and develop overall upper body strength and coordination.
  • All obstacles include 6,000lb steel hanging delta safety clips and use either, UV resistant nylon rope with safety buckle attachment or UV resistant webbing straps. Endorsed by American Ninja Warrior for top training
  • Age: 3+
  • MSRP: CAD $119.99
  • Available: Amazon


  • This toy ice cream cart delights and surprises with a range of buttons, lights, sound effects, music, and fun phrases.
  • It features eight scoops of ice cream, three toppings, and three flavors of syrup to teach kids 10 colors and flavors.
  • Kids can create tons of delicious looking and imaginative combinations.
  • Insert an order card into the slot on top of the cash register, then build the customer’s order in the correct sequence to help build memory and sequencing skills.
  • Use the magnetic scooper to scoop the ice cream and learn colors, then complete the order by adding toppings and pretend syrup. Kids will love pressing the pump to add pretend syrup as they count along from 1 to 10.
  • Ages: 2+
  • MSRP: CAD $49.99
  • Available: Amazon,, Walmart


  • The slow rising fun keeps growing, just in time for summer! Enjoy some tasty ice cream-themed treats with Smooshy Mushy Series 3 Creamery.
  • Open to find some sweet surprises. Unwrap the container to find out which adorable, scented pets and bestie you received!
  • Collect all eight to uncover the squishy surprises.
  • Age: 6+
  • MSRP: CAD $11.88
  • Available: Amazon


  • Bubbleezz live in a squeezy world of wonder and fun. Each Bubbleezz contain charms and secret messages that are clues to their unique personalities.
  • Each fun feeling character is filled with Bubbleezz Beads, making them totally satisfying – squeeze them to transform!
  • Squeeze to find hidden charms and messages inside that reveal your Bubbleezz unique personalities
  • These cute character combos are full of surprises and come in hundreds of shapes and sizes.
  • Age: 8+
  • MSRP: CAD $7.99 – $13.99
  • Available: Indigo, Michael’s, Walmart


  • This assortment of Deluxe Mecardimals includes heroes and villains from the world of MECARD.
  • Each Mecardimal comes with three playing cards—one each in bronze, silver, and gold—so kids can go head to head with their friends in competitive play.
  • Each Mecardimal has a designated faction color; just peel off the Mecardimal’s sticker to find out which faction your Mecardimal is in.
  • MECARD fans will love the bright, vivid, game-authentic designs of the over 30 different transforming vehicles in this assortment.
  • Ages: 6+
  • MSRP: CAD $14.99 for Deluxe Assortment, CAD $19.99 for Jumbo Assortment
  • Available: Major retailers


  • Speed away with the smallest Hot Wheels Cars EVER! These tiny, die-cast Hot Wheels are small enough to fit onto a quarter.
  • They are available in the classic styles of Bone Shaker, Twin Mill, and Roger Dodger.
  • Included in the iconic original Hot Wheels package is a unique carrying and display case.
  • Age: 8+
  • MSRP: CAD $6.99 – $10.95
  • Available: Amazon, Toys “R” Us Canada,


  • Funky Chicken is a simple, fast-paced card game that gets everyone moving and laughing in under two minutes.
  • Players simultaneously call out the dance actions “Bump,” “Swing,” “Spin,” and “Funky Chicken.” When two players match, they perform the dance move together and discard their card. The first player to discard all their cards wins!
  • Play Funky Chicken solo or combine it with Happy Salmon to create even more fun!
  • Age: 6+
  • MSRP: CAD $23.33
  • Available: Amazon


  • Customize the environment for this thrill-seeking, fearless remote controlled robot, with the HEXBUG Ring Rover Stunt Park!
  • Running on two rotating rings, this tech toy is unlike any remote-controlled HEXBUG! Watch in amazement as you spin, tumble, and flip it over – all while regaining perfect balance.
  • Two speed settings allow you to drive in regular mode, or blast-off into turbo mode as you are ready.
  • Assemble the stunt park to show off your Ring Rover Skills. Snap-together ramps allow you to create cutting-edge tricks and show off this robot’s one-of-a-kind capabilities.
  • Age: 8+
  • MSRP: CAD $32.49 for Ring Racer Singles
  • Available: Mastermind, Indigo


  • Change from Peter Parker into Spider-Man on this 12-Volt Marvel Spider-Man ATV Ride-on from Kid Trax! With unique Spider-Man styling full of sweet decals and intricate webs, this set of wheels is sure to have your Spidey Senses tingling.
  • Stopping evildoers is a cinch thanks to the Power Trax rubber traction strip tires, real foot pedal acceleration, forward and reverse driving options (at 2.5 MPH), and a top forward speed of 5 MPH.
  • Since crime doesn’t sleep, there’s an included 12-volt rechargeable battery and wall charger when you need to refuel.
  • Maximum rider weight of 88 lbs.
  • Age: 3-7
  • MSRP: CAD $299
  • Available: Coming soon in August


  • With the Razor Electric Scooter E100, kids can streak through the neighborhood like a bolt of blue lightning.
  • It runs quietly and smoothly for up to 40 minutes and tops out at 10 mph, while blue LEDs light up each time the throttle is pulled.
  • It features a kick-start, high-torque and chain-driven motor, a hand-operated front brake, and a twist-grip acceleration control.
  • Other parts of this sweet ride include steel frame and fork, a kid-sized deck, an 8-inch pneumatic front tire, a urethane rear wheel and a retractable kickstand.
  • This electric-powered scooter can support a maximum weight of 120 lbs and is intended for riders ages 8 years and up.
  • It runs on two 12V batteries, which have been included.
  • Age: 8-14
  • MSRP: regular CAD $289, promo CAD $199
  • Available: Toys “R” Us Canada


  • Take a long and exciting ride with the Razor Power Core 90 Electric Scooter with its breakthrough hub motor technology.
  • More efficient and maintenance-free, the innovative hub motor gives you up to 75 percent more ride time than similar electric scooters, so you can push the fun further than ever.
  • It’s simple to balance and operate for even less experienced users and features a durable steel frame; rechargeable battery and hand operated front brake.
  • This Razor Power Core 90 Electric Scooter gives your little one 70 minutes of continuous ride time, has urethane front wheel and airless rear wheel.
  • Hand-operated front brake, all-steel frame and fork, retractable kick stand.
  • Age: 9-18
  • MSRP: regular CAD $259.99, promo CAD $169.97
  • Available: Toys “R” Us Canada