The countdown is on, and Christmas is just around the corner! Toy Insider Mom Laurie Schacht stopped by the Wendy Williams Show to share her favorite picks for the best toys of the season. From a yummy chocolate designer to a classic rideon kids will love, check out the top toys for every kid on your list.


YodaStar Wars Legendary Yoda (Spin Master)

  • Train to become a Jedi with Legendary Yoda!
  • This 16-inch figure has a dynamic motorized body movement and full voice recognition. He speaks 115 phrases that will lead you to Jedi Wisdom and Lightsaber mastery.
  • With 160-degree movement, Yoda comes to life with never-before-seen Lightsaber action!
  • Discover 3 distinct modes of play on your path to becoming a Jedi Master. In Warrior Mode, Yoda can be sent on attack, or kids can follow along with his advanced Lightsaber techniques as he guides kids on the path to becoming a Jedi Master. In Force Mode, kids can learn the ways of the Force as Yoda unleashes iconic quotes from the Jedi Order. When the dark side threatens, Yoda’s hand lights up with a glowing “force blast!” Learn to force push and send Yoda flying back. In Wisdom Mode, Yoda answers questions and senses whether kids are strong in the force or are on the dark side when he holds his cane. His voice recognition has six key phrases and he will answer yes or no questions revealing his secrets and wisdom. As the wisest Jedi of all time, Yoda is equipped with a dark side sensor to determine if your intentions are good or evil.
  • Legendary Yoda is an authentic collectable with highly detailed premium latex skin.
  • Wearing a real fabric robe and wielding his light-up Lightsaber, this fully interactive Jedi Master brings all the wisdom and power of the Jedi Order right into your room.
  • Ages: 6+
  • MSRP: $179.99


LeapFrog.EpicTabletEpic Tablet (LeapFrog)

  • LeapFrog’s most advanced 7” Android-based tablet is uniquely designed to grow with your child to ignite endless learning and creative play.
  • Access exclusive LeapFrog learning games and other popular Android apps
  • Unlike any other kids’ tablets, LeapFrog Epic captivates children with a world they create in the first-of-its-kind playable homescreen.
  • Children can bring a town to life, watch their world turn from day to night, add animated characters and discover a new surprise every day
  • They can also use various art styles that reflect their age and mood.
  • Access select LeapFrog games featuring Just for Me Learning technology that personalizes content to challenge kids as they learn and level up.
  • Expand the fun with other popular Android apps, such as Fruit Ninja Academ y: Math Master and Doodle Jump (sold separately).
  • Every app is Leapfrog certified to ensure no in-app purchases, no harmful third-party ads and only age-appropriate experiences.
  • Stay in control of what your child can access online with our expanded LeapSearch browser.
  • Out of the box, kids can access only pre-selected, kid-safe web content.
  • Add new websites to the LeapSearch browser or unlock an unrestricted, open browser when your child is ready.
  • Manage what, when and how long each child plays with best-in-class parent controls for up to 3 profiles.
  • The LeapFrog Epic 7″ kids tablet comes with all the power you’d expect from an OS based on Android 4.4 and a quad-core processor.
  • It also includes 16GB memory, Wi-Fi, 2MP cameras, stylus, protective bumper, 20+ apps and more!
  • Age: 3 to 9
  • MSRP: $139.99


SkyrocketToys.ChocolatePenCandy Craft Chocolate Pen (Skyrocket Toys)

  • Kids and adults alike will love creating endless delicious designs when they write, mold and decorate in colorful chocolate! What a great way to practice handwriting!
  • The motorized chocolate pen dispenses real liquid chocolate (made in the USA) that then hardens into solid chocolate at room temperature or in the refrigerator.
  • The chocolate tubes can be easily switched to create multicolor treats, and partially used tubes can be stored for future use.
  • Clean-up is a breeze, as the melted chocolate never actually touches the pen!
  • The kit also includes several different colored chocolate tubes, lots of molds and multiple chocolate tips to create custom chocolate treats
  • Additional chocolate kits and themed molds are sold separately.
  • For Ages 6+
  • MSRP $29.99


MiPosaur™ (Wow Wee)MiPosaur,nobackground

  • The MiPosaur is a highly intelligent robotic dino with an evolving intelligence and personality.
  • It can sense its own surroundings and environment, and Interact with them in a unique and lifelike way.
  • It comes with an interactive TrackBall equipped with new BeaconSense technology- With it, the MiPosaur can chase the trackball (Ball Mode), play with it (Teddy Bear Mode), “smell” it/beg for it (in Food mode), you can take MiPosaur for a “virtual” walk with it (Leash Mode), and more!
    For additional fun download the free app, compatible with both iOS and Android smart devices, and take full control of your MiPosaur have it dance to your favorite music, and more fun activities!
  • MSRP $119.99


Pie Face Game Image-2Pie Face (Hasbro)

  • The exciting Pie Face game is filled with fun and suspense, and somebody’s bound to get splatted!
  • Put some whipped cream from home or a wet sponge on the “hand” of this game and start turning the handles.
  • It could go off at any time, so keep your fingers crossed and hope you’re not the one who gets a splat in the face!
  • You score a point for every time you turn the handle without getting pie-faced, and the ones who scores 25 points wins. Take some risks and hope for the best in this hilarious and unpredictable game!
  • Ages: 5+
  • MSRP: $19.99


The Big Wheel (Jakks Pacific)OriginalBigWheel

  • The Big Wheel™ was introduced in 1969 and is widely known and loved by kids around the world ever since.
  • Inducted into the National Toy Hall of Fame in 2009, the Big Wheel™ prides itself as a safer alternative to the traditional tricycle or bicycle.
  • 16″ Big Wheel
  • Grow With Me 3 Position Adjustable Seat
  • Pedal Powered
  • Weight Limit – 70 lbs
  • Made in the USA!
  • Ages: 3-8
  • MSRP: $59.99