Keeping Kids Entertained in the Car on Fox & Friends

Headed out on the highway this summer? We’ve got just the solution to keep your kids entertained on those long road trips. Toy Insider Mom Laurie Schacht stopped by Fox & Friends to talk about some of the best toys to keep kids entertained in the car. For more on the products in this segment, read the product info below, and be sure to check out our full list of the best travel toys for the summer.


Skylanders Battlecast ActivisionSkylanders Battlecast (Activision)

  • This is an all-new mobile card battle game set in the Skylanders universe that kids will love playing!
  • The franchise that brought us toys to life is now bringing cards to life in a fun way.
  • Kids can bring character to life and then save them in the game to play.
  • The game is free to play and free to download on iOS, Android, and Kindle Fire.
  • MSRP: Free on al devices
  • Ages: E10+

Back Spin ThinkFunBack Spin (ThinkFun)

  • This double-sided brainteaser that is truly revolutionary.
  • It’s shaped like a flying saucer with two halves that you twist to pass balls from one side to the other.
  • Your job is to scramble the colored balls, then figure out how to get them back into their matching slots — on both sides.
  • Back Spin might look simple at first, but this cleverly addictive puzzle could leave your head spinning!
  • Ages 8+
  • MSRP $14.99

parent-quiz-haywireThe Parent Quiz (Haywire Group)

  • How well do your kids know you? Heck, how well do you know yourself?
  • Ask your kids a series of multiple choice questions about yourself and reveal your funniest side.
  • Looking to occupy your kids for a few minutes? Waiting for dinner to be served? On a long drive? The Parent Quiz is the answer.
  • Ages: 6+
  • MSRP: $4.99

WinningMoveGames_ScrabbleToGoScrabble To Go (Winning Moves Games)

  • This delightful travel Scrabble edition allows players to pack up in the middle of the game without disturbing words they’ve already placed on the board.
  • The tiles snap in place on the grid.
  • The tile racks have lids that close and hold the tiles in place so you can pick up exactly where you left off!
  • Comes in a zippered fabric case.
  • Ages: 8+
  • MSRP: $44.95

WowWeeUSA_RCMiniRobotsRC Mini Robos (WowWee)

  • Your favorite award-winning robots are now available in mini-sized real working collectibles.
  • With dual-action driving capabilities and LED features, RC Mini Robos are remote controllable and perfectly sized to take with you anywhere.
  • RC Mini Robosapien, MiP and MiPosaur are ready for some pint-sized fun that packs a robo punch
  • Ages: 4+
  • MSRP $19.99 each

scented-pillow-petsPillow Pets Sweet Scented Pets (Pillow Pets)

  • Pillow Pets Sweet Scented Pets help take the “stink” out of travel.
  • Not only do these cute and cuddly Pillow Pets act as a travel companion by day and a pillow by night, they also contain a subtle scent patch delivering the yummy smell of children’s favorite sweet treats.
  • Sweet Scented Pets are a travel favorite as they deliver the comfort of a stuffed animal by day and a familiar friend and pillow by night.
  • In the delicious smell of chocolate chip cookies or cotton candy and you have the perfect travel buddy.
  • Ages: 3+
  • MSRP: $29.99

Travel Spirograph (Kahootz)Kahootz.TravelSpirograph

  • This portable version of the classic design toy has a built-in design ring, work surface, and a storage compartment.
  • Six Spirograph precision wheels, two design pens, one 24-page design pad, and one design guide are included.
  • The accessories, design guide, and finished artwork all fit inside the storage compartment, making it easy to take anywhere.
  • Ages 5+
  • MSRP: $9.99

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