It’s not too late to find great holiday toys.
Toy Insider Editor-in-Chief Marissa DiBartolo stopped by Good Morning Arizona to show off some wonderful holiday gifts that last-minute shoppers can still find. For more on the items featured in this segment, check out the product notes below, and for the complete rundown of the best toys of the holiday season, be sure to check our complete Toy Insider Holiday Gift Guide.
( CRAYOLA SCRIBBLE SCRUBBIE PETS CRAYOLA)
Designed for kids with a nurturing side, these color and wash clean collectible toys give kids a chance to customize and be caretakers for their pets.
With the four adorable included pets — two dogs, one cat, and one rabbit — and washable markers, kids can create new colorful coats for their pets over and over again.
When it’s time for a new look, just pop them in the kid-powered scrub tub to clean them up, and kids will have a fresh bank canvas on which to create.
Available: Amazon, Target, Walmart, Crayola.com
( PUZOODLES BLIP TOYS)
Puzoodles are collectible characters kids can build with snap-together pieces.
Each character is an adorable animal/food mashup.
Each Puzoodles puzzle piece is packaged in a surprise blind bag, and includes easy-to-follow assembly instruction.
Eight to collect in series one: Caterpillar Roll (Caterpillar + Sushi), DinoCake (Dinosaur + Cupcake), Fruity Feathers (Owl + Pineapple), Kernel Llama (Llama + Popcorn), Melon Bites (Shark + Watermelon), Chip-Pan Zee (Monkey + Cookie), Slow Food (Turtle + Burger), and Purrfect Taco (Kitty + Taco)
Available: Target, Walmart, Amazon
( SMOOSHY MUSHY BABIES REDWOODVENTURES)
Special Delivery: It’s Smooshy Mushy Babies!
A magic baby bottle holds the Smooshy babies you’ve been waiting to adopt.
Pop the top to find out which baby the stork brought.
Each baby also comes with a cute squishy plushies Bestie.
There are six to collect in the first wave!
Available: Amazon, Target, Walmart
ORB ODDITEEZ SLIMIBALLZ ( ORB)
OrbOdditezz SlimiBallz are the wobbly balls that squeeze, flow, and splat.
Each Ballz is filled with oozing glitter slime, making it nearly impossible to put down.
Squish and squash each Orballz as it bubbles and transforms, creating a truly unique feeling in your hands.
Orballz are the coolest new collectable – explore all the different colors and textures today.
Available: Target, Walmart, Five Below
( ZINGSPORTZ AIR STORM Z-TEK BOW ZING)
The Air Storm Z-Tek Bow is the ultimate “parent-approved” foam bow and arrow combo.
The Z-Tek Bow features a sleeker shape, storage ammo clips located right on the bow, and lower profile bungee cords that deliver launching distances more than 100 feet.
Just hook the Zonic screaming whistle arrow into the fast-load loops, then pull back and it’s “Ready, Aim, Fire!”
Set up some cans for target practice, or shoot against a wall for bounce-back action!
Zartz Suction-cup Arrows stick to almost anything and each arrow is safe for indoor or outdoor play.
Each comes with two Zonic screaming whistle arrows and one Zartz Suction Cup Arrow.
Available: Target, Walmart
H2OGO! SNOW POLAR EDGE COVERED INFLATABLE SNOW TUBE ( BESTWAY)
This tube has a 50-inch diameter, an ideal saucer size for fun and fast rides.
It is equipped with Polar-Shield™ material for puncture resistance and cold weather protection.
Flexible handle straps provide rider stability without increasing weight.
The fabric cover provides extra protection and comfortable feel.
It folds up for convenient off-season storage.