Not sure what to get the kids on your holiday shopping list? Toy Insider Mom Laurie Schacht stopped by HLN to show off some of the best gifts for shoppers who wait until the last minute.  For more on the products featured in this segment, check out the items below, and for a full rundown of the best toys of the year, check out our complete holiday toy guide.


LEGO_ClassicMediumLEGO Creative Bricks Set (LEGO)

  • Build up a storm with this big box of classic LEGO® bricks in
  • 33 different colors.
  • With lots of different windows and doors, along with other special pieces to inspire you, you can really run with your imagination.
  • Includes a wide range of LEGO bricks in 33 different colors
  • Features 8 different types of windows and doors with 8 different frames
  • LEGO Classic is designed to inspire open-ended creativity with the LEGO brick
  • Special pieces encourage imaginative building play
  • Ideas included with the set and online at LEGO.com/classic to help you get started
  • Comes in a useful plastic storage box. Available in regular, medium, and large.
  • Ages: 4+
  • MSRP: $16.99—$49.99
  • Available: Toys “R” Us, Walmart, LEGO stores

llp_snuggleslayingLittle Live Pets Snuggles My Dream Puppy (Moose Toys)

  • Snuggles, My Dream Puppy joins Little Live Pets and moves and feels just like a real puppy.
  • Kids can hold him in his arms and give him a hug. They won’t be able to resist his big brown expressive eyes. They can feed him with his bottle and he’ll fall asleep in their arms, dreaming about them!
  • Snuggles even comes with an adoption certificate for kids to fill in make him their own! He is the no mess pup who loves to be loved!
  • With a pat of the head or a rub of the tummy, Snuggles will close his eyes and make adorable puppy sounds. Kids can even watch him breathe. Snuggles moves, feels and responds just like a real puppy!
  • Ages: 5+
  • MSRP: $54.99
  • Available: Target, Toys R Us, Walmart

riding-center-with-rider-horses_schleichRiding Center with Rider, Horses, and Accessories (Schleich)

  • This brand new, colorful playset with rider, horses, and additional accessories is guaranteed to provide hours of fun.
  • The riding school can be quickly and easily transformed into an open riding arena. And just like a real horse farm, it has troughs, saddle and bridle holders, and movable gates and windows.
  • It can also be decorated with stickers and adorable flowers to create a personalized riding school.
  • Ages 5-12
  • MSRP: $99.99
    (for anyone on a budget, Schleich animals are hits and under $10 each)