It’s not too late some great holiday toys for the little ones on your list. Toy Insider Editor-in-Chief  Marissa DiBartolo stopped by Better Connecticut in New Haven to show off some hot holiday toys that you 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.


KIDS@WORK 250-PIECE BIG BLOCK BIN (AMLOID)

  • Little ones can endlessly create and build with 250 sturdy and stackable building blocks that come in various shapes, sizes, and colors.
  • Enhance budding builders’ cognitive and fine-motor skills as they continuously create new structures.
  • Block bins can also be stacked on top of one another for unique room décor.
  • After playtime, the block bin’s wide flip top and hefty storage make it easy for little hands to partake in clean-up time.
  • The bin includes 250 bright and durable Kids@Work building blocks.
  • These blocks are compatible with other block systems.
  • Big Block Bins are available in red, green, blue, and purple.
  • Ages: 1+
  • MSRP: $24.98
  • Available: In-store at Sam’s Club

POLLY POCKET TINY POCKET WORLD ASSORTMENT (MATTEL)

  • Each compact Pocket World opens to reveal a fun theme with unexpected surprises, micro dolls, and accessories and is small enough to take anywhere for great Polly Pocket adventures.
  • Choose from Cake-tastrophe with micro Polly and Shani dolls plus scooter and microphone, Flamingo Floatie with micro Polly and Lila dolls plus flamingo and swan floaties, and Snowmazing Surprise with micro Polly and Shani dolls plus snowboard and sled.
  • Ages: 4+
  • MSRP: $14.99
  • Available: Amazon, Target, Walmart

ANTSY PANTS BUILD & PLAY PET CLINIC KIT (BEACH HOUSE GROUP)

  • Keep your stuffed animal friends happy and healthy with your very own pet clinic!
  • he Antsy Pants Build & Play Pet Clinic Kit helps you (pretend) practice to be a vet with your very own themed space.
  • The double-sided cover features a window and a playful environment perfect for imaginations to run wild.
  • Kit includes poles, connectors and fabric cover: a double-sided cover features a window and a playful environment.
  • The kit encourages imaginative play.
  • Ages: 4+
  • MSRP: $44.99
  • Available: Target, antsypants.com

OFF-ROAD ATTAK (MAISTO INTERNATIONAL)

  • Hobby styling and performance in a monstrous package!  
  • Full-color printed, vacuformed truck body.
  • Wide, aggressive stance, and beefy, off-road tires, the Off-Road Attak is ready for anything.
  • Approximately 14.5-inches long and 14-inches wide!
  • Ready to run – batteries are included.
  • 2.4 GHz for top performance..
  • Up to 4 players can drive at one time and place (with their own vehicles).
  • 115 foot (35 meter) control range.
  • Pro-style controller with proportionate speed control.
  • Rapid electronic battery charger included.
  • Steering alignment adjustment.
  • Vehicle uses 6.4V Lithium rechargeable battery included.
  • Controller uses 2AA batteries included.
  • Ages: 3+
  • MSRP: $60
  • Available: Amazon, Target, Walmart

TRIPLE CROSS (WINNING MOVES USA)

  • Take strategy to a new level: it’s one thing to be double-crossed, but triple-crossed?
  • The goal: by game’s end, have more vertical and diagonal “three-in-a rows” than your opponent.
  • Unique design: the internal mechanism in the Triple cross tower makes this game unlike any other of its kind.
  • Boss of Triple cross: choose your moves wisely and you’ll be the boss of Triple cross!
  • What’s included: 1 plastic Triple cross tower unit with base. 2 sets of plastic colored discs (12 orange, 12 green) 8 plastic blockers (4 orange, 4 green) illustrated instructions.
  • Two players
  • Ages: 6+
  • MSRP: $19.95
  • Available: Amazon and Specialty Toy & Game retailers nationwide

IT’S SO ME! PAINT YOUR OWN UNICORNS (HORIZON GROUP)

  • Unleash your creativity and a little bit of magic with the it’s so me! Paint Your Own Unicorns kit.
  • Customize and personalize two plaster unicorn figurines.
  • Explore neon and metallic paints, then add a touch of glitter and sequins to glam up your unicorns!
  • Customize and personalize two plaster unicorn figurines. 
  • Ages: 6+
  • MSRP: $12.99
  • Available: Target