Toy Insider Editorial Director Jackie Breyer appeared on NBC Nightly News with Lester Holt to give some holiday shopping tips for last-minute toy buyers and to talk about some of the hottest toys of the year. 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.


  • Bring the Baby Shark song into your home in a super soft and cuddly way,
  • Give this friendly family of sharks a squeeze to hear the official Pinkfong Baby Shark song, and recreate the Baby Shark dance in your living room as you sing along.
  • Produced by WowWee for Pinkfong, the official creator of the global hit song Baby Shark.
  • The Shark Family song cubes are the perfect size for kids to squeeze, stack, and carry around.
  • You can also tuck them in your bag for fun on the go.
  • The sound dolls are super soft; these sharks will quickly become your new cuddle buddy.
  • Age: 2+
  • MSRP: $24.99-$79.99
  • Available: Amazon



  • Now kids can be just like Ryan when they unbox their Giant Mystery Egg. No two are the same!
  • Features an exclusive lights and sounds vehicle, ultra-rare figures, special goo and putty, a limited-edition squishy, plush, and more.
  • What will kids find inside their epic egg?
  • Ages: 3+
  • MSRP: $39.99
  • Available: Walmart




  • These articulated, collectible action figures feature 19 points of articulation and  and come with a harvesting tool. The four-inch scale lets players live out Fortnite.
  • The included wood building material can be used as a display stand for the figure
  • Assortment features Carbide, Drift, Bandolier, Raptor, and Teknique
  • Carbide: outfitted with the Positron harvesting tool
  • Drift: outfitted with the Rift Edge harvesting tool
  • Bandolier: outfitted with the Chomp Jr. harvesting tool
  • Raptor: outfitted with the Spectre harvesting tool
  • Teknique: outfitted with the Renegade Roller harvesting tool
  • Age: 8+
  • MSRP:$12.99
  • Available: Target, Walmart, Amazon