Toy Insider Mom Laurie Schacht stopped by ABC in West Palm Beach to show off some great gifts that you can still find at the last minute. For more on the items featured in this segment, check out the product notes below, and for our complete rundown of the best gifts for the holidays, check out our complete holiday gift guide.
FISHER-PRICE BOUNCESATIONAL BOUNCER ( BESTWAY)
The Bouncer is a brightly colored bounce house where little ones can learn their colors while playing.
The bouncer is complete with 50 play balls and a built-in pump.
The entrance allows kids easy access to the Bouncer, helping to improve motor skills as they crawl in and out.
The side walls and mesh windows create a safe place for kids to play and allow for adults to easily supervise them. The 50 play balls, which come included, provide a way for kids to learn to catch and throw, improving hand-eye coordination. The built-in pump makes it super easy to inflate and deflate the Bouncesational Bouncer– simply place the house where you please, connect to a plug-in and watch as it inflates in less than 4 minutes.
When kids are done, the auto-deflate option makes for an easy clean-up. With an inflatable floor, kids have a soft, cushioned area for playing. The Bouncer also helps children learn balance and coordination as they bounce up and down with their friends.
Inflatable bounce house measures 69 in. x 68 in. x 53 in. and is good for indoor use as well.
MICKEY TRANSFORMING ROADSTER RACER R/C ( JADA TOYS)
This R/C vehicle is based on the vehicles Mickey drives in the new cartoon
Mickey and the Roadster Racers on Disney Jr. Jada’s R/C vehicle features Mickey’s two cars in one that can magically transform at the simple press of a button. In addition, the vehicle has lights, sound effects, and even Mickey’s voice.
A fully functioning 2.4G R/C, this vehicle can go forward, backward, left, right, honk its horn, and transform all from the easy -to-hold remote.
Available: Toys “R” Us, Walmart
( FLIP ZEE GIRLS JAY@PLAY)
Each Flip Zee Girl is a two-in-one doll that flips from baby to big girl and features colorful wacky hair, a beautiful dress, and a unique personality with six styles to collect.
Choose from Zara Flower, Zabrina Ballerina, Zandy Candy, Zoey Bear, Zana Strawbery, and Zuri Cat.
( BREAK FREE YULU)
Break Free from YULU Toys is a new, challenging action skill game full of urgency, suspense and tons of fun. The objective: players must race to pick the lock on their handcuff as quickly as possible and before everyone else.
Players are handcuffed together and insert a maze into each handcuff.
Includes three maze colors; each represents a different level of difficulty, making each round unpredictable.
Using a pick lock, players have to pick the lock as quickly as possible.
Each game comes with tokens that correspond with the different colored mazes and has points on the back.
Each player will receive a token after each round in the order they released themselves from the handcuffs.
The player with the most points at the end of three rounds wins the game.
( EVERY DAY PLAY FIDGET TOYS ZING)
Tumblstix is a small, weighted stick that challenges balance. Kids can test their creativity and dexterity and sharpen your focus and hand-eye coordination by rolling over the Tumblstix gently. Balance and catch the stick smoothly during 360-degree rolls, all while doing tricks.
Zing Dama is a hybrid of KenDama and Yo-Yo, and consists of four parts: a ball, a ring, string and an adjustable strap. Users should strap the cup firmly onto their finger and start to swing the ball in any direction.
Metal Chuckz are built just like Thumb Chucks, but are covered in a soft, sleek, ‘Metaltek’ coating, allowing for advanced tricks because they are weighted slightly heavier than Thumb Chucks. Metal Chuckz deliver challenging fun with a classy look.
Spinzipz are a gadget toy that users hold between their index finger and thumb and flick the light to start the spin.
MSRP: Starting at $7.99
Available: Amazon, Walmart
( SOUNDMOOVZ CRA-Z-ART)
SoundMoovz is a motion-activated electronic device that plays cool music and special effect sounds as users move.
Kids can experience the excitement by moving, dancing, and creating unique musical beats
The device uses Bluetooth technology, just simply power on for pairing, download the free app, choose over 400 sounds, and start the fun.
The product comes with two special bands that users wear to enable the device.
Layer your beat onto a song. There are multiple sound modes including Robot, Karate, Instrumental, and Musical
Available: Amazon, Target, Toys “R” Us, Walmart, Best Buy
DRONE FORCE: ANGLER ATTACK ( ALPHA GROUP US)
The Angler Attack is a toy drone made especially for children.
It features one-touch takeoff and landing for both easy indoor and outdoor flight.
The LED lights help make nighttime flying easier.
The drone is shaped like an Angler fish exoskeleton shell.
Available: Amazon, Toys “R” Us, K-Mart, Kohls, Meijers