Last Minute Toys on Better Western Mass

Are you a last-minute toy shopper? We’ve got you covered. Toy Insider Parent Charlene DeLoach stopped by Western Mass News in Springfield to show off some great toys you can still find before the holidays. 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.


PLAYMOBIL AQUARIUM (PLAYMOBIL)

  • Explore underwater worlds at the Aquarium. Stand on the visitor’s bridge and watch as the sea lion jumps through the hoop and balances a ball on his nose.
  • The nearby chart includes a clock with movable hands that makes it easy to see when the next feeding time is. Stick around for the next feeding or move over to the rotating carousel to observe other small sea creatures.
  • If you stand inside the underwater viewing area, it feels like you’re a part of the ocean as the fish swim by you!
  • Fill the aquarium tank with water to experience the most realistic playtime fun.
  • Set includes three figures, three seals, colorful fish and sea creatures, bucket with fish, coral, recycle bins, feeding time clock, and other accessories.
  • Age: 4+
  • MSRP: $59.99
  • Available: Amazon, Playmobil.us

SNOT IT (KD GROUP)

  • Snot It is the gross game of boogey fun! To start, each player puts on a pair of snot glasses with icky sticky snot dripping from them
  • When it’s your turn, spin the spinner to find out which color boogers you need to try to pick up from the booger bowl
  • Wind up the booger bowl and let it spin—then try to pick up the right boogers using only your sticky snot! You only get to keep your boogers if you pick up exactly what you spun.
  • Beware the purple boogers! If someone accidentally picks one up, everyone has to yell “SNOT IT!” as quick as they can. The first player to yell keeps the purple booger, while the last player must return one of their boogers to the bowl
  • The first player to collect 10 boogers wins!
  • Age: 6+
  • MSRP: $19.99
  • Available: Amazon

ZOOM TUBES (SAS GROUP)

  • Zoom Tubes are a non-stop racing light show, with RC race cars that light up and twist and turn tracks can be made into infinite configurations.
  • Easy to build—just connect the tubes, place zoom racer inside the zoom tube, activate the romate, and go!
  • There are over 12 feet of tubes, over 25 connecting pieces, eight curved tubes, 12 connectors, three straight tubes, and one straight tube with a door.
  • The set comes with a zoom racer, remote control, and USB cord.
  • Ages: 5+
  • MSRP: $29.99
  • Available: Amazon, Target, Walmart, Bed Bath & Beyond

CRAYOLA SILLY SCENTS STICKER MAKER (CRAYOLA)

  • With the Crayola Silly Scents Sticker Maker, kids can turn almost anything into their very own custom sticker.
  • Using the included blank sticker sheets and adhesive, kids can color their own stickers or turn existing photos, magazine cut outs and more into a total of 60 stickers.
  • For an added bonus, kids can color stickers with Silly Scents markers in banana, coconut, and watermelon for a multi-sensory twist.
  • Age: 6+
  • MSRP: $19.99
  • Available: Available: Amazon, Target, Walmart, Crayola.com

CUTETITOS (BASIC FUN)

  • Kids can discover all that’s inside of a Cutetito burrito by unrolling to reveal their new soft pet and everything about it!
  • Cutetitos come in 12 possible collectible styles including a variety of puppitos, catitos, slothitos, pigitos, bunnitos, bearitos and monkitos!
  • Each Cutetito has a personality “Hot Spot” that you discover when you unwrap it—it could be mild, medium, hot or super spicy.
  • The pet collector card will tell you everything you need to know about your Cutetito, including their “Hot Spot”, birthday, species, name, and favorite quotito.
  • Packaged in a mystery bag, Cutetitos are 7.5-inch stuffed animals wrapped in a soft, plush burrito blanket that includes a pet collector card.
  • Ages: 6+
  • MSRP: $9.99
  • Available: Amazon

NICKELODEON SLIME BUCKETS (CRA-Z-ART)

  • These 3 pound buckets of pre-made slime are so much fun.
  • The iconic ooey gooey substance comes in multiple colors and could be played with right out of its reusable plastic tub container.  
  • Stretch it, squeeze it, or roll it.
  • Age: 6+
  • MSRP: $5.99
  • Available: Major retailers

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