In today’s installment of Toy Insider and Family Circle magazine’s “25 Days of Toys,” Toy Insider Senior Editor Ali Mierzejewski and Family Circle Social Media Editor Sugey Palomares race to the finish line with these fun picks. 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.


  • This R/C vehicle features hobby styling and performance in a monstrous package!
  • It features a full-color printed, vacuformed truck body with a wide, aggressive stance, and beefy, off-road tires. The Off-Road Attak is ready for anything.
  • This vehicle measures approximately 14.5-inches long and 14-inches wide, and is ready to run with included batteries.
  • 2.4 GHz for top performance.
  • Up to 4 players can drive at one time and place (with their own vehicles) with a 115 foot (35 meter) control range.
  • Comes with a pro-style controller with proportionate speed control, rapid electronic battery charger, and steering alignment adjustment.
  • Age: 3+
  • MSRP: $60
  • Available: Target


  • Filled with cool cars, chart-topping music, and a high-octane attitude, Fast & Furious, the explosively popular franchise built on speed, continues to fuel the car culture craze. It has become Universal’s biggest franchise of all time. Bring these vehicles to life with four-wheeled die-cast replicas.
  • These all new Drift RCs that feature real sideways drifting action.
  • Also includes a Turbo Button on the 2.4 GHz Hobby style controller, extra set of tires with Easy Mount Design included and HyperCharger USB charging technology.
  • Available in Hans Mazda RX and Brian’s Nissan Skyline GRT.
  • MSRP: $39.99
  • Available: Silver Skyline at Target, Orange Rx7 at Walmart


  • Zoom Tubes are the revolutionary way to race cars.
  • Twist & Turn Tubular Tracks can be made into infinite configurations.
  • Zoom Tubes are both playful and competitive, it stimulates new skills and it builds on play patterns kids love.
  • The interactive tubes keep players engaged and energized.
  • Age: 5+
  • MSRP: $29.99
  • Available: Amazon, Bed Bath & Beyond, Target, Walmart