In today’s installment of Toy Insider and Family Circle magazine’s “25 Days of Toys,” Toy Insider Editor-in-Chief Ali Mierzejewski and Social Media Editor Sugey Palomares highlight nostalgic toys with a modern twist. 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.
LITE-BRITE ULTIMATE CLASSIC (BASIC FUN!)
- The most fun and nostalgic way to create art with light!
- New retro-inspired styling resembles the original Lite-Brite from the 80’s and now features a bigger screen, brighter pegs, and more templates including six retro patterns!
- Just insert the pegs into the templates or freestyle an original design – then press the button to see the creation light-up in four different ways, from steady to blinking.
- With an updated stand on the back, kids can easily create and display their masterpieces…then turn off the lights for the ultimate effect!
- Ages 4+
- MSRP $19.99
- Available: Amazon, Walmart
- A CLASSIC! Waterfuls takes you back to the simpler days of play.
- The original handheld game, this retro favorite is back with a whole new twist!
- Choose from 6 different game panels you simply insert in the back of the toy to challenge yourself over and over again.
- No screens, cords or batteries… just add water then swirl, shoot & score!
- Retro is back, and just like you remember!
- Age: 3+
- MSRP: $14.99
- Available: Amazon, Specialty retailers