Toy Insider Parent Charlene DeLoach stopped by WPIR Providence’s “The Rhode Show” to show off some of the best spooky toys to make the perfect Halloween party. 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.


  • Each Watchover Voodoo is a keychain that “watches over” you with its own mantra and special power to help you in everyday life.
  • The Wonder Girl will help you to always stay strong and powerful or the Dark Hero Boy will help you to be physically and mentally stronger than your enemies.
  • There are ones for birthdays, milestones, besties, careers, and interests – like a ballerina, mermaid or ninja.
  • So whether you need a boost to get through the work day without emotional meltdown or need to turn your fortunes around, then you need one of the 72 Watchover Voodoo dolls clipped somewhere in your life.
  • Ages: 10+
  • MSRP: $8.99
  • Available: Amazon,


  • Smash the ball & collect ’em all!
  • The innovative Smashball by Zuru design now includes Gross Smashers!
  • Now you can smash to reveal what’s gross inside.
  • More than 100 icky characters to collect and trade with friends.
  • Download the Smashers App to track your collection any time
  • Smashballs are reusable and recyclable.
  • Ages: 4+
  • MSRP: $9.99
  • Available: Target,


  • Mix ‘em and mash ‘em! Have tons of slime fun with these mix and mash discs.
  • Ages:  4+
  • MSRP:  $4.99
  • Available: Ross Stores, Walmart, Michaels


  • Create flavored bubbles that taste like your favorite drink, with Lick-A-Bubble. Invented by a pediatric allergist, Lick-A-Bubble is safety tested and made in the USA.
  • Simply add your beverage of choice, blow bubbles, and instantly have delicious, lickable bubbles that are fun for everyone.
  • Contains two bottles with bubble wands.
  • Add any drink to create flavored bubbles that taste like your favorite beverage. Simply add, blow & taste!
  • Ages: 5+
  • MSRP: $7.99
  • Available: Amazon, Dylan’s Candy Bar, Kohl’s, Kroger, Casey’s General Store, Stater Bros., Supervalu, Academy, & Canadian Tire


  • Gross new shapes, delicious new flavors! Mold your own delicious gummy worms and spiders using a natural gelatin-like ingredient called carrageenan that comes from seaweed.
  • Flavor and sweeten your mixture with mixed berry and green apple flavors and then mold the gummy worms and spiders in the included mold.
  • You can even add citric acid to make sour gummies!
  • Learn about the scientific properties of natural polymers.
  • Food ingredients included.
  • Ages: 6+
  • MSRP: $19.95
  • Available: Amazon