Toy Insider’s Chief Toy Officer Laurie Schacht joined Cityline in Canada to show off some of the hottest new toys and games of the spring. For more on the items featured in this segment, check out the product notes below.
A pineapple with a lot of feelings! Kids can explore emotion identification and expressions by playing with this tropical friend’s 26 changeable pieces, such as mouths, eyes, eyebrows, and hands.
Kids can learn the fundamentals of electricity and green technology through more than 50 STEM-based projects inspired by the electrical circuits that exist in most homes. Kids will build models of safe circuits based on home security, solar power, wind power, doorbells, and more.
The always-happy Giddy Buggy will bowl you over with his smiling face and this exciting kid-sized bowling set! The six 8-inch-tall, multi-colored Giddy Buggy pins can be used both inside and outside — set them up then roll the included ball to knock them down. Durable construction means these pins stand up to endless tumbles. Game encourages hand-eye coordination and dexterity, and promotes early counting skills.
Kids can examine 60 images on the 15 included slides with this real, scientific tool that features kid-friendly magnification, a rotating stage, a double-eye viewer, a focus knob, an LED light, and more.
These mini-robotic pets combine the whimsy of balloon animals with the playfulness of pets. They can repeat what kids say back in a helium voice, and squeak when kids pet them. , The line includes Heelie the Puppy, Poppy the Bunny, and Billo the Monkey.
The 10.5-inch fashion doll based on Billie Eilish’s 2019 concert at L.A.’s iconic Shrine Auditorium features impeccable likeness from her hair to signature-inspired fashion and accessories. Fully poseable with 14 points of articulation, the fashion doll comes in sustainable packaging that transforms into an “on-stage” backdrop to display the doll.
Take turns tossing the rubbery horseshoes and try to ring them onto the suspended pole and platforms while they swing. Land a Sitter, a Ringer, or score extra points by getting one to hang from one of the platforms.
This bubble machine uses its rolling wheel to send hundreds of bubbles in an upward direction! Creates instant bubbles — no priming needed and no assembly required. Includes one 4 ounce bottle of premium Gazillion Bubble Solution.
Blockaroos were developed by teachers and are the easiest construction toy for preschoolers ever developed! Blockaroo Blocks are a new way to build. These soft foam magnetic blocks click together like magic, rotate 360-degrees, and always attract to each other, creating a multi-sensory experience. They also float which means that this unique construction toy doubles as the ULTIMATE Bath toy! Because they’re water safe, Parents love that they can easily sanitize these blocks in the dishwasher!