Got stockings that need stuffing? Toy Insider’s Chief Toy Officer Laurie Schacht stopped by The Morning Show on Global News in Canada to show off some great toys and gifts that will make perfect stocking stuffers. 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.


  • The new Dolce Afghan Hound, from MAGFORMERS LLC, is designed specifically with newborns and young children in mind to awaken auditory and tactile senses, and provide Baby with a new best friend!
  • The soft plush dog is designed with beautiful multi-colored velour fabric, a bead rattle in its tummy ,and a squeaker in its nose. The crinkled feet and mirror in the Afghan Hound’s feet will help improve hand-eye coordination as well.
  • Dolce stands for Develop, Observe, Learn, Create, Educate—and this plush collection will surely support child development in a fun and entertaining way.
  • Age: All ages
  • MSRP: $29.99
  • Available: Amazon, Walmart, Barnes & Noble, JCPenny, Specialty
  • Canada: CAD $39.99 at Amazon CA


  • 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 six 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
  • Canada: CAD $19.48  at specialty retailers, Amazon


  • 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!
  • Age: 5+
  • US MSRP: $7.99
  • Canada: CAD $9.99 at Amazon, Dylan’s Candy Bar, Kohl’s, Kroger, Casey’s General Store, Stater Bros., Supervalu, Academy, & Canadian Tire


  • KiiPix is an affordable instant film printer that lets you take your favorite smartphone photos and turn them into hard-copy keepsakes.
  • KiiPix requires no special app or battery.
  • Place your smartphone on the instant film printer and print your favorite photos right from your phone.
  • KiiPix lets you create vintage-inspired printed photos to share special moments with family and friends or to frame and display.
  • Available in three colors: pink, blue, or black.
  • Film is sold separately.
  • Ages: 13+
  • MSRP: $39.99
  • Available: Amazon, Barnes and Noble, Books-a-Million, Paper Source, Scheels,
  • Canada: CAD$51.99 at Amazon


  • Create anything in 3D, from boxes and frames to cell phone cases, robots, famous structures, jewelry and much, much more. If you can think it in 3D, you can Doodle it in 3D.
  • The 3Doodler Create+ includes more than 600 feet of plastic of Doodling fun right out of the box, thanks to multiple packs of PLA and ABS plastic in each box.
  • A variety of kits can be purchased separately to use along with the Create+, including purses and clutches, engines, robotics, famous landmarks, vases, candle holders and more.
  • Ages: 12+
  • MSRP: $79.99
  • Available: Amazon, and a bevy of national retailers including Michael’s and soon to be Target and
  • Canada: CAD $99, Indigo, Best Buy, Amazon


  • Kids can double the fun with the Deluxe Studio as they can now create fun 3D designs.  
  • This Deluxe set contains more than 1300 jewel and solid beads in 24 colors, a container, a rainbow bead pen, easy trays, sprayer, template sheets, and instructions.
  • This set connects to the Beginners Studio or Glamorous Designer Set for even more fun!
  • Age: 4+
  • MSRP: $24.99
  • Available: Amazon and Walmart
  • Canada: CAD $32.82 at Amazon CA



  • Wubble Fullas are squishy, squashy Wubble Balls filled with gooey slime or soft, colorful, squishy magic marbles. Squeeze it! Stretch it! Toss it! Once you pick it up, you won’t wanna let it go!
  • Comes in three sizes: Tiny, Big and Huge!
  • Age: 6+
  • Canada: $14.97 at Walmart (Big Wubble)


  • Zookiez are the collectible plush toy that have flexible hands and feet… easily hang them onto anything and bring them along with you knowing that they will stay in one place.
  • Zookiez toys are perfect as bracelets, for clipping onto your bed at night, or even to bring in the car with you! They can just hold onto nearly any surface and keep clinging on for a very long time. Until you move them from their position, they are quite happy to hang out and enjoy time with you!
  • Zookiez not only keep in one place but they are extremely soft.
  • Age: 3+
  • MSRP: $9.99
  • Available: Walmart, specialty
  • Canada: CAD $12.94 at Walmart