Summer’s here and the time is right for fun in the sun. Toy Insider Mom Laurie Schacht stopped by Fox 4 in Fort Myers to show off some great new toys for kids to get outside and play with this summer. For more on the items featured in this segment, check out the product notes below, and for our complete rundown of the best gifts for the season, check out our Spring and Summer gift guide.


  • Invented by a pediatrician, allergist/immunologist, and physician scientist, Lick-A-Bubble was created so that kids and adults of all ages can experiment with different beverages to generate SAFE lickable bubbles.
  • Simply add your favorite beverage to the red fill line. Mix gently by swirling the wand in a circular motion for about 10 seconds or gently flipping the bottle back and forth with the cap closed ten times. Then blow bubbles and lick tasty bubbles!
  • From children’s birthday parties, events, and concerts, Lick-A-Bubble is the ultimate experience for kids and adults of all ages!
  • Lick-A-Bubble consumers enjoy watching friends and family blowing and chasing trying to lick those bubbles.
  • Tease your taste buds with the most unique experiences bubbles have to offer.
  • Available in Two Pack and Four Pack.
  • Age: 5+
  • MSRP: $6.99 for Two Pack, $9.99 for Four Pack
  • Available:, Amazon, Target, Walmart, CVS, Rite-Aid, Walgreens, Kmart

  • Beaker Creatures is a new line of science-themed collectibles from Learning Resources that combines the thrill of collecting with hands-on science experiments that build skills and spark curiosity.
  • Beaker Creatures is the only collectible line that incorporates hands- on learning through science experiments.
  • Includes 35 collectible characters from five different families for children to discover, classify, and explore.
  • Beaker Creatures is founded in real science, from the fizzing Reactor Pods that reveal the creatures to the classification cards that help children identify their creatures.
  • Beaker Creatures sets also double as working lab sets, complete with included science experiments that encourage hands-on learning.
  • Each Beaker Creature also comes with facts and quizzes about real- world creatures and phenomena that sparks curiosity in the world around us.
  • Age: 5+
  • MSRP: $24.99 for the complete Science Lab which includes two dissolvable collectible eggs / $4.99 for individual eggs
  • Available: Amazon in June (pre-sale in May)


  • Launch up to 200 ft in the air with the Air Hogs Sonic Rocket! Ready to go right out of the box, the Sonic Rocket is just waiting to be unleashed outside. For a full adrenaline- pumping experience, this rocket features a rotating countdown, real rocket-style acceleration, and easy-glide descent!
  • You get to choose between three power modes of 50 ft, 100 ft, or 200 ft! Make your selection then blast-off!
  • With 50 launches per charge, you can send your rocket into the atmosphere again and again! Then recharge quickly via USB.
  • Designed to last, the Sonic Rocket is made with crash-resistant EPP foam. 3-2-1- blast-off with Air Hogs’ Sonic Rocket!
  • Age: 8+
  • MSRP: $19.99
  • Available: Target, Walmart


  • The Power Core E90 is an electric scooter with an innovative hub motor delivers a more efficient, maintenance free ride, while the steel frame, lighter weight and increased torque take performance to the next level.
  • At 10 miles per hour, with a push-button throttle, and a kick-start in-wheel hub motor, the Power Core E90 is a maintenance free, energy efficient way to take your fun even farther.
  • Keep the good times rolling even longer.  And by longer, we mean up to 75% more battery life than the other guys. With 70 minutes of extended drive time – your freedom radius just expanded.
  • Maximum rider weight of 120 lbs.
  • Age: 8+
  • MSRP: $129.99
  • Available:, Amazon, Best Buy, Kohls, Walmart, Target


  • With a larger deck, frame and tires for teens and adult riders, the E300 is one of Razor’s fastest electric scooter – traveling up to 15 miles-per-hour.
  • Built to last, it has a large deck and frame, and extra-wide tires.
  • Stand-up, high-torque motor, chain-driven motor, warning light for low batteries, twist throttle, pneumatic tires, and hand operated brakes.
  • Battery life up to 40 minutes.
  • Holds a maximum weight of 220 lbs.
  • Age: 13+
  • MSRP: $269.99
  • Available:, Amazon, Target, Walmart