Do you have some stockings that need stuffing? Toy Insider’s Chief Toy Officer Laurie Schacht stopped by WGN in Chicago to show off some great holiday gifts that 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.


  • Boxy Girls love shopping online for anything fashion – shoes, clothes, bags, makeup, jewelry and more! They can’t wait to receive their online orders in packages shipped right to the door!  Unbox the packages with Boxy Girls to discover tons of fashion surprises.
  • Each Boxy Girl comes with four packages to unbox. Unbox shoes, bags, makeup, and more!
  • Plus, get more package to unbox with the Boxy Girls Fashion Pack.  The fashion pack features six packages of fashion surprises to unbox. Each package looks just like a real shipping box, it even includes a shipping label.
  • Experience the excitement as kids tear open the shipping tape to open the package, inside you’ll find your fashion surprises wrapped delicately in tissue paper and packing material.  Plus, you’ll find stickers and thank you notes inside.
  • Boxy Girls are 8 inches tall and feature five points of articulation.
  • Ages: 6+
  • MSRP: Doll Set $14.99, Fashion Pack $9.99
  • Available: Walmart exclusive


  • Puzoodles are collectible characters kids can build with snap-together pieces.
  • Each character is an adorable animal/food mashup.
  • Each Puzoodles puzzle piece is packaged in a surprise blind bag, and includes easy-to-follow assembly instruction.
  • Eight to collect in series one: Caterpillar Roll (Caterpillar + Sushi), DinoCake (Dinosaur + Cupcake), Fruity Feathers (Owl + Pineapple), Kernel Llama (Llama + Popcorn), Melon Bites (Shark + Watermelon), Chip-Pan Zee (Monkey + Cookie), Slow Food (Turtle + Burger), and Purrfect Taco (Kitty + Taco)
  • Ages: 4+
  • MSRP: $9.99
  • Available: Target, Walmart, Amazon


  • Each compact Pocket World opens to reveal a fun theme with unexpected surprises, micro dolls, and accessories and is small enough to take anywhere for great Polly Pocket adventures.
  • Choose from Cake-tastrophe with micro Polly and Shani dolls plus scooter and microphone, Flamingo Floatie with micro Polly and Lila dolls plus flamingo and swan floaties, and Snowmazing Surprise with micro Polly and Shani dolls plus snowboard and sled.
  • Ages: 4+
  • MSRP: $14.99
  • Available: Walmart, Target, Amazon


  • What happens when your Untamed creature gets a little too… ferocious? You lock them up in the Jailbreak Playset!
  • This special barred enclosure comes with Infrared, an exclusive T. rex with eyes that glow in the dark and a fierce desire to escape.
  • Contain him if you can! But beware: If you pull the levlayer, Infrared will bust out of his cage!
  • The Jailbreak Playset holds up to two Untamed creatures. Will they be friends or foes? That depends on you. Kids can tame them into friendly companions or unleash their inner beast.
  • Ages: 5+
  • MSRP: $14.99
  • Available: Amazon, Target, Walmart


  • Reveal your own sweet surprise with the Disney D-lectables Layers of Magic Play Set. Hidden inside each Ice Cream Tub is one of 8 Mickey & Minnie inspired sweet treats, perfect for collecting!
  • Lift the layers inside to reveal a unique piece of a magic ice cream sundae: color changing cookie ears and frosting, a signature ice cream topper, a scented foam scoop, a sweet sugar cone, and moldable putty.
  • Recreate the experience by replacing the layers within the reusable tub for extended play.
  • Mix, match, and stack the sundae components to make your own Mickey and Minnie creations!
  • Ages: 5+
  • MSRP: $9.88
  • Available: Walmart


  • Walk in the shoes of a paleontologist as you go on an excavation to discover and learn more about the traits of popular creatures from the Star Wars galaxy!
  • Open the Creature Crate, dig through soil, and find the skull bones of a species from the Star Wars galaxy.
  • Snap them together to create a mold of the skull of popular Star Wars creatures such a Gamorrean Guard or a Hutt!
  • The skull designs are based on creatures from the Star Wars movies and inspired by the skulls of similar, real world animals.
  • Kids can collect all six mini skulls in Series 1—with more to come!
  • Ages: 6+
  • MSRP $4.99
  • Available: Walmart


  • No one knows what a fart looks like, but now they will—if they dare to open one of these bombs!
  • Stink Bomz are a line of fun, collectible plush characters full of surprises.
  • Each character makes three unique sounds and has their own distinct smell!
  • Collect all eight characters, and keep an eye out for the two special rare versions.
  • A full roll-out of 60 more characters is planned!
  • Ages: 6+
  • MSRP: $9.99
  • Available: Amazon, Walmart, Target, GameStop, specialty stores,


  • Turn fizzing reactions into SLIMYGLOOP! Create an over the top explosion of foam and bubbles, then scoop up and work the foam to make it into SLIMYGLOOP!
  • Explore a simple, safe and fun chemical reaction then twist, stretch and play with SLIMYGLOOP brand slime.
  • Available in a variety of fun and exciting themes including: Unicorn, Confetti, Holographic & more!
  • Ages: 6+
  • MSRP: $5.00
  • Available: 5 Below, Walmart, Target, Michael’s, Barnes & Noble, Walmart