Superhero Toys to the Rescue on FamilyCircle.com

Want to be a superhero for your kids this holiday season? Toy Insider Mom Laurie Schacht joined Family Circle Magazine for their “25 Days of Toys” to talk about the best toys inspired by kids’ favorite superheroes. 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 holidays, check out our complete holiday gift guide.


POWER RANGERS NINJA STEEL LION FIRE FORTRESS ZORD (BANDAI)

  • This is the biggest Ninja Steel play set. At over 50 cm tall, it’s the ultimate three-in-one Megazord and play set.
  • Three modes of play: Megazord mode, Ultra Megazord mode, and Fortress mode.
  • Pilot the Megazord in the cockpit of the lion’s mouth, rotate to activate Ultra Megazord mode, and then morph Lion Fire into a complete play set with twin firing turrets and helipad for Mega Morph Copter.
  • Age: 4+
  • MSRP: $99
  • Available: Toys “R” Us exclusive

DC SUPER HERO GIRLS STARFIRE AND FROST ACTION DOLLS (MATTEL)

  • Kids can unleash their power and explore their inner hero with the new Starfire and Frost Super Hero action dolls.
  • Each 12-inch action doll wears a fabulous outfit that blends iconic elements of the original DC Super Hero character with modern trends ready for action—because these girls save the day in style.
  • Their accessories are equally awesome, showcasing the character’s unique powers.
  • Age: 6+
  • MSRP: $19.99
  • Available: Amazon, Target, Toys “R” Us, Walmart

BEN 10 RUSTBUCKET VEHICLE & PLAYSET (PLAYMATES TOYS)

  • The main vehicle seen in Cartoon Network’s new Ben 10 animated series, the Rustbucket is a two-in-one vehicle that transforms into a giant three-level play set standing over 2 feet tall.
  • It’s packed with action features, allowing kids to create their own adventures with all of the Ben 10 basic action figures (sold separately).
  • Kids can re-create adventures seen in the show or use their imagination to create all new ones. Features include an alien transformation chamber, a plasma blaster, an “alien-vator,” a grabbing claw, an alien lab, and more.
  • Age: 4+
  • MSRP: $49.99
  • Available: Target, Toys “R” Us, Walmart

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