Hot Holiday Toys: Parent Panel Picks 2017

Between the Hot 20, STEM 10, and Top Tech 12 top toy lists, The Toy Insider has selected amazing toys that will delight kids of all ages this year. From tigers to teddy bears, babies… read more

MECCANO MECCASPIDER

This 291-piece construction kit lets kids build an app-controlled mechanical spider. Once built, it features an interactive personality and built-in games.

Motor Skills
Emotional and Social Intelligence
Smart Tech

ZOOMER SHOW PONY

This interactive pony can be fed, groomed, and trained to perform tricks. It features expressive, light-up eyes that indicate its feelings, and its touch-sensitive cheeks trigger pony sounds. Kids can press the heart badge to… read more

Emotional and Social Intelligence
Smart Tech

KINETIC SAND MAGIC MOLDING TOWER

Kids can mold magical creatures out of kinetic sand simply by placing sand into the top of the tower and turning the handle. Kids can use the princess and knight molds, or create their own… read more

Motor Skills
Emotional and Social Intelligence
School Readiness

ETCH A SKETCH FREESTYLE

Kids can draw freestyle and stamp in color with this newly designed Etch A Sketch. Using LCD technology this Etch A Sketch allows kids to exercise their creativity while retaining the classic shake-to-erase feature.

Motor Skills
Emotional and Social Intelligence
School Readiness

AIR HOGS OFFICIAL FPV DR1 RACE DRONE

Kids can experience the rush of high-speed professional drone racing with an easy-to-fly drone that offers a first-person view using the headset and a smartphone.

Motor Skills
Emotional and Social Intelligence
Smart Tech

HATCHIMALS COLLEGGTIBLES HATCHERY NURSERY

This play set is an enchanted forest where kids can hatch their CollEGGtibles using the Hatching Tree. There are 35 places, such as a slide and swing, to play and display kids’ Hatchimals CollEGGtibles.

Motor Skills
Emotional and Social Intelligence

RUSTY RIVETS RIVET LAB PLAYSET

Kids can start inventing at Rusty’s headquarters with the Rusty Rivets Rivet Lab, based on the animated TV series. It comes with a Rusty figure and build, a vehicle lift, an elevator, and a workshop… read more

Motor Skills
Emotional and Social Intelligence

SOGGY DOGGY

Soggy Doggy is a showering, shaking, doggy bathing game. Players race around the board washing Soggy Doggy, but if he shakes, a player will get a little wet and go back to the start.

Social Interaction
Emotional and Social Intelligence