Hot Holiday Toy Preview on The Today Show

Want the inside scoop on what the year’s hottest holiday toys will be? Toy Insider Mom Laurie Schacht stopped by stopped by NBC’s The Today Show to reveal the some of the items on this… read more

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AIR HOGS SUPERNOVA

Kids can master more than 30 moves and tricks with this hand-controlled drone, including orbiting, disco dancing, and spins. Toss Supernova into the air to launch, then control without touch. Play solo or with friends.

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HARRY POTTER KANO CODING KIT

Kids can build a wand and complete more than 70 wizarding challenges with Kano’s step-by-step coding software. The wand acts as a tool to create original art, music, apps, and games, all controlled with wand… read more

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HOT WHEELS AUGMOTO AUGMENTED REALITY RACING TRACK SET

Combining the gameplay of 1:64-scale electric cars and augmented reality (AR) technology, this set lets kids race cars around the physical track as the AR app adds in a loop of fire, hazardous oil spills,… read more

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BOXER

This interactive AI robot has a lively personality with moods that evolve over time. Includes game cards, a ball accessory, an infrared remote control, and interactivity through gesture, sound, and touch controls or an app.

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VOICE ORIGINALS: WHEN IN ROME

This game connects to an Alexa device for a voice-enhanced trivia gaming experience. Players travel to 20 cities around the world and meet real people along the way. Alexa will teach you the rules and… read more

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VEX BALANCING BOXING ROBOTS

This motorized STEM construction kit lets kids build two balancing boxing robots. Kids can drive and battle these smart-tech toys with the VEX Pilot app.

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SENSORS ALIVE

This app-based video game uses real-world sensor data to generate different creatures that kids can collect, play with, and care for. Kids can learn about light, volume, and temperature through different sensor pods.

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