We live in a technological age and our kids have access to some incredible technological toys. Our Toy Insider Mom Laurie Schacht stopped by NBC Chicago to show off some of these great innovative toys. For more on these toys, check out the product info below, and don’t forget to check out our full spring and summer toy guide!


Top Tech ToysCyclone 360 (Maisto)

  • The Maisto Tech Cyklone360 is an action-packed radio-controlled motorcycle.
  • This futuristic style bike has amazing spinning action including 360 degree turns that the operator controls.
  • The rear wheels twist and turn and the LED light changes color while driving.
  • The Maisto Tech Cyklone360 is approximately 8 inches long and comes with a pistol-grip controller.
  • Ages: 8+
  • MSRP: Maisto does not suggest retail prices

Top Tech Toys360 Hoverblade (Spin Master)

  • Toss it, spin it, fly it!
  • Throw the 360 Hoverblade like a boom-a-rang and  it will come right back to your hand
  • You can make it hover in mid-air; use the control slider to increase power and it will spin up and hover
  • Suitable for both indoors and outdoors play.
  • The propeller in its wing is the key to its control. Launch it from the ground, your finger, or toss it and watch it perform amazing stunts.
  • Ages: 8+
  • MSRP: $24.99

Top Tech Toys 20163D Magic ImagiPen (Tech 4 Kids)

  • If you can dream it, you can make it with the 3D Magic ImagiPen.
  • Using UV gel curing technology, the 3D Magic ImagiPen allows kids to design in mid-air.
  • Create up and build out, making cool 3D creations
  • This pen uses no heat, and no mess, just hours of fun.
  • Ages: 8+
  • MSRP: $19.99

Top Tech Toys K-FORCE: Flash Fire Motorized Blaster Building Set (K’Nex)

  • Blast darts as fast as you can with the K-FORCE Flash Fire Motorized Blaster Building Set!
  • Build your blaster and then load the clip with up to 10 darts, and the new motorized rapid fire chamber will fire darts as fast as you can pull the trigger!
  • Set includes 1 motorized rapid fire chamber, a 10 dart clip, 10 foam darts, 1 quick fit grip and downloadable instructions for 6 additional custom blasters and targets.
  • Compatible with the entire K-FORCE Build and Blast line. Batteries required, but not included.
  • Most models can be built one at a time.
  • Ages: 8+
  • MSRP: $49.99 (US/CA)
  • Available: May 2016