This Halloween, some families are giving their kids spooky toys instead of candy. Toy Insider Senior Editor Marissa DiBartolo spoke with Fox News Digital about some of the spook-tacular new toys available this year. 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.



  • There’s a monster under your bed! Get ready to create more animated movies with Stikbot Monsters and Stikbot Mega Monsters, new from Zing!
  • With over 360 million views on YouTube, Stikbot continues to turn kids into creative stop-motion animation moviemakers, letting their imagination run wild.
  • Stikbot Monsters are easy-to-pose figures, built with suction cup hands and feet, which can stick to almost any flat surface.
  • With the free Stikbot Studio app, available on iOS and Android, kids can snap individual photos and stitch them together into a film, complete with built-in music and sound effect options.  Users can share their creations using #Stikbot and see what others are making all over the world!
  • Get ready for a scare with the frightening Stikbot Monsters! With six different monsters to collect with varying rarity, your next Stikbot movie is sure to be scary.
  • Figures also available in a larger size. The Stikbot Mega Monsters (Walmart exclusive) are twice the size of the Stikbot Monsters and come in three different characters
  • Age: 4+
  • MSRP: $4.99-$9.99
  • Available: Five Below, Target, Walmart


  • Get ready for a spooky time at the Take Along Haunted House.
  • Looks like the scientist is mixing up a new potion in his lab, while a vampire awakens from a deep slumber inside his coffin.
  • Watch out for the large spider descending from above or the mice scurrying along the floors below. In a convenient take-along case, this set is perfect for on-the-go fun.
  • Simply open the two sides and fold down the floor plates to reveal a spooktastic haven.
  • Set includes scientist, monster, and vampire figures, desk, potion bottles, quill, spider web, torch, coffin, skull, lantern, and lots other accessories.
  • Age: 4+
  • MSRP: $39.99
  • Available: Amazon,


  • Blow out the most candles before the Evil Eye sees you.
  • When the electronic candle is yellow, blow out the candles as many times as you can to score points – but don’t get caught.
  • Hide quickly, because if the Evil Eye sees you, your candle will turn red. You will not score any points until the candle turns yellow again.
  • If your candle blinks when the coffin pops open, you have won! Look in the coffin to see the winner’s score.
  • For 1 to 4 players.
  • Age: 5+
  • MSRP: $29.99
  • Available: Amazon, Walmart