Summer’s here, and it’s time to get outside and play. Toy Insider Editor-in-Chief Ali Mierzejewski stopped by Good Day Baltimore to show off the hottest new toys of the season. 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 spring and summer, be sure to check our complete Toy Insider Spring and Summer Gift Guide.


WAVE-A-BUBBLES (ZING)

  • Wave-A-Bubbles are double the size of Glove-A-Bubbles and create endless bubbles.
  • Kids put on the gloves, dip them into the solution, and create bubbles with just a wave of their hand.
  • They can choose from cute characters, including mermaid, dinosaur, bird, and frog.
  • Each pack comes with 2 themed reusable gloves and bubble solution.
  • Ages: 3+
  • MSRP: $4.99
  • Available: Target

RIBBON NINJA (FAT BRAIN TOY)

  • Think like a fox, move like a cheetah, and strike like a cobra. Do you have what it takes to become a true Ribbon Ninja master?
  • Each player has three colorful ribbons attached to his or her wristband.
  • The goal is simple: snatch your opponents’ ribbons before they snatch yours.
  • Lunge, grab, and dodge as quickly and cleverly as possible – The last ninja standing with at least one ribbon left wins the game!
  • Includes 6 wristbands, 18 ribbons in 6 colors, detailed game rules and instructions and is designed for 2 to 6 players.
  • Age: 6+
  • MSRP: $19.95
  • Available: fatbraintoys.com, Amazon

SCOOP & LEARN ICE CREAM CART (LEAPFROG)

  • Learning is sweet when pretending to run your own ice cream cart!
  • The Scoop & Learn Ice Cream Cart lets kids create a variety of imaginative and tasty-looking ice cream combinations using four flavors of ice cream, three toppings and three syrup flavors.
  • Use the magic scooper to scoop up the ice cream and toppings to build customer orders and it will recognize the colors and flavors.
  • Then press the pump to add pretend syrup while counting to 10.
  • Build memory and sequencing skills by choosing from six cute animal order cards and following the instructions. Ring the bell to let them know their order’s up!
  • Playful phrases introduce colors, numbers, flavors and more while you explore the cart’s features and six activity cards.
  • When kids are ready to move to a new location, place the accessories in the correct places or put them in the two storage drawers and push the cart around to hear upbeat songs and music.
  • Ages: 2+
  • MSRP: $39.99
  • Available: Amazon, Walmart

MORFBOARD SKATE/SCOOT COMBINATION (JAKKS PACIFIC)scoop

  • Morfboard is a new, exciting, and innovative brand.  This high-performance deck and component system transforms in seconds and creates an entirely new play experience.   
  • The Morfboard ecosystem encompasses super simple Lock & Release Technology (LRT): simply drop Xtensions into the board and turn them 90-degrees.  The flex trigger locks in so kids are ready to skate, ride, balance, or bounce. Morfboard is year-round fun—anywhere, anytime.
  • Skate Xtensions feature 53mm Urethane wheels, durable cast aluminum trucks, and Performance ABEC 5 skate bearing.
  • Scoot Xtensions feature lean to steer wishbone front truck and rear wheel with inset lever brake.
  • Variable height T-Bar with rubber anti-slip grips.
  • Available in a variety of color options to customize the board.
  • Age: 8+
  • MSRP: $99.99
  • Canadian MSRP: $149.99
  • Available: Chartreuse, Lava, and Mint: Target, Walmart; Cyan: Target

SAND & WATER TABLE WITH FISH POND (AMERICAN PLASTIC TOYS)

  • Kids will have hours of sand and water fun with this colorful play table.
  • This set includes a table, a spiral slide, five fish shapes, three balls, a water pitcher, frog and turtle shapes.
  • Ages: 18 months+
  • MSRP: $24.97
  • Available: Walmart, Wegmans, Ross Stores

H20GO POP LLAMA (BESTWAY)

  • The POP Llama by Bestway is loud, bold and perfect for pool time.
  • This supersized animal features eye-popping art with a long neck and large sitting area.
  • Grab the heavy-duty handgrips to get on easily.
  • Three air chambers give this float consistent balance on the water and speed up inflation.
  • MSRP: $24.97
  • Available: Walmart