Bubbles and slime, oh my! Toy Insider’s Chief Toy Officer Laurie Schacht stopped by Show Me St. Louis to show off the best bubble toys and the squishiest slimy playthings. 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.
- Churn out oodles and oodles of BUBBLES with just the wave of your hand with Glove-A-Bubbles! Get ready to wave and play! Kids simply remove the bubble pouch from the glove and pour one of the two bubble solutions into the pouch. Dip the glove into the bubble pouch. Wave your glove back and forth and watch tons of delightful bubbles form instantly, right before your eyes. Never ending bubbles for never ending fun!
- Glove-A-Bubbles come with one glove and two packs of bubble solution. The pouch is also re-sealable and refillable.
- Glove-A-Bubbles come in eight different animal-themed gloves, including lion, alligator, hippopotamus, elephant, dinosaur, panda, bunny and monkey. There’s a Glove-A-Bubble for everyone!
- Age: 3+
- MSRP: $2.99
- Available: Walmart, Target, Sam’s Club
LICK-A-BUBBLE LICKITY BUBBLE BLOWER (IMPERIAL TOY)
- It’s the ultimate handheld bubble toy!
- Simply dip the blower into the tray and watch as hundreds of edible bubbles start flowing out!
- Simply add your favorite drink, stir right side up and down for 10 seconds, pour the solution into the tray, dip the blower, press the blower button and lick tasty Bubbles!
- Age: 5+
- MSRP: $12
- Available: Amazon, HEB, Academy, CAMP
- Introducing the Untamed Mad Lab Minis, miniature hybrid creatures created from Untamed DNA.
- Unveil your DNA samples, extract them from the Geoslime, Biosand, or Terraclay, then classify your brand new creature!
- Will you unleash a Raptor, T-Rex, Allosaurus, Spinosaurus, Sabre-tooth Tiger, Dire Wolf, Bear, Polar Bear, Gorilla, or Skeleton?
- Then Mix and Match their heads and bodies to create unique characters such as a Wolfasaurus Rex!
- Age: 5+
- MSRP:$4.99 each
- Available: Walmart
COMPOUND KINGS FLUFFY CLOUDZ SLIME (WECOOL TOYS)
- The pre-made slimes come in all varieties, from Glitzi to Fluffy to Neon, and more.
- Glitzi slime has glitter infused, while fluffy feels like satin and the neon comes in vibrant colors.
- This slime is super stretchy, giving kids an amazingly tactile feel while they play.
- These slimes do not require any mess or glue to make, just open the tub and play.
- Compound Kings slime doesn’t leave any residue on your hands.
- The brand Compound Kings features all different compounds, from Fluffy and Glitzi to the candy-scented Fluffy Cloudz.
- Ages: 4+
- MSRP: $9.99-$19.99
- Available: Walmart and Michael’s
SLIMI CAFÉ (ORB)
- ORB Slimi Café is a recipe for fun! Combine specially formulated ORB Soft’n Slo Squishies with ORB Slimi Cafe™toppings to make slimi, squishy masterpieces!
- Mix and match your squishies and decorate them with ORB Slimi Cafe toppings: Jameez, Fluffiwhipz, Swirleez and Drizzlerz!
- When you’re done, squeeze your unique masterpiece and then watch your toppings magically come apart for endless creations!
- Age: 8+
- MSRP: $6.99-$9.99
- Available:AC Moore, Claire’s, JoAnns, Indigo, Target, Walmart, Party City