Toy Insider Editor-in-Chief  Marissa DiBartolo stopped by Good Day Sacramento to show off some of the best new toys for the springtime. For more on the items featured in this segment, check out the product notes below.


  • Meet 30 new collectible creatures, including the slimy Swampoids, mechanical Bytebots, and limited-edition Color-Change Frostonians!
  • Individual blind boxes include 1 figure in Reactor Pod, 1 classification card, and 1 mini-poster with amazing science facts.
  • Kids can unveil the hidden collectible inside by dropping the Reactor Pod in water.
  • Watch it bubble and fizz!
  • Ages: 5+
  • MSRP: $4.99
  • Available: Amazon


  • The collectible aisle is about to get a ‘hole’ lot sweeter with the latest release from Pikmi Pops – new DoughMis!
  • This sweet-scented range of collectible donut plush is available in three sizes: small, medium and jumbo size.
  • There are over 40 DoughMis to collect across the range, including a selection of Special Edition Squish ‘n’ Rise DoughMis that feel so soft and squishy, just like real dough.
  • Kids can enjoy an extra layer of unboxing with the Surprise Pack.
  • Simply crack open the donut center to reveal a cute surprise – a small Jelly Pikmi character!
  • This season there are even more cool surprises for kids to discover, including an assortment of rings, erasers, hair ties, notebooks, pouches, nesting donuts, flocked stickers and bag tags!
  • There’s always a cute new surprise in store from the sweet world of Pikmi Pops!
  • Ages: 5+
  • MSRP: Single Pack: $4.99, Surprise Pack: $10.99, Jumbo Pack: $19.99
  • Available: Target, Amazon


  • 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!
  • Ages: 8+
  • MSRP: $6.99-$9.99
  • Available:AC Moore, Claire’s, JoAnns, Indigo, Target, Walmart, Party City


  • Meet the #Snapstar squad from Yulu: Lola, Aspen, Dawn, Yiki, Echo, and Izzy.
  • The trendsetting squad of six social influencers, each with a distinct personality and unique sense of style, is ready to immerse fans into an exciting world of fashion, beauty, music, travel, photography, and design.
  • Each #Snapstar includes a doll, full outfit and accessories, removable hairstyle, green screen and stand, and a cell phone.
  • With the free #Snapstar Studio app on iOS and Android, kids can turn their doll into a social media star by customizing their doll to add makeup, hairstyle, and different, real world and fantasy backgrounds.
  • Dolls are fully poseable with 15 points of articulation.
  • Ages: 5+
  • MSRP: Doll — $14.47, Fashion Pack — $4.97
  • Available: Walmart


  • The world is your skatepark with Tony Hawk Box Boarders Action Packs, new from Hog Wild Toys!
  • Choose from 16 famous skateboarder figures including from the Birdhouse crew such as Tony Hawk, Lizzie Armanto, or Aaron Homoki and get ready to roll!
  • Underneath the skateboarder is a steel ball bearing, which allows the Box Boarder to skate around in any direction.
  • With the free Tony Hawk Box Boarders Studio app, you can record and edit your footage to create unreal skate compilations and share them online with other fans using #TonyHawkBoxBoarders.
  • These cool, box-shaped skater figures in the Action Packs simulate real skateboarding tricks!
  • Ages: 4+
  • MSRP: $7.99
  • Available: Walmart

Then the fun moved outside!



  • The 12-volt Nighthawk Ride-On, which comes in two color combinations, reaches forward speeds of up to 6 mph.
  • Young riders can easily control the speed of the Nighthawk using the accelerator and brake pedals.
  • Kids will quickly maneuver around obstacles by leaning left and right to steer.
  • Kids can remain secure and protect their hands with the side hand grips.
  • Parents can easily keep an eye on their little riders with the included rear safety flag.
  • Simply plug the charger to the 12v battery to recharge the ride-on.
  • Can hold up to 110 pounds.
  • Age: 6+
  • MSRP: $149.99
  • Available: Academy Sports, Amazon, Walmart


  • With its revolutionary design, this next generation, high-powered bubble machine blows the most bubbles ever!
  • Featuring a three-sectioned, no-spill modular design including a removable washable top, solution recycling tray and batteries and motor sealed inside the base.
  • Simply pour solution into the reservoir and push the button for a bubble explosion in seconds.
  • Designed to create hours of fun for kids and easy to clean for parents.
  • Includes an 8 oz. bottle of GAZILLION Premium Bubbles solution.
  • Age: 3+
  • MSRP: $19.99
  • Available: Walmart, Amazon


  • The Triple Play Splash T-Ball Set offers three different ways for kids to play T-Ball.
  • In stage 1, T-Ball, beginners can build confidence using the adjustable tee.
  • When they’re ready to step up the difficulty, kids can move on to stage 2, the Pop-Up Launcher, which challenges them to stomp on the spring-loaded pad to launch a ball upward.
  • In stage 3, Splash T-Ball, kids can hit the baseball while it’s magically floating on a stream of water!
  • Age: 2+
  • MSRP: $29.99
  • Available: Amazon, Target, Walmart