Spring is finally here… right? Toy Insider Senior Editor Ali Mierzejewski stopped by ABC World News Now to talk about the best toys for kids to play with now that the weather allows for fun outdoor play. For more on the items featured in this segment, check out the product notes below.


  • 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!
  • Ages: 3+
  • MSRP: $2.99
  • Available: Walmart, Target, Toys “R” Us, Sam’s Club


  • The Crayola Outdoor Chalk Spiral Art Kit allows kids to create intricate designs and patterns outside using Outdoor Chalk.
  • The kit helps kids to create complex, spiral designs using a movable orbiter tool and Crayola Chalk, allowing them to layer their designs and colors.
  • Each kit contains six stencil shapes, a spiral art unit and four pieces of colorful chalk to inspire children’s imagination.
  • Ideal for outdoor fun: The Chalk Spiral Art Kit transforms sidewalk art with unique stencils that allow kids to create intricate designs with chalk like never before.
  • Requires no plugs or batteries, kids can simply stack stencils into unit and use the chalk to create line after line of spiral fun.
  • Washable chalk won’t leave permanent marks on surfaces, skin or clothing and washes away easily with water.
  • Ages: 4+
  • MSRP: $9.99
  • Available: Amazon, Walmart, Target



  • Get ready to have tons of fun in the sun with the all-new, totally redesigned NextWave Jumbo Beach Basket from Amloid! This bright and colorful activity set is packed with play value with all the accessories kids need to spend hours at the beach or in the sand box with new sand forms and a collection of multifunctional sand tools.
  • New features include a sturdy nylon shoulder strap along with a comfort grip handle for easy on-the-go portability. And the collapsible folding case makes clean up a breeze by shaking out water and sand when its time to go. Plus, the cover detaches from the basket to double as a super-sized animal sand form!
  • The 15-piece set comes complete with assorted sea creatures and nautical forms, bucket with handle, castle molds, rake, roller, sand spinner, sifter and shovels in a variety of sizes.
  • Available in three styles: Flamingo (pink), Whale (purple) and Shark (teal).
  • Ages: 2+
  • MSRP: $14.99
  • Available: Sam’s Club


  • Get ready for the big game with the Take Along 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia Arena! Here, you’ll be able to decide who will walk away with the world cup in your own home!
  • In a convenient take-along case, this set is perfect for on-the-go fun. Simply open the two sides, remove the handle, and fold down the floor plates to reveal a soccer field.
  • Every included player can be moved easily with just one hand, and by pulling back and releasing the trigger, the player’s leg can kick the ball, including low or high kicks. Connect the goalkeepers to the goal posts and watch as they protect the goal cage going from left to right, and even diving to block the ball.
  • Hoist the trophy high as you are declared the winner of the World Cup.
  • Set includes four players, two goal posts, four soccer balls, and other accessories.
  • Ages: 5+
  • MSRP: $59.99
  • Available: Target, Toys “R” Us, Playmobil.us


  • Wicked Big Sports Pong takes traditional pong to the next level! Each super-sized cup pops up to 24-inches tall! Perfect for parties, tailgating, and backyard fun.
  • Play one on one or in teams of two.
  • Portable and includes an easy to carry storage case.
  • Set includes: six collapsible wicked big cups, six weight bags, one ball, one pump, and one needle in a carry bag.
  • Buy one set to play three cups versus three cups, or buy two sets to play six cups versus six cups.
  • The Wicked Big Sports line also features Flip Cup and Kickball.
  • Ages: 6+
  • MSRP: $59.99
  • Available: Amazon