Looking for the best toys to stuff your kids’ stockings with? Toy Insider Mom Laurie Schacht stopped by CBS New York to show off some of the best stocking stuffers of the holiday season. For more on the products featured in this segment, check out the items below, and for a full rundown of the best toys of the year, check out our complete holiday toy guide.


wimzle-fat-brain-toys-wimzle-fat-brain-toysWimzle (Fat Brain Toys)

  • Send your little one’s senses on a whimsical adventure!
  • Sliding back and forth at clever angles through the center ball are four bars with vibrant, textured spheres on each end.
  • Each sphere features a uniquely shaped, spinning silicone ring built into the center – Little fingers can’t wait to grab, feel, spin, squeeze, pull, and explore!
  • Thrilling for the senses and wonderfully enlightening for young, developing brains, Wimzle will have your little one discovering and learning at every twist and turn.
  • Ages: 6 MOS+
  • MSRP: $14.95
  • Available: fatbraintoys.com

mini-spinny-fat-brain-toysMini Spinny (Fat Brain Toys)

  • Get the your little one’s senses spinning with excitement wherever they go!
  • Designed with vivid spectral colors, exciting textures, and soothingly smooth surfaces, the three vibrant propellers thrill young minds as they twirl playfully down the free-standing corkscrew pole.
  • Just keep flipping the whole thing over again and again to watch them go!
  • From reaching and grasping to exploring and even counting, the MiniSpinny is a go-anywhere sensory adventure that both stimulates and strengthens young growing brains.
  • Ages: 10 MOS+
  • MSRP: $12.95
  • Available: fatbraintoys.com

transforming-super-wings-figures-auldeyTransforming Super Wings Figures (Auldey)

  • Grand Albert, transform!  This Super Wings figure is articulated and transforms from plane to robot mode (and back) in 10 easy steps.
  • The challenge is fun for kids of different ages.
  • Watch as they master the transformation and reenact their favorite missions from the popular TV show, or create their own new adventures with their imagination!
  • Ages: 5-12
  • MSRP: $9.99
  • Available: Amazon, Target

hexbug_cuddlebotsHEXBUG Cuddlebot (Hexbug)

  • Make way for something soft and adorable. HEXBUG is expanding into the realm of innovative toddler toys with HEXBUG Cuddlebot.
  • These robo-buddies are round, durable, and completely child safe.
  • Their squishable bodies vibrate and scurry across the floor, instigating playtime, anytime.
  • Available in two styles Honey Bee and Lightning Bug, HEXBUG Cuddlebots are packed with character and cuteness. Perfect to collect or crawl after.
  • Ages: 18-36 months
  • MSRP: $7.99

trolls-keychains-zuruTrolls Keychains (Zuru)

  • These 4-inch character keychains attach to school bags, purses or keys and showcase popular characters from the DreamWorks Trolls movie.
  • Each pack includes an exclusive comb to style the iconic Trolls mane for all occasions.
  • Ages: 4+
  • MSRP $6.99

 


kate-mim-mim-collectible-figures-5-pack-just-playKate & Mim-Mim Collectible Figures 5-Pack (Just Play)

  • Create your own Mimiloo adventures with Kate and Friends with this Kate & Mim-Mim Collectible Figure 5-Pack.
  • This deluxe pack of five figurines features your favorite character from Mimiloo including, Kate, Mim-Mim, Lily, Boomer, and Tack!
  • Ages: 3+
  • MSRP: $12.99
  • Available: Walmart

magic-meemees_future-of-playMagic MeeMees (Future of Play)

  • These adorable and “magical” little figures each have their own shining and colorful personalities.
  • Press their heads and watch as they let you know how they’re feeling.
  • Feed them their mini foods, and watch to see if they like them or not.
  • Collect all 24 happy MagicMeeMees figures and create your own MeeMeeopolis. Get ready to feel the MagicMeeMee Mania!
  • Ages: 4+
  • MSRP: $3.99-$19.99
  • Available: Amazon, Walmart

stickbot-single-back-zing-toysStickbot Single Back (Zing Toys)

  • StikBot, the first social media sharing toy! With your imagination and StikBot’s ability to mimic human motion, StikBot can be come an Internet sensation! Dance routines, Romance, Comedies, anything you can think of, StikBot is the star you need!
  • Anywhere can become a stage for your little stars! Download the free app on your phone (StikBot Studios) and shoot your very own stop motion videos. The first social media sharing toy. StikBot is the star of the show!
  • Download the free mobile app, StikBot Studios! Colors/Styles May Vary.
  • Ages: 4+
  • MSRP: $5.99
  • Available: Toys “R” Us, Target, Walmart

skylanders-imaginators-activision-publishingSkylanders Imaginators (Activision Publishing)

  • Skylanders Imaginators gives kids the power to create Skylanders and bring them to life for the first time in an all-new adventure with a compelling storyline, puzzles, battles, and a new lineup of heroes and villains.
  • Skylanders Imaginators introduces a new toy type — a Creation Crystal. This vessel allows players to create and transport their unique Skylanders to consoles at anytime, anywhere! Creation Crystals are elementally aligned. Portal Masters can create one character per Creation Crystal.
  • Skylanders Imaginators introduces new guest stars to Skylanders called Senseis. Skylanders
  • Senseis include 20 new characters, including Crash Bandicoot, and 11 former villains
  • Ages: all ages
  • MSRP: Light Creation Crystal: $9.99, Sensei: $14.99
  • Available: Amazon, Target, Toys R Us

shopkins-kinstructions-soda-fountain-the-bridge-directShopkins Kinstructions Soda Fountain (The Bridge Direct)

  • Shop till you drop with the Kinstructions Mini-Pack Buildable Soda Fountain from Shopkins. The set will trigger your child’s limitless imagination as they work with the cutest characters.
  • Each pack includes the buildable set, figures, and accessories.
  • Ages: 6+
  • MSRP: $5.99
  • Available: Amazon

 


shopkins-season-6-chef-club-moose-toysShopkins Season 6 Chef Club (Moose Toys)

  • Come over to the cutest kitchen in town and see what’s cooking at the Chef’s Club! This season each Shopkin is an ingredient in a deliciously fun recipe! Collect all the ingredients and search for the Limited Edition “Finished Dishes”!
  • There are Breakfast meals to make, sweet things to bake, Family foods to prepare and baked goods to share! The 12 pack comes with two Shopkins hidden inside two cute cook books! Will you find a “Limited Edition” Dish?
  • Ages: 5+
  • MSRP: $5.49-$14.99

animal-jam-adopt-a-pet-blind-dens-jazwaresAnimal Jam Adopt a Pet Blind Dens (Jazwares)

  • These Paw some Pets need a home.
  • Can you adopt them all?
  • Mix and Match accessories for a Jam-tastic look!
  • Each Adopt A Pet pack includes 1 scratch off code that unlocks exclusive content in the hit online game Animal Jam.
  • Ages:5+
  • MSRP: $3.49

 


wonder-pops-surprize-pets-blipWonder Pops Surprize Pets (Blip)

  • Find out what’s poppin’ with the Wonder Pop Surprize Pets!
  • Push up your pop to explode the confetti top and reveal the pet inside—each one a big surprise!
  • Use the pop to display your cute mini plush or stuff it all back in and POP it again!
  • Ages: 3+
  • MSRP: $4.99
  • Available: Amazon