The Best Toys at Toy Fair on CBS Newspath

Want a sneak peek of what toys will be hot this December? Toy Insider Senior Editor Marissa DiBartolo talked to CBS Newspath about the hottest toys making their debut at this year’s North American International Toy Fair. For more on our favorite new toys at this year’s North American International Toy Fair, click here.

PonyCycle (The Bridge Direct)PonyCycle (The Bridge Direct)

  • Innovative new ride-on pony that turns childhood dreams into reality
  • Features easy galloping motion that really moves
  • Offers kids the exciting riding action of a pet pony
  • Available in 1 Style (Chocolate Brown with White)
  • Ages” 4-9
  • MSRP: $259
  • Available: June 2017 at Toys “R” Us


Fisher-Price Think & Learn Smart Cycle (Mattel) 2MATTEL SHOWROOM- ABOVE CRYSTAL PALACEFisher-Price Think & Learn Smart Cycle (Mattel)

  • The Smart Cycle creates a physical play experience on tablet or TV, putting kids in control of racing and learning games full of kindergarten-readiness curriculum.
  • Adjustable tablet holder for various-sized tablets.
  • Multi-position handlebars with input controls, LEDs & joystick.
  • Adjustable seat makes play comfortable for kids of different sizes.
  • Bluetooth technology allows for play on tablet or TV for an even more immersive experience.
  • Ages: 3-6
  • MSRP: $149.99
  • Available: Fall 2017

Luvabella (Spin MasterLuvabella (Spin Master)

  • Luvabella affectionately responds to a child’s love, just like a real baby.
  • Tickle her tummy or toes and she will giggle in delight. Cover her eyes and she will play a game of peek-a-boo. Luvabella can even be soothed with her pacifier when she gets fussy.
  • Her expressive face is the first of its kind, leading to the most authentic movement and emotions. She can laugh, blink, purse her lips, and more.
  • You can teach her up to 30 words and she will even learn her mommy’s favorite actions.
  • Her included interactive accessories allow for the most natural nurturing play.
  • Feed her with her spoon and she’ll begin to chew and learn new food words!
  • Give Luvabella her Lamby toy and she’ll start to play and even give it a kiss!
  • And after a long day of fun, put her down for a nap with her bottle. Treasure every moment as kids laugh, learn, and love together with Luvabella.
  • Ages: 3+
  • MSRP: $99.99
  • Available: Fall 2017

Aura (KD Interactive)Aura (KD Interactive)

  • Aura is a gesture-controlled drone that uses patented Gesturebotics™ technology powered by LocoRobo.
  • The wearable glove controller will have kids feeling like superheroes – the flying robot is controlled by hand motions made inside the glove that will have Aura rolling on the floor, climbing the walls and even flying around the room.
  • Its rolling cage protects the robot from crashing, offering fun and safe play. Previously only used in military applications, this gesture technology disrupts the drone market and turns the traditional RC controller on its head.
  • Aura puts the power in kids’ hands, removing the learning curve of using a joystick controller to pilot their flying robot.
  • Ages: 7+
  • MSRP: $99.99

Jazz Doll (Tonner Doll Company) Jazz Doll (Tonner Doll Co.)

  • Transgender star of TLC’s docuseries “I Am Jazz,” Jazz Jennings, takes form as the newest Tonner Play Doll.
  • The 18-inch doll will come with a pink shirt and jean shorts, mirroring the outfit that she wears on the cover of her memoir, “Being Jazz: My Life as a (Transgender) Teen.” There is also a Jazz doll wearing a white ballerina dress.
  • Available: July 2017

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