The Hottest Holiday Toys on CBS Cleveland


Toy Insider Senior Ali Mierzejewski stopped by CBS Cleveland to talk about the season’s hottest holiday toys. For more on the products featured in this segment, check out the notes below, and for a full rundown of the best toys of the year, check out our complete holiday toy guide.


pjmaskhqplayset_just-playPJ Masks Headquarters Playset (Just Play)

  • The centerpiece of the PJ Masks toy line is the PJ Masks Headquarters Playset, which stands over 2 feet tall and has three character-themed levels filled with engaging kid-powered features.
  • The adventure begins with the light & sound PJ Picture Player where kids can choose their mission, and then recreate the action with the high flying zip line, working elevator, hanging cat rings, trap doors, and pop-out hatches.
  • The excitement continues as kids launch the included Cat Boy figure and Cat Car down the winding ramp “into the night to save the day.”
  • This super-powered play set brings all the show’s action to life with 360 degrees of play.
  • Compatible with other PJ Masks 3-inch figures and vehicles, sold separately.
  • Ages: 3+
  • MSRP $69.99

llp_snuggleslayingLittle Live Pets Snuggles My Dream Puppy (Moose Toys)

  • Snuggles, My Dream Puppy joins Little Live Pets and moves and feels just like a real puppy.
  • Kids can hold him in his arms and give him a hug. They won’t be able to resist his big, brown, expressive eyes. They can feed him with his bottle and he’ll fall asleep in their arms, dreaming about them.
  • Snuggles even comes with an adoption certificate for kids to fill in make him their own. He is the no-mess pup who loves to be loved.
  • With a pat of the head or a rub of the tummy, Snuggles will close his eyes and make adorable puppy sounds. Kids can even watch him breathe. Snuggles moves, feels, and responds just like a real puppy.
  • Ages: 5+
  • MSRP: $54.99
  • Available: Target, Toys R Us, Walmart

skylanders-imaginators_activisionSkylanders 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 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: $74.99
  • Available: Amazon, Target, Toys R Us

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