The Hottest Holiday Toys on Good Day Sacramento

Looking for the hottest toys of the holiday season? Toy Insider Senior Editor Marissa DiBartolo stopped by Good Day Sacramento to talk about the year’s most in-demand toys. For more on the items featured in this segment, check out the product notes below, and for our complete rundown of the best gifts for the holidays, check out our complete holiday gift guide.


PAW PATROL MY SIZE LOOKOUT TOWER (SPIN MASTER)

  • Big rescues call for an even bigger tower. Bring the most iconic location in Adventure Bay to life with the new Life Sized Lookout Tower playset.
  • With a working elevator, a backpack storage unit, lights and sounds, a functioning periscope, a spiral slide with flipping mechanism, and a rotating base with vehicle launcher, it’s never been easier to recreate moments from the show and embark on new PAW Patrol rescues.
  • Ages: 3+
  • MSRP: $99.99
  • Available: Amazon, Target, Toys R Us, Walmart

 

MAYKA TOY BLOCK TAPE (ZURU)

  • Viral sensation Nimuno Loops, the original toy block tape,  is now in collaboration with the Zuru’s Mayka Toy Block Tape construction brand. The product originally launched on Indiegogo, raising over $1.6 million dollars in crowdfunding in just 30 days and has been billed as one of ‘2017’s greatest inventions,’ revolutionizing the way construction bricks are played with.
  • Mayka Tape transforms virtually any surface into a base for construction toy bricks and figures. One side features a bendable, flexible surface with a toy block pattern that is compatible with LEGO toys and other toy construction brands and can be cut to any desired size. The other side has a re-usable adhesive backing to allow builders to construct on nearly any object, around corners and on curved surfaces to make 3D creations.
  • Each roll will feature an exciting new way to play with Mayka Tape. The line will comprise of 3 core sizes – Small (2 stud / 3.3 ft), Medium (2 stud / 6.6 ft) and Large (4 stud / 6.6 ft) – in 10 popular base colors.
  • Ages: 3+
  • MSRP: Small: $6.99 Medium: $9.99, Large: $14.99
  • Available: Amazon, Target, Toys “R” Us, Walmart

FURREAL ROARIN’ TYLER, THE PLAYFUL TIGER (HASBRO)

  • Kids can bring home an adorable baby tiger to love, play with, and care for as their own.
  • Make a noise or give a loud jungle roar and Tyler will roar back in response.
  • Kids can enjoy playtime with him using his play chicken.
  • Tyler features more than 100 sound and motion combinations with sensors on his forehead, back, and muzzle allowing him to respond to touch in fun ways.
  • Kids can pull him up close to snuggle thanks to his posable back legs, or nuzzle his cheek and he’ll respond with expressive eyes, sounds and tail movements.
  • Ages: 4+
  • MSRP: $129.99
  • Available: Amazon, Target, Toys “R” Us, Walmart, www.hasbrotoyshop.com

FINGERLINGS (WOWWEE)

  • Fingerlings baby monkeys come to life with endless ways of play and realistic sounds to let you know how they are feeling.
  • Kids will fall in love with these sweet and silly critters with their happy monkey sounds, adorable blinking eyes, head turns, plus hands that grip and a curly hanging tail. Kids can swing them, pet them, kiss them, and rock them to sleep.
  • There are six different Fingerlings to play, share, and collect.
  • Ages: 5+
  • MSRP: $14.99
  • Canadian MSRP: $19.99
  • Available: Amazon, Target, Toys “R” Us, Walmart

MAGIC HAT (THAMES & KOSMOS)

  • Enter the world of magic and sorcery! With the magic hat and rabbit puppet, as well as more than 40 other magic props, kids can learn and perform 35 different magic tricks.
  • Make your magic wand float, bend, and grow. Pull a rabbit from a seemingly empty hat. Make cards grow and shrink. Use X-ray vision to magically see symbols through a solid, opaque surface.
  • Use the included manual to learn all these tricks and more in three easy steps. With some practice, it becomes easy to stage a magic show filled with fun and successful tricks that will amaze your audience!
  • For one magician and many audience members.
  • Magic teaches kids emotional intelligence, public speaking, and inspires creativity and public comfort.
  • Ages: 6+
  • MSRP: $29.50
  • Available: Amazon, Toys R Us

WATCH YA MOUTH THROWDOWN (BUFFALO GAMES)

  • Watch Ya’ Mouth Throwdown is a mouthguard party game that pits players against their friends in a head-to-head competition of skill and audacity.
  • A companion to the authentic Watch Ya Mouth game which originally launched on Kickstarter, “Throwdown” goes beyond simply attempting to read and interpret phrases, and encourages players to compete in over 100 unique challenges to perform while hampered by cheek retractors.
  • Roll the challenger dice to determine who the next opponent is, draw a challenge card from the deck, and follow the instructions.
  • The game includes 100 Challenge Cards and 40 Phrase Cards, and is good for groups of two to six players.
  • Ages: 8+
  • MSRP: $24.99
  • Available: Amazon, Target, Toys “R” Us, Meijer

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