Spring is here and it’s time to get outside and play. Toy Insider’s Chief Toy Officer Laurie Schacht stopped by Fox Ft. Myers to show off some of the best new toys of the spring and summer. For more on the items featured in this segment, check out the product notes below, and for the complete rundown of the best toys of the spring and summer, be sure to check our complete Toy Insider Spring and Summer Gift Guide.

 

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WAVE-A-BUBBLES (ZING)

  • As a follow up to the last years’ Glove-A-Bubbles, these Wave-A-Bubbles are double the size!
  • Put on the gloves, dip them into the solution, and create bubbles with just a wave of your hand (demo waving and creating bubbles).
  • Choose from cute characters including mermaid, dinosaur, bird, and frog.
  • Each pack comes with two themed reusable gloves and bubble solution.
  • Age: 3+
  • MSRP: $4.99
  • Available: Target, Walmart

LICK-A-BUBBLE LICKITY BUBBLE BLOWER (IMPERIAL TOY)

  • It’s the ultimate handheld bubble toy!
  • Simply dip the blower into the tray and watch as hundreds of edible bubbles start flowing out!
  • Simply add your favorite drink, stir right side up and down for 10 seconds, pour the solution into the tray, dip the blower, press the blower button and lick tasty Bubbles!
  • Age: 5+
  • MSRP: $12
  • Available: Amazon, HEB, Academy, CAMP

MAXX BUBBLES BUBBLE N GO LEAF BLOWER (SUNNY DAYS ENTERTAINMENT)

 

  • Help around the yard with your very own Bubble N Go Leaf Blower!
  • This adorable battery-operated toy leaf blower is a fun way to get kids up and moving.
  • With its realistic design and mechanical sounds, the blower helps to promote pretend play and encourages kids to use their imagination.
  • Just squeeze and hold the easy push trigger to create a continuous stream of bubbles.
  • The blower includes a 4-ounce bottle of bubble solution.
  • Age: 3+
  • MSRP: $19.99
  • Available: Amazon, Walmart

 

 

RITZY ROLLERZ ASSORTMENT (TOMY)

  • Ritzy Rollerz are unique in their own way; from their personalities to their unique ‘adorability’ features like real hair, fur, and shiny chrome.
  • Each Ritzy Roller comes with 12 random ritzy charms that you can use to bling out their wheels!
  • If you’re lucky, you might find a rare gem charm inside the opening booty trunk!
  • Age: 4+
  • MSRP: $5.99
  • Available: Amazon

TONY HAWK BOX BOARDERS ACTION PACKS (HOG WILD)

  • Skateboarding legend Tony Hawk has teamed up with Hog Wild Toys to introduce Tony Hawk Box Boarders, a brand new toy line that allows kids of all ages to easily land pro skateboarding tricks and film, edit and share videos of those tricks with the free Tony Hawk Box Boarders Studio App!  
  • The world is your skatepark with Tony Hawk Box Boarders Action Packs, new from Hog Wild Toys!
  • Choose from 16 famous skateboarder figures including from the Birdhouse crew such as Tony Hawk, Lizzie Armanto, or Aaron Homoki and get ready to roll!
  • Underneath the skateboarder is a steel ball bearing, which allows the Box Boarder to skate around in any direction.
  • Film your tricks with the included Quarter Pipe Ramps or create your own park features at home.
  • With the free Tony Hawk Box Boarders Studio app, you can record and edit your footage to create unreal skate compilations and share them online with other fans using #TonyHawkBoxBoarders.
  • These are Tony Box Boarders from Hog Wild – a line of action collectibles licensed from the legendary pro skateboarder!
  • These cool, box-shaped skater figures in the Action Packs simulate real skateboarding tricks! They roll on a steel ball bearing, allowing them to “skate” in any direction.
  • With the Tony Hawk Box Boarders app you can film your skills; edit footage to create skate compilations; then share in the Box Boarder Community.
  • Collect 16 famous skateboarders in the Action Packs.
  • Age: 4+
  • MSRP: $7.99
  • Available: Walmart

TONY HAWK BOX BOARDERS SUPER PACKS (HOG WILD)

  • These are Tony Box Boarders from Hog Wild – a line of action collectibles licensed from the legendary pro skateboarder!
  • Flip, ride, grind, and land insane tricks with Tony Hawk Box Boarders Super Pack.
  • Slide your phone into the phone slot located on the side of the bowl and begin filming your awesome tricks!
  • With the free Tony Hawk Box Boarders Studio app, you can record and edit your footage and share them online with #TonyHawkBoxBoarders.
  • Film tricks in all the Tony Hawk skate parks by collecting all 4: Kidney Bowl, Backyard Pool, Pro Park and Eight Bowl.
  • Box Boarder Super Packs come in four cool bowl shapes to practice tricks.
  • With the Tony Hawk Box Boarders app you can film your skills; edit footage to create skate compilations; then share in the Box Boarder Community.
  • Super Packs come with 3 features riders, 1 special Tony Hawk Box Boarder, 1 camera holder, 1 fish eye lens, 1 bowl style, and 1 quarter pipe paper ramp.
  • Age: 4+
  • MSRP: $19.99
  • Available: Amazon in March 2019

DOLCE MOUSE BACKPACK WITH NECK SUPPORT (MAGFORMERS)

  • A toddler’s first backpack with their own beautiful Dolce travel toy for them to take on any journey.
  • The plush arrives with tactile fabric for fun on the go.
  • The plush mouse or rabbit can be removed from its pouch.
  • The backpack connects to a removable, patterned neck pillow.
  • Age: 0m+
  • MSRP: $39.99
  • Available: magformers.com       

UNTAMED MAD LAB MINIS (WOWWEE)

  • Introducing the Untamed Mad Lab Minis, miniature hybrid creatures created from Untamed DNA.
  • Unveil your DNA samples, extract them from the Geoslime, Biosand, or Terraclay, then classify your brand new creature!
  • Will you unleash a Raptor, T-Rex, Allosaurus, Spinosaurus, Sabre-tooth Tiger, Dire Wolf, Bear, Polar Bear, Gorilla, or Skeleton?
  • Then Mix and Match their heads and bodies to create unique characters such as a Wolfasaurus Rex!
  • There are 34 original characters that kids can use to create more than 1,000 hybrid creatures!
  • The Untamed Mad Lab Minis also work with a free AR app.
  • Age: 5+
  • MSRP: $4.99 each
  • Available: Walmart

POP POPS (YULU)

  • Combines  the “addiction” of popping bubble wrap, the satisfaction of slime, collectibles, and unboxing!
  • More than 60 varieties including rare, super rare, and special editions!
  • Pop the bubble, slime oozes out; play with the slime to see which collectible you get!
  • Great visual: with popping sound and oozing slime!
  • Pop Pops come in two varieties – the super cute Pop Pop Pets and super gross Pop Pop Snotz.
  • Each 6 pack contains two surprise figures, each 12 pack contains four surprise figures. Can be combined with Pop Pops Hammer.
  • Age: 4+
  • MSRP: 6 Pack MSRP: $4.99 / 12 Pack MSRP: $7.99
  • Available: Walmart, Target

FLUFFY CLOUDZ (WECOOL TOYS)

  • Fluffy Cloudz is the hottest new slime to hit the toy aisle this year!
  • Sure to ooze children with delight, the colorful, super-stretchy CLOUD SLIME assortment features fruit flavored scents including Berry Blast, Cococraze, Grape Squeeze, Melon Mania, Peach Paradise and Piney Party.
  • They also come with surprise charms in an 8-ounce jar.
  • Ages: 4+
  • MSRP: $6.99
  • Available: Michael’s

what's in the box

WHAT’S IN THE BOX (BLIP TOYS)

  • The game, based on the viral YouTube sensation, has been translated to retail so now everyone can easily play this in their home.
  • The game includes a deck of score cards and 4 black blind bags (to hide items found throughout the house so other players can’t see what one another found to place inside).
  • There is 10 second timer built into the box, so once someone’s hands go inside, they will have 10 second to feel and guess what it is.
  • Doors can be shut, so if there’s more than 2 players, everyone will have an opportunity to guess what they think is inside and write it down on the scorecard before the “challenger” reveals to everyone what’s inside the box.
  • Age: 4+
  • MSRP: $21.99
  • Available: August 2019

SQUEEZAMALS FREEZE ‘N’ SQUEEZE GAME (BIG G CREATIVE)

  • The Squeezamals Freeze ‘N’ Squeeze Game is a fun swirl on the classic game of hot potato.
  • Four to eight players will take turns making a sweet treat for their Squeezamal to eat. The player holding the plush when it’s time to eat must pay for the treat.
  • Each game comes with an exclusive Squeezamal, a spinner, 24 coins, and five banana split tiles.
  • Age: 6+
  • MSRP: $12.99
  • Available: Target

TABLETOP PINBALL (BUFFALO GAMES)

  • Full tilt pinball action!
  • Use your turn of 10 balls to try and get the high score in the action-packed tabletop pinball game. Land balls in scoring zones to accumulate points.
  • Play solo or go head-to-head in this game for all ages!
  • All the fun of a real pinball machine in your own home.
  • Age: 8+
  • MSRP: $34.99
  • Available: Target