Looking for the best toys of the holiday season? Toy Insider Mom Laurie Schacht stopped by Breakfast TV in Canada to talk about her favorite toys to add to your holiday shopping list. 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.

furreal-friends-torch-my-blazin-dragon-pet_hasbro_2FurReal Friends Torch My Blazin’ Dragon Pet (Hasbro)

  • This amazing pet dragon creature has a spunky personality and engaging features that take pet play to the next level.
  • Share fiery adventures with this adorable plush baby dragon as you watch him breathe flame-colored must.
  • Bring the color-changing marshmallow treat close to the mist and watch Torch “toast” the treat, then feed it to him and listen as he makes happy munching sounds.
  • Torch features more than 50 sound and motion combinations.
  • The sensors around his nose allow Torch to respond to touch in fun ways. After playing, pull him up close to cuddle by adjusting his poseable arms.
  • Ages: 4+
  • MSRP: $79.99
  • Available: Amazon, Target, Toys “R” Us

super-wings-world-airport-playset_auldey-toys-north-americaSuper Wings World Airport Playset (Auldey)

  • The iconic World Airport from the popular Super Wings TV series sets the stage for this ultimate play set for preschool boys and girls.
  • Its large 35-inch scale delivers loads of fun, with electronic sounds and lights plus tons of activities for kids to recreate their favorite Super Wings scenes with mini-transforming characters Jett and Donnie.
  • Attach them to the fly-around balance bar and spin them to circle the World Airport before they come in for a landing. Load Jett into the elevator and lift him up to the Control Tower, then launch him down the ramp.
  • Flip open the base compartments to reveal a rotating luggage carousel and a cargo scale.
  • Press the button to hear commands from the Control Tower. Transform Jett and Donnie from their plane mode to bot mode in 3 easy steps. The World Airport Playset will deliver hours of fun to Super Wings fans!
  • Ages: 3+
  • MSRP: $69.99
  • Available: Toys “R” Us

playmobil-nhl-hockey-arenaNHL Hockey Arena & Zamboni (Playmobil)

  • Skate into action with your own hockey match at the NHL Hickey Arena. Each of the four NHL players feature a moveable arm and hockey stick for even more realistic game play.
  • Simply pull back the lever to swing the stick and fire the puck down the rink towards the opposing goal.
  • Use the goalie to defend against offensive plays by clipping the player to the goal and then using the joystick to maneuver the goalie from side to side for some game-saving blocks.
  • Thanks to the included team decals, kids can customize each player to represent their favorite NHL team.
  • Set includes NHL players (two per team), four hockey pucks, game play rules booklet, player number decals, logo decals for all 30 NHL teams, score-keeping slide rule, and other game-tastic accessories.
  • Ages: 5+
  • MSRP: $69.99
  • Available: Toys “R” Us, Amazon, Mastermind Toys

Untitled-1Big Adventure at the Watering Hole (Schleich)

  • A magnificent oasis at the base of a cascading waterfall forms the centerpiece of the new Safari play world where the inhabitants of the Savannah gather.
  • The lion surbeys his kingdom from atop the rock, watching animals like zebras, meerkats, and flamingos quench their thirst at the watering hole.
  • The burrow at the edge of the waterhole, plants, rocks, as well as the stream and waterfall can be individually and creatively rearranged.
  • The tree can also be transformed into a climbing frame for the chimpanzee, or made into a bridge across the waterhole or to the small island.
  • Ages: 3+
  • MSRP: $129.99
  • Available: Amazon, Toys “R” Us, Indigo

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: $4.99-$19.99
  • Available: Amazon

neon-kyx-yvolutionNEON KYX (Yvolution)

  • NEON KYX light up shoes are packed with LED lights in the midsole for a bright time.
  • You can choose between 7 different colors and 4 cool settings (pulse, flicker, strobe and gradual) to match your mood or outfit!
  • Perfect for the nightclub, the skate park or hanging out around town, this is one scorching hot pair of sneakers that make a serious fashion statement.
  • Includes USB charging cable.
  • Available in kids sizes 10 – 6, men’s sizes 5-12 and women’s sizes 4-12.
  • MSRP: Low tops: $79.99; high top $89.99

neon-flash-yvolutionNEON Flash (Yvolution)

  • This kids scooter gives a quiet ride and with flare. Glide in lights with the cool LED deck and motion-powered wheels.
  • The neon under glow is reflected onto the deck from the dynamic ultra-bright LED wheels which light up as soon as they take off.
  • This strong and durable scooter with a lightweight aluminum frame is perfect for quick and easy transportation.
  • Ages: 5+