Looking for the year’s hottest holiday toys?
Toy Insider Editor-in-Chief Marissa DiBartolo stopped by CBS San Diego to show off some of the year’s best “wow” gifts. 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 holiday season, be sure to check our complete Toy Insider Holiday Gift Guide.
( GO! GO! SMART WHEELS MICKEY MAGICAL WONDERLAND VTECH)
This large play set is perfect for the playroom floor!
Ride on the Ferris wheel, slide down the ramp to push the boat back and forth, spin the gears, and open the peek-a-boo windows to promote motor skills.
Little drivers can also activate five SmartPoint locations and listen to Mickey Mouse say fun phrases and encouraging words. It’s a magical place!
Improve hand-eye coordination with detailed active play; balance and dexterity; physical awareness.
Encourage team play and foster relationships with challenging and competitive activities or shared role-play interactions.
Develop art, music, language, and social skills. Explore creative, imaginative play and role-playing.
Available: Target and Walmart
( AIR HOGS SUPERNOVA SPIN MASTER)
Control the Air Hogs Supernova drone with the power of your hands.
Master more than 30 moves and nine Super Tricks, perfecting maneuvers that range from simple to complex.
Equipped with an intelligent on-board system, it has five motion sensitive sensors and an interactive LED light core that responds and reacts to you.
With a few waves of your hands, different combinations of gestures will let you perform amazing tricks.
Available: Amazon, Target, Walmart
PIKMO POPS FLIPMIS SUPER FLIP ( MOOSE TOYS)
Pikmi Pops FlipMis are the newest way to enjoy sweet scented plush.
The Pikmi Super Flip is packaged in a giant cotton candy type package, and it includes a jumbo reversible plush and 1-2 medium exclusive reversible scented plush!
The Super Flip also comes with eight different fun surprises like badges, gel pens, stickers, charms and more.
Available: Amazon, Walmart
FISHER-PRICE BOUNCESATIONAL BOUNCER ( BESTWAY)
The Bouncesational Bouncer is the everyday recreational bouncing destination that kids dream about.
This inflatable bouncer features a built-in pump, a luxury for bouncers and a feature that saves parents’ time.
Plug the bouncer in and watch it inflate in just four minutes.
Once inflated, watch your kids laugh and bounce off all that energy!
This Bouncesational Bouncer also includes 50 multi-colored play balls.
The mesh walls create a safety net for young bouncers by containing any possible, these walls also give parents visibility at all times.
Additionally, a single, non-removable door allows kids to enter and exit quickly without tripping or falling – while helping to develop motor skills.
The built-in pump also provides the benefit of auto deflation, so you can quickly pack up after parties or events.
( MASSIVE MONSTER MAYHEM INFLATABLE BASH ARMOR ALPHA GROUP/DHX)
Get Massive! Armor up like your favorite Massive Monster to join the battle for planet Earth.
Extra-Large inflatable head gear and fists let you battle out the outrageous scenes from the series.
From the hit TV series on Nicktoons (US) and Family Channel (Canada), Extra-Large inflatable head gear and fists let you battle out the outrageous scenes from the hit show.
These wearable head gear and fists are perfect for parties, games and will sure turn heads! The Armor includes head gear and two fists.
Special Notes : Requires inflation – Be sure to inflate so that it is smooth, taut and wrinkle free.
MASSIVE MONSTER MAYHEM INFLATABLE WEAPONS ( ALPHA GROUP/DHX)
Bash ‘Em Up with the super-sized inflatable Bash Weapons from Massive Monster Mayhem and bring home to life the outrageously wacky and hilarious scenes by the Monster Superstars or Heroes.
These XL weapons measures over 4 feet tall and are easily inflatable, safe, and ready for bashing action!
Each sold separately.
From the hit TV series on Nicktoons (US) and Family Channel (Canada), the giant 4-foot inflatable Weapons include Massive Axe, Massive Mace, and Massive Sword.
( RIDEAMALS SCOUT, RIDE & PLAY PONY PACIFIC CYCLE)
This rideable pony combines interactive play with battery-powered riding fun: feed, brush, walk, ride, and dance with your pony pal!
Features more than 100 unique sounds and movements.
Apple, carrot, and brush (included) add to the playtime fun.
Two forward speeds, one reverse.
Power Trax rubber traction strips keep the ride smooth and steady.
Direct Connect system makes charging easy; 12V battery and charger included.