Not sure what to get for kids on your holiday shopping list? Toy Insider Senior Editor Ali Mierzejewski stopped by CBS Philadelphia to show off some of the year’s hottest toys. For more on the products featured in this segment, check out the items below, and for a full rundown of the best toys of the year, check out our complete holiday toy guide.


Kne.LincolnLogsAnniversaryTinLincoln Logs: 100 Anniversary Tin (K’NEX)

  • 2016 marks the 100th anniversary of Lincoln Logs!
  • Inspired by an original LINCOLN LOGS building idea, the 100th Anniversary Tin is just like you remember, with 111 real wooden Lincoln Logs.
  • Kids, parents, and even grandparents can play together as they share their memories of this nostalgic toy.
  • 100% Made in the U.S.
  • Ages: 3+
  • MSRP: $44.99
  • Available: Amazon, Target

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

headbanz-electronic-spin-masterHeadBanz Electronic (Spin Master)

  • Bring home the fast-paced, team-based electronic version of Hedbanz!
  • There’s 3 ways to guess and give clues to figure out what’s in your headband: ask “yes” or “no” questions, have your teammates tell you about it, or have your teammates act it out!
  • Hedbanz Electronic features an electronic host that runs the game and keeps score for you. Hedbanz Electronic is the talking game of “What am I?”
  • Ages: 7+
  • MSRP: $19.99
  • Available: Toys “R” Us

air-marker-sprayer_crayolaCrayola Air Marker Sprayer (Crayola)

  • The Crayola Air Marker Sprayer turns Crayola markers into spray art – just like a real artist’s airbrush!
  • The electric-powered Air Marker Sprayer allows kids to airbrush just like a professional artist, without the mess of paint.
  • The Air Marker Sprayer provides opportunities for continuous creativity as kids can create realistic-looking airbrush art for craft projects, school projects, and more.
  • Kids simply plug in the unit, secure a Crayola broad line marker into the easy twist n’ load nozzle, and then release the trigger to spray.
  • The sprayer works with most Crayola broad line markers, and has a compact, convenient design for everyday use.
  • Ages: 8+
  • MSRP: $29.99
  • Available: Amazon, Target, Toys R Us, Walmart

cyklone360_maisto-international1Cyklone360 (Maisto)

  • With wheels that twist and turn, the Cyklone360 is an action-packed radio-controlled motorcycle.
  • This futuristic style bike has amazing spinning action including 360 degree turns that the kids can control with a pistol-grip controller.
  • The rear wheels twist and turn and the LED light changes color while driving.
  • Ages: 8+
  • $19.99
  • Available: Amazon, Toys “R” Us

nes-classic-editionnintendoNES Classic Edition (Nintendo)

  • NES Classic Edition is a miniaturized version of the groundbreaking NES, originally released in 1985.
  • Just plug the NES Classic Edition into your TV, pick up the retro controller, and rediscover the joy of 30 pre-installed classics like Super Mario Bros., Donkey Kong, and Pac-Man.
  • The NES Classic controller can also be used with Wii and Wii U systems.
  • The most epic, retro console there is!
  • Ages: 10+
  • MSRP: $59.99
  • Available: Amazon ,Target, Best Buy

razor-power-core-e100Power Core E100 (Razor USA)

  • Level up your ride with the Power Core E100 and its innovative, in-wheel hub motor.
  • Lighter and more efficient, the maintenance free Power Core E100 technology delivers up to 60 minutes of continuous use.
  • Kick start, twist the throttle to feel the maxed-up power of the high-torque hub motor and see what adventure awaits.
  • Ages: 8+
  • MSRP: $149.99
  • Available: Walmart, Amazon, Toys “R” Us