The Year’s Hottest Toys on Cityline

Toy Insider’s Chief Toy Officer Laurie Schacht invited Cityline to the Toy Insider’s Sweet Suite 2018 event to show off some of the hottest toys of the holiday season. 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.


ANTSY PANTS BUILD & PLAY POP STAR STAGE KIT (ANTSY PANTS/BEACH HOUSE GROUP)

  • Get ready to shine like a star with the Antsy Pants Build & Play Pop Star Stage Kit!
  • Featuring glittery purple curtains and a bold blue backdrop, this stage is the perfect spot for budding artists and performers.
  • Whether you’re a singer, dancer, juggler, or have a hidden talent, perform center stage with the Pop Star Stage Kit.
  • This kit includes more than 50 poles and connectors, as well as the fabric cover.
  • Ages: 4+
  • MSRP: $44.99
  • Available: Target

STINK BOMZ (TOMY)

  • No one knows what a fart looks like, but now they will—if they dare open one of these bombs!
  • Stink Bomz are a line of fun, collectible characters full of surprises.
  • Each character makes three unique sounds and has their own distinct smell!
  • Collect all eight characters, and keep an eye out for the two special rare versions to chase and the full roll-out of 60 more characters!
  • Ages: 6+
  • MSRP: $9.99
  • Available: Amazon, Walmart, Target, GameStop, Specialty Stores, tomy.com

FLYING SUSHI KITCHEN (REDWOOD VENTURES)

  • Roll into the new Flying Sushi Kitchen action game from RedwoodVentures! Whether you love sushi or not – Flying Sushi Kitchen is sure to cause a ruckus at kitchen tables everywhere.
  • Flying Sushi Kitchen puts your competitive skills to the test as you pluck pieces of floating sushi rolls from mid-air, which stream from the bamboo shoots, in a mad dash scramble to fill your sushi order and rack up enough tickets to beat the competition.
  • Use the special, kid-friendly chopsticks to fill your order before time runs out. Add a little wasabi and ginger, don’t miss the spicy tuna roll, nab that smoked salmon, and hurry!
  • Flying Sushi Kitchen includes bamboo shoots, sushi rolls, and chopsticks for 5 players.
  • Batteries not included.
  • Ages: 5+
  • MSRP: $24.99
  • Available: Walmart

PAW PATROL CHASE 6V PLUSH RIDE-ON (DYNACRAFT)

  • These Paw Patrol ride-ons are available as Chase, Marshall, or Skye characters.
  • It is made of soft plush material and makes sound effects.
  • A pup house included for storage or more play.
  • It reaches a 2.5 mph max speed and has a 6 volt battery and charger included.
  • Ages: 3+
  • MSRP: $149
  • Available: Walmart, dynacraftwheels.com

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