Top Holiday Toys on NY Metro Parents

We’re live with Maddie from The Toy Insider talking about the hottest toys this year! 🎁

Posted by NYMetroParents on Tuesday, December 12, 2017

Time is running out to get the hottest holiday toys! Toy Insider Associate Editor Maddie Michalik stopped by NY Metro Parents on Facebook Live to talk about what hot holiday toys you should get now before it’s too late. For more on the items featured in this segment, check out the product notes below, and for our complete rundown of the best gifts for the holidays, check out our complete holiday gift guide.


HATCHIMALS SURPRISE (SPIN MASTER)

  • New Hatchimals have arrived from Hatchtopia, and they can’t hatch without kids’ help.
  • Experience a whole new hatching experience! Kids can tap and rub the egg to help their Hatchimals hatch in just a few minutes. Then, watch the creature pop up and out of the egg! What’s the big surprise? There are twins inside!
  • Choose from Giravens or Peacats, and discover if you have identical or fraternal twins.
  • Age: 5+
  • MSRP: $69.99
  • Available: Amazon, Target, Toys “R” Us, Walmart

FINGERLINGS (WOWWEE)

  • Fingerlings baby monkeys come to life with endless ways of play and realistic sounds to let kids know how they are feeling. Kids can wrap them on their finger to have a new friend at their fingertips.
  • These silly critters have happy monkey sounds, blinking eyes, heads that turn, hands that grip, and a curly hanging tail.
  • Kids  can swing them, pet them, kiss them, and even rock them to sleep.
  • There are six different Fingerlings to play, share, and collect.
  • Ages: 5+
  • MSRP: $14.99
  • Available:  Amazon, Target, Toys “R” Us, Walmart

L.O.L. SURPRISE! TOTS (MGA ENTERTAINMENT)

  • L.O.L. Surprise Tots are collectibles that have seven layers of surprise hidden inside.
  • Each layer reveals a hint of which fierce, fashion-forward L.O.L. Surprise doll kids are unboxing. Seven surprises include: a secret message, stickers, a baby bottle, shoes, an outfit, a fashionable accessory, and the L.O.L Surprise doll.
  • Feed or bathe the doll with water to reveal her surprising water feature. The playset (ball) can also be used as a hangout, bath tub, doll stand, and a purse to carry for on-the-go fun.
  • Final layer reveals the doll. Each character is completely different and packed with personality – from rockers to divas to merbabies.
  • Ages: 6+
  • MSRP: $9.99
  • Available: Amazon, Target, Toys “R” Us, Walmart

SMOOSHY MUSHY PETS (REDWOODVENTURES)

  • Smooshy Mushy from RedwoodVentures is part of the newest collectible craze, full of exciting, super squishy, slow-rise surprises.
  • Each Smooshy Mushy series includes one of eight randomly assorted pets. Kids can unwrap the container to find out which scented Smooshy Mushy squishy surprise is inside.
  • Every pet has a Bestie they can’t live without so kids should keep searching to find out, which tiny squishy “Bestie” is their pets BFF. Sets also come with a “what’s your smooshy name?” game, a nametag, mini container, stickers, and a collectible poster.
  • For fall of ’17 kids can collect 24 food-themed Smooshy Mushy Pets to discover, squish, and trade with their friends.
  • Age: 5+
  • MSRP: $9.99
  • Available: Walmart

FURREAL ROARIN’ TYLER, THE PLAYFUL TIGER (HASBRO)

  • Kids can bring home an adorable baby tiger to love, play with, and care for as their own.
  • Make a noise or give a loud jungle roar and Tyler will roar back in response.
  • Kids can enjoy playtime with him using his play chicken.
  • Tyler features more than 100 sound and motion combinations with sensors on his forehead, back, and muzzle allowing him to respond to touch in fun ways.
  • Kids can pull him up close to snuggle thanks to his posable back legs, or nuzzle his cheek and he’ll respond with expressive eyes, sounds and tail movements.
  • Ages: 4+
  • MSRP: $129.99
  • Available: Amazon, Target, Toys “R” Us, Walmart

PLAYMOBIL GHOSTBUSTERS ECTO-1 (PLAYMOBIL)

  • Speed through the city in the iconic Ecto-1, an exact replica of the Ecto-1 in the original Ghostbusters film!
  • This legendary action vehicle has plenty of space for proton packs and ghost traps thanks to the detachable roof. With functioning lights and original sounds exactly like the vehicle in the movie, the Ecto-1 is set for ghostbusting action.
  • Set also includes Ghostbusters Winston Zeddemore and Janine Melnitz in their official uniforms with two detachable proton packs and proton lasers, ghost trap, PKE meter for measuring psychokinetic energy, and silicone slime splatters that stick to smooth surfaces.
  • 3 x AAA batteries required.
  • Age: 6+
  • MSRP: $44.99
  • Available: Toys “R” Us, Target, Amazon

JOJO SIWA CD + G KARAOKE MACHINE (EKIDS)

  • This karaoke machine is inspired by the teen and tween sensation JoJo Siwa!
  • Kids can access their music library and stream content with voice control.
  • Users Connect to the TV and sing their hearts out to their favorite JoJo lyrics on screen using the included CD, featuring  songs with and without guide vocals.
  • The karaoke machine even features a multi-colored LED light show. Bluetooth wirelessly streams audio from any compatible device, and it also take calls with the included speakerphone.
  • Ages: 6+
  • MSRP: $69.99
  • Walmart Exclusive

NABI FISHER-PRICE 7 INCH KIDS LEARNING TABLET (FISHER-PRICE)

  • Fisher-Price educational content plus nabi’s award-winning learning system delivers the ultimate learning tablet for kids
  • With an engaging introduction to letters, phonics, numbers, colors and shapes plus dozens of videos featuring beloved Fisher-Price friends, educational tablet is the ultimate learning tool!
  • Features over 35 learning apps and games, including Storybook Rhymes Volumes 1-6 and the Wings Learning System Pre-K and K lessons, designed to help kids build confidence and a passion for learning
  • Comes with a Fisher-Price blue bumper with fun sounds and wallpapers to round out the complete Fisher-Price experience. The removable back cover pops off and attaches to the front of the tablet for added screen protection while on the go!
  • The Fisher-Price Learning Tablet is a full-featured Android tablet that comes with Google Play and over 400 features dedicated to kid-focused experiences and peace of mind for parents
  • Ages: 3-7
  • MSRP: $100

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