Looking to keep kids entertained on a long road trip? Toy Insider Parent Charlene DeLoach stopped by Boston’s WBZ-TV to show off some of the best new toys for a long summer road trip. 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 spring and summer, be sure to check our complete Toy Insider Spring and Summer Gift Guide.


  • The must-have accessory for all your on-the-go adventures! 
  • Teebee is more than just a box for storing your favorite toys. So much more. 
  • Unlike clunky rectangular boxes that have to be set off to the side during play (heightening the risk of them being bumped and spilled), Teebee is designed to fit perfectly between the legs, turning it into a storage space and play space in one – Emphasis on the play. 
  • The two hinged lids fold out smoothly to create play trays that sit nicely over each leg while the divided tray can be taken out and fitted onto the front edge of the Teebee. 
  • No more having to juggle or balance toys precariously on your lap! 
  • Age: 3+
  • MSRP: $24.95
  • Available: fatbraintoys.com, Amazon


  • Y’Art combines the ease of coloring with the vibrant textured look of textile art.
  • Thread the Y’Art pen and color the numbered areas with yarn.
  • Yarn magically clings to the Grip ‘N Stick Y’Artboard as you color.
  • OOPS Proof! Lift the yarn off the Y’Artboard and reposition any time.
  • Create amazing textures and patterns with no mess.
  • Easily create a unique, detailed design to frame and display.
  • Age: 8+
  • MSRP: $14.99
  • Available: Amazon, Specialty retailers


  • Tabletop, transportable games to play anywhere! 
  • These mini games have the gameplay of the full-sized versions in a smaller package.
  •  Launch mini beanbags in cornhole, catapult your balls in ladderball, and whack your way to a win in tetherball!
  • Age: 8+
  • MSRP: $19.99 (sold separately)
  • Available: Target


  • This delightful dog-themed playset features adorable detailed puppy figures and accessories.
  • Includes a dog house, water bowl and soft bed. 
  • Age: 3-8
  • MSRP: $17.99
  • Available: schleich.com


  • We all know and love the best-selling I SPY books. 
  • For the first time ever, match I SPY images to the world outside the car with this great summer travel card game.
  • Age: 4+
  • MSRP: $6.99
  • Available: Barnes & Noble


  • Foodie Roos are the all-new adorable plush animals that look, smell and feel like the foods they love! 
  • They come in fun food containers with a cvute “Peek a Roo” window so you can see what’s inside! 
  • Reveal your Foodie friend to squeeze their bellies and feel the surprise!  
  • The Foodie Roos container even opens up to become the Foodie’s Room complete with stickers!  
  • Collect all 20 including 2 hidden rares! 
  • Age: 5+
  • MSRP: $9.99
  • Available: Target, Claire’s