Looking to keep kids entertained on a long road trip? Toy Insider Associate Editor Jackie Cucco stopped by the offices of Family Circle magazine to show off some of the best travel toys for spring and summer road trips. 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.


  • A toddler’s first backpack with their own beautiful Dolce travel toy for them to take on any journey.
  • The plush arrives with tactile fabric for fun on the go.
  • The plush mouse or rabbit can be removed from its pouch.
  • The backpack connects to a removable, patterned neck pillow.
  • Age: 0m+
  • MSRP: $39.99
  • Available: magformers.com       


  • Fluffy Cloudz is the hottest new slime to hit the toy aisle this year!
  • Sure to ooze children with delight, the colorful, super-stretchy CLOUD SLIME assortment features fruit flavored scents including Berry Blast, Cococraze, Grape Squeeze, Melon Mania, Peach Paradise and Piney Party.
  • They also come with surprise charms in an 8-ounce jar.
  • Ages: 4+
  • MSRP: $6.99
  • Available: Michael’s


  • Full tilt pinball action!
  • Use your turn of 10 balls to try and get the high score in the action-packed tabletop pinball game. Land balls in scoring zones to accumulate points.
  • Play solo or go head-to-head in this game for all ages!
  • All the fun of a real pinball machine in your own home.
  • Age: 8+
  • MSRP: $34.99
  • Available: Target