While Halloween and Thanksgiving are more likely on your current radar, it’s never too early to start shopping for those big winter holidays that always creep up on us too fast. Our Toy Insider Mom Laurie Schacht has a pretty good idea of what toys kids will be asking for this year—and it’s no lie that you’ll want to get these toys while you can still find them on shelves! Here she is showing off some of the hottest holiday toys on Fox 5 DC.

IR_Turtles-INSET_layered11-Inch Interactive Talking Turtles (Playmates Toys)

  • The heroes in a half shell come to life in these 11-inch interactive figures.
  • Feature more than 40 phrases and sound effects.
  • Each turtle recognizes when one of his brothers is talking and will respond.
  • The collection includes the four Ninja Turtles; Leonardo, Raphael, Donatello and Michelangelo. Kids will hear all of their individual personalities come to life.
  • Ages: 4+
  • MSRP: $29.99

ShopkinsSmallMart_LifestyleShopkins Small Mart Playset (Moose Toys)

  • Go on a Shopkins spree and shop till you drop with the Shopkins Small Mart!
  • Slide the groceries down the delivery chute or head to the check out at the conveyer belt register.
  • The play set includes a shopping cart, two exclusive characters, and a collector’s guide.
  • Ages: 6+
  • MSRP: $19.99

ImaginextSupernova_BattleRoverImaginext Supernova Battle Rover (Fisher-Price)

  • Blast off into space and into battle with the Imaginext Supernova Battle Rover, big enough for your kid to steer and drive!
  • Complete with tons of fun, including projectile launchers, a large claw arm featuring a spring loaded pincher, a spinning front drill, and a rotating saw.
  • This oversized 6-wheel vehicle features 15 lights and 200 unique sound effects and phrases.
  • It also has a transforming and removable space shuttle with its own projectile launchers.
  • The Rover also comes with a small space vehicle, figures, and a removable space shuttle for a stealthy escape.
  • Ages: 3-8
  • MSRP:  $119.99

Kurio Xtreme with BumperKurio Xtreme (Techno Source)

  • Kurio Xtreme is a 7” Wi-Fi enabled Android 4.4 (KitKat) kid tablet that delivers ultimate fun with ultimate safety.
  • It includes 10 exclusive Kurio Motion games—the first body motion games on a tablet—that get kids jumping, running and moving as they play sports, racing and learning games.
  • This tablet is fully loaded with more than $300 worth of free content–premium games, e-books, music, apps and more. Thousands of more kid-safe apps can be accessed through the curated Kurio Store, and with this Google Certified tablet parents can choose age appropriate content from the millions of apps available through Google Play.
  • Parents can pick the right content for children; customize app management, time control, and advertisement features; filter and block content; and more.
  • Features an Intel Atom processor, Bluetooth technology, and 16 GB of internal memory (expandable to 40GB with Micro SD Card). Includes a blue protective bumper and Kurio Motion stand.  Additional accessories sold separately.
  • Ages: 6+
  • MSRP: $129.99

Lego Fusion Town MasterLego Fusion Town Master (The Lego Group)

  • Kids can create restaurants, shops, fire stations, and more with real Lego bricks on the special Lego Fusion baseplate that digitally captures Lego creations.
  • Once kids are done building they can bring their structures to life on a smart device with the Lego Fusion Town Master app.
  • In the app, complete exciting missions and mini games to earn valuable studs and happiness for your virtual citizens.
  • Includes 256 LEGO pieces, including a mayor mini figure
  • Ages: 7+
  • MSRP: $34.99

MIneCraftPaperCraft90pcOverworldDeluxeSetMinecraft Papercraft Overworld Set (Jazwares)

  • Fans can bridge the gap from the screen to the physical space by building the virtual world of the Minecraft
  • Paper craft allows fans to build creations in true game-scale at 1/16th the size.
  • Easy to make
  • Available in 3 different sizes: 30 piece, 48 piece, and 90 piece.
  • Enhances creative play and gets kids away from the screen.
  • Ages 8+
  • MSRP: $9.99+

MiPMiP (WowWee)

  • MiP (short for Mobile Inverted Pendulum) is the latest innovation by WowWee in association with the UCSD (University of California at San Diego) Coordinated Robots Lab.
  • With its unique dual wheel balancing, MIP is a fully interactive robot able to navigate its surroundings while controlled by hand movements using GestureSense™ technology, or through a Bluetooth link to any smart device using the free app.
  • Play games, make MiP dance to any song in your iTunes library, and more!
  • MiP has an inquisitive and responsive personality that is communicated through motion, sound, and its LED “eyes”. Along with a tray accessory that can be attached, MiP can balance multiple objects while moving or standing still, including another MiP!
  • Ages: 8+
  • MSRP: $99.99