Toy Insider Mom Laurie Schacht showed off her favorite toys from the 2017 North American International Toy Fair on ABC News Digital. For more on our favorite new toys at this year’s North American International Toy Fair, click here.

Vintage Disney Puppets (Folkmanis)
Vintage Disney Puppets (Folkmanis)

  • Folkmanis Puppets proudly introduces four classic Disney character puppets.
  • Finally, Disney fans can animate and create puppetry magic with Mickey Mouse, Minnie Mouse, Donald Duck, and Pluto.
  • With the added play value of a puppet, reminisce and re-create scenes from vintage cartoons with these beautiful and impeccably detailed Disney puppets by Folkmanis.
  • Ages: 3+
  • MSRP: Micky Mouse, $73.99; Minnie Mouse, $73.99; Donald Duck, $85.99; Pluto, $65.99
  • Available: Winter 2017

Cupcake Surprise (Sunny Days)Cupcake Surprise (Sunny Days)

  • Children will love the Cupcake Surprise Dolls and Mini Cupcake Surprise Dolls. Cupcake Dolls transform from a colorfully decorated cupcake to a beautiful doll with a styling brush to enhance hair play.
  • Cupcake Dolls are available in multiple unique styles, colors, and scents, including strawberry, vanilla, grape, chocolate, lemon, and peanut butter.
  • Over a dozen unique styles available with new styles introduced seasonally, making them very collectable.
  • Dolls sold separately.
  • Ages: 3+
  • MSRP: $13.99
  • Available: Hitting shelves now

PJ Masks Rival Racers Track Playset (Just Play)PJ Masks Rival Racers Track Playset (Just Play)

  • Favorite nighttime heroes Catboy, Owlette and Gekko kick the action into high gear with the new PJ Masks Rival Racers Track Playset
  • Based on Entertainment One’s hit TV series “PJ Masks”
  • Kids can play out the adventures seen in the show as they zoom through the raceway to save the Museum from Night Ninja!
  • Launch the vehicles into action using one of two built in mega launchers, then zoom through the loop and around the curves.
  • Watch out for Luna Girl when she pops-up on the track, then cross under the city bridge and speed to the finish line before Romeo!
  • The racing action is super fast when PJ Masks are saving the day!
  • Playset includes Catboy figure, Cat-Car vehicle and Night Ninja Bus.
  • Ages 3+, SRP $39.99, Available Fall 2017

PJ Masks Deluxe Vehicles - Cat-Car, Gekko-Mobile and Owl Glider (Just Play)PJ Masks Deluxe Vehicles – Cat-Car, Gekko-Mobile and Owl Glider (Just Play)

  • Pounce, swim and fly into action with the PJ Masks Deluxe Vehicles featuring Catboy in his Cat-Car, Gekko in his Gekko-Mobile and Owlette in her Owl Glider!
  • Hear fun hero phrases from the hit TV series “PJ Masks” and see the headlights light up as the vehicles roll “into the night to save the day!”
  • Each vehicle comes with a 3″ articulated figure and can accommodate all three PJ Masks 3″ figures.
  • Collect all three vehicles, sold separately.
  • Ages 3+, SRP $24.99,
  • Available Spring 2017

3D Cra-Z-Gels3D Cra-Z-Gels (Cra-Z-Art)

  • Paint, peel and stick with the new 3D Cra-Z-Gels from Cra-Z-Art. Create your own customized stickers using the included paints and template.
  • So fun to make and display and place them on your mirror, locker, window and more.
  • Age 6+
  • MSRP:
  • Available Spring 2017


Drone Force (The Alpha Group US) 2869Drone Force
(The Alpha Group US)

  • Introducing Drone Force: a team of fun and easy to fly RC creatures, each with different performance and battle features.
  • Drones include:
    • Stinger: Alien drone technology at your fingertips! Take control of the skies with stable and intuitive flight control. Feature a durable exoskeleton roll cage for safe and strong indoor flying.
    • Arachno Fury: The spider… that flies! Perform flips, dips and dive bomb stunts indoors and outdoors, with an easy to use controller!
    • Raptor Strike:  With an infrared targeting system, the Raptor Strike can take aim and fire dual missiles in flight! Safe and fun to fly indoors and outdoors.
    • Angler Attack: The terror of the sea… illuminating the skies! Electro-surge attack with brilliant, luminescent LEDs and Glow FX! Features one-touch takeoff and landing for easy indoor and outdoor flight.
    • Morph Zilla: Surface to sky mayhem! Drive in Ape Mode, morph into action and then fly in Drone Mode. Easy to morph, stunt and fly, both indoors and outdoors.
  • Ages: 6+
  • MSRP: $24.99- $79.99
  • Available: Fall 2017

Meccano M.A.X. (Spin Master)Meccano M.A.X. (Spin Master)

  • Meccano M.A.X. is the most advanced Meccano robot to date.
  • Drawing on advanced robotics technology, M.A.X. combines Artificial Intelligence (AI) learning and customizable programming to create a one of a kind personal companion.
  • Infrared (IR) Navigation and customizable apps bring M.A.X. to life with almost limitless potential for personalization and interactivity. M.A.X. also includes a built in gaming platform for added fun.
  • Age: 10+
  • MSRP: $149.99
  • Available: Fall 2017

3-in-1 Activity Center Trampoline (Smart Trike)3-in-1 Activity Center Trampoline (SmarTrike)

  • What’s better than a ball pit? One that doubles as a trampoline! Three times the fun of a regular trampoline, the 3 in 1 trampoline is perfect for use both indoors and out. With three stages, the 3 in 1 trampoline grows with your child. UV resistant material ensures that your trampoline stays looking brand new, while its no assembly required design allows for fast, right out of the box set up. The perfect way to develop coordination and balance, while taking part in fun, active play!
  • Age: 10 months– 36 months
  • Weight limit: 55 lbs
  • MSRP: $149.99
  • Available: Just hitting shelves

Bubble Ball (Zuru)Bubble Ball (Zuru)

  • X-Shot Bubble Ball is ZURU’s hottest new item that takes contact sports to the extreme!
  • With its durable material and easy to inflate system, the Bubble Ball can inflate up to 4 feet and withstand tremendous impacts!
  • Use it in the backyard or in a sports field and get your game on.
  • The X-Shot Bubble Ball is available in two team colors, blue and orange.
  • Ages 8+
  • MSRP $59.99

NEON Kart (Yvolution)NEON Kart (Yvolution)

  • An accessory that transforms your hoverboard into a seated three-wheeled vehicle that is stable, maneuverable, and even more fun!
  • Enhances the balancing technology of hoverboards to accelerate, brake, turn and wherever you go!
  • Push the handlebars forward to accelerate, pull back to brake, and pull further back to go backwards. To turn, just pull back on one handlebar and push forward on the other.
  • Once assembled, the Neon Kart’s velcro and elastic straps makes it so easy to attach and detach to your hoverboard. It’s fully adjustable too! The seat, handlebar angle and the frame can all be re-adjusted to fit your needs so everyone can take it out for a spin!
  • Ages: 7+
  • MSRP: $129.99
  • Available: Spring 2017