Got a little one on the move? We’ve got the toys for you. Toy Insider Associate Editor Jackie Cucco stopped by the offices of Family Circle magazine to show off some of the best toys for the littlest ones in your family. 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.


  • This electronic sports center features a soccer net and basketball hoop for a fun 2-in-1 play experience.
  • Toss the basketball into the hoop and watch as the LED screen counts the number of baskets. In addition to counting baskets, the LED screen also encourages play with fun animations.
  • Kick the soccer ball into the net, and the sports center will respond with encouraging sounds and phrases.
  • Build fine motor skills.
  • Turn the gears to hear playful sounds and press the shape buttons to learn shapes, numbers and hear fun sounds.
  • Ages: 12 to 36 months
  • MSRP: $39.99
  • Available: Amazon, Target, Walmart


  • Rockin’ Rider Scooter Riding Pony easily scoots around on four caster wheels and is made of soft and huggable plush.
  • Scooter sings the exclusive “I’m a Little Pony” song when his left ear is squeezed and says six talking phrases with sound effects when his right ear is squeezed.
  • He has a synchronized moving mouth when he sings and talks.
  • Other features include a realistic mane and tail, embroidered eyes, and easy-grip handles.
  • Parents can select the volume level that’s right for their home.
  • Seat height is 10 inches.
  • Holds up to 40 lbs.
  • Requires 3 AA batteries, included.
  • Ages: 15 months+
  • MSRP: $79.99
  • Available: Amazon, Walmart,


  • Themed after the Hungry Hungry Hippo Game.
  • Bring the fun of the classic game right to the driveway and playroom with this adorable ride-on.
  • Based on the original green Homer Hippo, kids can roll and chomp with this ride-on toy car.
  • Kids can ride on or push along depending on their comfort level.
  • While moving, the hippo’s head moves up and down and really “eats” up the (included) colorful play balls just like in the original game. Real hippo chomping action!
  • Just roll over the balls to pick them up, then watch as they’re stored in the transparent container in the seat. The balls fly around inside the seat as you move! You never have to pick up the toy balls after, and the seat doubles as storage.
  • This cute foot-to-floor toy car is designed for children ages 1-3 with a 44-pound weight limit. Sits one rider.
  • Ages: 1 to 3
  • MSRP: $34.97
  • Available: Walmart