Is there a wide age range of kids on your holiday shopping list? Toy Insider Mom Laurie Schacht stopped by KABC in Los Angeles to show off the best toys for kids of all ages. For more on the products featured in this segment, check out the notes below, and be sure to view our complete holiday gift guide.


skylanders-imaginators_activisionSkylanders Imaginators (Activision Publishing)

  • Skylanders Imaginators gives kids the power to create Skylanders and bring them to life for the first time in an all-new adventure with a compelling storyline, puzzles, battles, and a new lineup of heroes and villains.
  • Skylanders Imaginators introduces a new toy type — a Creation Crystal. This vessel allows players to create and transport their unique Skylanders to consoles at anytime, anywhere! Creation Crystals are elementally aligned. Portal Masters can create one character per Creation Crystal.
  • Skylanders Imaginators introduces new guest stars to Skylanders called Senseis. Skylanders
  • Senseis include 20 new characters, including Crash Bandicoot, and 11 former villains
  • Ages: E
  • MSRP: $74.99
  • Available: Amazon, Target, Toys “R” Us

trolls-plaster-figurines-cra-z-artTrolls Plaster Figurines (Cra-Z-Art)

  • Mold and paint your favorite Trolls characters with the Trolls Plaster Figurine set.
  • The 4 3D figures will sparkle with glitter and paint, simply mold them and paint them!
  • Comes with 4 plaster mix packets, 4 design molds, mixing stick, pair of gloves, protective mask, acrylic paint strip, paint brush and instructions.
  • Ages: 6+
  • MSRP: $14.99
  • Available: Walmart

cyklone360_maisto-international1Cyklone360 (Maisto)

  • With wheels that twist and turn, the Cyklone360 is an action-packed radio-controlled motorcycle.
  • This futuristic style bike has amazing spinning action including 360 degree turns that the kids can control with a pistol-grip controller.
  • The rear wheels twist and turn and the LED light changes color while driving.
  • Ages: 8+
  • $19.99
  • Available: Amazon, Toys “R” Us

box-balls_fat-brain-toysBox & Balls (Fat Brain Toys)

  • It’s a rolling, bouncing, banking, stacking, and nesting game!
  • With dozens of palying options, this classic-looking set of 8 wooden nesting boxes and eight bouncy balls is awesome at home or away.
  • Set yourself seemingly impossible challenges with the boxes; everything is more gun with bouncy balls!
  • Ages: 5+
  • MSRP: $32.95
  • Available: fatbraintoys.com

lion-guard-training-lair-lifestyle_just-playLion Guard Training Lair Playset (Just Play)

  • Recreate the adventures of Disney Junior’s The Lion Guard with this 3-foot tall play set, full of lights, sounds and secret surprise features, including a pop-out cross bow, light-up waterfall, and break-away doors.
  • The play set comes with a rock climbing area, a bungee launcher, a race track, and a telescoping look-out perch.
  • A real-working zip line, rock lift, and boulder drop round out the action.
  • The set also comes with two exclusive figures, Kion and Janja, to play out the Lion Guard adventures.
  • Ages: 3+
  • MSRP: $59.99
  • Available: Toys “R” Us

razor-power-core-e100Power Core E100 (Razor USA)

  • Level up your ride with the Power Core E100 and its innovative, in-wheel hub motor.
  • Lighter and more efficient, the maintenance free Power Core E100 technology delivers up to 60 minutes of continuous use.
  • Kick start, twist the throttle to feel the maxed-up power of the high-torque hub motor and see what adventure awaits.
  • Ages: 8+
  • MSRP: $149.99
  • Available: Walmart, Amazon, Toys “R” Us