Looking for great holiday gifts for all the kids on your shopping list? Toy Insider Editor-in-Chief Ali Mierzejewski stopped by Good Day PA in Harrisburg to show off some great toys for kids of all ages. 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 holiday season, be sure to check our complete Toy Insider Holiday Gift Guide.


  • When the Touch & Discover Sensory Turtle comes out of his shell, he’s sure to entertain your little one!  
  • This cuddly plush turtle features a variety of textures, colors, and patterns to stimulate baby’s senses and encourage fine motor skills.
  • Play peek-a-boo with the cute and cuddly turtle by tucking in his head and legs to change him into a soft, wobbly ball for two-in-one play.
  • The chunky button on the top of the shell is easy for little ones to press and lights up in a variety of colors as it responds with sounds, music, and cute phrases.
  • The shell includes a baby-safe mirror, a rattle, and a ring.
  • Ages: 3 MOS.+
  • MSRP: $19.99
  • Available: Amazon, Walmart, Target


  • Join the Explorers as they embark on a new adventure on Dino Island with the Hidden Temple with T-Rex. Once you discover the temple, use the ancient structure as your research base before heading out to explore the island with the help of the secret map. Simply rub the map to reveal a hidden path where X marks the spot!
  • When back at the base, protect the team from the unfriendly T-Rex or enemy explorers with the functioning laser gun (batteries included)!
  • The working temple gate also helps keep unwanted visitors out.
  • Beware of that T-Rex! His movable arms, legs, and jaw allow for realistic motion and make him one intimidating dino!
  • Use the functioning pulley to bring needed equipment up to the top floor.
  • Kids can also use the included UV flashlight (one AAA battery required) to reveal cool glow-in-the-dark features, such as with the ruin’s crystal eyes, jungle plant, and more!
  • Set also includes the full Explorers team – Nick, Emma, and Will, their pet dog Sammy, T-Rex, laptop, camera, gold statue, microscope, backpacks, storage containers, hiking equipment, and lots of other accessories.
  • Ages: 4+
  • MSRP: $59.99
  • Available: Amazon, Walmart, playmobil.us


  • Roll into the new Flying Sushi Kitchen action game from RedwoodVentures! Whether you love sushi or not – Flying Sushi Kitchen is sure to cause a ruckus at kitchen tables everywhere.
  • Flying Sushi Kitchen puts your competitive skills to the test as you pluck pieces of floating sushi rolls from mid-air, which stream from the bamboo shoots, in a mad dash scramble to fill your sushi order and rack up enough tickets to beat the competition.
  • Use the special, kid-friendly chopsticks to fill your order before time runs out. Add a little wasabi and ginger, don’t miss the spicy tuna roll, nab that smoked salmon, and hurry!
  • Flying Sushi Kitchen includes bamboo shoots, sushi rolls, and chopsticks for 5 players.
  • Batteries not included.
  • Ages: 5+    
  • MSRP: $24.99
  • Available: Walmart


  • OrbOdditezz SlimiBallz are the wobbly balls that squeeze, flow, and splat.
  • Each Ballz is filled with oozing glitter slime obeads, making it nearly impossible to put down.
  • Orballz encourage tactile play—a major trend in the toy industry this holiday season.
  • Squish and squash each Orballz as it bubbles and transforms, creating a truly unique feeling in your hands.
  • Orballz are the coolest new collectible—kids can explore all the different colors and textures.
  • Ages: 8+
  • MSRP: $14.99
  • Available: Target, Walmart, Five Below


  • Delivering hobby-grade performance with easy-to-fly features and at mass market prices!
  • New Surface Scan Technology debuts this year – making Sky Viper Drones easier to fly than ever before! It dramatically increases drone stability, allowing the drone to stay in one spot, even when you let go of the controls! This innovative new technology works up to 100 feet and radically improves flight experience by providing superior control.
  • With professional-grade AutoPilot firmware, the Sky Viper Journey Pro Video Drone features built-in GPS and provides an autonomous flight experience similar to pricier hobby-grade drones. Using a network of satellites to triangulate its position in relation to waypoints, the Journey Pro Video Drone can maintain its coordinates in a hover without drifting away. Positional awareness also enables Return to Home with the touch of a button.
  • Ages: 12+
  • MSRP $99.99
  • Available: Walmart and Target


  • These Paw Patrol ride-ons are available as Chase, Marshall, or Skye characters.
  • It is made of soft plush material and makes sound effects.
  • A pup house included for storage or more play.
  • It reaches a 2.5 MPH max speed and has a 6 volt battery and charger included.
  • Ages: 3+
  • MSRP: $149
  • Available: Walmart, dynacraftwheels.com