Warm weather is here, and it’s time for kids to get up and get active. Toy Insider’s Chief Toy Officer Laurie Schacht stopped by Show Me St. Louis to show off some great new toys for kids on the move. 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.


FISHER PRICE CORN POPPER SCOOTER (SAKAR)

  • From learning to walk to learning to ride, the Fisher-Price Popping Scooter can encourage your child to keep on moving.
  • Exciting popping sounds and actions happen automatically as your child rides along, while a switch on the bottom easily turns the popping sound and action on and off.
  • The three-wheel design and wide deck on this Fisher-Price baby toy make for safe and fun play.
  • It’s a classic toy to keep your little one entertained, engaged, and counting visual tracking.
  • Brightly colored balls excitedly pop around inside the clear dome as baby pushes with the easy-to-grasp-and-push handle.
  • It helps steady new walkers, and the faster they go, the faster the balls will pop.
  • Age: 2+
  • MSRP: $49.99
  • Available: Barnes & Noble, Kmart, Walmart, Amazon

FREE WHEELIN’ (PLAYMONSTER)

  • Free Wheelin’ is an exciting addition to PlayMonster’s line as its first ride-on toy!
  • The convertible balance bike features a durable body, sturdy wheels with quiet and gripping tires, and comfortable and easy-to-turn handlebars.
  • Children as young as one can have fun pushing themselves along, and older children can practice their balance and speed!
  • The adjustable height and three- to two-wheel conversion ensure the bike will grow with little ones to last longer than a traditional pushbike.
  • Holds up to 80 pounds.
  • The bike is also available in six bold and fun colors, so children can choose their favorite!
  • Age: 1+
  • MSRP:  $49.99
  • Available: Amazon

ROCKIN’ RIDER SCOOTER RIDING HORSE (TEK NEK)

  • Rockin’ Rider Scooter Riding Pony easily scoots around on four caster wheels.
  • He sings the exclusive “I’m a Little Pony” song when his left ear is squeezed and says six fun talking phrases with sound effects when his right ear is squeezed.
  • Your child will be amazed by Scooter’s synchronized, moving mouth when he sings and talks.
  • The soft and huggable plush is preferred by both moms and kids.
  • Other features include realistic mane and tail, embroidered eyes, and easy-grip handles.
  • Parents can select the volume level that’s right for their home.
  • The seat height is 10 inches.  
  • The horse requires three AA batteries.
  • Age: 1-3, up to 40 lbs.
  • MSRP: $79.99
  • Available: Amazon, Walmart, Hayneedle.com

MORFBOARD SKATE/SCOOT COMBINATION (JAKKS PACIFIC)

  • Morfboard is a new, exciting, and innovative brand. This high-performance deck and component system transforms in seconds and creates an entirely new play experience.   
  • The Morfboard ecosystem encompasses super simple Lock & Release Technology (LRT): simply drop Xtensions into the board and turn them 90 degrees.  The flex trigger locks in so kids are ready to skate, ride, balance, or bounce. Morfboard is year-round fun — anywhere, anytime.
  • Skate Xtensions feature 53 mm Urethane wheels, durable cast aluminum trucks, and Performance ABEC five skate bearing.
  • Scoot Xtensions feature lean to steer wishbone front truck and rear wheel with inset lever brake.
  • Variable height T-Bar with rubber anti-slip grips.
  • Available in a variety of color options to customize the board.
  • Age: 8+
  • MSRP: $99.99
  • Available: Chartreuse, Lava, and Mint: Target, Walmart; Cyan: Target

PAW PATROL CHASE 6V PLUSH RIDE-ON (DYNACRAFT)

  • 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.
  • Age: 3+
  • MSRP: $149
  • Available: Walmart, Dynacraftwheels.com

PAW PATROL MARSHALL 6V PLUSH RIDE-ON (DYNACRAFT)

  • These Paw Patrol ride-ons are available as Chase, Marshall, or Skye characters.
  • It is made of soft plush material and makes sound effects.
  • It reaches a 2.5 MPH max speed and has a 6-volt battery and charger included.
  • Realistic Marshall features have been specially designed to highlight the unique features of this rescue pup. Fun sound effects will even encourage your little one as they go to answer the latest yelp for help!
  • Age: 3+
  • MSRP: $149
  • Available: Walmart, Dynacraftwheels.com

PAW PATROL SKYE 6V PLUSH RIDE-ON (DYNACRAFT)

  • These Paw Patrol ride-ons are available as Chase, Marshall, or Skye characters.
  • It is made of soft plush material and makes sound effects.
  • It reaches a 2.5 MPH max speed and has a 6-volt battery and charger included.
  • This ride-on has been specially designed with realistic Skye features to capture the attention of any little one.
  • Skye even plays fun sound effects to help motivate your little one!
  • An easy foot pedal acceleration ensures that this ride-on can be driven safely at top speeds of 2.5 mph.
  • Age: 3+
  • MSRP: $149
  • Available: Walmart, Dynacraftwheels.com

NIGHTHAWK (ROLLPLAY)

  • The 12-volt Nighthawk Ride-On, which comes in two color combinations, reaches forward speeds of up to 6 mph.
  • Young riders can easily control the speed of the Nighthawk using the accelerator and brake pedals.
  • Kids will quickly maneuver around obstacles by leaning left and right to steer.
  • Kids can remain secure and protect their hands with the side hand grips.
  • Parents can easily keep an eye on their little riders with the included rear safety flag.
  • Simply plug the charger to the 12-volt battery to recharge the ride-on.
  • Can hold up to 110 pounds.
  • Age: 6+
  • MSRP: $149.99
  • Available: Academy Sports, Amazon, Walmart