Looking for some stocking stuffer gifts this holiday season? Toy Insider Senior Editor Marissa DiBartolo stopped by Your Life Arizona to show off some great toys that are small on size but big on fun. 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.



  • Go head to head with friends in the first ever Kanoodle puzzle challenge for two!
  • This game includes the 2-player puzzle board with lid, 16 puzzle pieces (eight for each player), 40 double-sided challenge cards (80 puzzles!), and game guide.
  • Launch your opponent’s pieces with the press of a button for the ultimate checkmate!
  • Kanoodle Head to Head enhances problem solving skills, develops spatial reasoning, and encourages critical thinking.
  • Head to Head is the first Kanoodle game designed for two players.
  • Ages: 7+
  • MSRP: $21.99
  • Available: Amazon


  • Ooze Labs are fun and simple science experiments in big chunky plastic test tubes!
  • Each Ooze Lab tube contains a safe material that is both fun to play with and chemically interesting.
  • Available in Sunshine Slime, Glitter Slime, Magnetic Slime, Hot Ice Crystals, Magic Sand, Hypercolor Slime, and Glow-in-the-Dark Slime.
  • Ages: 7+
  • MSRP: $4.95 each
  • Available: Amazon and specialty


  • It’s slime time when you unleash the Breakout Beasts!
  • Break open one of five mystery eggs to discover a slime surprise, then dig out all the pieces to build your beast!
  • But which will it be? With five creatures, Torchwing, Blackheart, Boulder, Tempyst, and Ironclaw, plus three colors of slime to collect, the combinations you create will be wild!
  • Ages: 5+
  • MSRP: $9.99
  • Available: Amazon, Best Buy, shop.megabrands.com, Walmart


  • ALEX DIY Do Dats will have your friends asking, how did you DO Dat?
  • Kids can make an adorable and unique dangling character to hang with the included 25 beads and accessories!
  • Mix and match the beaded parts with other Do Dats characters.
  • Each Do Dat hangs from anywhere with the included lobster clasp and has special beads that allow her to hold hands with her friends.
  • She also comes with a mystery bead as a creative surprise, a two-piece body frame, and instructions.
  • Do Dats are available in six different characters, each with an original personality and look: Sprinkles, Burgadette, Punky, Gloria, Celeste, and Unie.
  • Ages: 6+
  • MSRP: $9.99
  • Available: Party City, Toy City, LearningExpress.com


  • Wrapples is your playful, cheeky friend you can take anywhere and everywhere!
  • Slap it on and you are ready to play. The more you interact with your Wrapple, the more they love you back.
  • Chat to them and they’ll chatter back! They love to interact with you and sing with their friends! Wrapples can sense movement so they know when you’re on the move!
  • Flip them upside down to help them fall asleep.
  • Ages: 4+
  • MSRP: $14.99
  • Available: Best Buy, Amazon, Target, Walmart



  • Spin it, twirl it, flip it, and light it up!
  • Flip Finz is the next generation of fun skill and action toys that build hand-eye coordination.
  • It has a unique shape and each fin contains a bright LED light that pulses with each move, so you can play all day and night.
  • With more than 100 tricks, Flip Finz provides non-stop exciting challenges for you to master.
  • Ages: 4+
  • MSRP: $7.99
  • Available: Amazon, Target, Walmart


It’s twice the excitement with the Party Popteenies Double Surprise Popper. Packed into this popper are hidden layers of fun!

  • To get the party started, pull to separate the two poppers and discover your first layer of surprises. Wrapped inside adorable packaging are mini accessories and your doll’s pet bestie.
  • The surprises continue as you pull, twist, and pop each popper! Within a cloud of colorful, collectible confetti you’ll find an exclusive Party Popteenie mini doll, wearing a fab, glittery outfit.
  • Pop your second popper to discover deluxe party accessories!
  • Ages: 4+
  • MSRP: $9.99
  • Available: Amazon, Target, Walmart