Toy Insider’s Chief Toy Officer Laurie Schacht joined Fox 61 in Connecticut to show off some of the best boredom busting toys of the winter. For more on the items featured in this segment, check out the product notes below.
Is it a piano or a puzzle? Well, the multifunctional Shape Sorter Xylophone is a piano, xylophone, and shape sorting game all rolled into one! Kids can practice colors as well as making a fun tune! Helps to develop color, shape, and sound recognition. Made with a commitment to sustainability, compliant with international safety and quality standards.
Blue Skidoo to the farm … and kids can too with the Blue’s Clues & You! This interactive, 9-piece plastic puzzle features a colorful barn and some of kids’ favorite friends including Blue, Mailbox, Shovel, and Pail. Complete the puzzle and press the button to hear sounds and phrases from the show! Each piece is designed for little hands.
Kids can color anywhere without getting stains everywhere! Color Wonder Markers only show up on specially formulated Color Wonder paper, not on skin, clothing, or furniture. The Color Wonder Activity Pads feature 16 coloring pages, three Color Wonder markers, and storage for markers. Licenses include Princess, Baby Shark, Paw Patrol, Blues Clues, Puppy Dog Pals, and My Little Pony.
Kids can build a frosty friend that never melts using winter white glitter Playfoam and winter accessories! Includes winter-white glitter Playfoam, a hat, a scarf, a carrot nose, two arm branches, two eyes, and three buttons. Accessories available in red, green, and blue. Just squish up the Playfoam, shape it however you like, then squash it back down and start all over again — it never dries out!
Kids can design and construct illuminated, 3D creations using flexible, durable, interlocking plastic tiles and a string of LED lights. Each set includes instructions for creating multiple designs, or kids can create their own.
With this set, at-home learners can make art, design objects, and build real working models that demonstrate their understanding of STEAM concepts. It includes a 3Doodler Create+ pen, a power source, more than 200 strands of colorful Doodling material, a Doodle Pad, nine challenge cards of varying difficulty level, and an easy-to-clean carrying pouch.