Active kids make happy kids. Toy Insider Senior Editor Marissa DiBartolo stopped by Good Day Sacramento to show off some of the holiday season’s best toys for keeping kids active and fit. For more on the items featured in this segment, check out the product notes below, and for our complete rundown of the best gifts for the holidays, check out our complete holiday gift guide.


  • Every child fantasizes of having and riding their own pony. Pony Rider allows you to turn the dream of a pony into a reality. With this reinvented classic play pattern, Pony Rider allows you to not only sit and rock on a pony but to actually ride it! These ponies actually move with an easy “Gallop and Go” motion.
  • Ages: 4-9
  • MSRP: $199.99
  • Available: Toys “R” Us, Walmart


  • Ultra Dash is a fast-paced action game that uses lights and targets to encourage children to test their speed, skills, memory, and teamwork.
  • The active play game provides a thrilling rush of excitement as kids race to match the color of the flashing light on their tagger to the color of the targets!
  • Colors flash randomly and players can change their target course, so it’s a different game each time!
  • Designed for one or more players or teams, ages 6 and up.
  • Ages: 6+
  • MSRP: $19.99
  • Available: Target, Toys “R” Us, Walmart


  • It looks like a bubble, plays like a ball—and now it lights up the night. It’s Super Wubble Brite: the light-up, color-changing Wubble.
  • Squeeze it, whack it, throw it, bounce it—even sit on it! It floats, wobbles, dribbles, spins, and smashes, all while putting on an amazing light show.
  • When you kick, bounce or throw a Wubble, it wobbles like a bubble and doesn’t stay perfectly round.
  • Made from a squishy, squashy, super soft and lightweight Xpandium, Super Wubble Brite can be inflated to a gigantic 2.5 feet tall and changes from red to blue to green—and all the colors in between.
  • It’s fun to play with in the dark, indoors or out, all year-round.
  • Super Wubble is designed to be four times stronger and more tear-resistant than the original.
  • Ages: 6+
  • MSRP: $24.99
  • Available: Target, Toys “R” Us,


  • The power of three firing modes with one epic blaster, the Nerf Modulous Regulator features single-fire, burst-fire, and fully motorized blasting power.
  • The Regulator blaster is customizable and compatible with accessories within the Modulus system, sold separately, so fans can build their blasters and have the ultimate blasting experience.
  • Includes two 12-dart clips and 24 Modulus darts.
  • Ages: 8+
  • MSRP: $59.99
  • Available: Amazon,, Toys “R” Us


  • Whether you’re riding around your neighborhood or cruising to a friend’s place, Hovertrax 2.0 offers the performance and maneuverability you need to make every ride a blast! Auto
  • Exclusive EverBalance™ technology provides an state-of-the-art, auto self-balancing experience for an easier mount and smoother ride, every time.
  • Up to 60 minutes of continuous use with a speed of 8 mph.
  • Steering is foot controlled with anti-slip rubber foot platforms for seamless maneuvering.
  • Comes in red, blue, white, black, or green.
  • Includes battery charger, no assembly required.
  • Holds up to 220 lbs.
  • Ages: 8+
  • MSRP: $399.99
  • Available: Amazon, Toys “R” Us, VM Innovations,,


  • The Y Glider XL Deluxe features three adjustable steering levels to best suit each child’s experience based on their steering comfort.
  • Children can personalize their scooter with a changeable deck comes available in three colors and colorful wheel inserts.
  • The extra wide rear wheel provides control and stability.
  • Folding adjustable handlebars make for easy transport.
  • Ages: 5-8
  • MSRP: $89.99
  • Available: Amazon, Target, Toys “R” Us, Walmart