This holiday season, spend less time building and more time playing. Toy Insider Associate Editor Maddie Michalik stopped by WISH-TV in Indianapolis to show off some great toys that require no assembly. 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.


  • Your favorite Disney princesses have jump out of the comic strip to play.
  • Hasbro’s Disney Princess Comics Collection, which is inspired the popular Disney Princess comic strip series from Joe Books, includes all the Princesses in silly, everyday situations.
  • Kids will make the Princess’ relatable,funny, and inspiring stories come to life with two sets and three individual, beautifully crafted dolls.
  • Each doll is articulated to pose for different adventures and comes with a base to display.
  • Choose from two sets: the Ariel and Friends set with Ariel, Eric, and Ursula or the Magic Carpet Ride set with Jasmine, Aladdin, and Carpet.
  • Kids can also play with individual 5-inch dolls Belle, Pocahontas, and Rapunzel.
  • Ages: 3+
  • MSRP: Single packs $9.99 / Magic Carpet Ride $19.99 / Ariel and Friends $29.99
  • Available: Target


  • Zookiez are the collectible plush toy that have flexible hands and feet… easily hang them onto anything and bring them along with you knowing that they will stay in one place.
  • Zookiez toys are perfect as bracelets, for clipping onto your bed at night, or even to bring in the car with you! They can just hold onto nearly any surface and keep clinging on for a very long time. Until you move them from their position, they are quite happy to hang out and enjoy time with you!
  • Zookiez not only keep in one place but they are extremely soft.
  • Ages: 3+
  • MSRP: $9.99
  • Available: Walmart, specialty


  • This boombox comes with 10 recordable music tracks where kids can record their own voice, sound effects, songs or mix any combination to create their own masterpiece.
  • Built in vocal effects make anyone sound like a pro.
  • Kids can connect their audio devices for karaoke or to record their own music.
  • The boombox features LED flashing lights.
  • Ages: 3+
  • MSRP: $49.99
  • Available: Target


  • Rescue Runts need a home to call their own! The super soft plush puppies show up on your doorstep with matted fur, dirty paws, boo boos and fleas
  • Care for your Rescue Runt using the included grooming kit!
  • Use the tweezers to pluck out “fleas”
  • Wipe their tears away and clean their dirty paws with the towel
  • Brush their messy fur with the brush
  • Remove their bandages, perk up their ears and make them smile to complete the transformation from ragged runt into perfect pet!
  • Write their name on the collar and adoption certificate to make the adoption official
  • Rescue Runts’ messy fur, downturned ears, dirty paws, and bandages can be restored for repeat animal rescue play
  • Ages: 3+
  • MSRP: $19.99
  • Available: Walmart


  • Pokémon battle action is in the palm of kids’ hand with this Poké Ball! They can feel like a real Pokémon Trainer.
  • Kids can send their favorite Pokémon plush into battle when they insert a 2.5-inch plush Pokémon inside the Pop Action Poké Ball.
  • The elastic string will pop open the Poké Ball, launching the Pokémon as far as 10 feet!
  • Pop Action Poké Ball will appear in four waves of four Pokémon plush assortments!
  • Ages: 4+
  • MSRP: $12.99
  • Available: Target, Amazon, Walmart, Kmart, and Specialty stores