Finally, spring has sprung! Toy Insider Mom Laurie Schacht dropped by WGN in Chicago to show off some of her favorite toys for your kids to play with in this fantastic springtime weather. For more on all the products featured in this segment, check out the information below, and see more great toys in our Spring & Summer Gift Guide!

spring toys 2016Sky Viper Stunt Drone (Skyrocket Toys)

  • This super-fast, high performance drone measures 10 inches blade to blade!
  • The Stunt Drone S670 can fly at speeds over 16 MPH and comes with a

customized video game style controller.

  • Ages: 8+
  • MSRP: $49.99

spring toys 2016E-Z Grip Football (Tucker Toys)

  • The E-Z Grip Football is perfect for one-handed catches in any weather, in the pool or on the muddy field.
  • It’s also great for teaching young, new wide receivers how to master the Toy Insider Mom, Laurie Schacht, The Toy Insider,catch! It features a soft but tough outer web that makes catching it easy for any hands.
  • Its high bounce delivers on any surface from grass to street, even sand and water.
  • Ages: 3+
  • MSRP: $12.99

spring toys 2016Nerf Super Soaker H2O Tornado Scream Water Blaster (Hasbro)

  • Pump your way to a water assault unlike any other.
  • The Nerf Super Soaker H2O Storm Stream allows kids to pump to pressurize for continuous stream!
  • This pressure-tech blaster has an easy refill cap and can fire water at anyone after just a few pumps.
  • Measures approximately 16-inches in length and holds up to 25 fl. Oz of water, the soakage will be nonstop.
  • Ages: 8+
  • MSRP: $19.99

Spring toys 2016POOF Pop Fly (Alex Brands)

  • POP! Catch it! A backyard game kids will love to play.
  • Hit the paddle with your bean bag and up goes a ball. Whoever catches the most balls wins!
  • Designed for 2 players
  • Includes six bean bags and 11 balls.
  • Ages: 5+
  • MSRP: $34.99

Spring toys 2016Uncle Bubble Unbelievabubble Swords (DNow Inc.)

  • Explore different ways to play with bubbles with the Unbelievabubble Swords.
  • Make giant bubbles, slice them, and blow bubbles inside of bubbles.
  • Each unit comes with a 31-inch bubble sword and one 8 oz bottle of solution.
  • Always use Uncle Bubble’s Ultra Bubble solution to make giant bubbles every time.
  • MSRP: $20.00

Hottest Summer Toys SpaceScooter
  • This scooter can be ridden two ways. Use like traditional scooter, or propel it forward with a cool up and down teeter-totter motion.
  • Folds for convenience.
  • The regular model of the scooter comes equipped with a hand break, air suspension and is durable.
  • Colors for the X580 series include: Black, White, Orange, Pink, Blue, and Red-Blue.
  • Age: 8+
  • MSRP: $149.00



Hottest Summer ToysPower Core E90 (Razor USA)

  • The Power Core E90 is upping the ante for electric scooters once again, rolling out a ridiculous 80 minutes of continuous ride time and fifty-percent more muscle power.
  • Its innovative hub motor delivers a more efficient, maintenance free ride, while the steel frame, lighter weight and increased torque take performance to the next level.
  • Ages: 8+





Best summer toys of 201624V Dynacraft Black Ice eDrifter (Dynacraft)

  • Stop pedaling, start drifting with the brand new 24V Dynacraft Black Ice eDrifter!
  • The motorized drifting trike allows riders to speed uphill and drift effortlessly on flat terrain.
  • Adrenaline seekers can propel the Black Ice eDrifter to over 12 miles per hour.
  • The cutting edge wheel design recreates the rush of drifting across black ice—anytime, anywhere.
  • Featuring a strong, sturdy frame and an integrated front fender that blocks debris from the rider’s face, this trike has an edgy design and cool, gray finish.
  • Ages: 13+
  • MSRP: $399.99