Last week, the North American International Toy Fair took the Javits Center by storm. A week later, and Toy Fair is still the only thing on everyone’s mind. With so many new and exciting toys coming to store shelves, there’s a lot to look forward to this year . Senior Editor Ali Mierzejewski stopped by CBS Philadelphia to share some of her favorite picks. Be sure to check out all the details for everything you’ll want to know.

Touch and Learn Activity Desk Deluxe (VTechTouch and Learn Activity Desk Deluxe

  • The Touch & Learn Activity Desk Deluxe is a three-in-one learning desk with interactive activity cards that’s expandable for more learning fun!
  • The desk features an interactive desktop and five pages to explore that are filled with engaging content including letters, numbers, music, animals and more.
  • Choose from eight expansion packs (each sold separately) that each focus on a specific curriculum like nursery rhymes, vocabulary, animals and numbers.
  • It also transforms from a desk into an easel and chalkboard with plenty of storage space for art supplies to encourage natural play and learning. The LED display illustrates letter and number stroke order and how to draw basic shapes.
  • For even more fun, your toddler can play with the toy telephone or listen to fun tunes on the music player. Enjoy hours of fun with this creative and interactive learning system.
  • Available: Fall 2016
  • Ages: 2+
  • MSRP: $54.99

FurReal Friends Torch My Blazin DragonFurReal Friends Torch My Blazin’ Dragon Pet (Hasbro) 

  • The FurReal Friends Torch My Blazin’ Dragon Pet is an amazing creature with spunky personality and engaging features that take pet play to the next level!
  • Share fiery adventures with this adorable plush baby dragon as you watch him breathe flame colored must.
  • Bring the color-changing marshmallow treat close to the mist and watch it “toast,” then feed it to Torch and listen as he makes happy munching sounds!
  • Torch features more than 50 sound and motion combinations.
  • The sensors around his nose allow Torch to respond to touch in fun ways. After playing, pull him up close to cuddle thanks to his poseable arms.
  • Available:Fall 2016
  • Ages: 4+
  • MSRP: $79.99

My Fairy Garden (Patch ProductsMy Fairy Garden

  • My Fairy Garden includes three unique versions for children to choose from or to collect them all.
  • The Willow’s Tree Hollow set includes the adorable tree hollow with opening doors, bottom tray, Willow the fairy, her friend, and gardening accessories and tools.
  • The Calla’s Lily Pond set features a serene garden play area for fairy fun! The set includes the teacup house with opening doors, bottom tray, leaves and stem, stream, bridge, Calla the fairy, her friend, and gardening accessories and tools.
  • The Freya’s Magical Cottage pack offers an adorable flower pot that’s a welcoming fairy home where Freya entertains friends and tends to her garden! The set includes the flowerpot cottage with opening doors and terrace, tray, cottage furniture, rooftop trim, toadstool, Freya the fairy, her friend, and gardening accessories and tools.
  • All sets include potting soil and quick-germinating seeds to get your garden started! Children can add other flowers or plants if they want, too!
  • Available: August 16
  • Ages: 4+
  • MSRP: $24.99

Barbie Fashionista DollsBarbie Fashionista Dolls (Mattel

  • Barbie has added three new body types into its Fashionistas line: tall, curvy, and petite. By introducing more variety into the line, Barbie is offering girls choices that are more reflective of the world they see today.
  • The new 2016 Barbie Fashionistas dolls includes four body types, seven skin tones, 22 eye colors, 24 hairstyles, and on-trend fashions and accessories.
  • Each Barbie Fashionistas doll has her own look and style – from casually cool to Boho-bold, all fashions are inspired by latest trends.
  • With added diversity and more variety in styles, fashions, shoes, and accessories, girls everywhere will have more ways to spark their imagination and play out their stories.
  • Available: Now
  • Ages: 3+
  • MSRP: $9.99

Star Trek Enterprise NCC-1701-A (Spin MasterStar Trek Enterprise

  • Boldly go where no ship has gone before with the Air Hogs Star Trek Enterprise NCC-1701-A.
  • The Enterprise has never flown before, until now!
  • With an integrated light system, 10+ authentic sounds, and advanced quadcopter technology, the RC Enterprise lets users explore space with smooth and stable flight.
  • Pull the trigger on the remote control to initiate warp drives.
  • Includes a 50th anniversary collectors display stand, and USB charge cable.
  • Available: Fall 2016
  • Age: 10+
  • MSRP: $119.99

About the author

Stephanie Grassullo

Stephanie Grassullo

Stephanie Grassullo is an associate editor at Adventure Publishing Group. In addition to handling toy and licensing news and updates for The Toy Book and The Licensing Book, Stephanie also writes toy reviews and commentaries for the Toy Insider. When she’s not binge-watching old episodes of Gossip Girl, Stephanie is always game for Boggle tournaments—she’s the titleholder Boggle champion in her family, and proud of it! Stephanie firmly believes that there is no awkward moment that can’t be remedied with the help of Bop It. To get to know her better, follow her on Twitter @steph_grass.