There are plenty of ways to have fun with your kids, especially with toys inspired by this summer’s biggest blockbusters and TV shows. In this video, Toy Insider Mom, Laurie Schacht, and Woman’s Day’s, Sara Lyle, show off the hottest entertainment toys for kids.


Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles KFX (Mattel)

  • Mattel.Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles KFXWith this single seat advanced vehicle that goes two speeds (3 and 6 mph) kids experience the excitement of real ATV riding in their own backyard.
  • Ruts, wet grass, gravel, mud, and rough terrain are no match for this Power Wheels.
  • Features a high-speed lock out that allows parents the ability to keep beginners from hitting higher speeds until they’ve mastered driving.
  • 12-volt rechargeable battery
  • Ages: 3+
  • MSRP: $249

Playmates.TMNT_ZiplinesZ-line Ninja Playsets (Playmates)

  • Kids can build the world of Ninja Turtles based off of Nickelodeon’s hit TV show right in their own room.
  • Zip the Turtles around the room and from wall to wall.
  • Each playset has a piece of New York City façade that sticks safely to a wall with 3M Command brand strips.
  • Just stick the play set on the wall, connect the zip-lines, and then send the Turtles on zip-line adventures.
  • There are four different play sets in the line, which all connect to create a world of zip-line action. As each Turtle gets to the next play set, it causes a chain reaction that sets the next Turtle zipping away.
  • Ages: 4+
  • MSRP: $19.99/$29.99
  • Available: mass retailers nationwide

Photographer Willy Stylist AlphonseWWE Slam City Superstars (Mattel)

  • WWE Superstar figures feature stretchy arms to deliver an outrageous attack or awe-inspiring signature moves.
  • Features sculpted bodies and signature attire as they appear in the new WWE animation series
  • Ages: 5+
  • MSRP: $5.99

Photographer Willy Stylist AlphonseWWE Slam City Breakdown Assault Vault (Mattel)

  • A play set perfect for reliving the thrills of WWE entertainment just like a ‘Money in the Bank’ match.
  • Features multiple action points that let your favorite WWE Superstars stretch and launch around the ring.
  • Includes exclusive The Finisher figure — the villain from Slam City.
  • Ages: 6+
  • MSRP: $24.99



Hasbro.tripleactionspiderman The Amazing Spider-Man 2 Triple Attack Spider-Man 10-Inch Electronic Figure (Hasbro)

  • Standing at 10-inches tall, the Triple Attack Spider-Man Electronic Figure is ready for any battle.
  • Figure includes two different gauntlets that activate lights and unique phrases.
  • Remove all Spidey’s accessories to hear his wise-cracking phrases. Add the web whip to hear crime-fighting phrases. Add the web spear and Spidey is ready to take on Electro with movie-themed phrases.
  • Ages: 4+
  • MSRP: $19.99

The Amazing Spider-Man 2 Motorized Spider Force Web Blaster (Hasbro)

  • Hasbro.SPIDER-MAN MOTORIZED SPIDER FORCE WEB BLASTERKids can pretend to sling webs just like their favorite web-slinging super hero.
  • With the wrist-mounted Motorized Spider Force Web Blaster, kids can fire foam discs up to 20 feet with rapid speed like Spidey.
  • Each Motorized Spider Force Web Blaster comes with 10 Nerf foam discs.
  • Ages: 5+
  • MSRP: $19.99



Hasbro.MEGA BLAST WEB SHOOTER + GLOVEThe Amazing Spider-Man 2 Mega Blaster Web Shooter with Glove (Hasbro)

  • Kids can pretend to sling webs just like their favorite super hero.
  • With the wrist-mounted Mega Blaster Web Shooter with Glove, kids can blast either Spidey Shot Web Fluid or water at the push of a button. Just pull on the Spider-Man Glove and the Mega Blaster Web Shooter and get ready to blast webs like Spidey. Includes water canister and one 3.8-ounce can of Spidey Shot Web Fluid.
  • Ages: 5+
  • MSRP: $19.99

Jakks.Maleficent Basic DollMaleficent Fashion Doll (Jakks Pacific)

  • Play out the story of the beautiful and mysterious Maleficent and make her come to life.
  • The 11.5 inch Maleficent Fashion Doll features the dark beauty Maleficent in her black, glittery gown with dramatic drape and detailed iconic curved horns.
  • This doll has a true-to-character look and feel inspired by Disney’s Maleficent
  • Ages: 3+
  • MSRP: $19.99
  • Available: Walmart, Kmart, Target, Toys “R” Us



Giant Size Godzilla (Jakks Pacific)

  • Longest Godzilla figure on the market.
  • The height is 24 inches (measured diagonally like a TV) by 43 inches (over 3.5 feet) long.
  • You can pose him with his 12 points of articulation.
  • His mouth opens and closes and his head and hand rotate 360 degrees.
  • Ages: 3+
  • MSRP: $49.99
  • Available: Toys “R” Us

Bandai.PRDeluxeLegendaryMorpherPower Rangers Deluxe Legendary Morpher (Bandai)

  • As new villains arrive to threaten the safety of the earth, the Rangers call upon the powers and zords of all of the Rangers from the last 20 years to defeat evil and restore the planet.
  • Insert any of the Ranger Keys into the Legendary Morpher to unlock a light, sounds, and watch the morpher reveal the Ranger symbol.
  • Each series unlocks a different battle sound—just like the TV show.
  • With the Power Rangers Scanner App for smartphones and tablets, you can scan your keys to morph into a Ranger and battle villains on your device.
  • The Legendary Morpher comes with two Ranger keys.
  • Many items in the Power Rangers Super Megaforce toy line include a key that can be used with the Deluxe Legendary Morpher as well as the Scanner app.
  • Ages: 4+
  • MSRP: $29.99
  • Available: Now; major retailers

Just Play.DocMcStuffinsOnCallSetDoc McStuffins On Call Accessory Playset (Just Play)

  • The Doc is always on call with this sequin bag/doctor’s kit.
  • Includes a light-up headlamp, play cell phone with Doc phrases and sounds, a bandage cuff bracelet, and a 4-in-1 multi-tool.
  • Ages: 3+
  • MSRP: $17.99
  • Available: Toys “R” Us, Amazon

Thinkway.U Command Blade Ranger

Planes Fire & Rescue U-Command Blade Ranger (Thinkway Toys)

Deluxe infrared remote control Fire & Rescue Blade Ranger comes to life with animation, voice, and sound effects.

  • His propeller spins with helicopter engine and flight sounds; his eyes and mouth move as he speaks.
  • Control Blade Ranger with the joysticks or by pressing one of the 10 buttons on the wireless remote to make him talk, move forward, in reverse, or left/right with “hover” action.
  • Send instant or preprogrammed commands via remote control.
  • Over 1,000 Action Combo Sequences.
  • This non-flying plane is recommended for indoor use only.
  • Ages 4+
  • MSRP: $54.99



About the author

Deanna Atkins

Deanna Atkins

Deanna Atkins is the editorial assistant at Adventure Publishing Group. She helps the editorial team on leading trade magazines The Toy Book and The Licensing Book, and contributes online at,, and When she’s not trying to keep up with Toy Insider Mom Laurie Schacht, she can be found reviewing kids’ CDs, DVDs, and books while daydreaming about the upcoming How to Train Your Dragon sequel and reading the dictionary. Follow her on Twitter @Deeeannuh and keep up with her bi-weekly, sometimes funny commentaries on