We know kids can’t get enough of Paw Patrol, Disney’s Frozen, or Doc McStuffins, and that’s why some of this year’s hottest toys are based on these entertainment giants– and more! In this video, our Toy Insider Mom Laurie Schacht and Woman’s Day‘s Taryn Mohrman show off their favorites.

Disney Frozen snow_glow_elsa_dollDisney Frozen Snow Glow Elsa (Jakks Pacific)

  • The beautiful, interactive Snow Glow Elsa Toddler Doll sings 32 seconds of the real hit song “Let it Go” by Idina Menzel.
  • She sings in a total of 25 languages around the world!  In the U.S version, she sings in English and Spanish.
  • Elsa also says 15 sounds and phrases from favorite movie moments.
  • Touch her necklace to watch a magical light show on her dress and raise her left arm to hear her sing “Let it Go.”
  • Elsa comes with an adorable Olaf figure and she features patented Royal Reflection ™ Eyes, a whole new look for JAKKS Toddler dolls
  • Ages: 3+
  • MSRP: $34.99

Cool Tunes Sing Along BoomboxCool Tunes Sing-Along Boombox (eKids)

  • Little princesses can sing their hearts out with this boombox inspired by the movie,
  • Using the real microphone, kids can rock out to built-in music including the hit song Let it Go!”
  • Kids can also connect an audio device to perform a favorite playlist of their own.
  • Ages: 3+
  • MSRP: $29.99

Paw Patrol Lookout HQPaw Patrol Lookout HQ (Spin Master)

  • Kids can bring the Paw Patrol TV series to life in their very own homes.
  • When trouble strikes Adventure Bay, these heroic pups are there to save the day …while learning lessons about friendship, safety, and teamwork!
  • Featured in every episode, the Lookout HQ features a working elevator, slide, lights, and sounds.
  • The set comes with Chase and a vehicle.
  • Ages: 3+
  • MSRP: $39.99

Playmates.MegaMutantLeo12-inch Mega Mutant Leonardo (Playmates Toys)

  • The 12″ Mega Mutant Leonardo allows little ones to interact with the leader of the Turtles.
  • Kids can practice ninja training with Leonardo as they control his ninja moves, chops and kicks.
  • The figure features over 100 phrases and karate sound effects.
  • Ages: 3+
  • MSRP: $39.99

docmcstuffinsmobileDoc McStuffins Get Better Talking Mobile (Just Play)

  • Kids can help toys in need just like Doc!
  • The Talking Mobile features motion-activated sirens that light up and play the “Doc Mobile” song.
  • Kids can then call in their diagnosis using the working CB and secure their patients for rolling rescue using the gurney and patient seat!
  • The Talking Mobile is equipped with a lights and sounds EKG, a bandage sticker dispenser, a thermometer, and an otoscope.
  • Ages: 3+
  • MSRP: $49.99

Tomy.PokemonBattleReadyPikachuPokémon XY Battle Ready Pikachu (TOMY)

  • TOMY brings imagination to life with its Pokémon Role Play Toy line.
  • Pikachu launches foam discs from kids’ shoulders, a tabletop, or from the floor.
  • Set includes Pikachu, an adjustable backpack harness with storage compartment, and 12 foam discs.
  • Includes three AAA batteries.
  • Let the battle begin!
  • Ages: 4+
  • MSRP: $39.99

SpruKitsLevel2_ASpruKits model kits (Bandai)

  • These highly detailed action figure model kits are available in a wide variety of characters from DC Comics, Microsoft’s Halo, and TV Toyyo’s mega hit LBX franchise.
  • SpruKits are designed to snap together with no need for glue, paint, or scissors.
  • Each kit contains 70 to 90 pieces that create a 5-inch figure.
  • Estimated time for kids to build is 60 to 90 minutes.
  • Three different construction levels for beginners to more experienced builders.

TheBridgeStrawberrySweetBeatsPlaysetStrawberry Shortcake Stage Playset & Sweet Beats Dolls (The Bridge Direct)

  • Strawberry Shortcake and Cherry Jam take center stage as they put on a rockin’ live performance with the Stage Playset!
  • The stage sparkles with berry bright lights and plays musical clips of two popular Sweet Beats songs – “Invincible” and “The Real Music in You” – from the TV series, Strawberry Shortcake’s Berry Bitty Adventures that airs on The Hub network.
  • Glammed-up 6-inch Strawberry and Cherry dolls are included, along with Cherry’s guitar and a microphone with stand. Other Sweet Beats dolls, such as Plum Pudding and Raspberry Torte, are sold separately.
  • Ages: 3+
  • MSRP $24.99 (Stage Playset) and $12.99 (Dolls)

BlipToys.MagicDancePumpkinDisney Princess Palace Pets: Magical Dance Pumpkin (Blip Toys)

  • Cinderella’s pet, Pumpkin, comes to life and says more than 12 phrases and sounds.
  • Follows movement commands from the magical light-up wand controller.
  • Performs two pre-programmed dance sequences.
  • Soft fabric ears, removable fur cuffs, satin tutu and bow, oversized plush tail and glittering tiara.
  • The perfect pet for every princess.
  • Ages: 4+
  • MSRP: $59.99

TheBeatrixGirlsLondonTourThe Beatrix Girls—London Tour (Popstar Club)

  • Inspired by London Fashion of the 1960s, band members Brayden, Ainsley, Lark, and Chantal, come fashionably dressed in Mod-inspired fashion, complete with patterns and the Union Jack British Flag.
  • Each doll includes a doll-sized instrument.
  • New british-inspired pop songs to come.
  • Ages: 6+
  • MSRP: $24.99

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 toybook.com, licensingbook.com, and thebigtoybook.com. 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 toybook.com.