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Twilight Buddies (Cloud b)

  • The new Twilight Buddies are a colorful, ultra-cuddly collection of super soft friends that help ease children’s fear of the dark.
  • These plush pals project actual star constellations onto bedroom ceilings and walls.
  • Each cute character provides a soft glow in three soothing color options: blue, green and amber, as well as the option to automatically cycle through all three.
  • These snuggly buddies include a bright green alligator, a fuzzy fox, a patchwork giraffe, a huggable hippo and a silky soft sheep and more.
  • The lights automatically shut off after 45 minutes to create the complete darkness for sleeping recommended by pediatricians.
  • Ages: 0+
  • MSRP: $30


 Boingers (Nat and Jules)

  • Decorative headband with bunny ears features a trendy sparkle fabric bow.
  • Soft Bunny with spring themed satin ribbon.
  • Sound activated characters that “boing” when they are thrown
  • Ages: All
  • MSRP: Boingers $9.00


Grunting Pig Puppet and Rabbit Puppets (Folkmanis)

  • Entertain your kids and your friends and LOL with the Grunting Pig puppet.
  • Delightful silky soft plush of pale pink with grey patches and a curly tail come to life with a workable snout, mouth, and front trotters.
  • Squeeze his potbelly to make him grunt and witness the hilarity that ensues.
  • This little piggy is 14 inches long.
  • Ages: 3+
  • MSRP: $29.99


Go! Go! Smart Wheels Vehicles (VTech)

  • Children can cruise into the learning zone with new Go! Go! Smart Wheels vehicles from VTech.
  • These electronic play vehicles are perfectly sized for little hands and entertain children with a light-up button that activates music and sounds.
  • Little ones will also learn about different letters and vehicle names through pretend play.
  • A new ATV, convertible, and bulldozer, airplane and dump truck join a line-up that includes a car, van, truck, ambulance, fire truck, police car, tow truck, helicopter, cement mixer, tractor and two race cars.
  • Ages: 1+
  • MSRP:  $7.99


Little People Easter Surprise (Fisher-Price)

  • Ding-dong, is any bunny home?
  • Yes, it’s Eddie and Sofie, in a house filled with fun Easter surprises!
  • Ring the doorbell and a light turns on inside.
  • Move the rooftop egg for fun sounds, music and a hop-up bunny surprise. Play peek-a-boo with a pop-up chicken … and more.
  • House opens wide for two-sided play, then folds closed at the end of the day with everything stored inside.
  • Includes two figures, an Easter basket and a wheelbarrow.
  • Ages: 1-5
  • MSRP:  $29.99


My Studio Girl 3D Magic Dough (University Games)

  • Air-dry modeling kits with easy-to-follow instructions.
  • These adorable sculptures dry solid with no baking required to create a 2.5-inch figure.
  • Includes everything needed to make cute keepsakes, such as a dog, ladybugs, a cat, a nesting owl, a hippo, and a cat on a mat with adorable accessories.
  • Dough is perfectly measured to make each component of each little animal.
  • Ages: 8+
  • MSRP: $4.99


Hexbug Nano V2 Easter Eggs (Innovation First)

  • Ages: 3+
  • MSRP $4.99


Glitzi Globes Surprise Egg (Moose Toys)

  • Ages: 5+
  • MSRP: $2.99


Zelfs Surprise Egg (Moose Toys)

  • Ages: 5+
  • MSRP: $2.99


The Trash Pack Series 6 2-Pack (Moose Toys)

  • Ages: 5+
  • MSRP: $2.99

Skylanders SWAP Force Easter Basket (Activision)

  • For kids who love Skylanders—there’s something for everyone.
  • .Fryno, Punk Shock, and Springtime Trigger Happy will be available in special limited edition Spring Edition packaging.
  • Springtime Trigger Happy is one of the most unique Skylanders of the bunch and features a completely new spring-themed design that comes to life in the game.
  • There are Skylanders items for everyone including Monopoly, markers, trading cards, T-shirts
  • Ages: 6+
  • MSRP: $1.99 – $19.99

GoldieBlox and the Dunk Tank

  • GoldieBlox and the Dunk Tank is a storybook with a construction kit.
  • In this story, Goldie and her friends devise a plan to get her dog Nacho clean in time for the carnival. Kids read the story and build along to solve the problem of the dirty dog.
  • Builds spatial skills, engineering principles (hinges and levers), reading skills and confidence in problem solving.
  • Comes equipped with three design idea starters—also compatible with all other GoldieBlox toys for unlimited building possibilities.
  • Includes a storybook, an animal figurine, a bouncy ball, two wheels, nine short axles, 18 long axles, 12 blocks, 10 spacers, and two targets.
  • Ages: 4-9
  • MSRP: $19.99

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Marissa Silva

Marissa Silva

Marissa Silva is editor-in-chief of the Pop Insider and the Toy Insider, the leading consumer holiday gift guide and toy review and news website. As a professional toy reviewer and an industry expert, she consistently reports on toy, entertainment, and pop culture trends and hot products. In addition to digital content management, Marissa contributes feature-length articles to the Pop Insider and leading toy industry trade magazine The Toy Book, providing retailers, manufacturers, and licensors with information on the latest in toy news. Marissa has been featured on the TODAY Show, Good Morning America, Fox and Friends, ABC World News Now, MSNBC, CBS, NY1, WPIX, and more. A board game fanatic and professional toy reviewer, she spends most of her free time shopping for superhero T-shirts, crushing at Mario Kart, and anxiously awaiting her Hogwarts acceptance letter. You can follow her on Twitter and Instagram @thattoygirl.