Toy Insider Editorial Director Jackie Breyer joined FOX Weather to show off the smartest new science toys of the holiday season. For more on the items featured in this segment, check out the product notes below, and for the complete rundown of the best toys of the holiday season, be sure to check our complete Toy Insider Holiday Gift Guide.


SOLAR SYSTEM PUZZLE GLOBE

Match planets to their names on this rotating puzzle that features self-correcting pieces with unique shapes to help kids place them correctly. The globe also comes with an astronaut figure and a spaceship accessory.

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  • MSRP:
  • $36.99
  • Age:
  • 5+

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WILTOPIA ANIMAL CARE STATION

Kids can get hands-on with this animal clinic playset made with sustainable materials. The set comes packed with everything necessary to pretend to save rainforest animals, including three figures, medical supplies, and more.

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  • MSRP:
  • $109.99
  • Age:
  • 4+

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NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC EARTH SCIENCE KIT

This is a massive science kit for curious kids. They will enjoy the magic of discovery with more than 15 experiments, including: dueling tornadoes, building an erupting volcano, growing a crystal, two geologic dig kits, and more. A detailed learning guide teaches the science at work in the experiments, allowing kids to develop a deep,…

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  • MSRP:
  • $29.99
  • Age:
  • 8+

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SCRIBBLE SCRUBBIE ARCTIC PETS SNOW EXPLORER

The new color-changing Scribble Scrubbie pets — a walrus, a penguin, and a polar bear — turn blue when they are cold and back to white when they are warm. Decorate them with the included markers, wash them clean, and decorate them again. Kids can roll the explorer to new Arctic adventures and have their…

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  • MSRP:
  • $24.99
  • Age:
  • 3+

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LUNAR RESEARCH BASE

Kids can touch down in the lunar lander for awesome adventures at the NASA-inspired Lunar Research Base. Winch and move objects with the skycrane drone, retrieve samples from the VIPER rover and carry out experiments in the science and botany labs. Jump aboard the moon buggy and head over to the air lock and accommodation…

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  • MSRP:
  • $119.99
  • Age:
  • 7+

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WINDBOTS: 6-IN-1 WIND-POWERED MACHINE KIT

Build six awesome bots that move without any batteries or electricity. The secret behind these fascinating machines is one of the oldest power sources in the world: wind! Kids can assemble six models, one at a time, from more than 130 pieces. Build a big-wheel tricycle, quadruped, soaring machine, drilling monster, walking robot, and even…

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  • MSRP:
  • $32.95; $46.00 CAD
  • Age:
  • 8+

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WONDERS OF SPACE SENSORY ACTIVITY KIT

As the perfect gift this holiday, kids can learn about outer space—planets, constellations, alien habitats, and more—through endless hours of open-ended, screen-free, sensory play. Kids can engage their senses while strengthening their fine motor skills, encouraging them to explore their own ideas, and facilitating independent play. Kids combine loose parts to make amazing creations while…

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  • MSRP:
  • $34.99
  • Age:
  • 4+

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H2OGO! SNOW ARCTIC RUSH SNOW TUBE

The H2OGO! Snow Arctic Rush Snow Tube is bright and vibrant, which also provides extra safety by making it easy to see against the white snow. This snow tube is built to last, made with weather-resistant Polar-Shield material. This softer, more flexible material not only performs better on the snow, but it also won't freeze…

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  • MSRP:
  • $34.99
  • Age:
  • 6+

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