The 2015 North American Toy Fair finally came to a close on February 17, after four full days of straight-up play. Before the show even began our Toy Insider Mom Laurie Schacht visited PIX 11, New York and brought some of the newest, never-before-seen toys with her. Be sure to watch the video, check out the product details below, and stay tuned on to hear more about these products, as they begin to hit the market throughout the year.

SkyrocketToys.ChocolatePenCandy Craft Chocolate Pen (Skyrocket Toys)

  • Kids and adults alike will love creating endless delicious designs while they write, mold, and decorate in colorful chocolate!
  • The motorized chocolate pen dispenses real liquid chocolate (made in the USA) that then hardens into solid chocolate at room temperature or in the refrigerator.
  • The chocolate tubes can be easily switched to create multicolor treats, and partially used tubes can be stored for future use.
  • Clean-up is a breeze, as the melted chocolate never actually touches the pen!
  • The kit also includes several different colored chocolate tubes, lots of molds, and multiple chocolate tips to create custom chocolate treats.
  • Additional chocolate kits and themed molds are sold separately.
  • Ages: 6+
  • MSRP: $29.99
  • Available Fall 2015

EducationalInsight.PeriscopeGeoSafari Jr. Sneak & Peek Periscope (Educational Insights)

  • Observe nature from your sneaky secret hideout! Peek over a rock or around a tree, undetected! Scoping in the dark? Flip on the LED light to spy on nocturnal animals in your backyard!
  • This periscope features a wide viewing area, easy-grip handles, and soft goggles with a comfy nose placement guide to guarantee successful viewing, day or night.
  • Encourages nature exploration and bird watching, introduces early science concepts related to mirrors and optics and is a fun introductory science tool.
  • This child-sized periscope has a wide viewing area for two eyes, easy-grip handles for small hands and soft goggles with a comfy nose placement guide for comfortable exploration.
  • View in four directions – turn horizontally or vertically.
  • Ages: 4+
  • MSRP: $19.99.
  • Available Spring 2015

JustPlay.TakeCareofMeLambieDoc McStuffins Take Care of Me Lambie (Just Play)

  • Doc McStuffins’ best pal Lambie loves to assist in giving toy checkups on the top rated
  • Disney Junior series, and now it’s Lambie’s turn to be the patient. This magical interactive plush comes to life with realistic movements from her head to her toes.
  • Lambie talks and sings, as her eyes, ears, mouth and body move along to show how she’s feeling.
  • She has over 50 interactive responses that are activated through three trigger points on her wrist, tummy and heart.
  • Doctor’s tools such as a stethoscope, thermometer, otoscope, and sticker bandages are included for a thorough checkup.
  • When playtime is over, Lambie declares it’s time to “Go Stuffed,” just like on the show!
  • Ages: 3+
  • MSRP: $49.99
  • Available Fall 2015

Silverlit.XCopterNano Xcopter (Silverlit)

  • A 4 channel mini UFO for uses of indoors and outdoors in calm conditions.
  • Lightweight advanced airframe design with incredible durability.
  • Gyro Stabilizer for a smooth flying experience.
  • Performs 360 degree flips in almost any direction.
  • Includes LED lights, spare propellers, and a USB charging cable for convenience!
  • Ages: 6+
  • MSRP: $44.99
  • Available Fall 2015

PrintColor Me Up! Charmazing, Hearts Collection (Wooky Entertainment)

  • Charmazing is a whole universe of collectible charms and the perfect design-it-yourself jewelry-craft line!
  • Customize your bracelets, necklaces, and more with unique charms, gems, and beads.
  • Utilizing the free Charmazing App, kids can scan their charms and complete their collections virtually too!
  • With the right dose of positive energy and a tech twist, express your creativity, the way kids want to.
  • Kit contains 6 charms, 3 bracelets, 6 energy cards, beads, and instructions.
  • Ages: 8+
  • MSRP: $14.99
  • Just hitting shelves now

Blip.BrightEyesBright Eyes Pets (Blip Toys)

  • Brand new line of adorable touch-activated plush with expressive light-up eyes that show kids just how much they love them.
  • At playtime, kids can pat their Pet’s head to see its eyes blink open and hear it sigh and sniffle as it wakes up.
  • A tickle to the chin will trigger happy noises and attentive wide eyes.
  • When it’s time to snuggle up together for bedtime, a soft touch to the Pet’s back puts it to sleep, as its eyes slowly close and it starts to snore.
  • Kids will love these cuddly companions and how they light up their rooms – and their hearts!
  • Each pet has it’s own name, personality and signature icon to match (which is shown in their glowing eyes and stitched into their paws).
  • Ages: 3+
  • MSRP: $29.99
  • Available Fall 2015

MT12_P006Maisto Tech Rock Crawler 3XL (Maisto)

  • This oversized RC offers kids off-road rock crawling action.
  • At 15-inches long this lightweight, but tough vehicle features front and rear articulated spring suspension, four wheel drive, and 4 GHz for top performance.
  • Up to 8 players can drive at one time and place
  • 164 foot (50 meter) control range
  • Hobby sized controller with proportional speed control
  • Rapid electronic battery charger, only 45 minutes to recharge (included)
  • Steering alignment adjustment
  • Vehicle uses 6.4V Lithium rechargeable battery (included)
  • Ages: 8+
  • Available Spring 2015

Yvolution.YScootCruzerY Scoot Cruzer (Yvolution)

  • This innovative longboard scooter features a slip-resistant longboard deck with grip tape and oversized wheels for a smooth, fast ride.
  • It has an adjustable handle bar, anti-vibration rubber hand grips and a rear-wheel break allowing for kids to stop quick and easily.
  • Available in red.
  • Ages: 7 +
  • MSRP: $79.99
  • Available Spring 2015

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