You may think that it’s too early to start talking about the holiday season, but it’s definitely not! Our Toy Insider Mom Laurie Schacht stopped by PIX 11 to show off some of the toys that are going to be harder to find as we get closer to the holidays, featuring favorite characters from Frozen, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, and Paw Patrol. You’ll want to snag these off the shelves before it’s too late:

DiCool Tunes Sing Along Boomboxsney Frozen Cool 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)

  • Designed for preschoolers, this 12-inch Leo figure features brighter colors, softer expressions, and rounded edges.
  • 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
  • Available: Toys“R”Us, Target

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

Hyperspeed Hangtime Roller Coaster1K’NEX Hyperspeed Hangtime Roller Coaster Building Set (K’NEX)

  • Blast off faster than the speed of light with the Hyperspeed Hangtime Roller Coaster Building Set.
  • Use over 600 K’NEX pieces to build a Roller Coaster over 2.5-feet high.
  • The exclusive inverted blaster motor launches your hanging coaster car on an out-of-this-world adventure through 18 feet of track.
  • For more fun, download instructions for a 2nd
  • Ages: 9+
  • MSRP: $69.99
  • Retailers: Toys R Us,,, and specialty retailers

FashionAngelsItsMyBizIt’s My Biz (Fashion Angels)

  • Girls can become a real She-E-O with these products intended to build girls’ confidence and inspire them to consider careers in business and entrprenurship.
  • Each It’s My Biz kit includes all of the essentials a girl needs to start her own business, including materials to create her products and a business management guide.
  • Girls can start a fashion boutique, T-shirt shop, cupcake bakery, nail salon, or their own creation!
  • Ages: 9+
  • MSRP: $14.99-$24.99

Air Storm Firetek Bow lifetsyle shot Red - white background1Air Storm Firetek Bow (Zing Toys)

  • This new bow lights up the sky and sends arrows screaming through the air up to 145 feet.
  • Hook the whistle-screaming arrow into the safe and secure fast-load hoops, then pull back and watch the bow’s LED-activated power grip light up and the arrow go soaring.
  • Includes three Zonic Blaze whistling arrows.
  • Ages: 8+
  • MSRP: $29.97

skyvipercameradroneSky Viper Camera Drone (Skyrocket Toys)

  • The Sky Viper Drone is a hi-tech, hobby grade, four-blade R/C copter that measures 16 inches diagonally from blade-to-blade.
  • Kids can take birds-eye photos and videos at 100 feet in the air.
  • Features advanced stabilization, new tricks and stunts, tighter controls and a built-in camera that records for up to 30 minutes and 30 frames per second with 180 degree adjustable viewing
  • Equipped with a lightweight yet sturdy carbon fiber frame, computer-controlled 6-axis gyro and accelerometer stabilization, one-touch stunt capabilities, a 2.4 GHz remote with the rechargeable lithium polymer battery
  • Ages: 12+
  • MSRP: $79.99

HexbugTonyHawkCircuitBoardsTony Hawk Circuit Boards (HEXBUG)

  • Kids of all ages can unleash their inner pro-skater with Tony Hawk Circuit Boards!
  • Build the ultimate skate park by collecting and connecting all of the Circuit Boards ramp sets! Up to 24 Birdhouse authentic decks to collect.
  • Grind the rails, pull off the rock to fakie, or master your own series of gnarly tricks choosing between two ways to play – A) traditional finger board style or B) slap on the power axle and take-off with the remote control, turning on the turbo boost for accelerated ramp action!
  • To power on, push and roll the board forward and begin to play. To power off, simply push and roll the board in reverse.
  • The most hi-tech motorized skateboard yet – down to the rubber of the wheels, the width of the board, the texture of the grip tape and the look and feel of the ramp sets!
  • Ages: 8+
  • MSRP: $4.99 – $49.99
  • Available: Toys“R”Us, Target &

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