American International Toy Fair is precisely what kids dream of on a daily basis: hundreds of rooms full of toys that haven’t even hit stores yet. Laurie Schacht gave WPIX11 a snippet of some of the best toys from the annual event. To learn more about Toy Insider Mom‘s favorite products, check out the full list below.
Barbie Fashionista Dolls (Mattel)
- The classic Barbie Doll now has a brand new makeover.
- Availible in three different sizes, petite, curvy, and tall.
- Children can choose from 22 different eye colors, and 24 hair style.
- The fashionista dolls offer tons of different styles and trends.
- MSRP: $12.99
Super Wings World Airport Playstet (Audley)
- It’s Fly Time! The iconic World Airport from the popular Super Wings TV series sets the stage for this ultimate playset for preschool boys and girls.
- Its large 35-inch scale delivers loads of fun, with electronic sounds and lights plus tons of activities for kids to recreate their favorite Super Wings scenes with mini-transforming characters Jett and Donnie.
- Attach them to the fly-around balance bar and spin them to circle the World Airport before they come in for a landing. Load Jett into the elevator and lift him up to the Control Tower, then launch him down the ramp.
- Flip open the base compartments to reveal a rotating luggage carousel and a cargo scale.
- Press the button to hear commands from the Control Tower.
- Transform Jett and Donnie from their plane mode to bot mode in 3 easy steps.
- Set includes large-scale playset and 2 mini- transforming characters.
- Requires 2AAA batteries (not included).
- Ages: 3+
- MSRP: $44.99
Zootopia Plush with Sounds (TOMY)
- The fun and adventure of the mammal metropolis in the Disney Pixar feature film “Zootopia” comes to life.
- Kids will re-create their favorite moments from the movie or use their imaginations to invent new crime-solving adventures all on their own.
- Large plush dolls feature character voices.
- Ages: 4+
- MSRP: $19.99 each.
- Available: Spring 2016
Finding Dory: My Friend Dory (Bandai)
- An interactive delight, kids can take home their favorite forgetful fish with My Friend Dory!
- Complete with motion and touch sensors that activate sounds and up to 40 phrases.
- A soft fish-like feel, My Friend Dory moves both her eyes and mouth, and speaks Whale!
- MSRP: $39.99
Little Scholar Mini (School Zone Publishing)
- This powerful 7-inch tablet is bursting with School Zone’s great curriculum for children in preschool, kindergarten and first grade!
- The tablet includes Charlie & Company, School Zone’s preschool series designed for children 3 to 5 years old, which inspires curiosity, nurtures a love of learning and empowers preschoolers by teaching them the skills they need to succeed in school.
- Littler Scholar delivers big learning that’s just right for little hands and small storage spaces.
- 70+ apps, games, videos, books and songs that focus on early reading and math skills.
- Smaller tablet is great for little hands and takes up less space while traveling.
- Comes with textured, easy-grip green bumper with white Charlie illustration on back.
- It has larger app icons and easier-to-read font.
- Ages: 3+
- MSRP- $99.99-129.99
Betty Spaghetty Deluxe Min ‘n Match Patch (Moose Toys)
- She’s back and ready to party! With this Deluxe Mix ‘N’ Match party pack, Betty Spaghetty has every type of party covered.
- She’s one cool cat at the fancy dress party. She is stepping out in style at the Formal Party and she is ready to dance the night away in her dance party outfit!
- Kids can mix and match outfits to make new looks and styles. The set also includes plenty of hair and accessories to style up!
- Ages: 5+
- MSRP: $29.99
Force Spinners (Uncle Milton)
- Use powerful, unique magnetic forces to control spinning droids. Perform different experiments in magnetics and physics as you learn to control and “Force Push” the droid.
- Includes a versatile test platform that works as a friction rail, acceleration ramp, and momentum ramp. Assortment of two different characters- BB8 and R2D2. Get both items, connect the test platform together and create more advanced force challenges. Challenge friends to see who can master the magnetic force head-to-head.
- Available: Fall
- Ages: 6+
- MSRP $24.99
Wet Head (Zing Toys)
- Are you ready for some water filled fun? Take your chances with Zing’s all new water roulette game, Wet Head!
- Grab some friends, fill the Wet Head with water, strap yourself in and give it a spin.
- Ready for a Twist? Players have the option to play with the included spinner or to download the free Wet Head Challenge mobile app, available on iOS and Android.
- The app includes an array of fun and challenging trivia questions and a special recording feature. Answer the question correctly and it’s the next person’s turn. If not, take your chances, give the hat a spin and pull a pin; you may get soaked!
- The record feature on the Wet Head Challenge app allows players to capture every drenching moment and share their videos on YouTube or social media.
- Ages: 4+
- MSRP: $19.99