MANHATTAN — Laurie Schacht of the Toy Insider stopped by the PIX11 Morning News to let the team play with some of the newest toys from the New York Toy Fair – some that haven’t even hit store shelves yet!
The annual NY Toy Fair is going on now at the Jacob Javits Center.
More info below on the toys featured in the video above.
Disney Frozen 2 Twist & Twirl Olaf
- Use the controller to animate Olaf with movement and music
- Head and body turn separately while he sings “When I Am Older”
- 14” tall plush made of soft external fabrics
- Controller with that children can slide onto their hand as they dance with Olaf
- Ages: 3+
- MSRP: $39.99
- Available: Fall 2020
Go! Go! Cory Carson, DJ Train Trax & The Roll Train
- Get ready to dance with Cory, Chrissy and DJ Train Trax & the Roll Train just like in the Netflix original series, Go! Go! Cory Carson!
- Keep on moving with Roll Train host DJ Train Trax and play mixmaster with mini characters Cory Carson and Chrissy Carson.
- Help Cory and Chrissy dance on stage or roll DJ Train Trax to light up his rainbow chimney while building motor skills and listening to sounds and phrases from the show.
- Place Cory and Chrissy on stage and watch them light up and do “The Chrissy.”
- Activate the PlayZone locations to hear each of them say unique phrases.
- Press DJ Train Trax’s hat or move him around to trigger phrases, sounds, songs and special lighting effects. Place any SmartPoint character (sold separately) on the SmartPoint location in the DJ booth to hear them talk, play music and see them light up.
- Ages: 2+
- MSRP: $24.99
- Available: March 2020, Target
CurliGirls Trends: Water Play, Hair Play, Collectibles
- Brand new CurliGirls dolls feature MagiCurl hair that curls instantly when you pull it.
- The longer you pull, the tighter the curl – it’s so easy!
- Curl with your fingers, or easy styling tools, then accessorize with hair clips, beads, and bands. • Ready to change it up? Dip hair in warm water and watch it magically straighten!
- Then style and restyle over and over again – the styling possibilities are endless.
- Each CurliGirl doll has her own unique interest – there’s Bayli, the Birthday Girl; Charli, the Pop Star; and Hayli, the Ballerina! Collect them all and Express Your Curl Power!
- Ages: 3+
- MSRP: $9.99
- Available: Fall 2020
- Up to 3 players race to stack color cups to match the configurations on your card – while wearing three silly sea fingers making it challenging to grasp and handle the cups.
- Have fun wearing the silly sea fingers outside of the game, too.
- Ages: 5+
- MSRP: $14.99
- Available: Now at PlayMonster
- Roll the wobbly weighted ball at just the right angle to make it curve smoothly past the two obstacles.
- Kids will need a lot of skill and perfect precision if they want to hit the pin!
- Start with the 10 included challenges, rolling between and around the obstacles in a variety of unique arrangements. Then, get creative and invent your own challenges!
- Roll around the legs of the kitchen table, between stacks of books, past your sleeping cat… It’s all about using the lopsided weight of the ball to your advantage to make it do whatever you can imagine!
- Unique and wonderfully portable, Curve Bowl turns any environment into the ultimate skill challenge obstacle course.
- Encourages hand-eye coordination, concentration, creativity, problem-solving, critical thinking
- Includes ball, pin, 2 obstacles, booklet of challenges – which all fit inside the ball!
- Ball measures 4 inches in diameter
- Ages: 8+
- MSRP: $14.95
- Available: Mid-March 2020
Insta Studio Slime
- The new insta studio by WeCool Toys has everything you need to shoot your own viral videos!
- Equipped with an adjustable arm to shoot at the best angle possible, this device allows kids of all ages to shoot viral videos hands free
- From cooking, crafts, and slime, children have the freedom to create all types of viral videos!
- Includes fun and trendy backgrounds, mixing tools, various slimy compounds, and sparkly mix ins
- Ages: 6+
- MSRP: $19.99
- Available: Fall 2020, Target