Summer 2013: Top Toys from 'Toy Insider Mom' Laurie Schacht

VIDEO: Laurie Schacht with plenty of toys to keep the kids smiling this summer.

"Toy Insider Mom" Laurie Schacht has a round-up of cool new toys for summer.

Here are the complete product details shown on ABC's "World News Now."

PlasmaBug (PlaSmart)

  • Sturdy, compact ride-on
  • Lightweight: 2 lbs., 3 oz.
  • Four standard wheels, one caster wheel for easy maneuverability and balance
  • Swivels to navigate small indoor spaces
  • Front and rear storage compartments
  • Ages: 18 months and up
  • MSRP: $59.99

ABC Sand Toys ( Spielstabil)

  • This colorful set includes all 26 letters of the alphabet
  • Each mold can be used again and again to create all possible words in the sand or even the snow
  • Great to learn and to practice the alphabet and spelling
  • Ages: 1 and up
  • MSRP: 4.99

Sky Bouncer (Maui Toy)

  • A new take on the traditional flying disk using the Sky Ball technology
  • Flies through the air, bounces and floats
  • Ages: 6 and up
  • MSRP $9.99

Jumbo Bananagrams

  • Jumbo Bananagrams is a giant version of the original word game
  • Jumbo Bananagrams features 144-waterproof, three-inch square tiles packaged in a funky giant yellow banana-shaped tote bag.
  • Requiring no pencil, paper or board, Jumbo Bananagrams is addictive fun and educational play for kids ages 5 and up.
  • Players race against each other to build giant crossword grids and use all their letter tiles
  • Jumbo Bananagrams is perfect for innovative outdoor play in the backyard or on the front lawn, at summer barbecues, at the beach and on the playground
  • MSRP: $44.95

Catcher Set (Brer Rabbit Toys)

  • Play in the yard or at the beach
  • Comes in a mesh carry bag that is great for storage and great for the whole family to play
  • Ages 5 and up
  • MSRP: $9.99

Air Hogs Saw Blade (Spin Master)

  • Helicopter R/C with quick maneuverability
  • Fly solo or take on an opponent in head-to-head combat
  • Features a five-disk payload for rapid firing up to 30 feet
  • Ages 10 and up
  • MSRP $39.99


  • Intimidate the competition with the SUPER SOAKER SWITCHSHOT water blaster, which allows players to deliver extreme soakage by choosing one of four different spray options!
  • The SWITCHSHOT water blaster boasts a 20 fluid ounce detachable banana clip and detachable shoulder stock so fans can tailor their blaster for each water battle.
  • Ages: 6 and up
  • MSRP: $29.99

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