-- Check out holiday toys before they hit the shelves. We caught a sneak peak of what could be some of the hottest toys this year at the Sweet Suite Blogger Bash. Laurie Schacht, Chief Toy Office of The Toy Insider, offered a preview of what’s to come.
"If you tickle her feet, she lays down and she laughs," said Schacht.:
Watch a clip of The Toy Insider Mom, Laurie Schacht talk about the all new Cabbage Patch Baby So Real doll:
Happy Salmon from North Face Games: This game calls for group interaction. The object of the game is to be the first to get rid of all of your cards. During the game, players are prompted to get active with hand slapping, hand pounding and high five gestures.
Escape the Room: Mystery at the Stargazer’s Manor from ThinkFun: ‘Escape the Room’ calls for players to find hidden objects to help solve a puzzle to get out of a room in a mansion.
Watch a clip of Disney Channel’s ‘Elena of Avalor’:
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Watch a clip of The Toy Insider Mom talk about the collectibles trend:
"Kids love to play with the things they see their parents using," said Schacht. "They don't go higher than 200 feet. They're about $89 or less. They're not expensive. But they're tons of fun."
"Girl power is in," Schacht added. "You're gonna see it really across all of your superhero lines. All of the girls being introduced and really empowering girls this year that we are strong. I love princesses. But it's not just princess fever anymore."
Watch a clip of The Toy Insider Mom talk about the female superhero dolls:
Watch video of Radio Flyer’s Tesla Model S.
The toys featured here are in no particular order and will all be available by later this year.