Greatest New Toys of Toy Fair 2018

Last Updated on April 19, 2022 by Danielle

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From beloved brands like Barbie, Shopkins, Star Wars, Marvel’s Avengers, and Jurassic World to breakout hits like Fingerlings among many more surprises, we showcase hundreds of the best new toys from New York Toy Fair 2018!

We were in New York City at the 2018 Toy Fair on the lookout for the best new toys of the year. With seven football fields worth of toys, it’s like the world’s biggest toy store. Unfortunately, the show isn’t open to the public. From silly poop to nostalgic toys, Toy Fair had something for everybody.

After experiencing many of the playthings first-hand and much deliberation, we’ve hand-picked the Best Toys of Toy Fair 2018, including our award-winning ‘Best of Toy Fair 2018 Toy Buzz Award’ Winners, which stood out as the cream of the crop. Here’s your backstage pass to all of the coolest stuff we saw at New York Toy Fair.

Best Of Toy Fair Awards

Best Of Toy Fair Awards

Here are our favorite playthings showcased at Toy Fair 2018. These must-haves were so good that we had to honor them with an award.

Merge 6DoF BlasterMerge 6DoF Blaster

Put away the clunky expensive VR headset, Merge is bringing affordable “virtual reality” to the toy market. Blending digital and physical play, the Merge 6DoF blaster immerses you in the game using just your phone and a blaster accessory. It delivers six degrees of freedom, meaning it tracks your position and orientation so when you move, it moves. It’s something you have to experience. The tracking felt surprisingly accurate, and it was a pure blast to play without any heavy headsets or cumbersome wires. There are many AR toys, but hands-down, it’s the best VR/AR toy we have seen and our Toy of the Show.

MorfBoardAges 8+MorfBoard

What if you could transform a skateboard into a scooter in seconds? Imagine one board that lets you skate, ride, balance, and bounce. The MorfBoard is a high-performance deck that transforms in seconds. Using lock and release technology, it allows you to easily switch out the components. It was absolutely wild to watch the demonstration and see the board instantly transform. It’s like a Swiss Army knife for skateboards.

Nerf Rival Prometheus MXVIII-20KAges 14+Nerf Rival Prometheus MXVIII-20K

We couldn’t leave Toy Fair without trying out the Nerf Prometheus. This mammoth blaster has a hopper that can hold up to 200 rounds of foam Nerf Rival ammo. It blasts with an advanced acceleration system – 8 rounds per second. The rechargeable battery is perfect for all-day play. Simply hold down the accelerator and hold down the trigger to empty it in just 25 seconds. The only problem? Picking up all the ammo.

Hot Wheels Rocket League RC RivalsAges 8+Hot Wheels Rocket League RC Rivals

Ever dreamt of playing Rocket League in real life? Now you can. Featuring an immaculately detailed Rocket League Arena, this Hot Wheels set allows players to wrestle with each other to knock the soccer ball through their opponent’s goal. The set features app-controlled vehicles and comes with a car charging station. Each car lasts about 15 minutes on a charge. Even at an early stage, Mattel has managed to capture the wacky, addictive fun of the video game.

Razor Turbo JettsAges 9+Razor Turbo Jetts

The original Razor Jetts were cool, but now Razor has stuck a motor in one of the skates and made them even cooler. While they take a while to learn to balance on, they might be the coolest way to get around. With a top speed of 10 MPH and roughly 30 minutes of battery life, we wanted to strap these on and ride all around the Toy Fair show floor.

Crayola Crayon MelterAges 8+Crayola Crayon Melter

Wondering what to do with all those broken crayons? With the innovative Crayola Crayon Melter, you can use your old Crayola crayons in creative new ways. Forget melting your crayons the old-fashioned way, because the Crayola Crayon Melter is simpler, easier, and safer. Simply load your crayons into the back of the Crayon Melter and in under a minute you can begin creating artistic wax masterpieces. The coolest part? You can create cool layered effects.

Star Wars Ultimate Co-Pilot ChewieAges 4+Star Wars Ultimate Co-Pilot Chewie

Star Wars teamed up with FurReal to bring everybody’s favorite Wookie to life. Chewie has been brought to life with his famous expressions and signature roar. When you talk to him, he will respond to your voice. With a built-in accelerometer, he responds to movement too when you pick him up. You probably didn’t know this, but he is incredibly ticklish. The cutest part? After fighting the Empire all day, he even can be put to sleep.

Scruff-A-LuvsAges 4+Scruff-A-Luvs

Capitalizing on the rescue pets phenomenon sweeping social media, Moose Toys introduces Scruff-A-Luvs. When you unbox this little creature, he looks so helpless and starts out all scruffed up in a ball. Add a little water and brush him out to take him from scruffy to fluffy. The cool part? You won’t know what pet you have until you rescue him. You could have a bunny, dog, or cat. Who will you rescue?

Fur BabiesAges 4+Fur Babies

The Fur Babies are a new line of cute collectible plush animals. You can have some fun with them because they are like puppets. Wiggle your finger around to make its eyes and ears move. Bedtime stories will never be the same.

Twisty PetzAges 4+Twisty Petz

Twist Petz are adorably cute animal collectibles that easily convert to a glam bracelet with a simple twist. They can be worn as bracelets, necklaces and even be clipped onto a backpack. There are so many different Twisty Petz to collect from an elephant to a unicorn.

Orbeez Wow WorldAges 5+Orbeez Wow World

The newest thing in the world of Orbeez is Orbeez Wow World. There are 22 pets to collect in all. The cool part? It comes as a blind purchase in a container filled with Orbeez. Add water and the Wowser pet is revealed inside like magic.

Fingerlings HugsAges 5+Fingerlings Hugs

If the FIngerlings were not enough, the Fingerlings have been given a giant size plush makeover. This sensor stuffed monkey has all of the fun of the original but now he is soft and huggable. Like the originals, they love giving out kisses. Who doesn’t need a hug?

BoxerAges 6+Boxer

Meet Boxer, a new interactive artificially intelligent robot companion from Spin Master. Boxer is full of personality and his moods change over time. You can stick your hand in front of him or use his ball and he will chase it around. He can play soccer or even a slingshot game. He even comes with an interactive ball, 10 game feature cards, and a remote control.

Think & Learn RocktopusAges 3+Think & Learn Rocktopus

Who said little ones can’t be the next Mozart? Rocktopus turns even preschoolers into musicians. The toy includes 15 instrument pods, which can be inserted into Rocktopus. By mixing and matching the different instruments, kids can compose their own music tracks.

Build Or BoomAges 4+Build Or Boom

Building something is a lot of fun, but tearing it down is even more fun. In Build Or Boom, two players race to complete a structure on a blueprint card. The twist? When somebody completes the structure, they press the dynamite to blow up their opponent’s structure. KABOOM! It’s a “Blast!”

LEGO Star Wars Kessel Run Millennium FalconAges 9+LEGO Star Wars Kessel Run Millennium Falcon

How many Lego Millenium Falcons do we have to buy? Inspired by the upcoming Star Wars flick, Solo: A Star Wars Story, hitting theaters this May, the LEGO Star Wars Kessel Run Millennium Falcon set faithfully recreates the starship with incredible attention to detail. This 1,414-piece set features a detailed cockpit, laser turret, and the Falcon even opens to reveal cool inner details.

Safari Play And LearnAges 0+Safari Play And Learn

Last year, Dolce decided to launch something brand new and fresh. Dolce stands for Develop, Observe, Learn, Create, and Educate. In just its first year, Dolce received a nomination for a TOTY award. We are excited about its latest product. Based on the Russian Doll, Safari Play And Learn starts out as an elephant and when you open it, out comes a hippo. Inside the hippo, there is a lion. When you open the lion, out comes a little monkey ball. For a young child, there is so much to learn from nesting to shape sorting.

Magformers Sky Track Adventure SetAges 3+Magformers Sky Track Adventure Set

One of the more interesting and creative sets we discovered at the Magformers showroom was the upcoming Magformers Sky Track Adventure Set. Magformers is the leader in magnetic construction toys, which are perfect for introducing children to STEM concepts like math and engineering as well as developing spatial reasoning, critical thinking and creativity skills. What’s cool is that the Sky Track Adventure set allows kids to build several cool configurations and race a battery-powered rocket along the track.



Marvel Avengers Hero Vision Iron Man AR ExperienceAges 8+Marvel Avengers Hero Vision Iron Man AR Experience

Hasbro is jumping into AR with Marvel Avengers Hero Vision. Just like before, kids can put on the Iron Man mask but Hero Vision goes a step further in allowing kids to be Iron Man. With AR technology, kids can battle like Iron Man for the first time ever. It comes with the mask, AR goggles, and AR markers.

Hot Wheels Augmoto AR Racing Track SetAges 8+Hot Wheels Augmoto AR Racing Track Set

Hot Wheels is known for its physical play, but now it is blending the physical and virtual world with Augmoto. Augmoto adds AR on top of a classic Hot Wheels race track. In order to race your opponent around the track, players have to complete mini games using an app. For example, players can earn missile attacks, which can be used to slow down your opponent. The AR component adds a strategic element to the classic Hot Wheels track, making it feel more like a video game.

Air Hogs SupernovaAges 6+Air Hogs Supernova

With motion-sensing controls and built-in sensors, the Supernova drone allows you to control the drone with just your hands. As you get better, there are more than 30 moves and 9 super tricks to master. You can do a boomerang or even make it go around your body. It’s like having superpowers.

Jurassic World Kamigami RobotsAges 8+Jurassic World Kamigami Robots

Kami means paper in Japanese. With Kamigami Robots, you build dinosaurs out of plastic Kami paper and use pegs to hold them together. The cool part? Once you build them, you can control them using a smart device. Given that the dinosaurs move around on wheels, the movement is very natural. They are STEM toys too so you can learn some basic coding.

Beyblade Burst Digital Control KitAges 8+Beyblade Burst Digital Control Kit

With Beyblade, you switch up different components to battle against opponents. Now Beyblade has come out with an RC-controlled Beyblades top. You can launch it just like a normal top, but you can control the spin direction and speed through an app.

Zoomer Playful PupAges 5+Zoomer Playful Pup

With touch and voice sensors, Spin Master’s Zoomer Playful Pup is its most realistic and adorable companion for kids. Tell Zoomer to “roll over”or “play dead”, and he is ready to show off some tricks. With voice recognition technology, you can even name your pup. He is like the AIBO for kids.

Vehicle Toys

Vehicle Toys

Jurassic World Pterano-DroneAges 8+Jurassic World Pterano-Drone

Mattel has brought to life the flying dinosaur from Jurassic World with its cool new drone. With a ton of safety features, this kid-friendly drone has a patented design that prevents the propellers from spinning if you grab it. The coolest part? The flapping wings bring the dinosaur to life. The drone makes flying easy for little ones with its innovative auto-flight and auto-landing features.

Paw Patrol Ultimate Rescue Fire Truck PlaysetAges 3+Paw Patrol Ultimate Rescue Fire Truck Playset

Paw Patrol fans will be able to put out fires this fall with the Ultimate Rescue Fire Truck. It’s the largest Paw Patrol Vehicle to date, and it features interactive flashing lights and sounds, functional water launchers, and 2-foot tall extendable ladder. Rescue missions in Adventure Bay will never be the same.

Disney Cars Super Track MackAges 4+Disney Cars Super Track Mack

Disney Cars fans will be thrilled with Disney Cars Super Track Mack, a 2-in-1 set that features Mack, who can be transformed into a 5-foot Piston Cup racetrack. Fans will have countless hours of imaginative fun with this amazing set.

Hot Wheels Corkscrew Crash Track SetAges 5+Hot Wheels Corkscrew Crash Track Set

For those of us who just want the traditional fun of a Hot Wheels set, there is the Corkscrew Crash Track set. With stunts, loops, and crashing action, it’s all powered by gravity. Throw a bunch of cars on the track and get ready for some crashing and smashing action.

Action Figures

Action Figures

Funko Pop TV Mr Rogers Collectible FigureAges 3+Funko Pop TV Mr Rogers Collectible Figure

Who is your favorite neighbor? Funko has turned everybody’s favorite neighbor, Mr. Rodgers, into a Funko Pop! Vinyl figure. It wouldn’t be Mr. Rodgers without his trademark sweater and tie. He’s even holding a little trolley in his hands.

Marvel Legends Infinity GauntletMarvel Legends Infinity Gauntlet

The Infinity Gauntlet is one of the most powerful items in the Marvel comics. Now kids can finally don this powerful weapon in real life with this amazing role playing item. With all of the movie detail and sounds, it has full articulation of the fingers. Not only is it fun to display, but it gives anybody who wears it superpowers.

Jurassic World Chomp ‘N Roar Mask Velociraptor BlueAges 6+Jurassic World Chomp N Roar Mask Velociraptor Blue

Inspired by the Velociraptor Blue from the upcoming Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom movie is the Jurassic World Chomp & Roar Mask Velociraptor Blue set to hit stores this spring. The realistic skin texture, color, moving eyes and teeth are sure to heighten your child’s play experience. Kids will have so much fun acting out all their favorite moments from the movie.

Rise of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Action Figure AssortmentAges 4+Rise of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Action Figure Assortment

This year the Turtles are being reimaged and getting a whole new line of toys inspired by the upcoming Nickelodeon series, Rise of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, set to debut later this year. These new Turtles are uniquely sculpted, fully articulated, and range in height from 3 1/4 to 5-inches.

Jurassic World Super Colossal Tyrannosaurus RexJurassic World Super Colossal Tyrannosaurus Rex

Inspired by the T-Rex in Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom, Super Colossol Tyrannosaurus Rex stands a whopping 3-feet tall for larger than life fun! This T-Rex is hungry and is ready to devour as many as 20 mini dinos at a time. Featuring authentic detailing and sculpting, fans’ imaginations will soar as they act out their favorite adventures from the motion picture.



Barbie Fashionistas Doll AssortmentAges 3+Barbie Fashionistas Doll Assortment

This year the Fashionistas line expands with more styles, fashion, shoes, and accessories to better reflect our world today. The updated line for 2018 will now feature 4 body types, 10 skin tones, 5 eye colors, and a dozen hair colors and hairstyles. Additional clothing sets will retail for $2.99, while the dolls will retail for $9.99 apiece.

Nickelodeon Sunny Day Magic Color-Change SunnyAges 3+Nickelodeon Sunny Day Magic Color-Change Sunny

Based on the Nickelodeon property, Sunny Day Magic Color-Change Sunny is a new doll featuring beautiful color-changing hair. Simply brush her hair with the magic color-changing tool and watch her hair change colors before your very eyes. Fans will want to check out all of the new dolls in the line.

Collectible Toys

Collectible Toys

Fingerlings MinisFingerlings Minis

Remember Fingerlings- last year’s hottest toy? These adorable monkeys are getting an extended family. First, there are bite-sized Fingerlings Minis. These bite-sized figures come in a blind bag. These little figures can hook onto anything with their tails and can even be used as pencil toppers.

Shopkins Season 10Ages 5+Shopkins Season 10

Shopkins Season 10 was officially unveiled at New York Toy Fair 2018 in a closed off showroom. With Season 10, many favorite characters will return from prior seasons. There are so many fun and colorful collectibles to collect in Season 10. The coolest announcement surrounding these new Shopkins is that the packaging will be made to look like treats and sweets to make your ‘Big Reveal’ that much sweeter!

Cutie Cars Color Change Cars Ages 5+Cutie Cars Color Change Cars

Love the Cutie Cars? Cutie Cars Shopkins Season 2 was featured at Toy Fair. The coolest new thing in the world of Cutie Cars is an awesome color-changing feature. When you dip them in warm water, the paint instantly changes color and they don’t change back right away. Dip it in cold water and watch it change back like magic.

Flush ForceAges 4+Flush Force

Toilet humor and gross-out fun were huge trends at this year’s Toy Fair. Flush Force is a new collectible that targets boys. Each collectible figure comes in a toilet bowl. Using “flush technology” , you pour some water into the toilet and pull out the collectible from the toilet. Gross!

Pikmi Pops Surprise (Season 2)Ages 5+Pikmi Pops Surprise (Season 2)

The hit lollipop-filled scented plush mini collectibles, Pikmi Pops Surprise, introduce brand new surprises to discover in Season 2 like notebooks, nail decals, charms, and more. With the new season, there are more than 45 Pikmi Pops Surprise plush figures to collect. They are going to be a lot more wearables. You can wear them as rings, hairclips, and backpack clips.

Pikmi Pops Pushmi UpsAges 5+Pikmi Pops Pushmi Ups

Inspired by Push Pops, the latest Pikmi Pops Pushmi Ups are revealed by pushing them up and they pop open with confetti for the ‘Big Surprise’ reveal of your plush figure! Like the original Pikmi Pops, they are scented too!

Polly Pocket World AssortmentAges 4+Polly Pocket World Assortment

It’s time to head back to the 90s! Polly Pocket is making a big return in 2018 with the Polly Pocket World Assortment. These compact Pocket Worlds are perfect for taking the fun on the go. Each has its own theme and comes along with micro dolls, accessories, and other neat surprises. Look for Polly Pocket to make its debut in fall, retailing for $4.99 – $19.99.

Shopkins Lil SecretsShopkins Lil Secrets

Moose Toys has something new up its sleeves for its hottest collectible brand, Shopkins. Introducing Shopkins Lil Secrets. They look like small lock boxes that open to reveal small hidden playsets inside. Of course, you’ll need some micro-sized characters to play out your adventures in those miniature worlds. It looks like Polly Pocket has some real competition!

Hatchimals CollEGGtibles Season 3 Hatchy Friends ForeverAges 5+Hatchimals CollEGGtibles Season 3 Hatchy Friends Forever

The newest additions to Hatchimals CollEGGtibles Season 3 are called Hatchy Friends Forever. In all, there will be over 100 Hatchimals friends to collect.

Hatchimals CollEGGtibles Season 4 Hatch BrightAges 5+Hatchimals CollEGGtibles Season 4 Hatch Bright

Hatchimals CollEGGtibles Season 4 is known as Hatch Bright. These new Hatchimals shine bright when placed on a light source. There are over 80 characters to hatch and collect in this collection.

Stuffed Toys

Stuffed Toys

Hatchimals HatchibuddiesHatchimals Hatchibuddies

The Hatchimals are getting a soft and cuddly plush makeover with Hatchibuddies. You pull the egg apart to reveal a super cute plush figure inside. They have sparkly eyes, glittery wings, and there are over 20 to collect.

FurReal Friends Ricky, The Trick-Lovin PupAges 4+FurReal Friends Ricky, The Trick-Lovin Pup

Kids will love teaching FurReal Ricky some new tricks. With sensors all over his body, he responds realistically to touch. He can even sing a little tune. Feed him a treat when he is good, but be careful — even he needs to use the bathroom.

Hatchimals MysteryAges 5+Hatchimals Mystery

What’s new and exciting in the wonderful world of Hatchimals? Hatchimals Mystery launches this fall. Now the Hatchimals you hatch will be a surprise. Kids can hatch and discover one of four brand new mystery creatures. Who will you hatch?

Fugglers Large Plush AssortmentAges 4+Fugglers Large Plush Assortment

As part of the gross-out trend, Fugglers from Spin Master are a new twist on the ugly doll. What’s different and appealing about these characters is that they feature realistic-looking teeth. Some of these 12-inch plush figures even have claws. Available this fall, there are a variety of them to collect.

Outdoor Toys

Outdoor Toys

Nerf N-Strike Elite InfinusAges 8+Nerf N-Strike Elite Infinus

Featuring Quick-Load Technology, the Infinus auto-loads the drum by feeding darts directly into the blaster. Motorized, rapid-fire means you can unleash a fury of ammo at your foes, so they had better keep their distance. The blaster includes 30 Elite darts.

Power Wheels Jurassic World Dino RacerAges 3-7Power Wheels Jurassic World Dino Racer

Young Jurassic World fans, ages 3 to 7, can ride their own raptor with this cutely designed Power Wheels Jurassic World Dino Racer ride-on vehicle. The vehicle reaches speeds up to 6 miles per hour.

Razor Drift RiderRazor Drift Rider

What happens when you combine a bicycle and motorcycle? You get the Razor Drift Rider! With colors straight out of Star Wars, the Razor Drift rider is for anybody who can’t learn to balance on the Razor Turbo Jetts. This 3-wheeled electric scooter has 360-degrees of steering. You can steer it left and right like a normal scooter but what makes it unique is that you can even tilt the steering wheel for some crazy cornering and drifting action.

Building Toys

Building Toys

LEGO Harry Potter Hogwarts Great HallAges 9+LEGO Harry Potter Hogwarts Great Hall

Lego is bringing back Harry Potter in a big way and everybody is excited. There are going to be additional Harry Potter sets later this year, but the LEGO Harry Potter Hogwarts Great Hall was the real showstopper of the show that had practically everyone drooling to get their hands on it. It comes with 11 minifigures so you get a ton of cool characters. The coolest part? It has a moving staircase.

Mega Construx Pokemon Jumbo PikachuAges 8+Mega Construx Pokemon Jumbo Pikachu

How would you like to build your own life-size Pikachu? With 600 pieces, this building set from Mega Construx allows you to build a 12-inch version of Pikachu with his signature bolt shaped tail and red cheeks. The coolest part? It’s articulated which allows you to pose the buildable figure.

LEGO Jurassic World Indoraptor Rampage at Lockwood EstateAges 8-12LEGO Jurassic World Indoraptor Rampage at Lockwood Estate

Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom was a major theme across Toy Fair. Lego is releasing a whole line of sets ahead of the movie’s launch this summer. Some of the sets were first revealed at Toy Fair. One of the standout new sets was the Indoraptor. This 1,019-piece set features cool details on the front and back and includes a Lego Indoraptor dino.

Toys That Teach

Toys That Teach

Fisher-Price Laugh & Learn Smart Learning HomeAges 9m-3Fisher-Price Laugh & Learn Smart Learning Home

Little kids can get a smart home of their own. Like other Laugh & Learn products, it is designed to grow with your child. As babies crawl though the door, they enter a world of learning. There are so many different activities for baby. Not only can they play pretend kitchen, but babies will learn numbers, shapes, weather, and more. The pretend fridge is actually a cleverly designed shape sorter. It’s just like Mommy and Daddy’s smart home.

Botley The Coding RobotAges 5+Botley The Coding Robot

STEM is huge right now. Botley is a colorful coding robot that is designed for teaching the youngest coders, as young as 5, how to program. There is no screen or app required. It comes with a variety of pieces. Kids will have to “code” Botley to navigate through a variety of obstacle courses. It teaches basic programming skills, such as loops and simple directional commands.

littleBits Hall of Fame KitslittleBits Hall of Fame Kits

Designed by loyal fans, littleBits Hall of Fame Kits will launch four new kits for 2018. Kits include Crawly Creature, Bubble Bot, Night Light, and Arcade Game. Although each set is sold individually, fans can combine them to create even cooler inventions.

Crayola Color Chemistry Lab SetAges 7+Crayola Color Chemistry Lab Set

Explore the wonderful world of color with the Crayola Color Chemistry Lab Set. This STEM kit features over 50 colorful science activities kids can do at home. Sample activities include a volcano that explodes colored lava and many more. What’s cool is that everything is included to complete 15 experiments right out of the box.

KidiStar Karaoke MachineKidiStar Karaoke Machine

Got a rising star? Not only does KidiStar Karaoke machine for kids have the ability to reduce the voice of the lead singer, it fills the entire room with a disco light effect. The coolest part? The KidiStar can connect to any MP3 player so you can sing along to any of your favorite tunes.

Shredderz Guitar / DrumsAges 8+Shredderz Guitar / Drums

Channel your inner rockstar with the new Shredderz line from Spin Master. The lineup includes six different styles and shapes of guitars to choose from and even a drum set. Featured modes for the guitar include Karaoke, Solo Play, Freestyle Play, and Plug and Play. Are you ready to rock out?!

LeapFrog Leapstart 3DLeapFrog Leapstart 3D

The original Leapstart was a great learning tool but LeapFrog has now improved it with a unique display that helps reinforce the learning. Using a stylus, kids can interact with every page of the specially designed books as they learn to count, read, and problem solve. The display brings the learning to life with animation and sound. The system will work with the current Leapstart library and will support the new 3D feature of newly designed 3D books.

Arts & Crafts Toys

Arts & Crafts Toys

Doh Vinci On The Go Art Studio SetAges 6+Doh Vinci On The Go Art Studio Set

If you love arts and crafts, there’s a good chance you’ll love Doh Vinci from Hasbro. This studio set complete with various art tools encourages creativity and self-expression by allowing budding artists to create wonderful masterpieces in three-dimensions! Best of all, it’s simple to use and comes complete with a workspace, storage, and carrying case. Let your child’s imagination and creativity soar this spring when Doh Vinci launches at major retailers.

Do Art 3D Sand PaintingAges 6+Do Art 3D Sand Painting

One of the big surprises that caught our attention at Toy Fair was Do Art 3D Sand Painting from Faber-Castell. Sand is mixed into the paint and the set allows kids ages 6 and older to create five sand paintings. The set includes everything you need from guided and blank boards to sand paint, watercolors, and more. The creative possibilities are virtually endless and it looks incredibly fun to create whatever you can imagine.

Barbie + Crayola Confetti Design StudioAges 5+Barbie + Crayola Confetti Design Studio

Mattel’s new partnership with Crayola brings the inspiring creativity of Crayola to the wonderful world of Barbie. Now Barbie fans can design their very own fashionable skirts for Barbie with this design studio. Everything from washable Crayola Gel markers to washi tape and stickers are included for your fashion designer. A Barbie doll, skirts, hangers, pom poms, and more are also included in the set. Fans can look forward to this exciting set launching this spring.

Crayola Scribble Scrubbie PetsAges 3+Crayola Scribble Scrubbie Pets

The Scrubbie pets are colorable and washable pets figures that kids can customize over and over again thanks to the washable Scribble Scrubbbie Crayola markers. When you want to change the pattern on them, you just throw them in a tub of water and give them a bath.

Cool Maker KumiKreator Bracelet StudioAges 8+Cool Maker KumiKreator Bracelet Studio

Crafting your own bracelets doesn’t need to be so difficult. With the Cool Maker KumiKreator Bracelet Studio, kids can easily create 10 bracelets with simple cranking action. It just braids it for you. You will be amazed at the friendship bracelets you can create with very little effort.

Games Galore

Games Galore

What’s That Smell? Whats That Smell?

WowWee’s first game is a real stinker. What’s that Smell? is a scratch-and-sniff game. Everybody scratches the card and has to try and guess the smell. The winner has to pick one person to smell one of four stank cards. Trust us, you don’t want to lose unless you like the smell of hot chunky vomit.

Mecard MecardimalsAges 6+Mecard Mecardimals

This spring be on the lookout for an exciting and innovative new card game involving transforming figures a la Transformers. With Mecardimals, there’s no need for a physical transformation and it combines vehicles, action figures, and cards. Simply launch your Mecardimal vehicle over the cards and watch them magically transform right before your very eyes.


Mattel’s successor to the popular game of UNO, DOS launches this year. Designed for 2 to 4 players, this new card game adds a new twist on the family friendly game of UNO with a few new surprises up its sleeve. Like UNO, players have to match numbers and now you can even match colors. When you’re down to the last two cards, shout out ‘DOS’ to win! It’s sure to be great fun for family game night!

Monopoly Cheaters EditionAges 8+Monopoly Cheaters Edition

Who doesn’t love to cheat in Monopoly? Now Hasbro is making cheating official with the Monopoly Cheaters Edition. The core gameplay remains unchanged. So what’s changed? There are 15 special cards tailored to the sneakiest family members. If you can get away with evil deeds, you’ll be rewarded; however, if you’re caught you’ll end up in handcuffs. Now there’s no banker so you can rob the bank if you’re daring enough.

Don’t Lose Your CoolAges 12+Don’t Lose Your Cool

Don’t Lose Your Cool comes with a built-in heart rate monitor. You strap on the crazy-looking contraption on your forehead and it calibrates with your pulse. The idea of the game is to stay cool and calm, while another player does everything to get your pressure to boil. Will you lose your cool?

Chow CrownAges 8+Chow Crown

Who knew it could be so hard to chow down? Chow Crown from Hasbro Games is a new game that puts a twist on viral food eating challenges. You start by loading the six hanging forks with various food items, like candy and such, and place the crown on your head. Your challenge is to eat as many snacks before the music stops to keep the crown. It’s simple and wacky fun! Who will be the Chow Crown Champ?

Dr. Pimple Popper Pimple PeteDr. Pimple Popper Pimple Pete

Toilet humor and gross-out fun were huge trends at this year’s Toy Fair. Eww … is the first thing kids will say when they see Spin Master’s wild, wacky, and fun Dr. Pimple Popper Pimple Pete game. It’s all about carefully extracting those pimples without activating the mega zit. If you’re not careful, you’ll activate the mega zit and lose the game. This bears a striking resemblance to Operation and will put your pimple popping skills to the test.

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