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The best spring and summer toys for kids
BY JANA BEAUCHAMP
Kids all over NYC are more than ready
to spring into action for some outdoor
fun and spring play time! We have you
all set with these fun items to get out and
move, enjoy water and bubble play, create
and build, and relax and de-stress.
Get out and move
Schwinn will have kids of all ages revved
up and ready to go out and bike ride!
Little kids love the Schwinn Krate EVO
with its tons of color options and fun features.
Parents love that it has a SmartStart
frame, tool-free seat adjustments, and
removable training wheels. Big kids will
love the Schwinn High Timberand that
this 21-speed mountain bike is perfect for
exploring every corner of the great outdoors.
Parents will love its strong steel
frame and alloy linear-pull brakes
that promise precision stopping.
Th ey will also love that it comes in
both astep-throughframe design
and a standard straight top-tube
orientation and the step-through
frame allows for shorter riders to
get their leg over the bike. Starting
Razor is our long-standing go-to ride
for city kids and they are sure to fl ip for
the Electric Party Pop Scooter. Kids will
love that it is lined with fun, bright lights,
bringing the party with them wherever
they scoot, turning every ride into a celebration
thanks to the multi-color LED
light on and below the deck and a light-up
front wheel.It’s a ray of light! Parents will
love the safety features from the brand
they know and trust. $44.78
Th e Tonka Steel Classics Mighty
DumpTruck is built for hauling! Th is sturdy,
steel construction vehicle is ready for
the toughest loading jobs. Kids will love
the endless fun of this realistic dump truck,
moving the bed up and down to trigger its
unloading action! Parents will love that it
is constructed Tonka tough with real steel
and is guaranteed for life! $29.99.
Goliath – Phlat Ball is a unique sports
toy that transforms from a 9” fl ying disc
to a 6” fun ball when thrown – it’s like
a Frisbee ball! Kids will love that they
throw a disc and then catch a ball, adding
a new twist to their traditional game
of catch. Parents will love that it packs
fl at, so it’s easy to slip into a backpack or
suitcase, and that if it happens to land on
a sloped roof, it pops open and rolls right
off ! $12.99.
Get your body moving and amp up your
hula hoop game to the next level with the-
Light Up Designer Hoop by Kess. Parents
will love that it is made with a fashionable
mesh to create a cool but functional grip.
Kids will love that it is made with lightup
technology that allows for colorful play
with enhanced visual eff ects.
Or get hopping with the Ultra Light
Up Ice Hopper, a glitter-fi lled,
light-up take on a classic
toy. Kids will love
it spins around, the toy
sparkles with liquid glitter providing for
colorful play with a fun shine eff ect. Parents
will love the active play and endless fun!
Starting at $7.99.
Water and bubble play
Have a bubbleblast with the Maxx
Bubbles Flower Pot. Kids will love this
adorable bubble blower where the center
of the pretty, pink fl ower is a super big
bubble blower! Kids will also love extending
their pretend play with the bonus
watering can to feed their fl owers and two
leaf petals and two fl ower wands. Parents
will love that they just fi ll the pot with
bubble solution and the fl ower bubbler
projects big bubbles for kids to chase and
play with, and that it includes bubble solution
for hours of bubble fun! $17.99.
Lilly Tikes Sand & Sun Ami (also
Lilly and Tommy) is a cute and cuddly
doll always ready for a day at the beach
(or playing pretend beach day anywhere).
Kids will love that she’s water safe, so they
can play with her in the bath, pool or by
the ocean. Parents will love that in addition
to water play, when she’s not bathing
or swimming, she loves to make sandcastles
and starfi sh with the included bucket,
shovel, moldable sand and starfi sh sand
Create bigger and better bubbles with
Glove-A-Bubbles! Kids will love making
thousands of bubbles just by waving
through the air.
Th ey will also love
colors and favorite character
designs like PAW Patrol. Parents will love
that each Glove-A-Bubbles packet contains
a re-sealable bag fi lled with bubble
solution that is 100 percent recyclable.
Go swim with Robo Fish, the super
realistic toy fi sh that comes to life and
swim as soon as it touches water. Kids
will love that the tiny robo-pet mimics the
actions of a live fi sh, swimming in fi ve different
directions and diving over six feet.
Th ey will also love the magic of the colorchanging
fi sh scales, transforming in hues
when it hits the water and that it returns
to its original color when it is pulled out
of the water and scales are dried. $7.99.
Everyone loves water balloon action,
and Crazy Bunch O Balloons now comes
with a new mix of multicolored balloons
for added water excitement. Kids will love
that their favorite water balloons that let
them fi ll and tie 100 balloons in 60 seconds
— and parents will love that they are
fully recyclable. Starting at $8.44.
Relax and de-stress
With the Hide Inside! Collection from
Crazy Aaron’s, kids will love seeking six
unique pieces that each of these three
clear based putties have to off er. Kids
will have a slimy good time searching
for spontaneous expressions amongst the
smiling faces, shadowy creatures within
the woods or the bothersome bugs
throughout the greenery, and are completely
captivated with the challenge of
discovering them all! $9.99.
Top Trenz is the ultimate one stop
shop for all your pop and fi dget needs.
Parents will love that these fun, bubble
popping fi dget toys reduces stress
and keep kids’ hands busy! Kids will
love the colors and designs, choosing
from fan favorites like OMG!
mega pops gummy bear keychains,
OMG! pop fi dgety tie dye hearts,
dinosaurs, unicorns, and more!
Starting at $8.
The Squishville Mystery Mini
Plush Assortment is an adorable
and squishy assortment of kids’ favorite
Squishmallows plush characters in a
mini 2-inch size. Kids will love that these
squishy mystery mini-Squish mallows
plush toys come with a fashion accessory
they squeeze into. Th ere are mix and
match fashions with every plush. Parents
will love that the world of Squishville is
made of super soft addictively squeezable
material to help kids relax while they
squish and play. $4.99.
Crayola’s Scribble Scrubbie
PetsBackyard and Cloud Clubhouse sets
include a brand-new Scribble Scrubbie
innovation: scented markers! Kids will
love to chill out as they color and clean
their Scribble Scrubbie again and again
while taking in the sweet scents, including
blueberry, orange and lemon. Parents
will love that the Scribble Scrubbie Pets
set come with two new pets, three fruit
scented Ultra-Clean Washable Markers,
one scrub brush, one tub, one slide and
Land of Dough is the perfect, natural
play dough. Kids will love that it is
a treat for the senses and that is sprinkled
with glitter! Parents will love that
it is handmade from all-natural ingredients,
plant-based colors, and compostable
glitter at home in the USA, and all
Crazy Aaron’s products are made with the
help of exceptional individuals challenged
with intellectual, physical and other
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