The Toy Expert: Tips for toys this holiday season

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Jason Lee:
Meredith, kids are so hard to shop for, what do you have for us?

Meredith Sinclair:
First we are going to start with something new from Disney. This is called Disney's playmation Avengers, what's really fun about this is that it combines tech and story telling and it gets your kids up off the couch and really interacting with the characters. So they are going to have this wearable tech now to battle it out with their favorite characters, you can take it inside, you can take it outside, I just love that it opens up their imaginations and gets them playing like we used to when we were kids, now everybody loves a tablet, they put it on their wish list and this is a great deal for it. This is called Fire Kids Edition, it comes with several things, it comes with this great tablet and a year of free Time Unlimited, access to 10,000 books, videos, apps, and games. And it also comes with this kid proof case. And a two year worry-free guarantee which parents love, so if anything happens to this in two-years, no questions asked, you send it back, they'll replace it. Plus, it's got great parental controls with parents love as well. So you can set a time to manage your child to read for twenty minutes and then play their game, you can do that on here. And it's all for under $100 on Amazon. Now everyone loves some fun new games right of their mobile devices, so we have something new from SimCity. This is called SimCity Build It. Now we are used to the regular Sim City game, and you can still do all that city building that you know and love, and now in this version you can take it into a winter scene and mountains,where you can now create a winter resort, with a castle and a ski lift and a train, and these 3D graphics really bring these scenes to life. You can get this on Apple and Google Maps. Now, from digital building to hands-on building, Arckit is an architectural kit that kids can really move, they're reusable, convertible walls, and also it teaches STEM skills. Last but not least we have this great new portaplay portable activity center by Portabell, its got all kinds of fun toys, an extendable seat, and then it expands so that it goes up to 5 years old for your kids to play on. So for more information on everything you see here, you can go to funknews.com/kidgifts.

Jason Lee:
Alright great stuff Meredith Sinclair, happy holidays, thanks for joining us we appreciate it.

Meredith Sinclair:
Thanks so much.