There are some exciting new toys from Hasbro that your kids will love! Now that summer break is over, we can start thinking forward to cooler weather and the holidays. I’m not one to wait until the last minute for the holidays, so I think now is the perfect time to start buying Christmas and Hanukkah gifts.
I am loving some of the newest toys from Hasbro which include a brand new version of one of my family’s favorite games – MONOPOLY. In this newest version, you get to personalize the game pieces with pictures of your friends and family. You’ll also see some fun new toys inspired by one of summer’s biggest movies – MARVEL’S GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY. Plus, you can never go wrong with My Little Pony and Nerf toys!
Read on to learn more about the hottest new toys from Hasbro!
DOHVINCI Style & Store Vanity Kit
(Ages 6 years & up/Approx. Retail Price: $19.99/Available: Fall 2014)
Keep your room just a little more organized with a customizable place to store your favorite things! Use the Styler tool to make this mirror and drawer set uniquely yours with colorful designs that pop. Once your DOHVINCI design is complete, assemble your vanity and voila! – a perfect place to store your jewelry, notes, and other favorites. Includes five-piece vanity with mirror, add-on flourishes, Styler tool, wavy shaped design tip, two-sided edging tool, four DECO POP colors, and inspiration guide. Available at most major toy retailers nationwide and on HasbroToyShop.com.
My Little Pony Equestria Girls Dolls with Accessories
(Ages 5 years & up/Approx. Retail Price: $19.99/Available: Now)
The fashionable MY LITTLE PONY EQUESTRIA GIRLS dolls are always rocking the latest styles, making the classrooms of CANTERLOT HIGH the coolest in town! Each doll in the MY LITTLE PONY EQUESTRIA GIRLS dolls with accessories assortment comes with a deluxe colorful outfit, and adorable, interchangeable shoes to match.
NERF N-STRIKE MEGA THUNDERBOW Toy
(Ages 8 years & up/Approx. Retail Price: $39.99/Available: Fall 2014)
Awesome NERF MEGA power and performance transition from blaster to bow with the addition of the N-STRIKE MEGA THUNDERBOW toy. The bow’s dynamic arms and traditional pull back system can fire five NERF MEGA whistler darts in a row up to an amazing distance of 100 feet. Includes 10 MEGA Whistler darts and holds up to five NERF MEGA darts at a time. Available at most major retailers nationwide and HasbroToyshop.com.
SIMON SWIPE Game
(Ages 8 years & up/Players: 1 or more/Approx. Retail Price: $19.99/Available: Fall 2014)
This bold new game is a modern take on the classic recall challenger SIMON game. With hypnotic colors, flashing lights, cool sounds, and gameplay based on a smooth swipe action, the SIMON SWIPE game starts easy and then speeds up with patterns you’ll have to move quickly to repeat. Tap or swipe, but don’t get it wrong! For one player or a party of friends. Four games, 16 levels of frantic fun! 3 AA Duracell batteries included.
STACK ‘N SPIN MONKEY GEARS Toy
(Ages 9 months & up/Approx. Retail Price: $19.99/Available: Fall 2014)
Gear up for some silly fun! With the STACK ‘N SPIN MONKEY GEARS toy, little ones can build up the fun by placing colorful gears all around their monkey friend’s belly, hands, and feet. Once all the gears are set, press the central gear to make them turn, hear silly monkey music, and watch little lights twinkle! Kids’ sorting and stacking skills will be rewarded with this delightful visual experience! Requires three AA batteries. Demo batteries included. Available at most major toy retailers nationwide and on HasbroToyShop.com.
MY MONOPOLY Game
(Ages 8 years & up/Players: 2-4/Approx. Retail Price: $19.99/Available: August 2014)
The world’s favorite property trading game is getting personal in 2014! Now you can personalize your own MONOPOLY game in minutes! With the MY MONOPOLY App or Website, you can easily create your own personalized MONOPOLY game by customizing property spaces, game tokens, Chance Cards and Community Chest Cards to include your favorite people, places and things! Gather your images from Facebook, Instagram, Shutterfly, Flickr or your personal devices, print them out on your personalized MY MONOPOLY game stickers, stick them onto the game pieces and position them as you choose around the MY MONOPOLY game board and you’re ready to play! Bring your favorite and funniest memories to life as you create your own MY MONOPOLY game experience. The MY MONOPOLY app will be available on both iOS and Android platforms.
KRE-O TRANSFORMERS: AGE OF EXTINCTION GRIMLOCKS STREET ATTACK Set
(Ages 6 & up/Available: May 2014)
From the film TRANSFORMERS: AGE OF EXTINCTION, use KRE-O bricks to build GRIMLOCK, the T-Rex DINOBOT for your KREONS to ride, along with a break-away archway for GRIMLOCK to destroy! Thanks to the built-in DONOFORCE action feature, GRIMLOCK can pick up the DECEPTICON VEHICONS in his mouth! GRIMLOCK also has a capture claw in his tail! Comes with two DECEPTICON VEHICON KREONS and a GOLD KNIGHT OPTIMUS PRIME KREON. Contains 196 pieces.
MARVEL’S GUARDIANS FO THE GALAXY BATTLE FX STAR LORD Action Figure
(Ages: 4 & up /Approx. Retail Price: $19.99/Available: July 2014)
The leader of MARVEL’S new super-team is ready for battle in this 12-inch scale electronic figure! STAR LORD is ready to lead the GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY with light-up mask, authentic movie voice and sound effects, signature battle blasters and accessories. Requires two AA batteries. Demo batteries included. Available at most major retailers nationwide and HasbroToyshop.com.
MARVEL’S GUARDIANS OF THE GALAZY ROCKET RACCOON ACTION Mask
(Ages: 4 & up/Approx. Retail Price: $19.99/Available: August 2014)
Kids can pretend to be the brakout character of MARVEL’S 2014 film MARVEL’S GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY with this amazing ROCKET RACCOON ACTION Mask. Kids can actually make the mask’s mouth, eyebrows and ears move, for role-playing fun with the galaxy’s fiercest and funniest raccoon!
TRANSFORMERS RESCUE BOTS: SKY FOREST RESCUE App
(Available from iTunes, $2.99, Made for ages 5 and under)
Roll to the rescue with TRANSFORMERS RESCUE BOTS: SKY FOREST RESCUE, an interactive storybook app inspired by the hit TRANSFORMERS RESCUE BOTS animated series!
Many thanks to our friends at Hasbro for providing us with samples of these toys. Laura and I will be donating them to the Glascock Action Partners Annual Toy Drive, along with all of the toys you will be seeing in our 2014 Holiday Gift Guide. We’re hoping to make the holidays a little brighter for kids in our community.