A Teen Toy Expert Tests 5 of the Hottest Products of the Season

A wide range of toys your kids will love you for! 

If you have a kid’s birthday coming up look no further! Here are the coolest toys of the season, with options for kids of all ages.


This kick scooter is perfect for older kids as it comes in a deluxe size with extra-large urethane wheels and a cool profile. It’s easy to fold up so that you can take it and store it anywhere. The A5 Black Label kick scooter has aircraft-grade aluminum T-tube and deck with adjustable handlebars, foam grips and rear fender. The A5 Black Label kick scooter is only available at Toys R Us Canada.

Price: $165

LiteHawk LIL’ TOM 

This fully assembled 4WD rock crawler can easily navigate through tough terrain with its oversized wheels and high travel suspension. The twin motor setup delivers robust power to the front and rear axles. Built tough and sporting a heavy duty roll cage in case of rollovers, feel confident driving off-road. The steering wheel can also be installed to suit both left and right-handed drivers. It has a 20 minute run-time with rechargeable Ni-Cad battery and charger included!

Price: $50

Razor Ripstik Ripster

The Ripster caster board is a compact version of the RipStik classic. The shorter wheel base is ideal for riders with a narrower stance or for those who want to do more tricks with this lightweight design. The caster board has high tech polymers with removable deck plate and a steel torsion bar.

Price: $75


It sports six wheels, a seat, footrests, and a steering wheel. That’s it. There are no pedals. No gears. And best of all, batteries are not required. The PlasmaCar is made from state-of-the-art, high-quality ABS plastics, which makes it durable for kids on the
go. To propel the PlasmaCar, you simply rotate the steering wheel continuously from left to right. It also works in reverse.

Price: $70

Nightball Light Up Street Hockey Set 

This light up street hockey set is perfect for summer nights! The NightBall Night Hockey Set (Twin Pack) comes complete with everything you need to hit the streets including a super bright, light-up Power Puck and two ultra durable hockey sticks –
each with a double dose of LED lights. Batteries are included so sticks up! It’s game on ’til the break of dawn!

Price: $50