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Toys That Promote Fitness and Movement



    Toys That Promote Fitness and Movement

    A number of toys available this year aim to get kids off the couch and cut down on screen time. (Published Monday, Dec. 18, 2017)

    Y Glider Deluxe XL (Yvolution)

    • The Y Glider XL Deluxe features three adjustable steering levels to best suit each child’s experience based on their steering comfort.

    • Children can personalize their scooter with a changeable deck comes available in three colors and colorful wheel inserts.

    • The extra wide rear wheel provides control and stability.

    • Folding adjustable handlebars make for easy transport.

    • Age: 5-8

    • MSRP: $89.99

    • Available: Amazon, Target, Toys “R” Us, Walmart

    Unicorn 6V Plush Ride-On (DynaCraft)

    • This Unicorn ride-on makes real unicorn sounds.

    • It has soft plush material with a light up horn, realistic reins, and unicorn hair.

    • A play stable included.

    • The unicorn reaches a 2.5 MPH max speed and has a 6 volt battery and charger included.

    • Ages: 3+

    • MSRP: $149.99

    • Availability: Walmart

    Razor Hovertrax 2.0 (Razor)

    • Whether you're riding around your neighborhood or cruising to a friend's place, Hovertrax 2.0 offers the performance and maneuverability you need to make every ride a blast!

    • Our exclusive EverBalance™ technology provides an intelligently-engineered, state-of-the-art, self-balancing experience for an easier mount and smoother ride, every time.

    • Up to 60 minutes of continuous use, with a cruise speed of 8mph.

    • No assembly required, includes battery charger.

    • Maximum rider weight of 220 lbs.

    • Available in red, blue, white, black, or green.

    • Age: 8+

    • MSRP: $399.99

    • Available: Amazon,, Kmart, Toys “R” Us, Walmart

    Ultra Dash (PlayMonster)

    • Ultra Dash is a fast-paced action game that uses lights and targets to encourage children to test their speed, skills, memory, and teamwork.

    • The active play game provides a thrilling rush of excitement as kids race to match the color of the flashing light on their tagger to the color of the targets.

    • Colors flash randomly and players can change their target course, so it’s a different game each time.

    • Designed for one or more players or teams.

    • Age: 6+

    • U.S. MSRP: $19.99

    • Canadian MSRP: $24.93

    • Available: Target, Toys R Us, Walmart

    Fisher Price Bouncesational Bouncer (Bestway)

    • The Bouncer is a brightly colored bounce house where little ones can learn their colors while playing.

    • The bouncer is complete with 50 play balls and a built-in pump.

    • The entrance allows kids easy access to the Bouncer, helping to improve motor skills as they crawl in and out.

    • The side walls and mesh windows create a safe place for kids to play and allow for adults to easily supervise them. The 50 play balls, which come included, provide a way for kids to learn to catch and throw, improving hand-eye coordination. The built-in pump makes it super easy to inflate and deflate the Bouncesational Bouncer– simply place the house where you please, connect to a plug-in and watch as it inflates in less than 4 minutes.

    • When kids are done, the auto-deflate option makes for an easy clean-up. With an inflatable floor, kids have a soft, cushioned area for playing. The Bouncer also helps children learn balance and coordination as they bounce up and down with their friends.

    • Inflatable bounce house measures 69 in. x 68 in. x 53 in. and is good for indoor use as well.

    • Ages: 3-6

    • MSRP: $69.99

    • Available: Walmart (Nov. 24, 2017)

    Super Wubble Brite (NSI)

    • It looks like a bubble, plays like a ball – and now it lights up the night. Squeeze it, whack it, throw it, bounce it – even sit on it! It floats, wobbles, dribbles, spins, and smashes – all while putting on a light show.

    • Made from a squishy, squashy, super soft and lightweight Xpandium, Super Wubble Brite can be inflated to 2 1/2 feet tall and changes colors.

    • When kids kick, bounce or throw a Wubble, it wobbles like a bubble – it doesn't stay perfectly round.

    • It doesn't hurt to get hit with a Wubble. The squooshy material literally molds around, like it's giving a big hug.

    • Super Wubble is designed to be four times stronger and more tear-resistant than the original.

    • Age: 6+

    • MSRP: $24.99

    • Available: Target, Toys “R” Us,

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