Easter ideas for teens can include these hot new toys

Easter 2021 could be much more fun with these new items
CHICAGO (WLS) -- It is not too late to grab gifts for those Easter Baskets, or maybe you need a few ideas to refresh the fun at home before summer.

Adrienne Appell, Toy Trends specialist from the Toy Association, joined ABC 7 Chicago Friday to help.

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Here's what she had to offer:

"Blue's Clues and You" Action Bubble Blower, ages 3+, $12.99

  • Based on the new Nickelodeon preschool series "Blue's Clues & You."

  • The bubble blower features a fully sculpted Blue's Clues body

  • Just press the button and Blue will blow continuous bubbles

  • Includes 4 fl. oz. premium bubble solution


  • 4Fun ChangeUp, B4 Adventure, ages 3+, $129.00

  • Portable game console that includes six different game boards and can be played indoors or outdoors.

  • Game boards included are: Tic-Tac-Toe, Skee Bag, Poker, Football Frenzy, Shuffleboard and Cornhole.


  • Two legs can be used as a kickstand to elevate the console to play Tic-Tac-Toe, Skee Bag, Poker Pass, Football Frenzy and Cornhole.

  • Game console can also be flattened in order to play Shuffle Board.

  • Durable and water-resistant


  • Jenga Giant, Art's Ideas, ages 12+, $169.95

  • Jenga Giant JS7 is the biggest authentic hardwood Jenga game ever sold

  • It stacks up to over 5-feet high in play

  • Each block is nearly 15 times the volume of classic Jenga block

  • There's also a new version - Jenga Giant JS6 that stacks to over 4-feet high, and is for 8 years and up, so perfect for families and it's under $100 and comes with the heavy-duty carry bag


  • EverDreamerz, PLAYMOBIL, ages 7+, $5.99

  • A line of collectible PLAYMOBIL characters called the EverDreamerz. There's Rosalee, Viona, Edwina, Clare and Starleen. When the girls find a magical amulet, a portal opens into another universe, to the land of their dreams.

  • There are three dream collections: Candy World, Comic World, and Music World (new!).

  • There are 12 surprise collectible characters in each collection. Each character comes with an individual charm and other surprises hidden inside.


  • Spring Float with Hyper-Flate Valve, Swimways, 15+, $14.99

  • Dive into relaxation with the Swimways brand Spring Float, the incredibly comfortable, fabric-covered floats that now feature brand new, patent-pending, Hyper-Flate Valve technology.

  • Its unique, Hyper-Flate Valve is engineered to increase airflow, inflating, and deflating 3x faster.

  • You don't even have to put your mouth to the valve to inflate.
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