Sam's Toy Box: Toys to help kids figure out what to be when they grow up

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Friday, December 3, 2021
Toys to help kids discover what to be when they grow up
Top toys for helping kids figure out what they want to be when they grow up, including Adoption Day Baby and Fast Cast Clinic.

CHICAGO (WLS) -- Friday's edition of Sam's Toy Box highlights gifts that'll help kids discover what they want to do when they grow up.


-It's a special day - adoption day! Kids can adopt this 14-inch baby doll that features a soft fabric body and soft vinyl head.

- Sleep eyes allow kids to put baby down for a nap in a rocking cradle that converts to a changing table. - Includes adoption certificate for kids to complete, 'hospital' wristband, blanket, pacifier, and disposable diaper.

- Three skin tones to choose from, with painted eyes and a sweet expression.

- Boy/gender neutral option available.

- Easy to clean and made of baby-safe materials.

- Quality craftsmanship that demonstrates "love is in the details."

- Ages: 3+

-MSRP: $39.95

- Available: October


- Blue will be kids' best patient with the Blue's Clues & You! Check-Up Time Blue.

- This plush Blue is ready for a check-up and comes dressed in an adorable patient gown.

- Blue stands 13 inches tall and is made with soft fabrics.

- This interactive plush encourages kids to care for others and features both directed and imaginative play patterns.

-Press Blue's paw to start her doctor's visit. Josh's voice gives prompts to help kids give Blue a thorough check-up, and Blue even features lights in her chest.

- Kids will love using the play otoscope to check Blue's ears and play thermometer to check her temperature.

- Give Blue some pretend medicine in a spoon to make her feel better.

- Kids can even use the play stethoscope to listen to Blue's heart that makes real beating sounds.

- Blue comes with a removable face mask and a stretchy bandage that fits around her ears, legs, or arms. She also barks.

- This check-up set includes a Blue plush, stethoscope, thermometer, play spoonful of medicine, otoscope, removable bandage, and removable mask.

- Ages: 3+

- MSRP: $34.99

- Available: Walmart, Amazon, Target


-Kids can play doctor with the new Fast Cast Clinic!

- Clinic includes a Barbie doctor doll and four play areas: a medical station, exam table, X-ray machine and gift shop.

- Kids can make casts for their doll "patient" (sold separately) with a realistic cast making feature (use pink, purple or white dough) to create casts for the patient's arms and legs and create wraps with the bandage maker.

- Playset also includes 30+ pieces to play out the fun: 3 dough containers, leg cast, Chelsea arm cast, a set of crutches, stickers, X-rays, gift shop items, and more.

- Some of the accessories feature a clip so Barbie doctor doll can hold them for even more realistic play. - Ages: 3+

- MSRP: $49.99

- Available: Major retailers


- This High-speed, customizable, LED light, LumiTEK RC car has slick rear wheels for awesome drifting and durability.

- Equipped with steady chassis and strong power motor, the speedy 2.4 GHz 1/10 scale remote control car is super fast.

- Ages: 6+

- MSRP: $59.99

- Available: Target, Walmart, Amazon, Meijer


- Bring the zoo to the living room with the Large City Zoo!

- Kids can use the map at its entrance to find their favorite animals. From arctic birds to saharan mammals, there's so much to explore at this miniature zoo!

- This set includes six figures, one adult giraffe and one baby giraffe, two adult and four baby penguins, a pelican, a fish with a bucket, a bicycle with a cart, postcards, a cash register, a camera, fencing, and other accessories.

- Ages: 4+

- MSRP: $69.99

- Available:

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