6 Creepy New Toys That Will Give Your Kids Nightmares

Suzee Skwiot | Feb 18, 2014 Big Kid

Vampires are so totally last year. Now, it's all about the monsters, zombies, ghouls, and any other terrifying nightmarish creatures I fear so much. The 111th American International Toy Fair arrived in New York this week and it's showcasing the newest, hottest, and scariest toys that will be coming to shelves this year.

Beware parents, the freakiest new playthings make noises, they crawl up walls, and have more heads and creepy eyes than we can ever possibly imagine. They are literally the stuff from my nightmares horror movies.

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The monster trend has reached countless toy manufacturers. Mattel has come out with new Monster High dolls that have creepy faces and steampunk clothes and Razor scooters can now include creepy, but cute, monster hands on the handlebars.

But there's a slight difference between cute creepy and genuinely terrifying/where's my night light?/brb I just peed my pants, creepy. So check out the most shocking new toys from this year's Toy Fair that are sure to spook even the most brave kids.

Would you buy #4 for a child?


Image via Krypt Kiddies

  • Universal Monsters

    1

    Recreating the famous Universal monsters, this line features creepy figurines of the Creature from the Black Lagoon, Frankenstein, the Wolfman, and Dracula. Personally, I'd prefer not to have to relive the terrifying flicks, but these are a must have for any horror buff.

    Price: $21.49

  • Spider Gremlin

    2

    Without having to relive the entire 90's horror comedy flick, we can now see the movie's spider gremlin in all of its lifelike glory. The 10-inch-tall statue is recreated perfectly by NECA and features an opening and closing jaw, jointed shoulders, and 8 fully-hinged legs.

    Price: $49.99

  • Krypt Kiddies

    3

    Meet Baby Arvin. Cute, isn't he? This creepy (?) newborn is just one in a collection of Krypt Kiddie dolls that are "cuter than hell."

    Price: approx. $150.00

  • Zombie Runner

    4

    This severed zombie hand runs via external charger and can scurry across floors, up walls, and even up-side down. The movable fingers pulsate as the hand makes its trek on virtually any surface. Charge it up and watch friends as this eerie hand dashes across the floor.

    Price: $31.49

  • The Walking Dead Charred Walker

    5

    Granted, The Walking Dead isn't exactly a show for kids, but their ghoulish figurines make for some pretty interesting toys. In honor of the show's fifth season, McFarlane Toys has released a line of characters and beasts scary enough to keep the kids far away from the television.

    Price: $15.18

  • Alien Action Figures

    6

    In honor of the 35th anniversary of Alien, NECA is reinventing the terrifying dog alien from the film's franchise. Along with some other signature figurines from the horror flick, this spooky beast will be available in July 2014.

    Price: $69.98

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