Kids can easily make their own toys with 3D printing

This year's must-have toy: a machine to make your own toy. Mattel's ThingMaker is a kid-safe 3D printer, and the 3Doodler Start Pen won't burn your skin. Bridget Carey checks out the high-tech side of the New York Toy Fair, and this year even Barbie has her own drone.

Toy makers finally got the memo: You don't need screens or servers in the cloud to make a fun high-tech toy.

Watch CNET Update below for a look at how playtime is getting more high-tech at the 2016 New York Toy Fair. Kids can make their own plastic action figures with Mattel's ThingMaker and the 3Doodler Start pen. Virtual reality gets an audio boost with the View Master 2.0, and Barbie gets her own hoverboard drone to fly... when she's not at her voice-controlled Dreamhouse:

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Kids can easily make their own toys with 3D printing

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