March 2018 Fast Food Toys Round-up

March 5, 2018 - The Szechuan sauce at McDonald's was too much to resist, and the boy requested a trip to McDonald's so he could try it out. Turns out he did not care for it.

Let's see what's out there in restaurants this month! (More after the jump)

A quick check of the web sites for the more popular fast food restaurants reveals the following:

- McDonald's has Peter Rabbit toys as the goodies in their Happy Meals. The next promotion shown is Snoopy.

- Sonic shows plush Totmoji toys in their Wacky Pack meals.

- The Chick-fil-A site shows five different Curious George books as the goodies in their Kid's Meals.

- Subway Kids Meals have Barbie and HotWheels toys.

No changes from last time at these restaurants:

February 2018 Fast Food Toys Round-up

February 2, 2018 - This will come as a shock to no one at this point, but the boy did not want any fast food in January. We ate at a few regular restaurants, but did not go anywhere that required rolling down the car window.

Let's see what's out there in restaurants this month! (More after the jump)

A quick check of the web sites for the more popular fast food restaurants reveals the following:

- McDonald's has American Greetings Valentine's card kits as the goodies in their Happy Meals. The next promotion shown is Peter Rabbit.

- Sonic shows "surprise toys" in their Wacky Pack meals, so you could end up with something good from a recent past promotion, depending on what each location has in their back room.

January 2018 Fast Food Toys Round-up

January 7, 2018 - So far this winter, we have been fortunate that the weather has been mild. Even so, the boy has been unmotivated to leave the house and get any fast food. It is better nutritionally, but the collector in me is still antsy.

Let's see what's out there in restaurants this month! (More after the jump)

A quick check of the web sites for the more popular fast food restaurants reveals the following:

- McDonald's has a joint promotion of Yo-Kai Watch and Shopkins: Happy Places as the goodies in their Happy Meals. The next promotion shown is American Greetings card kits.

- Sonic shows Dinotrux: Supercharged toys in their Wacky Pack meals.

- Burger King's kids meal web site features Sherlock Gnomes toys. There are six different toys.

October 2017 Fast Food Toys Round-up

October 21, 2017 - Who pressed fast forward on this year? My head is spinning.

Let's see what's out there in restaurants this month! (More after the jump)

A quick check of the web sites for the more popular fast food restaurants reveals the following:

- McDonald's has a joint promotion of The My Little Pony Movie and Transformers: Robots in Disguise as the goodies in their Happy Meals. The next promotion shown is another joint promotion - Hello Sanrio and Pokemon Sun Pokemon Moon.

- Sonic shows DC Super Friends (Superman and Wonder Woman) in their Wacky Pack meals.

- Burger King's kids meal web site features a joint promo of Monster High and Max Steel toys. There are six different toys.

June 2017 Fast Food Toys Round-up

June 23, 2017 - We are a month into the boy's summer break and apparently he does not want to spend it driving around with me to every fast food place in the area. Hmmmph.

Let's see what's out there in restaurants this month! (More after the jump)

A quick check of the web sites for the more popular fast food restaurants reveals the following:

- McDonald's has Teeny Beanie Boos plush toys as the goodies in their Happy Meals. The next promotion shown is Despicable Me 3.

We've already gotten a set of the Boos from eBay and will likely be getting a set of the DM3 toys there as well. As a general personal guideline, I try to pay in the range of two or three dollars per toy when I buy a set online like this.

April 2017 Fast Food Toys Round-up

April 24, 2017 - Whoa, I blinked and March was gone, probably to the same place as 2003.

Let's see what's out there in restaurants this month! (More after the jump)

A quick check of the web sites for the more popular fast food restaurants reveals the following:

- McDonald's has Smurfs: the Lost Village movie toys as the goodies in their Happy Meals. The next promotion shown is Super Mario.

- Burger King's kids meal web site features a joint promo of Dreamworks Voltron and Care Bears toys. There are six different toys.

- Sonic shows Teen Titans Go! in their Wacky Pack meals. They have replaced the games on their MyWackyPack.com site with an app for mobile devices.

February 2017 Fast Food Toys Round-up

February 20, 2017 - The kid had the day off from school, so I talked him into McDonald's for lunch. He had a 20-piece chicken nugget box and I got a Happy Meal and scored the The LEGO Batman Movie Robin/Catwoman tin with stickers.

Let's see what's out there in restaurants this month! (More after the jump)

A quick check of the web sites for the more popular fast food restaurants reveals the following:

- McDonald's has The LEGO Batman Movie toys and cups as the goodies in their Happy Meals. I might have to get a set on eBay because I think I need those cups. The next promotion shown is a joint promo of HotWheels and Barbie.

- Burger King's kids meal web site features Dreamworks Trolls toys. There are six different toys.

January 2017 Fast Food Toys Round-up

January 16, 2017 - The boy is approaching double-digits and seems to have mostly outgrown kids meals. Bummer. We'll just have to do this without him.

Let's see what's out there in restaurants this month! (More after the jump)

A quick check of the web sites for the more popular fast food restaurants reveals the following:

- McDonald's has Teen Titans Go! toys and Sweethearts "clip gloss" as the goodies in their Happy Meals. The next promotion wasn't shown yet on January 16, because the site was still listing Sing toys as the current promotion while also saying that it runs through January 9th.

- Burger King's kids meal web site features The Secret Life of Pets toys. There are six different toys.

October 2016 Fast Food Toys Round-up

October 24, 2016 - We didn't eat out much since the last update, but the boy did score a Talking Tom figure at McDonald's. A few years back, he loved the Talking Tom apps, but he didn't seem especially interested in this toy. It's a cute figure, so I think he has just outgrown the license.

Let's see what's out there in restaurants this month! (More after the jump)

A quick check of the web sites for the more popular fast food restaurants reveals the following:

- McDonald's has It's the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown trick-or-treat pails with their Happy Meals. The next promotion shown will be Trolls.

The McDonald's McPlay app has free ebooks in it as well as a game. The ebooks are also available on their web site.

- Sonic has Angry Birds movie toys their Wacky Pack meals, with Ninja Spoons coming soon.

September 2016 Fast Food Toys Round-up

September 4, 2016 - August brought with it the start of a new school year and a toy recall from McDonald's. They have recalled the Step-It activity bands that they gave out in Happy Meals in August. You can return the bands to McDonald's for a replacement toy and either a yogurt tube or apple slices.

Let's see what's out there in restaurants this month! (More after the jump)

A quick check of the web sites for the more popular fast food restaurants reveals the following:

- McDonald's has Talking Tom toys in their Happy Meals. The next promotion shown is a joint promo of Justice League and DC Superhero Girls. Each will have eight toys, with half being action figures and half being role-play items.

The McDonald's McPlay app has free ebooks in it as well as a game. The ebooks are also available on their web site.

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