Baby Yoda, Lego kits and more
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For more than 40 years now, children (and adults) have experienced the joy and pleasure of opening a soft and sweet Star Wars toy on Christmas Day. Whether it is the newest lego set or theirs Baby Yoda, there is a Star Wars toy for almost every person, or at least for every person who loves Star Wars.
Below are 16 of the best Star Wars toys. Wrap one up this holiday season, and the force be with you.
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1. Lego Star Wars: The Mandalorian Child Building Kit
Everyone needs some kind of fun holiday project. Give the gift of Star Wars geekery with a kid’s Lego building set – Baby Yoda, if you didn’t know – from “Star Wars: The Mandalorian”. With over 1000 pieces, it’s a pretty complex set, which means it’s perfect for older kids and adult Lego enthusiasts.
2. Star Wars Lego Advent Calendar
Speaking of Lego, have you heard of the company’s highly coveted Advent calendars? This year, Lego released a Star Wars-specific one, filled with minifigures and mini-builds galore (one for each day!). It’s already selling out in a lot of places, so you’ll want to grab one quickly.
3. Mattel The Child Real Moves Plush
Baby Yoda is the gift that keeps on giving, especially during the holidays. He’s adorable and smart, and you can’t go wrong with an adorable animatronic version of The Child. Your child can use a joystick to make the little guy walk, turn, move his ears, head and arms, and even play hide and seek. He can also ‘talk’ which is basically a few babbling sounds that will thrill your little one.
4. Princess Leia Organa and R2-D2 Adventure Set
Well done to all the young Star Wars fans who love dolls as much as they love science fiction. You are seen, loved and served with this adorable Princess Leia Organa adventure set, which includes both a realistic Leia minifigure and a cute R2-D2, all ready to take on the Galactic Empire.
5. The Star Wars Monopoly
Every holiday season deserves a great new board game. This season, why not gift Star Wars Monopoly, which lets you play as a character from one of the movies, working to collect “properties” around the set, including planets and droids. Once you have a set, you can start building Tie fighters and X-wings, but watch out for players landing on space at the speed of light! They can fly ahead and take over any property you want. The game received nearly 3,000 rave reviews, with many calling it a “great gift.”
6. Chewbacca Pet Pillow
Let your little one travel into deep space every night with a Star Wars Chewbacca Pillow pet. It is both a pillow and a soft toy. During the day, your child can keep it folded up and take it on many adventures. At night when things get a little sleepy, they can loosen Chewy’s tummy and he becomes the perfect little pillow.
7. Lego Millennium Falcon Spaceship Building Kit
A classic item for Star Wars fans, the Millennium Falcon Lego set is practically a rite of passage for any young Jedi. With over 1,300 pieces, the Falcon build isn’t for the faint of heart, but anyone who perseveres will be rewarded: the latest Corellian freighter features rotating turrets, spring-loaded shooters, a detailed interior, and even a cockpit with room. for two figures. (Don’t worry: these are also included in the kit.)
8. The children’s magnetic shoulder plush toy
Do you have a child who needs a good new friend? Consider getting them a mini Baby Yoda soft toy that, thanks to a Jedi power and / or magnets, can hang over their shoulder. It’s soft, fluffy, and only about five inches tall, so it’s great for hanging out around the house or taking to Grandma’s for the holidays.
9. Kylo Ren Lightsaber Toy
No Star Wars toy list would be complete without a lightsaber. There’s one for pretty much every notable Jedi and Sith, but this ShopDisney Kylo Ren model is extra special because of its cross-handle blades. All the blades are also detachable, so your child can wear it on their belt, like a real Jedi.
10. R2-D2 Sleep Lite
A cute and colorful night light from Pillow Pets, this R2-D2 version casts rainbow stars, which means your little one can fall asleep every night thinking of a galaxy far, far away. It doesn’t beep or bloop like a real R2-D2, but it’s just as adorable.
11. Lego Mos Eisley Cantina Building Kit
There are already a few great Lego sets here, but here is one more. The Mos Eisley Cantina set includes 3,187 contraband and bounty hunting pieces. Now your little one, or not so little one, can recreate the legendary Tatooine waterer, with a removable roof to allow access to the various cabins. The set includes 21 minifigures, including Chewbacca, Obi-Wan Kenobi, Ponda Baba, Garindan, Labria, R2-D2 and Dewback, as well as blocks to create additional outbuildings and two Landspeeders.
12. Nerf Poe Dameron Blaster
If your kid is a Nerf lover getting into Star Wars, they might like the Nerf Poe Dameron blaster, which features glow-in-the-dark darts and emits both lights and sound effects when fired. Walmart shoppers note that it is ideal for small hands, with one writing in their review that the weapon is “not too complicated or difficult to shoot,” adding: “It’s perfect for a little lover of Star Wars in your life! ”
13. Star Wars UNO
A fun Christmas stocking for any competitive child, Star Wars UNO is a twist on the classic card game. Each card features an image of the Star Wars franchise, and like in the original UNO, players race to get rid of all of their cards before everyone else. Beware, however, of a player with a wild “Strength” card: this card will force you to draw more cards, which will make victory even more difficult.
14. Funko Pop! Mandalorian and the Bobblehead Child
If your kid is a Funko fan – and who isn’t really – they might dig a bobblehead scene starring The Mandalorian and The Child. The Mandalorian is able to move, and Amazon shoppers adore the scene’s “magnificent detail and layout”, with one even writing in their review that it is “the one. most detailed and painted Pop figures I have seen “.
15. Mr. Potato Head Han Spud-Lo
Help start their young Star Wars fandom with Han Solo Mr. Potato Head from Hasbro. The set comes with a virgin potato body, boot-covered base, and 10 different Han-type accessories, from swoopy hair to a blaster. When it’s all put together it can look as good as a young Harrison Ford or as goofy as Greedo depending on how you mix and match, but that’s part of Mr. Potato Head’s fun.
16. Star Wars: Rebellion Board Game
A strategy game for teens and seniors alike, Star Wars: Rebellion challenges players to control the Galactic Empire or the Rebel Alliance by commanding ships, moving troops, and rallying star systems to your cause. There are plenty of miniature pieces, action cards galore, and even secret missions to shape your strategy. At three to four hours per session, it’s not a game for dabblers, but it rewards those who really enjoy playing. It has over 1,000 rave reviews on Amazon, with some calling it “the best Star Wars board game of all time.”
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