The 13 Best Minecraft Toys of 2022 — Minecraft Gifts for Kids

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The 13 Best Minecraft Toys of 2022 — Minecraft Gifts for Kids
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Minecraft may not seem like much to outsiders thanks to its simplistic, blocky graphics, but it’s hard to overstate the popularity of the beloved sandbox game. Ranked as the best-selling video game of all time, it sold more than 238 million copies on PC, mobile and console platforms, a success based on its limitless capacity for creativity.

Within the world of Minecraft, you can choose to have any experience you want, depending on the game mode. This may mean battling computer generated mobs, wandering aimlessly, or building your own world using a dynamically generated map. This open-ended approach to gaming has inspired a large fan base and many real-life toys and accessories that bring Minecraft’s most memorable features to life in 3D.

The best Minecraft toys

what to consider

Given the unprecedented popularity of the game, it’s no surprise that there’s so much Minecraft merchandise to choose from: building sets, games, mining toys, crafts, and puzzles, to name a few. Each one is based on a different facet of the game, so before you buy, you’ll want to think about which aspect excites you the most. Minecraft also appeals to a wide audience that includes elementary-aged children and adults, which means you’ll want to consider which toys are age-appropriate for the recipient.

How we select

We looked for a wide range of Minecraft-inspired toys and accessories that reflected its various game modes and themes such as world building, combat, survival, and collaborative play. Although they run the gamut from puzzles to Lego sets to plush toys, they all stood out as being highly rated by reviewers, well-executed, and novel in design.

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1

better overall

Lower Bastion Construction Set

key specifications

Dimensions 13.94 x 7.52 x 2.32 inches
Write construction set
Recommended age 8+ years
two

more collectable

nanometalfigs

key specifications

Dimensions 1.65 inches per character
Write character figures
Recommended age 3+ years
3

The best home accessory

Charged Creeper Light

key specifications

Dimensions 6.2 x 6.2 x 19 inches
Write Night light
Recommended age All ages
4

Best for RPGs

transforming sword

key specifications

Dimensions 1.5 x 22.75 x 10.75 inches
Write imaginative play toy
Recommended age 6+ years
5

The best for the whole family

Minecraft One Game

key specifications

Dimensions 5.71 x 3.62 x 0.79 inches
Write Card game
Recommended age 2-10 years
6

the best to display

Paint your own figures

key specifications

Dimensions 2 x 2 x 4 inches
Write craft kit
Recommended age 6+ years
7

the best to fight

dart blasting hammer

key specifications

Dimensions 3.19 x 14 x 9 inches
Write imaginative play toy
Recommended age 8+ years
8

best tech toy

touch screen clock

key specifications

Dimensions 8.5 x 1.57 x 0.47 inches
Write Smart watch
Recommended age 3+ years
9

best stuffed toys

Plush Creeper Toy Set

key specifications

Dimensions 8.54 x 6.02 x 1.73 inches
Write plush toys
Recommended age 3+ years
10

best craft kit

Activity set with transport can

key specifications

Dimensions 12.13 x 11.06 x 1.81 inches
Write craft kit
Recommended age 3+ years
eleven

best for board games

Transforming Turtle Hideout

key specifications

Dimensions 12.99 x 12.99 x 3.94 inches
Write Toy
Recommended age 6+ years
12

best puzzle

magnetic travel puzzle

key specifications

Dimensions 5.94 x 0.67 x 10.23 inches
Write Puzzle
Recommended age 8+ years
13

More like Minecraft

treasure toy

key specifications

Dimensions 2.95 x 2.95 x 3.74 inches
Write treasure hunt toy
Recommended age 5-15 years

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