13 Best Minecraft Toys of 2022 – Minecraft Gifts For Kids

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Minecraft may not look much like the outsiders thanks to its simplistic, blocky graphics, but it’s hard to overstate the popularity of the beloved sandbox game. Ranked the best-selling video game of all time, it has sold over 238 million copies across PC, mobile and console platforms, a success founded on its limitless capacity for creativity.

In the world of Minecraft, you can choose to have pretty much any experience you want, depending on the game mode. using a dynamically generated map. This open-ended approach to play has inspired a huge fandom and many IRL toys and accessories that bring Minecraft’s most memorable features to life in 3D.

The best Minecraft toys

What to consider

Given the game’s unprecedented popularity, it’s no surprise that there are so many Minecraft products to choose from: building sets, games, mining toys, crafts, and puzzles, to name a few- one. Each is inspired by a different facet of video gaming, so before you buy, you’ll want to think about which aspect you’re most passionate about. Minecraft also caters to a wide audience including elementary-aged children and adults, which means you’ll want to consider which toys are age-appropriate for the recipient.

How we selected

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

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Best overall

Nether Bastion building set

Key specs

Dimensions 13.94 x 7.52 x 2.32 inches
Type Construction game
Recommended age 8+ years old

Most collectible

Nano Metalfigs

Key specs

Dimensions 1.65 inches per character
Type Character figurines
Recommended age 3+ years

Best Home Accessory

Charged Creeper Lamp

Key specs

Dimensions 6.2 x 6.2 x 19 inches
Type night light
Recommended age All ages

Ideal for role-playing

Transform Sword

Key specs

Dimensions 1.5 x 22.75 x 10.75 inches
Type imaginative play toy
Recommended age 6+ years old

Ideal for the whole family

Minecraft Uno Game

Key specs

Dimensions 5.71 x 3.62 x 0.79 inches
Type card game
Recommended age 2-10 years

Ideal for display

Paint your own miniatures

Key specs

Dimensions 2 x 2 x 4 inches
Type DIY kit
Recommended age 6+ years old

Ideal for fighting

Dart Blasting Hammer

Key specs

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

Best Tech Toy

Touch screen watch

Key specs

Dimensions 8.5 x 1.57 x 0.47 inches
Type smart watch
Recommended age 3+ years

Best Plush Toys

Creeper Plush Toy Set

Key specs

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

Best crafting kit

Activity set with transport box

Key specs

Dimensions 12.13 x 11.06 x 1.81 inches
Type DIY kit
Recommended age 3+ years

Ideal for tabletop gaming

Transform the Turtle Hideout

Key specs

Dimensions 12.99 x 12.99 x 3.94 inches
Type play toy
Recommended age 6+ years old

best puzzle

Magnetic Travel Puzzle

Key specs

Dimensions 5.94 x 0.67 x 10.23 inches
Type Puzzle
Recommended age 8+ years old

Most like Minecraft

Treasure Toy

Key specs

Dimensions 2.95 x 2.95 x 3.74 inches
Type treasure hunt game
Recommended age 5-15 years old

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