12 Best Dragon Toys For Imaginative Play, From Realistic Beasts To Cuddly Friends

by Karen Tietjen
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The best dragon toys are guaranteed to *spark* imaginative playpunny dragon joke intended. With all the fantastical shows and literature out there, these fire-breathing beasts are popular amongst the kiddies. So, when it comes to getting gifts for kids, a cool dragon toy is a surefire hit, right on par with kids go carts, play kitchens, and anything unicorn (that reminds us, free unicorn color pages, anyone?). But the best part is how they promote imaginative free play: Between their mythical existence and their wings, horns, and magical abilities, dragon toys are sure to inspire a whole slew of adventures. Whether your child gravitates toward realistic horned creatures that come to life or cuddly stuffies that bring huggable comfort, there are options for kids of all ages and play styles.

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If you know a kiddo who’s in the market for a new winged pal, read on. We’ve narrowed down our top picks, from scary robotic fire-breathers (don’t worry, they’re not flammable), to the realistic baby dragon Toothless Hatchimal, to stuffed dragons that are oh-so-soft and aren’t scary in the least. Maybe there’s an upcoming birthday or you’ve got holiday shopping on the brain; in any case, these dragon toys are bound to be a hit. (P.S. Here are some cool dragon names for your kid to call their new fiery friend!)

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