Narwhal plush stuffed animals are the latest kid craze. Kids firmly believe that real-life narwhals are adorable and magical, and to be honest, we aren’t convinced the magical part isn’t legit. They’re the mythical unicorns of the sea, after all. No offense to real narwhals, but they’re nowhere near as attractive as their stuffed animals make them out to be. However, their mysteriousness, super long tusks, and overall cool factor make up for their lack of good looks.
If you have a kid who wants every narwhal stuffed animal they can get their little hands on, you’ve come to the right place. Because if there’s anything kids love more than narwhals, it’s stuffies. Narwhal stuffed animals come in all different shapes and sizes, and they’re all soft, have unicorn-like tusks, and there’s usually a cute cartoony face situation. Basically, they look like a fantasy version of a real narwhal, and your kid is going to be thrilled.
Here are a few interesting facts on narwhals that you and your kiddo might find fascinating. Their tusks can grow as long as 10 ft and are usually only found on males. And get this, the tusk is actually an overgrown tooth with millions of nerve endings. Sadly, they’re endangered, with only 80,000 narwhals roaming the Arctic waters of Russia, Greenland, and Norway, with 75 percent of them in Canada. Each can weigh up to 4,200 pounds and grow as long as 17 ft. They change colors as they age (same girl, same) and the average lifespan is 30 to 40 years, but many have reportedly lived beyond 50 years. They’re the deepest diving marine mammals — plunging as deep as 4,500 ft and staying underwater for up to 25 minutes.
That’s pretty cool! But back to stuffies. Take a look at our list of the cutest and cuddliest narwhal stuffed animals below. (And if stuffies aren’t enough, check out these narwhal coloring pages to give your kid their fill.)
Narwhal Stuffed Animals
Here’s a sweet narwhal plush that comes in five colors. It measures 4.5 in long — so a little bigger than a Beanie Baby — and the perfect size to carry around, bring on the go, and put in backpacks. One reviewer wrote, “Bellzi stuffed animals are the CUTEST!!! I used to have a store and carried these stuffed animals and simply LOVED them as did my customers.”
Squishmallow Narwhal is a fan favorite among LOs because of how big it is (It’s literally described as “16 inches of lovable cuddly fun”). This cutie is Naomi The Narwhal. She’s purple, with a rainbow belly, sparkly eyes, and a sweet little tusk. One reviewer wrote, “Love this narwhal!…She’s amazing! She’s so big and beautiful, I’m so happy to have her!”
Meet Spike the narwhal. Despite his name, Spike is soft and cuddly and is always up for fun adventures. He’s 12 inches and has a long tusk, as narwhals do, along with a beanbag belly, as narwhals don’t. According to reviews, Spike is small but awesome.
As far as stuffed animals go, this narwhal is more on the realistic side — as in, it’s grey with narwhal-like spots. This cute friend is 25 inches and its fabric and fill is made of recycled water bottles, making it eco-friendly. We love Wild Republic’s toys, as the company was founded on the principle of encouraging the curiosity of wildlife and the wonders of nature.
This rainbow-colored tie-dyed narwhal is an expectant mother. Yep, she’s pregnant with four baby narwhals that can be removed through a zippered opening on her tummy. If only real-life childbirth was that easy, right?
Narwhal Plush Toys
Noel the narwhal is a 17-inch gal looking for a forever home. If she’s gonna live anywhere other than the ocean, she might as well live with your little one. She comes with a tag that says her name along with her own short story.
Gund’s stuffed animals are the type that last forever. They’re super soft and made from high-quality materials, so it makes sense that kids are obsessed with them. This is Nori the narwhal, and she comes in two sizes: 12 inches and 18 inches. She’s the perfect shape for cuddles, make-believe play, and whatever else kids do with stuffies. (Seriously, what do kids even do with stuffies?)
This narwhal stuffed animal doubles as a cozy, soft pillow. This 21-inch stuffie comes in pink and blue. It’s perfect for nap time, apparently for both kids and grown ups, as the official Amazon description says, “suitable for using in the office as well.” So, there you have it.
This 17-inch narwhal is ready to party with its built-in LED lights that dance along to fun sounds. Give her a pat on the back to hear a mystical sparkling sound, and try a little squeeze for bubble sound effects. It comes with adoption papers to officially become a member of your family.
This 6-inch narwhal plush is small but mighty. It’s a weighted sensory toy with reversible colored sequins on its back. It’s also available in four other animal options: dinosaur, elephant, hippo, and unicorn. One reviewer wrote, “So much cuter in person. I bought three: penguin, seal, and elephant (my personal fave). Each were gifted to three 10-year-olds and they all love theirs. Soft. Heavy. Great quality. Sequins are secured tightly. A lot of fun and relaxing playing with the two tone sequins. Size is perfect, compact but big enough to hug and carry around.”