toys for your littlest hoppers

Preschoolers are like little sponges, they’re always learning and absorbing everything around them. But, just like kids of all ages—they want to have a lot of fun, too! We’ve found a bunch of toys that are basket-sized and pack in a lot of play so they can learn and explore with their favorite characters and heroes!

PAW Patrol Fire Engine Vehicle with Marshall – Spin Master
PAW Patrol Fire Engine Vehicle with Marshall – Spin Master

Get fired up for the PAW Patrol Fire Engine Vehicle with Marshall! When there’s trouble, they can count on Marshall to hop into his fire engine vehicle and zoom to the rescue. They can roll the fire truck around and lift the ladder when they need to reach high places. Marshall comes ready for adventures of any size, and his fire truck is equipped to wash out trouble in no time!

Peppa Pig Whistle n’ Oink Plush - Jazwares
Peppa Pig Whistle n’ Oink Plush - Jazwares

Peppa just learned how to whistle and she can’t wait to share it with your little ones! The Peppa Pig Whistle n’ Oink Plush is a loveable, cuddly soft plush that whistles, oinks and says phrases every time they give her tummy a squeeze. Each moment with Peppa is made even more special with her light-up cheeks that glow as she whistles a tune! In her classic red dress, Peppa Pig is ready to carry a tune and lead the play with your little ones as they giggle and whistle all day.

Peppa Pig Family 4 Pack - Jazwares
Peppa Pig Family 4 Pack - Jazwares

There’s just nothing better than family, and Peppa Pig sure does love hers! Now they can all play together with the Peppa Pig Family 4 Pack. The set includes Mummy Pig, Daddy Pig, George Pig and Peppa Pig, each with movable limbs for more ways to play. This set lets little ones recreate favorite scenes from the TV show or make their own adventures starring Peppa and her family. For little ones, this is a great set to assist in developing their imagination and encouraging free play.

Minnie Mouse Happy Helpers Musical Light Up Plush – Just Play
Minnie Mouse Happy Helpers Musical Light Up Plush – Just Play

Whatcha gonna do when you got a problem? Call on the Minnie Mouse Happy Helpers Musical Light Up Plush! Minnie is ready to sing and play in her sparkly pink polka dot dress and shoes. Just press her hand and she’ll sing the “Happy Helpers Theme Song” as her pink bow lights up or say phrases from the show! Minnie wants lots of cuddles along with play, and her soft fabrics allow them to hold her close as they sing and dance to music.

Baby Shark Surprise Aqua Slime Minis - Pinkfong
Baby Shark Surprise Aqua Slime Minis - Pinkfong

Slimy shark, do do do do do do! Wait, those aren’t the lyrics! But they might just change ’em up with the Baby Shark Surprise Aqua Slime Minis. Each little fish bowl comes with one of 12 collectible figures including Baby Shark, Mommy Shark, Daddy Shark, William the fish and more. To get to them, they’ll first have to handle some silly aqua slime and have some gooey fun. The slime and their shark buddy can be stored in the fish bowl once they’re done playing to keep the slime fresh.

Baby Shark Bath Toys - Zuru
Baby Shark Bath Toys - Zuru

Maybe they love bath time…or maybe getting them to hop in the tub is tough work. The Baby Shark Bath Toys are a great way to encourage bath time with a fun and playful buddy. It’s super simple to use, too! Just drop Baby Shark, Mommy Shark or Daddy Shark into water and they’ll start wagging their fin and singing “Baby Shark” as they make their way around the tub. When bath time is over, just remove the shark from water and the music will stop. Just because they have to get clean doesn’t mean they can’t have a lot of fun, too!

PJ Masks Transforming Catboy Figure – Just Play
PJ Masks Transforming Catboy Figure – Just Play

PJ Masks are headed into the night to save the day…but first, they gotta get their costumes on! The PJ Masks Transforming Catboy Figure includes poseable figures of Connor and Catboy along with a transformation playset that turns Connor into his PJ Masks hero! Just place both figures into the playset and press the red button at the top. Press it again and it reveals Catboy! There are three sets to collect: Catboy, Owlette and Gecko. Each hero’s playset is sold separately and can be stacked to create the HQ totem pole where all three friends can transform into their PJ Masks hero with the press of one button!

Disney Go! Go! Smart Wheels Vehicles Starter Pack - VTech
Disney Go! Go! Smart Wheels Vehicles Starter Pack - VTech

Cruise around with Mickey, Minnie and Donald with the Disney Go! Go! Smart Wheels Vehicles Starter Pack. Mickey and Minnie ride in convertibles, Donald drives an SUV and each says fun phrases as they go. The cars introduce your little ones to the letters “C” for convertible and “S” for SUV. The headlights really flash as it plays music and melodies. Plus, they work with most Go! Go! Smart Wheels playsets! Beep beep! Make way for lots of play and learning fun with Mickey, Minnie and Donald!

PJ Masks Super Owlette Watch - VTech
PJ Masks Super Owlette Watch - VTech

PJ Masks are headed into the night to save the day…but first, they gotta get their costumes on! The PJ Masks Transforming Catboy Figure includes poseable figures of Connor and Catboy along with a transformation playset that turns Connor into his PJ Masks hero! Just place both figures into the playset and press the red button at the top. Press it again and it reveals Catboy! There are three sets to collect: Catboy, Owlette and Gecko. Each hero’s playset is sold separately and can be stacked to create the HQ totem pole where all three friends can transform into their PJ Masks hero with the press of one button!

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