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38 Best Minion Gifts for Kids Who Love the Minions

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Gisele Navarro
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Gisele is the mother of an adventurous 2-year-old and a creative 5-year-old. When buying gifts for her kids, her number one focus is finding toys that they will both have fun with. Every toy she brings home is thought to be shared and enjoyed together - and that is no easy feat!
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From being essentially side characters in a 2010 movie to becoming the massive cultural phenomenon that they are today, Minions have come a long way in 13 years. There’s something about their joyful zest for life, their simple nature and their mischievous giggle that is endlessly endearing. And as these miniature yellow henchmen have essentially taken over the world (perhaps they were the real schemers all along), it’s no wonder that there is so much great merchandise out there to choose from!

Although the Minions are aimed at young children, their fans are not limited to this age group. While little kids like them because they are essentially naughty yellow children, older kids can get a good belly laugh from their ridiculous antics, and even adults are often captivated by their untroubled and carefree existence. So when you’re shopping for gifts for a Minion fan, make sure to choose something that will appeal to their age group. 

Luckily, you’ve got me. I spent a week curating the best gifts available right now for young Minions fans. Not to toot my own horn, I believe I have collected a fantastic assortment of Minions-themed gifts below to appeal to every type of fan – from fart blasters to board games to pajamas. 

The Top 3 Minion Gifts

💰 FOR TIGHT BUDGETS🧒🏻 FOR YOUNGER KIDS🧒🏼 FOR OLDER KIDS
Funko Pop! Keychain: Minions: The Rise of GruHot Wheels Minions Bundle 6-Pack of CarsZak Designs Bob Ceramic Coffee Mug
21 Funko Pop! Keychain Minions The Rise of Gru1 Hot Wheels Minions Bundle 6 Pack of Cars9 Zak Designs Bob Ceramic Coffee Mug
BEST AGE6 years and up3 years and up6 years and up
❤️ PROS❤️ Otto is extra adorable in Funko style
❤️ It’s beautifully detailed and looks exactly like it does in the pictures
❤️ It’s a high quality keychain that can withstand a bashing
❤️ The durability and detail you expect from Hot Wheels
❤️ The Minion character designs are absolutely adorable
❤️  The box is fun to open and great for storage
❤️ It’s very sturdy – there are many stories of it surviving being dropped!
❤️ The 3D design is very cool and adorable of course
❤️ The colors are vivid and the paint job is excellent
💔 CONS💔 It’s a little small even for a keychain
💔 The eyes are black rather than brown
💔 The cars are very small
💔 A few customers noted that the paint chipped after a while
💔 It’s a little tricky to wash due to all the nooks and crannies 
💔 The design makes it a bit awkward to drink from
💵 PRICE$47.95$40.70$40.70

It was really hard for me to pick a top three this time, because there are so many fantastic Minions gifts out there that choosing between them was really just splitting hairs. So make sure to keep reading to find the full list so you can discover the one that your little Minion fan will love as much as Minions love bananas!

Minion Gifts They Can Play With

1. Hot Wheels Minions Bundle 6-Pack of Cars

Zoom your way into all kinds of mischief with these awesome Minions Hot Wheels cars. This pack comes with six cars, each of which has been meticulously designed to emulate a different Minion character from Despicable Me in a different vehicle type. Kids will have lots of fun racing the different Minions to see who will win!

1 Hot Wheels Minions Bundle 6 Pack of Cars
Recommended age: 3 years and above 

Like all Hot Wheels, these model cars are beautifully crafted from die-cast metal and amazingly detailed. They are also guaranteed to last a long time, and their weightiness makes them go faster and further with just a push across a flat surface!

What We Love:

❤️ The durability and detail you expect from Hot Wheels
❤️ The Minion character designs are absolutely adorable
❤️  The box is fun to open and great for storage

What We Don’t Love:

💔 The cars are very small
💔 A few customers noted that the paint chipped after a while

2. Play-Doh Minions: The Rise of Gru Disco Dance-Off

With its fun colors and texture, Play-Doh is one of the best ways to let young kids get creative. This set comes with plenty of Play-Doh so they can experiment as much as they like, but they can also use the included molds to make disco Minions! With four molds to make Kevin, Bob, Otto and Stuart, plus several disco-themed accessories, you can recreate your own Minions dance-off.

2 Play Doh Minions The Rise of Gru Disco Dance Off
Recommended age: 3 years and above 

With the molds, you can easily make perfect Minion figures, but they’re just the beginning. Then it’s time to embellish them with the grooviest hair and clothing you can imagine using the DJ turntable-cum-Play-Doh extruder!

What We Love:

❤️ Makes it easy to create groovy looking Minions out of Play-Doh
❤️ Comes with loads of Play-Doh in a variety of colors
❤️ Includes some fun disco accessories

What We Don’t Love:

💔 The Play-Doh can sometimes get stuck to the molds
💔 It would be good if there was more blue Play-Doh for their overalls

3. The Game of Life Game Minions Edition

While there is a Junior edition of The Game of Life, this is a way more Minion-tastic way to make the game kid-friendly. Naturally, the tokens are all Minions, the currency is all banana bucks and there’s a lot of madness and mischief built into it. It’s hilariously goofy while also simplified for a younger audience – first Minion to get 5 bunches of bananas wins!

3 The Game of Life Game Minions Edition
Recommended age: 5 years and above 

Not only is this a simpler version of the classic game, it’s also much faster-paced and has more laughs packed into it. So pick whether you’re going to be a DJ or Hula dancer and let’s get started!

What We Love:

❤️ It’s a hilariously fun and goofy game
❤️ Much more kid-friendly and faster-paced than the original
❤️ The figures are adorable and well made

What We Don’t Love:

💔 The spinner comes off quite easily
💔 The simplicity might make it a bit boring for older kids and adults

💡 If you can’t get enough of Minion-themed board games, this Minions edition of Operation is definitely worth a gander.

4. eKids Minions Walkie Talkies

These Minions walkie talkies are perfect for plotting your next diabolical scheme with a fellow Minion. Designed to look just like Bob and Stuart, these walkie talkie Minions are even wearing headphones to illustrate their attempt at radio communication. Plus, they feature kid-friendly controls so they are super easy to use – just press the button and talk!

4 eKids Minions Walkie Talkies
Recommended age: 3 years and above 

As well as being adorable, these are excellent quality walkie talkies. They boast a crystal-clear sound quality both indoors and outdoors and a static-free range of 500 meters, so you can carry out your exploits across a considerable distance!

What We Love:

❤️ The sound quality is clear and static-free 
❤️ The Minion designs are adorable
❤️ The controls are easy for kids to operate

What We Don’t Love:

💔 It would be nice if it came with three walkie talkies
💔 The range is impressive but the sound quality isn’t as good at a long range

5. Exploding Minions by Exploding Kittens

Exploding Kittens has taken the world by storm as the ultimate simple strategy game that’s packed with both suspense and hilarity. So with some classic Minions mischief thrown in, this edition is guaranteed to be an absolute hoot! Gameplay is the same as the original, but of course it features hilarious Minions-themed cards with equally hilarious illustrations.

5 Exploding Minions by Exploding Kittens
Recommended age: 7 years and above 

The aim of Exploding Minions is to be the last Minion standing after everyone else has exploded – but there are sneaky ways to diffuse or avoid the bomb cards. It’s super fun and quick to learn and play, so if you love Minions and board games, it’s a no-brainer!

What We Love:

❤️ The cards are hilarious as are the pictures on them
❤️ The perfect balance of luck and strategy for a fun family-friendly game
❤️ It’s a versatile game as it’s quick and you can play as many rounds as you want

What We Don’t Love:

💔 Younger kids will want to play but it’s a bit too complicated for them
💔 The box is kinda big for the cards, which can feel a bit disappointing when you open it

6. Minions Fart ‘N Fire Toy Blaster

With this Fart ‘n Fire blaster, you can fire off a positive symphony of juicy farts in any combination you desire. With 20+ different noises, you can play this thing like a trombone to create your own customized sequence (melody if you will) of hilarious fart sounds. It may be childish, but that’s why it’s perfect for a child – and there’s no denying that farts are funny!

6 Minions Fart N Fire Toy Blaster
Recommended age: 4 years and above 

The cherry on top of this Fart ‘n Fire blaster is the bottle of water you can insert to create a misting effect. It really adds that touch of realism that mischievous Minions will love!

What We Love:

❤️ Fart humor is always a winner with kids and this is simply hilarious
❤️ Provides a positive symphony of different toots that you can vary yourself
❤️ The mist feature is a great addition

What We Don’t Love:

💔 Not all customers found the fart sounds convincing
💔 It’s not made from particularly high quality plastic

💡 Planning to use it as part of a Minions halloween costume? Then you’ll need some Minion goggles as well.

7. Puzzle Panoramic Trefl: Minions 1.000 Piece Jigsaw Puzzle

If you’re after a slightly more grown-up gift, this Panoramic jigsaw puzzle is a fantastic choice. With 1000 pieces, it’s certainly a challenge, but its detailed image design makes it a little easier. Trefl is a very well-known and renowned European puzzle manufacturer, so you can rest assured you’re getting a quality puzzle. This is a great option for older kids who love to puzzle it out!

7 Puzzle Panoramic Trefl Minions 1.000 Piece Jigsaw Puzzle
Recommended age: 10 years and above 

The panoramic design of this puzzle is an interesting change from the classic rectangle, and the colors are wonderfully vivid in person. You can’t not feel happy while constructing such joyful Minions faces!

What We Love:

❤️ The image quality is excellent as is the build quality of the pieces
❤️ The picture is adorable and because it’s detailed it’s not too challenging to put together
❤️ The panoramic puzzle shape is a fun change from the usual

What We Don’t Love:

💔 The length of the puzzle means you need a lot of space to work on it
💔 The pieces stick together very well but can get damaged when you want to take it apart again


Minion Gifts for Their Desk

8. Funko POP! King Bob Vinyl Figure

Funko Pops are adorable, Minions are adorable, so when you combine the two you create the ultimate in stylized cuteness. But this King Bob Funko is particularly adorable with his big eyes, glorious oversized crown and cape and little smile as he surveys his kingdom – i.e. your desk or bedroom. All hail King Bob!

8 Funko POP! King Bob Vinyl Figure
Recommended age: 5 years and above 

Like all Funko Pops, this is impeccably crafted in beautiful detail. It’s also extremely durable, so although it’s meant for display, kids can play with it too. He’s the perfect pop of cuteness and color that’s guaranteed to raise your spirits every time you look at him!

What We Love:

❤️ Minions make great Funko Pops but this King Bob is particularly adorable
❤️ The quality of the build, design and colors is top notch
❤️ Works great as a toy, a desk ornament or a cake topper

What We Don’t Love:

💔 Bob’s eyes are black instead of one brown and one green as they are in the movies
💔 Some customers reported a couple of issues with the paint job, but these were very minor

9. Zak Designs Bob Ceramic Coffee Mug

With this adorable Bob coffee mug, getting your daily fix of coffee, tea or hot chocolate will be an even more cheering experience. Made of thick ceramic, this mug is durable enough to survive being dropped and keeps your drink hot for longer. Plus, it’s certified food-safe and BPA-free. So let Bob serve you up a steaming cup of joe or whatever it is you like to drink!

9 Zak Designs Bob Ceramic Coffee Mug
Recommended age: 6 years and above 

With its bright colors and super cool 3D design, this Bob mug definitely lives up to the pictures and makes a perfect gift for a lover of Minions and hot drinks!

What We Love:

❤️ It’s very sturdy – there are many stories of it surviving being dropped!
❤️ The 3D design is very cool and adorable of course
❤️ The colors are vivid and the paint job is excellent

What We Don’t Love:

💔 It’s a little tricky to wash due to all the nooks and crannies 
💔 The design makes it a bit awkward to drink from

💡 If you want the whole set, you can get all four mugs including Kevin, Stuart, Otto and Bob right here.

10. Funko POP! Kyle Action Figure

If your giftee already has a sizable collection of Minion figures, perhaps you need to spice it up with something different. This Funko Pop of Kyle, the vicious but ultimately lovable dog from Despicable Me 3, is the perfect way to do so. This figure replicates Kyle’s unlikely combination of cute and grotesque only Funko Pop knows how, and it’s the perfect addition to any Minion collection!

10 Funko POP! Kyle Action Figure
Recommended age: 5 years and above 

This Kyle Funko is 3 ¾ inches tall, very sturdy and amazingly detailed, from his tail to the sprouts of hair atop his ears. He is as flawless as a slightly hideous dog can be!

What We Love:

❤️ It’s an adorable and very accurate likeness of the dog from Despicable Me 3
❤️ It definitely meets the quality and durability standards we expect from Funko Pop
❤️ The detail on this one is amazing

What We Don’t Love:

💔 It’s a little top heavy so is easily knocked over
💔 It’s a lighter gray than the pictures make it seem

11. Beverly Minions FK-020 Sticky Notes

This is another great option for an older Minions fan, because who doesn’t need sticky notes? These Minion-themed ones will make those study sessions and boring to-do lists a little brighter. Japan is known for its cute stationery, and these sticky notes do not disappoint! It’s the perfect stocking stuffer or impromptu gift.

11 Beverly Minions FK 020 Sticky Notes
Recommended age: 10 years and above 

What I love about these sticky notes is that they come in a quality tin with an adorable image of Bob and Otto on the lid. This will surely come in handy for storing anything from coins to jewelry to paper clips when the sticky notes are used up.

What We Love:

❤️ These adorable sticky notes will brighten up any work or study session
❤️ The tin is very useful even after you’ve used up all the notes
❤️ An affordable gift that marries cuteness and functionality

What We Don’t Love:

💔 A couple of customers reported that the tin became dented during shipping
💔 It only includes 30 sticky notes

12. LEGO BricksHeadz Minions 40421

LEGOs make awesome gifts for kids of all ages, but the more elaborate sets can be pretty pricey. But these BrickHeadz buildable Minion figures are actually super affordable – especially considering it includes Bob, Kevin and Belle Bottom as well. And it goes without saying that the completed figures are utterly adorable in their square-headed, pixelated form!

12 LEGO BricksHeadz Minions 40421
Recommended age: 10 years and above 

These figures are lots of fun to put together, and when you’re done you have an excellent collection for display. You can decide whether to display them on their stands or not, but either way they are too cute for words.

What We Love:

❤️ Great value for money as it includes 3 figures to build
❤️ The BrickHeadz Minion designs are super cute
❤️ They are fun to build and make great desk ornaments

What We Don’t Love:

💔 Younger kids will love the design but find the build too difficult
💔 They are aimed at display only so don’t have any movable features

💡 Complete your Despicable Me Brickheadz collection with Gru, Stuart and Otto.

13. Minions: Color-Changing LED Squishy Light

Night lights are a great way to help kids feel safer in the dark, and if it’s in the form of a Minion, that’s even better. This option is perfect for kids who need comfort while traveling, as it’s small enough to stash in your suitcase and it can work via USB or battery power, which is perfect when you’re on the go.

13 Minions Color Changing LED Squishy Light
Recommended age: 3 years and above 

The squishy silicon construction of this Minion light is great fun and means it can easily survive drops and falls.  Best of all, it can be set to flash through multiple colors for a fun light show!

What We Love:

❤️ This super cute Minion can glow or flash in multiple different colors
❤️ It’s a durable and compact little light that’s great for travel 
❤️ You can use it indoors or outdoors as it can be plugged in or used with batteries

What We Don’t Love:

💔 Some customers were disappointed in the number of color options
💔 It’s pretty small for a bedside night light


Minion Gifts for Their Room

14. WonderfulLife Minions Neon Sign

Another way to brighten up your room the Minions way is with this neon sign. This adorable sign would be a great addition to any Minions fan’s bedroom decor, especially because it gives off a lovely and comforting glow. And impressively, the yellow and blue colors are very vivid even with the glow of the light and it remains cool to the touch!

14 WonderfulLife Minions Neon Sign
Recommended age: All ages 

With the two pre-drilled holes on the light plate, this neon sign is super easy to install. It also comes with a one-year warranty, which shows how confident the manufacturers are in their product.

What We Love:

❤️ It makes a nice bright glow and the colors are surprisingly vivid
❤️ The design is very cute and effective – it’s instantly recognizable when switched on
❤️ Setup is simple and quick

What We Don’t Love:

💔 It comes with a USB cord but no power plug
💔 It’s a little smaller than the pictures make it seem

15. Minions Inspired Vincent Van Gogh Starry Night (11X14)

This is without a doubt the gift to go for if you’re shopping for a Minions fan who also loves art and painting. Clearly inspired by Vincent Van Gogh’s Starry Night, this Minions artwork looks just like a real oil painting with textured brush strokes and everything. These little Minions are clearly in awe of our magnificent galaxy under a starry sky!

15 Minions Inspired Vincent Van Gogh Starry Night (11X14)
Recommended age: All ages

This artwork is printed on premium, museum-grade canvas so it really is like the genuine article. It’s beautiful, cute, and just a little off the wall, which probably fits the bill of most Minions fans!

What We Love:

❤️ Excellent print quality on canvas – looks like a real oil painting
❤️ Vivid colors in a wonderfully wacky and cute design
❤️ Ideal for Minions fans who also love art

What We Don’t Love:

💔 It doesn’t come with a frame
💔 It’s pretty pricey for the size

💡 Add to the Despicable Me room decor with these huge Minions wall decals.

16. Minions Bedding Super Soft Comforter and Sheet Set

Instead of simply decorating the walls with Minions-themed items, why not let your little one wrap themselves in a world of Minions with this bedding set? With a comforter, two sheets, a pillowcase and a sham, this set includes everything you need for a good night’s sleep. Every last item is covered in cute Minions designs, and the comforter even has a different design on either side!

16 Minions Bedding Super Soft Comforter and Sheet Set
Recommended age: 2 years and above

The microfiber construction makes for a super soft and warm yet breathable bedding set, which will be comfy and cozy all year long. It’s also super easy to clean and won’t fade in the wash.

What We Love:

❤️ The comforter is super soft and breathable
❤️ Great quality – the stitching is well done and the colors don’t fade in the wash
❤️ It’s reversible so kids can switch it up when they want to

What We Don’t Love:

💔 The comforter is a little light if you live in a cold climate
💔 It’s made from microfiber so not ideal if you prefer natural fibers

💡 If you’ve got a double bed, this option is a great alternative in a very striking design.

17. Minions Non Slip Area Rug

Another way to give a real Minions pop to your kid’s room is with this non-slip area rug. Entirely covered with Minion faces showing every single emotion Minions can have, this rug is bursting with cute and colorful energy. The rug is also nice and soft underfoot, while preventing falls that happen from running on slippery floors.

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Recommended age: 2 years and above

This large, premium quality rug is made to last and to withstand years of rough toddler and little-kid play on top of it. And – this is important in a kids’ rug – it’s a breeze to vacuum and spot clean as needed!

What We Love:

❤️ It’s a sturdy rug that will last for years
❤️ Kids will love the fun, colorful Minions design
❤️ It’s super easy to vacuum and clean up spills

What We Don’t Love:

💔 Some customers received the rug folded instead of rolled which caused creases
💔 It’s quite thin which also makes it easy to crease


Minion Gifts for School

18. Accessory Innovations Minions Full Size 16 Inch Backpack with Detachable Lunch Box

This cute Minions backpack kills two birds with one stone – it’s a super cool gift that little Minions fans will adore, and it’s a very practical school bag. Made from durable, easy-to-clean polyester, this is an excellent backpack, complete with padded straps and side pockets for accessories. You can use it as is, or with the convenient detachable lunch box!

18 Accessory Innovations Minions Full Size 16 Inch Backpack with Detachable Lunch Box
Recommended age: 3 years and above

This awesome backpack is covered in cute Minion faces and has the important message “better together” emblazoned across the front. And if your kid loves shiny things as many kids do, they will love the silver and blue background!

What We Love:

❤️ It’s a great size for preschoolers and young elementary schoolers
❤️ Comes with a lunchbox you can attach or remove
❤️ Kids will love the cute design and the shiny elements

What We Don’t Love:

💔 The zipper isn’t very durable
💔 As the lunchbox is detachable it may get lost 

19. Inkology Bug Eye Minion Pens Set

Kids need stationery for school, but sometimes getting school-related gifts like pens can be a bit boring. Not these pens though! Each one has an adorably squishy Minion on the end whose eyes bug out when you squeeze them. They are sure to cause a lot of laughs and be the talk of the classroom!

19 Inkology Bug Eye Minion Pens Set
Recommended age: 6 years and above

With indented grips for comfortable handling and a smooth flow of ink, these are perfectly practical pens. They are also ridiculously silly and cute! And I love that there are 8 pens included, each of which features a different Minion with a detailed design.

What We Love:

❤️ The bug-eye feature will lead to lots of laughs
❤️ Includes 8 pens that all have a different detailed Minion character on top
❤️ The pens work well and have a comfortable grip

What We Don’t Love:

💔 The pen covers require a bit of force to remove
💔 The bug-eye function is not totally consistent

💡 This Minions memo pad is the perfect addition to a stationery-centric gift.

20. Showa Note Minions Campus Notebook (Pack of 5)

Now they have some awesome Minions pens, but what will they write in with them? This pack of Minions Campus notebooks of course! These Minions notebooks are the perfect way to make going back to school seem a little less of a bore. Each book has a different Minions-themed cover in a pleasing pastel color scheme, so each time they start one there’s something new to discover.

20 Showa Note Minions Campus Notebook (Pack of 5)
Recommended age: 6 years and above

Campus is known for their quality notebooks with sturdy lined paper and covers that last. These ones in B5 size are super versatile as they slip into almost any bag. 

What We Love:

❤️ Includes 5 notebooks that each have a different Minions design
❤️ The covers are cute and the pastel color scheme is very appealing
❤️ Campus is known for their quality products so these make excellent school notebooks

What We Don’t Love:

💔 The wireless binding is not for everyone
💔 Each notebook only has 30 sheets in it

21. Funko Pop! Keychain: Minions: The Rise of Gru

If you love Funko Pop but want something affordable or a figure that’s more practical than one you put on display, a Funko Pop keychain is the perfect solution. This option is a keychain of the lovable Minion Otto, complete with tiny braces and his pet rock peeking out of his pocket. He’s undeniably adorable and makes the perfect keychain for any Minions fan!

21 Funko Pop! Keychain Minions The Rise of Gru
Recommended age: 6 years and above

Funko Pop keychains are only 2 inches tall, but that’s the perfect size for a keychain. They feature a carabiner-type chain, so you can unclip them from the ring and onto something else if you want.

What We Love:

❤️ Otto is extra adorable in Funko style
❤️ It’s very detailed and looks exactly like it does in the picture
❤️ It’s a high quality keychain that can withstand a bashing

What We Don’t Love:

💔 It’s small even for a keychain
💔 The eyes are black rather than brown

💡 If your kiddo is more of a Kevin fan, there’s an adorable Funko keychain of him too.

22. THERMOS FUNTAINER 12 Ounce Minions

It’s important for kids to stay hydrated, but it’s often the last thing on their minds, so this Minions Thermos Funtainer is a great way to remind them. They won’t easily forget to take a drink when this cute and colorful Thermos is peeking at them! Plus, thanks to the Thermos insulation technology, their drink will stay nice and cool all day long.

22 THERMOS FUNTAINER 12 Ounce Minions
Recommended age: 3 years and above

With its stainless steel construction, this Thermos is safe for kids and built to withstand any dings and drops. The straw cover keeps things hygienic and pops open at the push of a button, and is fully leak-proof when closed.

What We Love:

❤️ Its lid and straw make for a hygienic, kid-friendly design
❤️ The Minion design is super cute 
❤️ It is easy to clean and fully leak-proof when closed

What We Don’t Love:

💔 The Minion graphics may start peeling after a while
💔 It may leak if kids forget to close it properly


Minion Gifts They Can Wear

23. Crocs Unisex Minions Edition

Crocs are widely regarded as the perfect kids’ shoe – slips on but can be secured, easy to clean, and comfy enough to wear all day long. They also come in a wide range of fun designs, and these Minions ones are some of the cutest I have ever seen! Every time kids look down they’ll see big Minion eyes staring up at them.

23 Crocs Unisex Minions Edition
Recommended age: 1-7 years

The fact that the left and right shoes are slightly different is a cute touch and makes it easy for kids to quickly tell them apart. They’ll get them on in a flash and never want to take them off!

What We Love:

❤️ The bright color and Minion face design is a hit among toddlers and young kids
❤️ The slip-on style is perfect for kids learning to dress themselves
❤️ Like all crocs, they are amazingly comfortable and durable

What We Don’t Love:

💔 Some customers received the wrong size 
💔 The pale yellow color can pick up stains, but they’re easy to clean

💡 Turn any Crocs into Minion Crocs with these adorable Minion shoe charms.

24. Illumination Entertainment Kids’ Minions Baseball Cap

We’ve covered the feet, so now let’s go all the way to the other end with this fun Minions baseball cap. It’s a simple design, but very eye-catching and effective – kids will love pretending to be Minions when they wear this cap! Customers were also very impressed by the sturdiness and quality of the cap itself and the embroidered design of the Minion eyes.

24 Illumination Entertainment Kids Minions Baseball Cap
Recommended age: 3-8 years 

With a simple hook-and-loop closure, this cap can fit kids of a wide range of ages and head sizes. Now they can stay safe from the sun’s rays in vivid yellow Minion-tastic style!

What We Love:

❤️ The design will delight Minion lovers
❤️ It’s a sturdy and well made cap
❤️ It’s adjustable so will fit a wide range of ages

What We Don’t Love:

💔 It’s not machine washable
💔 It would be cool if there was a Bob version too with different colored eyes

25. Roamwild Minions Kids Travel Pillow and Travel Blanket Set

Traveling with children is no mean feat, so anything that can make that easier is a blessing. This travel set definitely fits the bill, as it’s both a pillow and blanket that can help kids sleep comfortably and an adorable Minion companion! The pillow is the most genius element – it slots over the armrest of an airplane seat to make sleeping on the plane a doddle.

25 Roamwild Minions Kids Travel Pillow and Travel Blanket Set
Recommended age: 18 months and above 

This set will help kids sleep anywhere from airplanes to waiting rooms. It’s also a beautifully smart design – the blanket rolls up and fits inside the pillow which can be easily attached to any suitcase or bag!

What We Love:

❤️ Both the pillow and blanket are wonderfully soft and comfy
❤️ Works great for plane journeys, road trips and sleepovers
❤️ The blanket rolls up and fits inside the pillow which is super convenient

What We Don’t Love:

💔 The blanket is a little small for kids above toddler age
💔 Not all kids will find it comfy to lay their head on the arm rest

💡 If it’s a beach vacay, this hooded Minions towel would also be a great addition to your trip.

26. Minions Fleece Pullover Hoodie

Another way to get warm and cozy is with a hoodie, especially one with a soft fleece inner and a hilarious Minion design! This pullover hoodie is an officially licensed Despicable Me product and its quality is evident as soon as you see and touch it. The colors are gorgeously crisp and vivid and will remain so over many washes and the hoodie will last for years to come.

26 Minions Fleece Pullover Hoodie
Recommended age: 2 years and above 

Kids will love the funny graphics on this hoodie, especially pulling the hood down over their face to become a Minion. It’s also so comfy that they will want to live in it!

What We Love:

❤️ It’s a cute design in extremely vibrant, crisp colors
❤️ It’s super high quality – durable enough to be passed on to younger siblings in years to come
❤️ It’s soft and comfy enough to sleep in

What We Don’t Love:

💔 The sizing runs small so buy a size up
💔 You may find some loose threads to snip off

27. Minions 3 Pack Graphic T-Shirts for Kids

Kids grow out of T-shirts so fast it seems they are constantly in need of new ones. So here’s an excellent value 3-pack of the cutest Minions T-shirts you ever did see! Each T-shirt features a different design and I love their variety. While one is super eye-catching, another is more low-key and a third is just a little edgy!

27 Minions 3 Pack Graphic T Shirts for Kids
Recommended age: 3-16 years 

Made from 100% cotton, these high quality T-shirts are soft to the touch and super comfy. They are perfect for Minion-themed parties, day-to-day wear or even sleeping in. Plus, their vibrant colors won’t fade in the wash!

What We Love:

❤️ Great value for three different shirts in adorable Minion designs
❤️ The design variation is great as it offers both eye-catching and more low-key options
❤️ They are soft to the touch and stand up well to washing

What We Don’t Love:

💔 The sizes run a little small
💔 The graphics are printed so they may wear off over time

28. Minions Long Sleeve Top & Grey Bottoms PJs

Pajamas are another clothing item that it seems kids never have enough of, so this is a great wearable option too. These PJs feature a cool black, yellow and gray paint-splatter design, centered around Minions of course. They are made from 100% cotton so they are soft and cozy as well as breathable and light, making them perfect for sleeping in.

28 Minions Long Sleeve Top Grey Bottoms PJs
Recommended age: 3-12 years 

The design of these PJs is such that they can work as daywear too, which super diehard Minions fans may want to do. But the best time to wear them? While watching Despicable Me during a movie night of course!

What We Love:

❤️ Great quality PJs that can work as day wear too
❤️ The design is cute and unique
❤️ Made from soft, cozy and breathable cotton

What We Don’t Love:

💔 Not all kids will like the stylized black and gray design 
💔 It would be cool if it came with another set to mix and match with

💡 If your little Minion is under 4, these blue and yellow Minions PJs should be perfect.

Minion Gifts for Young Artists

29. EUGY 604 Minions Otto Eco-Friendly 3D Paper Craft Puzzle

Chances are, if you’re buying for a Minions-mad kid, they already have a bunch of Minions toys and figures. But do they have any that they made themselves? This 3D Paper Craft Puzzle from Eugy is a fun activity that’s simple enough for kids over 6 to do with minimal help. Once complete, they’ll have a super cute and unique Otto figure made from 28 layers of cardboard!

29 EUGY 604 Minions Otto Eco Friendly 3D Paper Craft Puzzle
Recommended age: 6 years and above

What’s great about this puzzle is that the cardboard is 100% biodegradable, so it’s a very eco-friendly choice. It also comes with a tube of non-toxic glue, so kids can get started right away.

What We Love:

❤️ It’s fun to do with easy-to-follow instructions, though young kids could use a little adult help
❤️ Makes a very cute and neat looking Otto figure that kids will be proud to display
❤️ Includes a small tube of glue so you can get started straight away

What We Don’t Love:

💔 It is on the small side – the package is a little larger than a deck of cards
💔 The bit of hair on top is flimsier than the rest of the figure when complete

💡 More of a Kevin fan? Not to worry, there’s a EUGY puzzle of him too.

30. Minions Rise of Gru 24-Page Imagine Ink with Mess Free Marker

If you like the idea of a coloring book but not of messy markers all over your furniture and carpets, then you have to check out this Magic Ink book. Just scribble over the pages with the included mess-free marker, and watch the colors magically emerge! You’ll discover lots of cool pictures as well as puzzles revealed by the Magic Ink.

30 Minions Rise of Gru 24 Page Imagine Ink with Mess Free Marker
Recommended age: 3 years and above

The best thing about this set is that the pen doesn’t leave any markings on normal paper or on furniture, skin, fabric or walls. It also means you can occupy kids in the car without requiring multiple pencils or crayons!

What We Love:

❤️ Kids love the way the colors magically appear
❤️ It’s an entirely mess-free way of coloring – your furniture and walls are safe!
❤️ It’s a great way to keep kids busy on road trips and in waiting rooms

What We Don’t Love:

💔 It would be nice if there were a little more pages of games
💔 It’s not the most creative activity as you don’t get to choose the colors

31. Despicable Me 3: The Deluxe Coloring Book

Coloring books aren’t just for preschoolers! Carefully filling in detailed images with different colors can be a soothing activity for older kids and adults alike. This deluxe coloring book is ideal for all those slightly older Minions fans who still love to color. It’s full of pages of gorgeously detailed images inspired by Despicable Me 3, so there’s lots to get stuck into.

31 Despicable Me 3 The Deluxe Coloring Book
Recommended age: 7 years and above

I love the variety of this coloring book – from complex patterns to scenes of mischief to eye-catching character art, there’s a page for every mood. And if you need some inspo, just check the full color pages at the back!

What We Love:

❤️ The artwork is gorgeous and there’s lots of variety
❤️ It’s a great quality coloring book with nice thick pages
❤️ It’s perfect for older kids who enjoy doing more detailed coloring

What We Don’t Love:

💔 Some of the designs are a lot simpler than the ones pictured
💔 You are limited to using pencil as the pages are double sided so marker will bleed through


Minion Gifts for Gamers

32. Numskull Minions Hard Shell Case for Nintendo Switch

As any gamer will tell you, it’s important to protect your Switch from unforeseen damage, especially if you like to game on the go. And this hard shell case is the perfect way for Minions fans to do so. With this cute and colorful case, you can keep your console safe in between implementing your diabolical schemes in whatever Switch games you like to play!

32 Numskull Minions Hard Shell Case for Nintendo Switch
Recommended age: 3 years and above

The outer shockproof shell of this case protects your Switch from accidental drops while the soft inner keeps it secure. There’s also space inside for 10 game cartridges plus some extra accessories such as charging cables.

What We Love:

❤️ It’s a quality case that will keep your Switch safe from falls
❤️ Offers storage space for 10 game cartridges plus cables and other bits and bobs
❤️ It’s lightweight and has a carry handle so it’s perfect for kids

What We Don’t Love:

💔 There could be more space inside for accessories like more joy-cons
💔 It’s a snug fit which makes the Switch a bit awkward to take out

33. Numskull Minions Lamp Wall Light

This Minions Lamp is here to bring some cheer and warmth to any spot that needs it, from a gaming desk to a bedside table. Its yellow glow provides the perfect ambient lighting to add a dash of brightness to your room. The simple square design provides an element of sleekness to an otherwise wacky decor item, making it the perfect balance of silliness and style!

33 Numskull Minions Lamp Wall Light
Recommended age: All ages

This lamp makes a great gift for Minions fans of all ages. Plus, you can power it via a micro USB cable or with batteries, meaning you can even take it outdoors if you like!

What We Love:

❤️ It lights up just bright enough to provide a nice warm decorative glow 
❤️ You can power it via battery or micro USB
❤️ It’s super cute and eye-catching as a desk lamp or night light

What We Don’t Love:

💔 It’s made of plastic so it feels a little cheap
💔 It’s more of a decorative lamp so it’s not bright enough to read by

34. eKids Minions Kids Bluetooth Headphones

So you’ve given your kid their first console, but now the squeals, tunes and repetitive sounds from their games are beginning to grind on your nerves. The solution? A pair of kids’ Bluetooth headphones in a fun Minions design! Now, they can listen to music, watch videos and play games to their heart’s content without annoying anyone around them.

34 eKids Minions Kids Bluetooth Headphones
Recommended age: 3-8 years

The sound quality of these headphones is very good for a kids’ set, and it doesn’t go loud enough to damage their eardrums. The adjustable headbands means it can fit a wide range of ages, and the soft ear cushions keep them comfy.

What We Love:

❤️ The sound quality is good and it doesn’t get too loud for a kid
❤️ The Minion design is very cute
❤️ It connects via Bluetooth so there’s no cord for kids to damage

What We Don’t Love:

💔 These are rated for kids age 3 and up but seem a bit too big for kids under 5
💔 They don’t have the most secure fit


Minion Gifts for Sporty Kids

35. Wilson Minions Junior/Youth Recreational Tennis Racket

If your little one wants to get into tennis, they’ll need their own racket. This 19-inch option is perfect for preschoolers and early elementary schoolers, and they’re bound to love the fun yellow and blue Minions design. This one also comes with a very cute Minions backpack and two badges, so it’s a great package deal.

35 Wilson Minions Junior Youth Recreational Tennis Racket
Recommended age: 4-8 years

The AirLite alloy construction of the frame provides power and durability while remaining super lightweight, so kids can handle it easily without strain. The racket also features a bumper guard to protect the frame from dings and scratches – an inevitability in kids’ tennis!

What We Love:

❤️ It’s a durable and lightweight racket that’s perfect for a kid learning to play tennis
❤️ It comes with a cute Minions backpack 
❤️ The yellow color is wonderfully eye-catching on the court

What We Don’t Love:

💔 It doesn’t come with a racket case or sleeve
💔 The backpack is not ideal for carrying the racket inside

💡 If you’re on a budget, this alternative is just as adorable and a lot more cost-effective.

36. Swim Bathing Suit

Stay cool by the pool with these fun and stylish Minions-themed swim trunks. With an elastic closure and a draw string, these trunks can fit most boys up to 5 years old and should fit for a while as they grow. They are also made from quick-dry fabric, so you won’t have to worry about catching a cold from wearing wet swimming trunks.

36 Swim Bathing Suit
Recommended age: 1-5 years

These sun-blocking swim trunks offer UPF 50+ protection and are well made from durable polyester with a mesh lining. Now your little one can make a statement at the beach and stay protected from sun and sand!

What We Love:

❤️ These are extremely high quality and sturdy swimming trunks
❤️ They are drawstring so you can adjust them as kids grow
❤️ Kids will love the design and parents will love how easy they are to spot from afar

What We Don’t Love:

💔 The sizes run a little big

37. Wilson Minions Junior Padel Racket

The Mexican sport of Padel is currently taking the world by storm. It’s an awesome sport to play with kids as it’s accessible to all ages and it’s played in doubles, which adds to the fun and teamwork. And with its bright yellow Minions face design, this junior Padel racket is just the thing to get little Minions fans excited about the sport!

37 Wilson Minions Junior Padel Racket
Recommended age: 4-10 years

This Padel racket is optimally sized for kids, and thanks to its fiberglass weave construction, it provides the perfect balance between power, responsiveness and lightweightness. They’ll be able to smash balls all day without getting too much arm fatigue!

What We Love:

❤️ It’s super lightweight but still solid and sturdy
❤️ It’s the perfect size and weight for young kids to handle
❤️ Features a very vibrant Minions design and a handy wrist strap

What We Don’t Love:

💔 The top layer which provides the graphics may begin to chip after a while
💔 It’s a little pricey for a kid’s racket

💡 If you’re on a budget, this option, also from Wilson, is just as cute but won’t break the bank.

38. Dreamwave One Piece Minions Swimsuit

You won’t have to worry about not being able to spot your little one when they’re wearing this Minions swimsuit! Featuring a bright yellow design with a Minion eye across the front, this thing is visible from a mile away and will make your kid even more adorable than they already are. Plus, the four-way stretch fabric is designed to last for longer without getting damaged from being stretched.

38 Dreamwave One Piece Minions Swimsuit
Recommended age: 3-8 years

This swimsuit provides UPF 50+ protection and thanks to the racerback straps, it stays on securely. Wearing this, your kiddo will be the brightest one at any pool, beach or lake!

What We Love:

❤️ The swimsuit construction and image quality are both excellent
❤️ The straps stay in place and the suit dries quickly
❤️ It’s fantastically eye-catching and vibrant

What We Don’t Love:

💔 The sizing seems a little inconsistent – while most customers said it was true to size, some said it was too big or too small
💔 It catches sand pretty easily if worn to the beach


Frequently Asked Questions About Minions

Why are Minions so popular?

It’s not that hard to figure out why kids love Minions. They are bright and colorful, they look ridiculous (but expressive!) and their humor revolves around farts, mischief-making and nonsense words. But why has their popularity endured as much as it has, among little kids, older kids, and your aunt on Facebook alike? 

The Minions’ popularity is wrapped up in their absurd antics – but not just because they are funny to watch. It’s also because their childlike wonder and joy in the simple things in life is something we all crave. The comedy the Minions provide – one without words but full of slapstick and anarchic joy – is one that transcends boundaries. It’s something people of all ages and nations can understand, which is why it makes us feel more together to watch a Minion falling down in a hundred different ways!

The childlike Minions are also endearing because they wear their emotions on their sleeves. In a media landscape full of knowing irony, their simple childlike emotiveness is a breath of fresh air. On the other hand, even when the Minions make a mistake, it never weighs on them too heavily. Their attitude to life is one of carefree enjoyment, which is something we all wish for. They represent the opposite of everything we want to escape, so it’s no wonder we love them so much.

What is Minionese?

Minionese is the nonsense language the Minions speak. And although it definitely doesn’t correspond to any one language, it’s not quite as nonsensical as you might think. In fact, it’s actually made up of words from a range of real languages including French, English, Japanese, Korean, Italian, Spanish and German. This adds to the Minions’ universal appeal, though interestingly, they are dubbed differently in different countries, despite essentially speaking gibberish. However, it’s important that the Minions’ intonation patterns sound familiar to moviegoers of different languages, so that we often can understand what’s happening despite not understanding any individual words. 

So… What Minion Gift Should I Get?

Hmm, maybe some bananas? Just kidding, you should get the gift from the list above that you think your little Minion fan will love most! For example, if they love doing crafts, this paper craft Otto puzzle is sure to go down a treat, but if board games are more their jam, we’ve got lots of options in that vein too. You could also go for something practical, which doesn’t have to mean boring, as these awesome Minions Crocs prove.

If you ended up picking a Minions gift that wasn’t on our list, pop us a message to let us know what it was. Unless it was bananas, in which case you can keep that to yourself!

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