10 Best Harry Potter Toys & Figures Rated in 2020
Since 1997, Harry Potter has become an immediate overnight sensation. This magical journey has been around for nearly a decade now and it’s still bigger as ever. For those who aren’t familiar about the boy with the lightning bolt scar, Harry Potter tells the tale of a boy who overcomes tragedy and enters into an unfamiliar world of magic. There he finds friendship, life lessons, mystery and a few other things about his past along the way. While you may be up reading J.K Rowlings famous series as a bedtime story to your children, we came up with a list of the best Harry Potter toys that any child or collector will love.
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Comes in a replica of the Ollivanders wand box
Realistic, just like the movies
Appropriate for costume play or parties
A collectible item for all ages, even adults
10 Best Harry Potter Toys & Figures Reviewed
1. The Noble Collection Wand
Comes in a replica of the Ollivanders wand box
Realistic, just like the movies
Appropriate for costume play or parties
A collectible item for all ages, even adults
Wand handle easily chips
Made of plastic and not wood, as it appears in photos
What child or Harry Potter fan would not like to own the magical wand? This wand is an almost identical replica of the real one and looks so much like the original that it makes a wonderful collector's item.Read more
It can be part of a set of other wands that are now available. Role-playing of movie scenes can be acted out with great enthusiasm for entertaining the family or perfect for costumes and parties. The wand comes in an authenticated Ollivanders wand box with a beautiful ribbon. For Harry Potter fans, owning the wand of their favorite character would be the ultimate gift!
This wonderfully crafted wand looks just like the one in the movies and is great for costume playing or parties. Acting out characters in favorite films is a great way for children to enjoy role-playing and it stimulates the imagination. With so many scenes to act out from the Harry Potter movies, this wand will provide hours of entertaining fun for your little fan.
The Harry Potter Wand is a great toy for children to act out their favorite scenes or it can be a treasured collectors item. The realistic look and feel of the craftsmanship of the wand is what makes it so special and unique. Although it is made of resin, it looks just like the one in the movies.
2. Scholastic Coloring Book
Has color pictures in back to help with color schemes
Intricate designs and artwork from the movie
Thick pages to prevent ink bleeding on the opposite side
Appropriate for pencils or markers
Great for all ages - even adults even enjoy this book
Pictures go into the crease of the book - hard to color in the creases
The color pictures in the back are photos of the movie - hard to color an animated picture to look like that
With 96 pages of beautiful designs from the movie, the Harry Potter Coloring Book is a wonderful gift for any Harry Potter fan or any fan of coloring. Coloring is all the rage now for children and adults because of its relaxing properties.Read more
It is a great hobby that anyone can do because it is so simple. No lessons are necessary to learn how to color. Children will stay busy indoors for hours with this activity. The pages of this book are thick so markers may be used or colored pencils. The artwork is printed on both sides, but ink bleeding should not occur. This fantastic paperback coloring book is a gift that any Harry Potter fan would surely appreciate.
This Harry Potter coloring book is part of the trend that is so popular now - coloring. Adults and children are enjoying coloring as a hobby and a way to relieve stress. Relaxing with a coloring book is so simple and so enjoyable! Hours of fun for anyone.
The Harry Potter Coloring Book provides children and adults with a quiet, indoor activity that can calm anxiety or relieve stress. The pictures are not only wonderfully detailed but they are so much fun to color using the color pictures provided for accuracy.
3. Funko POP Movies Dobby Figure
Perfect size for displaying or playing
Stands on its own for displays
Made of quality material - vinyl
Holds a sock for a realistic look
Can be part of a set - all Harry Potter characters available in this form
Some complaints about damaged packages received
A few parents state that toy is too top-heavy to stand up
This perfect-sized, small action figure of the Dobby character in the Harry Potter movies is just one in a series of this collectible set. Even though the arms and hands are not movable, the head does swivel a bit and the figure can stand on its own. We feature this character because of the overwhelming popularity of Dobby and reviews of parents.Read more
If this character was not adorable enough, he is holding a sock in his tiny little hand. Just irresistible for the collector of Harry Potter memorabilia! These miniature fellows are addictive as soon as you purchase one, so be ready to start collecting the whole bunch for an outstanding assembly.
Action figure toys allow children to act out their preferred scenes from the movies they watch, and these small figures are just the thing for such play. By playacting, children not only exercise their brains by remembering the movie scripts but then recreating the parts takes imagination and planning on their part. When they collect the whole set of figures from Harry Potter, then he or she can act out whole movie segments to fill hours of fun, safe play.
Action figures are perfect for collecting favorite individuals from movies and stories that we love. This Dobby is absolute for displaying or for children to hold and use for playing. The petite size is what makes this action figure so amazing for almost anything the Harry Potter devotee desires.
4. USAopoly TRIVIAL PURSUIT
It adds to the already popular Clue game with a Harry Potter twist
Great for multiple players and the whole family
Not just for Harry Potter fans
Game board changes with wheel movement during play
The game is different each time due to changing board
Board is initially difficult to set up - time-consuming
Not for very young kids to play - ages 10 and up
This fantastic trivia game has six levels of play and 600 questions. There are easy questions for younger children that may not be as familiar with Harry Potter details, and harder questions for the “Potterhead” experts in your family. It is even portable for playing while traveling, therefore it does not come with a playing board.Read more
This makes the game easier to handle and use. The set includes dice for the player turns and a triangle-shaped box to store the game. All questions are based on the Harry Potter movies and not the books. This game is wonderful for children or adults that love the Harry Potter facts!
The Harry Potter Trivial Pursuit Game will make any fan of the movies an expert in all of the details. This game will increase the enjoyment level of watching the movies and may even entice fans to watch the movies again to check the facts in the game. What could be better than a toy that enhances learning while viewing favorite movies?
The Harry Potter Clue Game combines the well-known game of Clue with the lovable characters of the Harry Potter movies in an enjoyable game for all. Because knowledge of the movies or books is not necessary to play, it is a great for families to enjoy together.
5. Hogwarts Battle Cooperative Deck Building Game
Comes with add on features
Long lasting pieces
Easy to learn
Some customers had issues finding the dice
Note: it has been stated by several customers that the 4 dice this game comes with should be in box 4
This tabletop Harry Potter card game will make you feel like you’re on your very own quest at Hogwarts. You can choose characters like: Hermione, Harry, Ron and Neville to play as. This game comes with 7 different adventures, each level more difficult than the last. To keep it simple the object of this game is to defeat all the villains and protect the locations.Read more
You will lose the game if any of the locations fall to complete Villains control, you win the game by defeating all the Villains. You will have to work together to against the dark arts and building and getting the strongest deck of cards you can get.
This game comes with four characters, 252 cards, 4 dice, 7 different game boxes, 7 different set of rules, 8 villain tokens, 4 player boards, and 70 chips. It will benefit your children by having to think creativity and logically. They may even have to answer some trivia so it’s perfect if you're reading the books to your children or if they are reading them on their own.
we love this product because it is perfect for any board game and Harry Potter lover. It will get you working with others and show your children how working with others will help you defeat the Dark Lord. It’s the perfect table top, card game for any occasion and holiday!
6. LEGO Hogwarts Express
5 minifigure characters and a dementor
Builds train and Platform 9 ¾
Train opens up for adventures inside
Includes Scabbers and Ron’s trolley
Platform 9 ¾ includes moving brick wall
It’s a more expensive gift
Does not include tracks
It’s all aboard the Hogwarts Express! Make sure you pick a car with good company and don’t miss out when the trolley comes by with snacks! (Who could resist the comfort of a chocolate frog or the gamble of a box of Bertie Botts Every Flavor Beans?) This set is fashioned after the adventures in Harry’s 3rd year, and includes all pieces necessary to build a Hogwarts Express train, Platform 9 ¾, and Ron’s cart of supplies. You’ll also find the Trolley Witch, Scabbers, a dementor, Remus Lupin, Harry, Hermione, and Ron, all ready to begin the school year.Read more
This set includes 801 total pieces. It’s most suited for fans ages 8 and up! There are a lot of small LEGO bits, so we recommend keeping this out of the reach of toddlers. The Hogwarts Express comes with a detachable roof so you can play out Harry’s adventures inside the train. There are five LEGO mini-figures inside, modeled after some of the most famous characters in the franchise. This train fits on standard LEGO tracks and the wheels are operational so it can be pushed forward and backward to move it along its way to Hogwarts.
The Golden Trio is back for another year at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. Join your favorite Gryffindor gang as they fight off the dementors and try to track down Sirius Black. They’ll learn new spells in Defense Against the Dark Arts with Professor Remus Lupin, and polish their Quidditch skills. Ron comes equipped with Scabbers, the Weasley family pet who needs a watchful eye, as he tends to wander off to who-knows-where. Add on with other LEGO sets to explore the castle, dodge the Whomping Willow, discover the Marauders’ Map, and more!
LEGOs are not the cheapest toys around, but they do have a lot of value when it comes to replayability and quality. This set has tons of pieces kids can assemble, disassemble, and reassemble. They can even get creative and make their own structures and designs! It’s one of the pricier products on our list but kids who have received this as a gift have loved it and used it over and over again.
7. LEGO Whomping Willow
Hogwarts castle has three stories and multiple rooms
Whomping Willow build with spinning branches
Ford Anglia build
Some users received damaged boxes
It’s Harry’s second year and he’s missed the Hogwarts Express, thanks to Aunt Petunia and Uncle Vernon. Never fear! Ron’s managed to “borrow” his father’s flying car with the help of the twins, and now Harry’s on his way to school after all. Just watch out for the Whomping Willow! And steer clear of whatever’s lurking in the Chamber of Secrets. This set includes recognizable and well-loved characters, the flying Ford Anglia, the Whomping Willow, and a section of the Hogwarts school grounds. With so much happening around him, it’s a wonder Harry ever gets any of his schoolwork done!Read more
Packed full of fun, this LEGO set is 753 pieces and includes six minifigure characters and Hedwig the Owl! Set Snape up in his Potions Dungeon, keep an eye on Seamus’...flammable experiments, hang out in the Gryffindor Common Room, and more. This set includes characters and scenes from the classic series, all based around the events occurring in Harry’s second year at Hogwarts.
There are three separate components to this kit: the Whomping Willow, the Ford Anglia, and a miniature cut-out of Hogwarts castle. There are lots of characters to enjoy, including Hermione, Harry, Ron, Snape, Filch, and Seamus. Kids can play out their favorite scenes from the movies and books or create their own, new adventures!
This LEGO set is a little pricier than some of the other items on this list, but it does include quite a few scenes and plenty of figures. LEGO tends to be more expensive than other toys, but the pieces are always high-quality and the sets usually have fun and creative designs that kids return to for years to come.
8. The Noble Collection Wizard Chess Set
A great replica of the original
Comes with a beautiful box and storage bags for pieces
Pieces are made of heavy resin for stability
Intricate details on pieces
Great design and quality
The pieces may crowd the board (the board is a bit too small for the large pieces)
Pieces could use a bit more weight for better stability
For those that enjoy a game of chess and are Harry Potter fans also, this is the game for you! A replica of the one in the movie, this Wizard Chess Set is a work of art. The game includes the gorgeous box, board, chess pieces, and storage bags for the pieces. The board is large and the chess pieces are above average in size.Read more
Detailed pieces are constructed of quality, hard resin and will stand up nicely during play. The board is made of durable cardboard and folds up easily for storage. Great for hours of chess enjoyment, this Wizard edition of the popular game is sure to please any Harry Potter fan you know. It can even be a terrific present for yourself if you are the Harry Potter or chess admirer.
Recommended for children 7 years old and older, kids may learn the game of chess with this set just because it is from the Harry Potter movies. Chess, the game of intellect would be a wonderful addition to their list of skills, particularly at a young age. Having a replica set will certainly entice kids to learn this beautiful game for a lifetime of meaningful enjoyment.
Chess is the game of intellectuals and is played all over the world. With this Wizard Set you too can play the game just like the characters in the movie. The replica set is remarkably similar to the original and it is made of quality, heavy plastic for years of gratifying play.
9. Jelly Belly Bertie Bott’s Beans
20 different flavors
Fun to trade with friends
Great for pranks
Identical to the books and movie
Some flavors might be too much for younger kids
While this is technically not a toy, it is a treat! Bertie Bott’s Every Flavor Beans were made famous at the start of Harry Potter when Harry had the unfortunate experience of learning what they were. Each jelly bean is flavored, similar to Jelly Belly’s -- But with a twist, of course!Read more
There are ten “normal” flavors and ten “weird” and off-the-wall flavors that you’d never find, or potentially want to find, in your package of jelly beans. Some of the fun flavors include Candyfloss, Marshmallow, Banana, and Blueberry, while some of the wilder flavors are Dirt, Vomit, Earwax, and Soap...So gross! They’re a lot of fun for kids to trade with or even play pranks if they want to be truly wicked.
Bertie Bott’s Every Flavor Beans give kids a fun way to experience with flavors and try new things. We’re not saying “Earwax” should be on their list of things to eat, but it’s all in good fun when it comes to jelly beans.
These fun and mildly gross jelly beans are a great icebreaker for kids. They can take them to school or over a friend’s house and bond over a mutual love for Harry Potter, or just take turns seeing who gets the grossest beans first.
10. Funko Mystery Mini One Mystery
Tiny adorable size
Great collectible item for Harry Potter fans
Same wonderful details on each figure like the original POP characters
Ordering more than one at a time can render getting different figures
Durable, high-quality materials
The purchase is for blind items (you get what they send - you cannot choose)
Some think the price is too much for the animals - very tiny
Funko has taken the regular POP action figures and made an even more miniature version. All of the characters and animals from the Harry Potter movies are available in this animated form for collecting and playing. The details of the individual toys are the same great quality of the regular size action figures and they stand up by themselves just as well too.Read more
The intricate details are apparent on these small versions also. Although the picture of the item shows a complete set of all figures, these are purchased blind, meaning you do not know which character you will receive when purchased. They cannot be bought as a set. This offer is for one character or animal and you are sent different ones randomly. The boxes are not marked as to which figure is inside, so ultimately they make wonderful surprise gifts for Harry Potter fans. Purchasing several at a time may increase the chances of receiving different characters.
Collecting is a hobby no matter what the item is. Collecting characters from favorite movies can be very exciting and addicting. Children can get in on this wonderful pastime of collecting their favorite characters from Harry Potter and develop the skills of gathering and possibly trading these miniature treasures.
The regular-sized action figure by Funko are really cute, but these miniatures are just adorable. Anyone who loves Harry Potter movies would be excited to have even just one of these. The blind purchase is an ingenious way for Funko to create a frenzy of buying multiple products to get a collection of all the Harry Potter characters and animals. What a great marketing strategy for collectors items!
Criteria Used for Evaluation
The appropriate age from the manufacturer is listed for every item chosen. This must be used with some discretion, as younger children may enjoy toys that are not intended for their age group and vice versa. Parents know their individual children best and must decide based on recommendations if toys are right for their little ones. Toys that require participants to know details of the movies or books, like the Trivial Pursuit game, may be too advanced for very young children who do not notice small details of the scenes. However, most of the pieces listed are appropriate for kids of all ages to derive some amount of entertainment from them. Again, this depends on the individual.
Each toy listed has some educational value for the individual whether through knowledge of the movies or books, role-playing, or simply owning an item very similar to the one in the movies. Having such treasures, even though they are not the original pieces seen in the movies, is very special for children’s self-esteem and self-worth. They feel a part of what they enjoy watching, and they feel they belong. The action figures and wand allow role-playing of favorite characters, while the board games let children show what facts they know from watching the movies. The other activity games and toys listed permit kids to use their Harry Potter knowledge to entertain themselves and others for hours on end. Toys like the Fidget Hand Spinner and the Harry Potter Coloring Book aim to relax kids and relieve anxiety. All the toy items here are quite beneficial in some way for Harry Potter fans everywhere.
All of the articles listed are the most popular Harry Potter toys reviewed by parents. For instance, the Harry Potter Coloring Book was reviewed more than 1,100 times by purchasers with an overwhelmingly positive response. Selected toys are the best items that Harry Potter fans are buying and treasuring in their collections. Each piece is usable as the manufacturer intended with some even having multiple uses. Most items can be played with by children or used as collection pieces for Harry Potter displays. Hundreds of things are available today for those serious about owning a piece of the movies and books they love. We feature the most sought and highly recommended toys for this review.
Harry Potter toys are a great way to bring the movie to life with the kids. From the dress up boxes to the games it gets kids involved im understanding the movie more.
Games bring together kids and adult in a way that allows kids to increase their social developmental skills. They get the opportunity to interact with many different people at one time.
Other Factors to Consider
For most of the toys listed, a child does not have to have great knowledge of the Harry Potter movies or books to enjoy. Only the Trivial Pursuit Game requires the individuals to know Harry Potter facts and details. All of the other toys and games can be thoroughly enjoyed by fans and non-fans alike, for example, the White Plush Hedwig Owl, the Harry Potter Coloring Book, and the action figure toys. These can be appreciated by children who have never seen the Harry Potter movies or read the books. They do not even have to understand the movie plots or know the characters to love or own any of these other items.
Frequently Asked Questions
q: Are the Harry Potter Trivial Pursuit Game questions from the movies or from the books?
The questions reference the movies, not the books.
q: Does the Trivial Pursuit Game come with a board like regular Trivial Pursuit?
No it does not. You get just the cards, dice, and a triangle-shaped storage box. You can use it with a board from another game to increase the enjoyment, but this game was intended to be a travel game, so no board included.
q: What age would find the Harry Potter Wand a great toy?
The manufacturers recommend 14 years old to be an appropriate age for the wand, however, parents say that children 10 years old and younger really loved the wand.
q: How many players can play the Clue Board Game?
There must be at least three players for the game. Three is a recommended amount of players, but up to five can play.
q: What is the recommended age to play the Harry Potter Clue Board Game?
The game states 10 years old and up, but even an 8-year-old can play depending on knowledge of the movies and regular Clue game.
q: Do the arms move on the Funko POP action toys like Dobby and Harry Potter? Does the head move?
No, the arms do not move on these approximately 4-inch tall toys. The head does spin around somewhat though.
q: Are the Bertie Botts jelly beans really gross or is that just fancy advertising?
Oh yes! When they say every flavor they truly mean EVERY flavor, and some of those are quite disgusting. Vomit and Earwax are just two examples of jelly beans that might cause your child a bit of distress to consume so please eat at your own discretion!
q: What are some similar book series to Harry Potter that my child might be interested in?
The ‘Percy Jackson’ series, the ‘Dark is Rising’ series, and the ‘Secrets of the Immortal Nicholas Flamel’ series are a few that come to mind. All of these series have fantasy elements that coincide with modern life and are full of adventure. For other suggestions, try checking out the Fantasy Children’s section of your local library!
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