13 Best Animal Toys for Christmas

13 Best Animal Toys for Christmas

If you’re looking to buy a gift for a young animal lover this Christmas, these toy animal sets offer everything from taking care of horses to incredible fantasy creatures.

These are gifts made for kids to build and rebuild time and time again! There are even options for those looking to rescue wildlife or add to a cat collection.

LEGO® Creator 3in1 – Majestic Tiger

Kids can enjoy the fun of building 3 different animals from 1 set this Christmas with the LEGO® Creator 3in1 Majestic Tiger playset! They can choose from a poseable red panda with bamboo and a bonsai tree, an elegant koi fish with a moving tail and flippers and some peaceful water lilies or a tiger with a red bird and jungle display.

Animal fans can either display these cool pieces or use them to role-play action-packed jungle adventures!

“The first thing I would do with this set would be to build the red panda and then pretend that it crawled over the fence again and again to eat some bamboo.” – Adrian, 9 years old

This is an awesome Christmas gift for kids aged 9 and above with an interest in the animal kingdom!

LEGO® DUPLO® – Wild Animals of the World

Discover wildlife from all 7 continents of the world from the comfort of your own home with this play-and-display set for little globetrotters aged 2+!

You’ll find pandas in Asia, lions in Africa, penguins in the Antarctic, and so much more! There’s even a sound brick to play realistic animal noises and ambient sounds for a multi-sensory learning experience.

The LEGO DUPLO® Wild Animals of the World playset is the perfect way to introduce little ones to the natural world and inspire a life-long love of nature.

LEGO® Friends – Organic Farm

The LEGO® Friends Organic Farm playset is jam-packed full of features for kids to immerse themselves in the role of a caring farm worker this Christmas.

Tasked with restoring a traditional farmhouse while the injured farmer recovers, they can prepare delicious meals in the kitchen with the fresh produce grown at the farm, groom the horse in the stables, collect eggs from the chickens’ coop and so much more!

The set comes with 4 mini-dolls and 3 animal figures to join in the fun!

LEGO® Creator 3in1 – Fish Tank

Trying to find a gift for someone who loves aquariums but doesn’t need the hassle of taking care of real fish?

This glassless LEGO® Creator 3in1 Fish Tank boasts the easiest fish to take care of: a clown fish, a regal blue tang, a yellow tang, a cardinal fish and an anthias fish – as well as a mini submarine, some coral and an aquatic plant. And none of them will ever need feeding!

It’s not just the ease that makes this set a great gift – kids can take advantage of the three-in-one design to rebuild it into a painting easel with a sea scene or a treasure chest toy with a crab and a sword!

LEGO® City – Wild Animal Rescue Missions

Animal-loving kids can embark on thrilling in-app adventures with this playset featuring a cast of familiar on-screen faces, including Westbrook W. Sleet, Jessica Sharp and R.E. Fendrich!

The LEGO City Wild Animal Rescue Missions set has a mission truck, 3 minifigures, baby crocodile, panther cub, frog, hare and owl figures, plus plenty of extra LEGO pieces for solving interactive challenges and completing exciting on-screen missions!

This instruction-free playset promises endless hours of fun whilst nurturing creative and problem-solving skills in kids aged 6 and up.

LEGO® Creator 3in1 – Fantasy Forest Creatures

Kids can imagine entering an enchanted forest full of animal friends this Christmas with this rebuildable LEGO® Creator 3in1 Fantasy Forest Creatures set.

They can choose to build a wise owl reading to a little hedgehog, a young deer and its rabbit friend, a hungry squirrel nibbling away at an acorn or use the bricks to create something entirely different!

Measuring at just over 10cm, the owl is perfectly sized for little hands to play with on the go!

LEGO® Friends – Horse Show Trailer

Bring a smile to the face of horse lovers this Christmas with the LEGO Friends Horse Show Trailer – exciting equestrian adventures await!

With this super-detailed playset, kids aged 8 and above can load up the trailer and hit the road with Emma and her LEGO friends. There’s a compartment for the 2 toy horses plus storage for all the girls’ horse-riding gear, including toy reins, helmets, cups, medals and jumps. And the smart SUV tow car has space for all three mini-dolls as well as Savannah’s guide dog!

LEGO® City – Horse Transporter

Make this Christmas extra special for young animal lovers by introducing them to the exciting world of horses!

With the LEGO® City Horse Transporter, kids aged 5+ have everything they need to embark on exciting equestrian adventures, including a toy SUV with detachable horse trailer, an adjustable horse-jumping fence, a grooming brush, carrot and veggie crate.

This gift makes a great addition to the collections of kids who already have a LEGO® City playset to combine it with!

LEGO® Friends – Mia’s Wildlife Rescue

Take kids on a safari adventure this Christmas with an excitement-filled playset that’ll inspire future conservationists and animal experts!

Imaginative children aged 7 and above can join LEGO® Friends character Mia on her dream internship at an animal rescue center, helping her take care of an injured zebra, feed a visiting giraffe and rehome a scorpion in a safer environment.

This is a great Christmas gift for little ones who’ve expressed an interest in taking care of and nurturing animals.

LEGO® DUPLO® – My First Puppy & Kitten With Sounds

Young kids can learn all about the sounds puppies and kittens make and how to care for their furry friends with the LEGO® DUPLO® My First Puppy & Kitten With Sounds.

Perfectly sized for little hands aged 18 months+ will love the bright colors and fun sounds – there’s endless hours of fun to be had this Christmas! 

Little ones can give their pet a ride in the play wheel and listen out for when it’s time to eat, play and sleep to get to grips with daily routines.

LEGO® City – Barn & Farm Animals

Little LEGO® builders with an interest in animals will fall in love with this LEGO® City Barn & Farm Animals set.

There’s adventure to be had across the whole farm with a toy barn and working hoist to lift hay bales, a greenhouse to grow veggies and a toy tractor to harvest crops! The set also comes with a toy shovel, some shears, a pitchfork, a broom and a watering can – that’s enough accessories for any storyline kids aged 4+ can dream up!

LEGO® DUPLO® – Wild Animals of Asia

Wildlife-loving little ones get to explore the fascinating Asian animal kingdom with the super-versatile LEGO® DUPLO® Wild Animals of Asia toy!

You’ll inspire a lifelong love of animals this Christmas, such as baby elephants, pandas, monkeys and more!

This detailed playset is more than just fun, it’s educational too – helping preschoolers aged 2+ learn about animals in their natural habitats while fine-tuning their language, social, cognitive and fine motor skills.

LEGO® Classic – Creative Ocean Fun

Let the fun times overflow this Christmas with an ocean-themed playset for kids aged 4+!

Kids who are passionate about animals, or sea creatures specifically, can build a little Viking ship, a yellow submarine, a seahorse, a turtle or anything else they can think of with 2 extra bags of rainbow-colored LEGO® pieces.

The LEGO® Classic Creative Ocean Fun toy playset is perfect for open-ended play with underwater scenarios and introduces budding builders to the world of joy that LEGO® building brings.

Not everyone you’re buying gifts for this year will have a passion for animals, but you’re sure to find a gift to put a huge smile on their face on Christmas morning with our other ranges of toys.

From home decor to Harry Potter, there really is a LEGO® set for everyone!

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