The Best Pirate Toys for Kids Reviewed


I am pretty sure most kids love pirates. I am not sure if that is because of how TV shows and Movies portray pirates, or it is just some genetic makeup that all kids seem to share!

So, we wanted to share our list of the best pirate toys for kids with you! We broke this list down into four categories: The Best Pirate Toy for Ages 3-8, The Best Pirate Toy for Toddlers, the best Pirate Toy Ages 9 and up, and a great list of other pirate toys that children are sure to love!

Enjoy! With about 25 different pirate toys on this list, I’m sure you will find a pirate toy that will excite the kid you are shopping for!

Best Pirate Toy Ages 3 – 8

What is the Best Pirate Toy for Children Ages 3 to 8? The answer to that question is the Fisher-Price Imaginext Shark Bite Pirate Ship.

Fisher-Price Imaginext Shark Bite Pirate Ship - Best Pirate Toys

There are a lot of cool things about the Fisher-Price Imaginext Pirate ship that kids are going to really enjoy. Here are a few of those highlights:

  • 8 x 21 x 16-inch size
  • The set comes with the shark shaped pirate ship, two pirate action figures, a cannon ball that can be fired, two pirate hats for the action figures, two small swords for the action figures, a four projectiles that can be shot from the ship.
  • The shark ship’s “mouth” opens when you are pushing it and it can swallow those pirate action figures!
  • It has a secret hatch, you can put other toys in the ship’s haul, and there is even a plank that you can make the pirates walk the plank on!
  • It looks great!

Between the pirate action figures, secret hiding places, cannon, projectiles that get launched, the plank, and the great pirate/shark theme – there is just so much for your child to enjoy!

These very popular toy from Fisher-Price has great reviews and a great price tag – making it our best children’s pirate toy for ages 3 to 8!

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Best Pirate Toy For Toddlers (Ages 1 – 4)

What is the best pirate toy for toddlers? The answer to that question is the VTech Treasure Seekers Pirate Ship.

VTech Treasure Seekers Pirate Ship - the best pirate toy for toddlers

The VTech Treasure Seekers Pirate Ship should bring a lot of joy to any toddler’s playtime adventures! This toy is recommended for ages 1-4 and has a lot of great features including:

  • The Size of VTech Pirate ship is: 6.69 x 18.66 x 16.54-inches.
  • This toy comes with a pirate captain, a sailor, an octopus, a cannon ball, and a treasure chest.
  • It has lots of light up buttons and makes all-sorts of different noises.
  • The octopus rolls around and the pirate ship has sails that turn, a spinning steering wheel, and even a cannon that can be fired.
  • The ship opens revealing a neat place space inside!
  • This is just a fun, educational toy for kids!

The only downside is it does take 2 AA batteries that you should replace when you purchase.

Overall, this is a very well-priced toy for toddlers that is easy to play with, colorful, fun, and going to bring a lot of enjoyment!

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The Best Pirate Toy Ages 9+

What is the best pirate toy for ages 9 and up? Released in August of 2020, we had to give the title of the best Pirate Toy for Ages 9+ to the LEGO Creator 3 – in – 1 Pirate Ship Building Playset (31109).

LEGO Creator 3in1 Pirate Ship toy reviewed - best pirate toy age 9+

Hopefully, your kids are like mine and just love LEGOs. If they are, then they are going to love this LEGO Create Pirate Ship Building Set!

Here are some of the set highlights:

  • It is a 1264-piece set – meaning it is going to take some time to build!
  • The 3 in 1 set means they can build these Legos into a classic pirate ship, or skull island, or a pirate’s inn.
  • The classic pirate ship is 14″ high, 18″ long, and 7″ wide!
  • This LEGO set can be integrated with any other LEGO sets because they are built with the same classic bricks we all know and love!
  • This toy is recommended for children 9+

I guess the best thing we can say about this toy is that if you love LEGOs and you love Pirates, you are going to love this toy!

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Other Great Pirate Toys for Kids Reviewed

Of course, there are some other great Pirate Toys that kids are going to love that we wanted to list out for you! Hopefully, this gives you some great ideas on what to pick for your kids!

Toy DescriptionImageManufacturer Recommended Age
Fisher-Price Imaginext Walking Croc & PirateFisher-Price Imaginext Walking Croc & Pirate36 months – 8 years
KidKraft Adventure Bound Wooden Pirate ShipKidKraft Adventure Bound Wooden Pirate Ship36 months – 10 years
Little Tikes 2-in-1 Pirate ShipLittle Tikes 2-in-1 Pirate Ship12 months – 3 years
Playskool Friends Mr. Potato Head Pirate SpudPlayskool Friends Mr. Potato Head Pirate Spud24 months and up
ArtCreativity 10 Inch Pirate BoatArtCreativity 10 Inch Pirate Boat Toy5 years and up
BeebeeRun Pirate Action FiguresBeebeeRun Pirate Action Figures Pirate Toy3 years and up
HAPTIME 6 Pcs Pirates Action Figure PlaysetHAPTIME 6 Pcs Pirates Action Figure Playset3 years and up
BeebeeRun Pirate Ship Action Figures Toy SetBeebeeRun Pirate Ship Action Figures3 years and up
PLAYMOBIL Take Along Pirate Skull IslandPLAYMOBIL Take Along Pirate Skull Island4 – 10 years
Treasure X Sunken Gold Treasure Ship PlaysetTreasure X Sunken Gold Treasure Ship Playset5 – 15 years
Lingway Toys Kids Pirate Costume (8-Piece Set)Kids Pirate CostumeSizes Range from 3-Years to 10-Years
Fisher-Price Imaginext Blackbeard’s LairFisher-Price Imaginext Blackbeard's Lair36 months – 8 years
Le Toy Van Barbarossa Pirate Ship Set Premium Wooden ToysLe Toy Van Barbarossa Pirate Ship Set Premium Wooden Toys3 years and up
ArtCreativity Pirate Treasure Dig Kit for KidsArtCreativity Pirate Treasure Dig Kit for Kids6 years and up
ArtCreativity Pirate Action FiguresArtCreativity Pirate Action Figures5 years and up
Melissa & Doug Wooden Pirate ChestMelissa & Doug Wooden Pirate Chest36 months – 8 years
Roblox Action Collection – Pirate Showdown Four Figure PackRoblox Action Collection - Pirate Showdown Four Figure Pack6 years and up
Lingway Toys Kids Pirate Treasure ChestLingway Toys Pirate Treasure Chest
3 years and up
Liberty Imports Bucket of Pirate Action Figures PlaysetLiberty Imports Bucket of Pirate Action Figures Playset3 years and up
CubicFun 3D Puzzle Led Pirate Ship Queen Anne’s Revenge Large 27’’ Model Kit CubicFun 3D Puzzle Led Pirate Ship Queen Anne's Revenge Large 27’’ Model Kit 14 years and up
A List of the Best Pirate Toys Reviewed

Final Thoughts and Other Links of Interest

Here is our quick recap:

Best Pirate Toy for Ages 3 – 8: Fisher-Price Imaginext Shark Bite Pirate Ship.

Best Pirate Toy For Toddlers: VTech Treasure Seekers Pirate Ship.

Best Pirate Toy Ages 9+: LEGO Creator 3 – in – 1 Pirate Ship Building Playset (31109).

And of course we got that list of 20 other great Pirate Toys listed!

If you like pirate toys but are looking for something a little bit different check out these other great toy review lists we did:

Between these lists of toys and all the great Pirate Toys we listed out, we think you are going to be able to find a toy that children are really going to enjoy playing with!

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Jon is the proud father of two amazing young boys and he simply can't believe just how quickly they grow up. He's enjoyed re-discovering his childhood excitement and laughs at playing judge for the Chopped and other cooking games his boys love to play.

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