Have you heard about Squishmallows? If you haven’t, you’re missing out on one of the hottest toys of 2023! These cute and squishy plushies first hit the scene in 2017 and since then, they’ve taken the toy world by storm.
So, what makes Squishmallows so special? Well, for one, they’re incredibly soft and squishy, making them the perfect snuggle buddy. Plus, they come in a wide range of adorable designs, from cuddly animals to cute food-themed characters.
Get ready to squish, squeeze, and cuddle your way to happiness with Squishmallows!
What are Squishmallows?
They’re pillow-like characters that make perfect companions, bedtime buddies, and even travel cushions. Imagine hugging a cloud – that’s what it feels like to hug a Squishmallow! These marshmallow-like toys come in over 1,000 different characters, with new ones being released all the time.
One of the coolest things about Squishmallows is that each one has its own unique name and personality. You can learn all about them by checking out the backstory on the tag. It’s almost like they’re real friends that you can collect and cuddle with whenever you want.
If you’re new to the Squishmallows craze, keep reading to find out why they’re so popular.
How Many Squishmallows are There?
Did you know that there are now over 1000 Squishmallow characters to collect? That’s right – with so many adorable and squishy options available, it’s almost impossible to resist adding them to your collection.
Sure, you might not be able to catch ’em all like with some other collectibles, but that doesn’t mean you won’t have a blast trying. And with some Squishmallows already retired or discontinued, there’s the added bonus of potentially making a pretty penny by selling them on sites like eBay or Vinted.
What Squishmallow Themes are There?
These plush toys are available in a wide range of themes to suit any taste, from seasonal styles to limited edition and exclusive Squishmallows that you can only find at specific retailers.
Whether you’re a seasoned Squishmallow collector or a newbie, there’s something for everyone. You can choose from animal Squishmallows, fruit Squishmallows, Disney Squishmallows, and much more. The limited edition brands, Disney/Marvel characters, and specific animals like the Axolotl and Turtle Squishmallows are some of the most sought after.
So, whether you’re looking for a cute and cuddly companion, a unique gift for a loved one, or just want to add to your collection, Squishmallows are a must-have. Check out the different themes and styles available and find your new favorite Squishmallow today!
Why Do They Cost More?
You might wonder why they cost more than your average plush toy. They’re not your ordinary stuffed animals. These cuties are ultra squishy and huggable – just like the name suggests.
Squishmallows are not just great for snuggling up with, they’re also perfect for lounging around while gaming, reading, or just chilling out after a long day. Plus, there’s a whole range of sizes to choose from, starting from small 8-inch Squishmallows all the way up to jumbo ones that measure 20 inches or more.
So, why settle for a plain old teddy bear when you could have a Squishmallow? They’re the comfiest and squishiest plushies around, and we’re sure you won’t regret bringing one home.
Where to Buy Squishmallows?
If you’re a Squishmallows fan like me, you’re probably wondering where you can get your hands on the latest and greatest ones. Well, the good news is that there are several retailers in the UK that carry Squishmallows!
You can find them at Amazon, The Entertainer, Claires, Argos, and Smyths Toys. But if you’re looking for some exclusive Squishmallows, you’ll want to check out Smyths and Claires. They have some of the best Squishmallows that you won’t find anywhere else.
If you’re a Costco member, you can also buy popular Squishmallows in-store. However, they aren’t available for purchase online, so you’ll have to head to your nearest Costco location to check them out.
Any Cheaper Alternatives to Squishmallows?
If you’re on the hunt for some alternatives to Squishmallows, you’re in luck! There are a couple of options you might want to consider, such as the Ty Squish-a-Boos and DreamBeams. Both of these brands offer plush toys that are similar to Squishmallows, but come with a lower price tag.
However, it’s worth noting that Squishmallows have become pretty popular in the world of soft collectible plush toys. So, if your little ones are already hooked on these cuddly creatures, they might not be as keen on the alternatives or any knock-offs out there.
That being said, DreamBeams might be the closest thing to Squishmallows in terms of softness. Just take a look at the picture below – they look so cozy and perfect for snuggling!