Playmobil Pirate Raiders Ship

12 Best Pirate Toys for Kids ( Ahoy There Matey!)

There’s something about pirates that adults and kids alike can’t enough of. From watching Goonies to Pirates of the Caribbean, there are countless TV shows and movies about these sea loving characters.

So, it’s no surprise that pirate toys for kids are in abundance. Whether they are looking for imaginative play or just a pirate ship toy to set sail with, there are plenty to choose from. Water tables, dressing up, lego, tents, games and ships, you name it, they’ve made it!

Pirates are not just boy toys anymore. They appeal to girls too and give kids something to bond and play together with. Having fun using your imagination is what pirate play is all about.

No matter what your child prefers when it comes to finding the perfect pirate toys, there are many options available. From figurine play sets to finding the right pirate ship toy, let us be your guide.

Best Pirate Toys for Kids

1. Playmobil Pirate Raiders Ship

Take your next adventure on the high seas with the Playmobil Pirate Raiders Ship. This set includes a large pirate ship, three pirate figurines and a shooting cannon. The play figures can stand up alone, sit and turn their heads for imaginative play. The pirate ship has three large sails, a lookout spot and a caged door underneath the floorboards for storage or prisoners.

Ages: 4 and up

2. Fisher-Price Jake and the Neverland Pirates

Create your own adventure with Jake and the Neverland Pirates Mighty Colossus play set from Fisher-Price. This rolling pirate ship toy has four levels of play and comes with two figurines. You can have Jake launch the coconut cannons, scope out the crows nest, slide down the slide, climb the flip-down ladder or have him steer the ship. Also included is the Lord Fathom figurine for more imaginative play.

Ages: 3 and up

3. KidKraft Pirates Cove Play Set

If you are looking for the ultimate in pirate toys for kids, then the KidKraft Pirates Cove is something to see! This deluxe set comes with a large pirate ship, four pirates and a four story hideout with a lookout perched on top. Open up the treasure chest and press the button to light it up. If anyone gets too close you can use the cannon from the top deck, it lights up and makes a shooting sound.

Ages: 3 and up

4. Fisher-Price Imaginext Pirate Ship

Set sail with the Fisher Price Imaginext Pirate Ship. This ship comes with two pirate figures and their swords for battling. The sails go up and down in the wind, there is a retractable plank to walk and the anchor can be dropped and hoisted up for exploring new lands. This pirate ship toy is acclaimed for being very durable for long term playing. The ship does not float, but there are wheels on the bottom for imaginative play.

Ages: 3 and up

5. Pop Up Pirate

Let the whole family enjoy some good clean pirate fun with the Pop Up Pirate game. It’s easy to play with little to no set up. Pass out swords to each player and then take turns putting a sword in the barrel. When the sword is placed into a certain spot then the pirate will pop out of the barrel. This game is made for two to four players. Kids can play this game over and over without worry for long set up times.

Ages: 4 and up

6. Melissa and Doug 3D Pirate Ship Puzzle

Build and play with your own large pirate ship toy. The Melissa and Doug 3D Pirate Ship Puzzle is a high quality toy that kids will enjoy creating. No scissors or glue is needed to put this together. To put it together, you fold and interlock the cardboard pieces according to the instructions. On one side of the ship, it is open and shows the two levels of space for your pirates to play. This play set comes with six pirate figures, an island with treasure, a parrot and rolling cannons.

Ages: 6 and up

7. LEGO Angry Birds Piggy Pirate Ship

Let the battle begin with the LEGO Angry Birds Piggy Pirate Ship. Two pigs are included with the pirate ship play set. The ship has movable paddles, sails, a winch with attached boulder, a crane with a net, a wheelhouse and a hidden compartment. You can also build an attack catapult on the beach so that Bomb can send Red up in to the ship to take over the ship from the piggies.

Ages: 7 and up

8. PlayHut Jake and the Neverland Pirates

If you are looking for huge pirate toys and play sets then this is for you. The PlayHut Jake and the Neverland Pirates is a large tent that kids can crawl in and play. Shaped like the pirate ship Bucky, this structure has two large openings that kids can stand in. There are two circular tunnels that they can crawl in and out of. There is also a basketball hoop for them to shoot hoops with.

Ages: 3 and up

9. Melissa and Doug Tips Ahoy Pirate Ship Balance Game

If your kids loves pirate toys then this is a great board game to introduce to them. The Melissa and Doug Tips Ahoy Pirate Ship Balance Game, is a fun and strategic game for young pirates at heart. Mix and match the cards, then put your pirates on the ship. Then you use the water guide that you drew, whether it is calm seas or a rough storm. The water guides are pulled under the ship and it rides the waves, tossing the pirates off left and right. You earn a gold coin for each pirate you can keep on the ship after the waves are through.

Ages: 5 and up

10. Don’t Rock the Boat

Work on your balancing skills with this exciting Don’t Rock The Boat pirate ship toy for kids. Each player takes a turn placing a penguin on the boat, using care to put them in a good spot so that the boat stays balanced on the wave. Be careful not to tip the boat and make everyone fall off. This game has easy setup and can be played over and over again. It allows for two to four players at a time.

Ages: 5 and up

11. Little Tikes Anchors Away Pirate Ship

The Little Tikes Anchors Away Pirate Ship is one of the more water based pirate toys for kids. This outdoor toy is a pirate themed water table that kids will have hours of fun with. This large table can easily fit three to four kids at one time. It has a high up pirate lookout and sails in the middle. Pour water into the crows nest and watch as it flows down and through making everything spin. You can also squirt water from the cannon.

Ages: 3 and up

12. Melissa and Doug Wooden Pirate Chest

Become a pirate with this imaginative play set. The Melissa and Doug Wooden Pirate Chest is the ultimate in pirate toys for kids who want to play make believe. This rugged looking pirate chest comes with a bandana, an eye patch, many gold coins and a pouch to keep them in. All the pieces fit inside the pirate chest and there is a secret compartment in the bottom to hide your treasures.

Ages: 6 and up

Last update on 2017-12-17 / Affiliate links / Images from Amazon Product Advertising API