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The 10 Best Hatchimals – Guidebook

Your kid wants a Hatchimal? You don’t know exactly what it is? Hatchimals are plush toys that your child can interact with. Similar to Furbys and Tamagotchis, Hatchimals respond to touch and sound.

A Hatchimal is sold in an egg. Your child can influence the hatching time. The more he interacts with the Hatchimal , the sooner it will hatch from its egg. The process of hatching is especially exciting because it is a surprise to see which Hatchimal is in the egg. Once the Hatchimal has hatched, it can be fed, cared for and played with. If your child takes good care of his Hatchimal, he will learn new skills and grow up. Children can learn in a playful way what it is like to take responsibility. In our checklist and with our product recommendations we help you to find your way in the colorful world of Hatchimals.

Checklist For Hatchimals

  • Hatchimals are recommended for children 5 years and older.
Types of Hatchimals
  • There are different Hatchimals that have different colorations and character traits:
  • Pengualas: they are friendly and somewhat naive, they are also considered clumsy. They are colored pink/light blue or green/yellow.
  • Draggles are brave, energetic and very curious. They are blue/green or purple in color.
  • Owlicorns are considered rare. They are pink or blue in color and have a small horn on their head.
  • Bearakeets and Burtles are special models, distinguished by their antennal antennae and their contrasting black/pink or white/pink colorations, respectively.
  • The eggs of the Hatchimals are about 15 cm tall and the plush creatures are about 12 cm tall.
Special Hatchimals
  • There are also the CollEGGtibles: these are small plush figures to collect and play with, available in many different colors and shapes.
  • The Hatchimal WOW is also a special Hatchimal. It is bigger than its siblings and can hatch out of its egg over and over again.
  • The Hatchimal’s eye color says something about its state of mind and requires a certain interaction each time. For example, if its eyes glow white, then the Hatchimal is tired and wants to be put into sleep mode. On the other hand, if its eyes glow yellow, it wants to play.
  • Each Hatchimal has a detailed description that tells you what it needs and when.
The Family Grows
  • The Hatchimal family continues to grow and new siblings are added to the Hatchimals.
  • This results in versatile collecting fun, where there is always something new to discover.

We have taken a close look at the little Hatchimals and have compiled a list of recommended offers of the cute plush creatures for you.

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The Hatchimal Best Sellers

We have compiled the most popular Hatchimals and the best-selling accessories for you in this list of bestsellers.

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Current Offers For Hatchimals

Here you will always find the best deals for Hatchimals that are currently available.

SaleBestseller Nr. 1
Hatchimals CollEGGtibles, Jewelry Box Royal Dozen 12-Pack Egg Carton with 2 Exclusive (Styles May Vary)
Hatchimals CollEGGtibles, Jewelry Box Royal Dozen 12-Pack Egg Carton with 2 Exclusive (Styles May Vary)
Includes: 12 Hatchimals CollEGGtibles, 12 Accessories, 1 Checklist, 1 Instruction Sheet; Covered by the Spin Master Care Commitment. See below for full details
$57.95 −17%
SaleBestseller Nr. 2

FAQ About Hatchimals

What is a Hatchimal?

Hatchimals are small plush creatures that are stuck in an egg and hatch after some time. They are interactive toys because children can influence the time it takes for them to hatch. Sensors pick up the interaction and react to it. No one knows which Hatchimal is inside an egg, which makes the process of hatching especially exciting.

What can a Hatchimal do?

Hatchimals go through different stages of development. In each of these stages, it has different behaviors and children can interact and play with it differently.

How does a Hatchimal hatch?

Each Hatchimal hatches when the right time is right for it. The more you take care of your Hatchimal, the faster it will hatch. Tapping and holding the egg activates sensors that affect the hatching time.

How does a Hatchimal work?

A Hatchimal is a plush toy that interacts with children. Special sensors sense movement and touch and trigger various reactions from the plush creature.

How much does a Hatchimal cost?

The price of a Hatchimal varies depending on the size and model. There are cheaper Hatchimal figures to collect and interactive Hatchimals that are more expensive.

Which Hatchimals are available?

You can find a list of the different Hatchimal series in our checklist as well as in our product recommendations.

How do Hatchimals CollEGGtibles work?

The eggs need the support of the child for hatching, by stroking, holding and warming sensors are activated in the egg which reduce the hatching time. The more the CollEGGtible is cared for, the faster it hatches.

Charlotte is passionate about writing for the Elternkompass. In her free time, her son Emil likes to keep her on her toes and together they spend a lot of time outdoors, walking around their home city of Leipzig. In her product recommendations, Charlotte shares her experiences with you.