11 Great Ninja Turtles Toys for Kids of All Ages

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Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, also known as Teenage Mutant Hero Turtles, have achieved an almost cult-like status. The entertainment franchise was created in 1983 by American comic book authors, based on four brothers, Leonardo, Raphael, Donatello and Michelangelo, who fight evil in New York City and happen to be turtles trained in ninjutsu.

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles have enjoyed popularity spanning a number of decades and today they are one of the most popular entertainment franchises ever. Children love the storyline of good guys fighting evil and the cool ninja moves and action, whilst teenagers may like the more human-like storylines and explorations of deeper themes. In any case, as such a huge entertainment franchise with a loyal and diverse following, there’s a whole range of different toys, products and collectors’ items on the market and it can be a little overwhelming and confusing trying to buy something for a fan. Here we’ve listed 11 of the Best Ninja Turtles Toys of 2022 to help you find something to suit the fan you’re buying for.

1. Ninja Turtles Leonardo & 1962 Volkswagen Bus

Ninja Turtles Leonardo & 1962 Volkswagen Bus

Why we like it: 100% die-cast metal Volkswagen Bus inspired by Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles.

This authentically licensed Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles product is ideal for adding to a growing Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles collection or having it as a standalone product or toy. The 1962 Volkswagen Bus comes complete with a Leonardo figure so the two can interact in imaginative play scenarios.

Crafted from durable materials such as 100% die-cast metal and premium rubber tires, this set is built to last and to stand up to years of play adventures. These toys feature plenty of attention to detail with an opening hood, doors, and engine bay so they’re ideal for older children or teens who are interested in vehicle details.

Pros
  • Authentic licensed product
  • Durable materials
  • Detailed design
  • Ideal for collectors
  • Includes Leonardo figure
Cons
  • More expensive than comparable gifts

2. Mega Bloks Ninja Turtles Battle Truck Construction Set

Mega Bloks Ninja Turtles Battle Truck Construction Set

Why we like it: Launch nets to capture the bad guys and activate lights and sounds with this fun construction set.

Mega Bloks are an ideal toy for younger children, offering plenty of open-ended play and construction activity. From the same popular brand is this Mega Bloks Ninja Turtles Battle Truck Construction Set, a Buildable Battle Truck with net launchers, moving forklift arms, and LED lights and sounds. The set can be combined with other Mega Bloks Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows sets to expand storylines and extend play.

The set comes with three buildable, fully articulated action figures; Donatello, Michelangelo, and a soldier, so children can reenact scenes from the movie. Each figure comes with movie-inspired themes and accessories making this set ideal for children who have seen and enjoyed the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows movie.

Pros
  • Buildable truck
  • Launchable nets
  • Lights and sounds
  • Connects with other Mega Bloks Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles sets
  • Based on the ‘Out of the Shadows’ movie
Cons
  • Requires batteries

3. Ninja Turtles Bebop and Rocksteady Action Figures

Ninja Turtles Bebop and Rocksteady Action Figures

Why we like it: High-quality action figures ideal for imaginative play.

Action figures are a popular gift because they can be used either as toys or as collectors’ items. When kept as collectors’ items people tend to prefer to keep action figures in their original packaging to ensure that they stay in mint condition. These Ninja Turtles Bebop and Rocksteady action figures make the ideal addition to a growing collection.

Alternatively, these figures are ideal for use as toys, with no batteries required they can be taken anywhere and are made with quality, durable materials so they can stand up to rough and tumble play too. Imaginative play with action figures is great for children of all ages as it allows younger children to develop their imagination and creativity and gives slightly older children a safe space to experiment with a range of different social situations and scenarios through play.

Pros
  • High-quality action figures
  • Made with durable materials
  • No batteries required
  • Ideal for imaginative play
Cons
  • Plastic toys; less eco-friendly option

4. Ninja Turtles Pop Up Hamper

Ninja Turtles Pop Up Hamper

Why we like it: Practical and decorative item featuring the iconic turtles.

If you’re looking to buy something for a Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles’ fan but are looking to avoid toys and want something more practical, then the Ninja Turtles Pop Up Hamper might be the solution! This pop-up hamper features iconic graphics from the famous Ninja Turtles brand. It can be used as a laundry hamper, or for toys and is super lightweight so it’s easy to transport around the house.

With its easy pop-up design, this hamper easily folds down and stores flat when not in use and can easily be cleaned using a damp cloth, making it a really practical item to have around the house. With a fun Ninja Turtle design this hamper can also add to the décor of a bedroom, bathroom or playroom, but doesn’t take up much space when standing so is ideal for a range of different rooms.

Pros
  • Simple pop-up design
  • Practical gift
  • Great as bedroom décor
  • Durable materials
  • Versatile use
Cons
  • Clothes might end up on the floor anyway 🙁

5. Funko Pop! Ninja Turtle Michelangelo

Funko Pop! Ninja Turtle Michelangelo

Why we like it: Cute cartoon-like collectible figure ideal for any Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle fan.

Funko is one of the leading creators and innovators of licensed pop culture products and their vinyl figures are rapidly becoming iconic. From Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Michelangelo, is now available as a stylized Pop!

This stylized collectible figure stands at 3 ¾ inches tall and is perfect for any Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles fan. The cute little cartoon-like characters are ideal as toys or display items and look great in bedrooms or on office desks. Fans can collect and display all the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles available as Funko Pop! Vinyls.

Pros
  • From one the leading collectible brands
  • Vinyl figure
  • 3.75 inch tall
  • Can be used as toys or display figures
  • Other characters available to collect
Cons
  • Non-articulated; no movement

6. Ninja Turtles Kids Watch

Ninja Turtles Kids Watch

Why we like it: Cool watch designed for kids with flashing LED light show and digital display.

A watch always makes a great gift, and this Ninja Turtles Kids Watch is ideal for younger children who like Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. An official Nickelodeon TMNT product, this watch features all the Ninja turtles on the dial with a metallic green bezel surrounding them.

With a digital display and flashing LED lights this watch will really appeal to kids and has been lab-tested to ensure that it is non-toxic, non-hazardous, and safe for children. The comfortable, adjustable strap fits most wrist sizes so it’s suitable for children across a wide age range. Kids will love pressing the top right button of the watch to activate a cool, multi-colored light show on the dial.

Pros
  • Official Nickelodeon TMNT product
  • Features all the ninja turtles
  • Digital display
  • Flashing LED lights
  • Adjustable strap
Cons
  • Specialized batteries required

7. Ninja Turtles Leonardo Action Figure

Ninja Turtles Leonardo Action Figure

Why we like it: All-new Leonardo action figure ideal as a toy or collectors’ item.

Some fans of Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles may be interested in purchasing toys as an investment, hoping that they become rare collectors’ items in years to come. This has certainly been the case with some of the toys from previous decades and is often the way with comic book merchandise. Action figures in particular do tend to become collectors’ items, so this Ninja Turtles Leonardo Action Figure might just be worth investing in!

It’s also great as a toy figure to play with as it has 13 points of articulation for an increased range of movement and accessories include an oversized translucent odachi sword, a small dagger sword, two throwing stars, and a tent ramp jumping skateboard so there are plenty of different imaginative scenarios to play out!

Pros
  • Can be used as a toy or collector’s item
  • 13 points of articulartion
  • Accessories included
  • Ideal for imaginative play
Cons
  • Plastic toy; less eco-friendly option

8. Ninja Turtles Classic Retro Logo Tee-Shirt

Ninja Turtles Classic Retro Logo Tee-Shirt

Why we like it: Classic retro Tee-shirt available in a range of sizes.

Kids and teens love to wear their hearts on their sleeves, or rather, their shirt! Logo tees are incredibly popular as they allow the wearer to show off one of their interests which makes it exciting for them to wear and can also help to start a conversation with others about that particular interest.

This Ninja Turtles Classic retro Logo Tee-Shirt is available in a range of different colors and sizes so you can choose one to suit the person you’re buying a gift for, but all of them can be machine washed to keep things simple and the lightweight design with a classic fit means that they should suit most body types. As an officially licensed Nickelodeon Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles product, quality is assured.

Pros
  • Range of different colors
  • Range of different sizes
  • Machine washable
  • Officially licensed Nickelodeon Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles product
  • Classic fit
Cons
  • Need to know correct size

9. Ninja Turtles Raphael Action Figure

Ninja Turtles Raphael Action Figure

Why we like it: Highly detailed Raphael Action Figure with accessories.

Raphael, the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle with the red mask, is known for his temperamental and cynical personality, being short-tempered, sarcastic, and rebellious. Yet he is still a firm favorite with fans of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles who like his deadly fighting skills and smart mouth!

This Ninja Turtles Raphael Action Figure is from NECA’s ‘Reel Toys’ series of 7-inch scale action figures and features 30 points of articulation so it’s easy to move and pose him just as you want, making him perfect for lots of imaginative play scenarios. The figure also comes with interchangeable hands, sai weapons, and slices of pizza!

Pros
  • 30 points of articulation; easy to move and pose
  • Ideal for imaginative play
  • Can be used as a toy or collector’s item
  • Comes with accessories
Cons
  • Other figures sold separately

10. Ninja Turtles 4 Piece Bed Set

Ninja Turtles 4 Piece Bed Set

Why we like it: Ideal practical gift for a Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles fan’s bedroom.

This super-soft microfiber 4-piece bed set makes an ideal gift for a Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles fan’s bedroom. The set is sized for a toddler bed and includes a 42 x 58 inch toddler comforter, a 28 x 52 inch fitted sheet, a 45 x 58 inch flat sheet, and a standard pillowcase.

The 100% brushed microfiber polyester allows for a comfortable night’s sleep and is fade-resistant and machine washable. It can also be tumble dried on low making it easy to care for. It also rolls up neatly for easy storage and travel so kids can take their own familiar bedding with them while staying away from home. The fun and colorful design feature Donatello, Leonardo, Michelangelo, and Raphael. From a small, family-run company you are guaranteed excellent customer service.

Pros
  • Super soft 100% brushed microfiber
  • Includes comforter, fitted sheet, flat sheet, pillowcase
  • Can be machine washed and tumble dried
  • Toddler sized
  • Small, family-run company
Cons
  • Only available in toddler bed size

11. Ninja Turtles Splinter Action Figure

Ninja Turtles Splinter Action Figure

Why we like it: Based on the 2018 Rise of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles TV show.

Based on the 2018 Rise of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles TV show the all-new TMNT figures are ideal to collect! There are totally new Turtles, villains and allies figures available, with Wave 1 of the release featuring 9 figures: 4 Turtles, 2 allies, 3 villains.

Splinter, often referred to as Master splinter by his students, is a mutant rat, who is also the martial arts and ninjutsu instructor of the Turtles. Splinter is also the turtles’ adoptive father. The action figure is fully articulated and comes with accessories including a 2-in-1 staff that reveals a dagger and 2 throwing stars so it’s perfect for imaginative play as well as collecting.

Pros
  • Based on the 2018 Rise of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles TV show
  • Ideal for collectors
  • Fully articulated
  • Comes with accessories
  • Perfect for imaginative play
Cons
  • Plastic toy; less eco-friendly option

Final words

With so many different toys and items available for Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles fans it can be hard to know what to choose. We’ve used this list to bring together just some of those toys to help you find something to buy as a gift. As you are considering what’s best to buy, it’s worth thinking about the age, ability, interests and needs of the person you are buying for.

Many of these items we have selected can be used together, whether as different parts of an overall bedroom décor theme or as different toys in an imaginative play scenario. This means that you can club together with others to buy different things or just contribute your own gift to an already growing collection. We hope that this list has helped to highlight some of the Best Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles toys available to buy in 2022.

Molly Barlett
About Molly Barlett

Molly Barlett has a background in research, journalism, and childhood education. As a wife and mom of six, she has become a self-taught expert in finding the perfect gifts for every type of recipient and occasion.

GiftExperts is the culmination of countless hours of her research and quest to make people in her surroundings happy. Molly is also the author of the bestselling books Make Every Christmas Magical and The 5-Step Plan Every Family Needs.