2018 PlayMobil Toys Unveiled At Toy Fair 2018

Posted: Feb 17 2018, 7:09am CST | by , in News | Toys

2018 PlayMobil Toys Unveiled at Toy Fair 2018

Find out what is new from Playmobil in 2018.

Playmobil today debuted their new line of imaginative playsets at the American International Toy Fair in New York City. For over 40 years, the iconic brand has remained at the forefront of creative play, resonating with both children and parents alike. 2018 is no exception, with over a dozen new playset themes added to their internationally award-winning line that is designed to inspire kids to explore the far reaches of their imaginations.

Hours of fascinating new role-play within creative play worlds await, thanks to several new play themes such as exploring life on the farm, discovering underwater worlds and enjoying the thrill of winter sports. PLAYMOBIL will also debut The Explorers line, a new original property that embraces themes like thrilling jungle adventures, dinosaur discovery and uncovering the mysteries of ancient ruins, along with strong core principles like teamwork, friendship, and compassion.

In 2018, PLAYMOBIL continues their foray into licensing with not only expansions to their successful Sony Pictures Consumer Products’ Ghostbusters and DreamWorks Dragons, but also with the addition of other exciting entertainment and sports properties. This includes playsets based on the Netflix original series DreamWorks Spirit Riding Free.

Marc Shinderman, Vice President of Sales & Marketing at PLAYMOBIL USA said, “This promises to be a particularly dynamic year for PLAYMOBIL as we continue to move forward in many exciting new directions, including the announcement of the PLAYMOBIL-inspired movie, the expansion of licensed products and the launch our new Explorers line. Our entire 2018 collection encourages adventures in and beyond the playroom!”


As with all PLAYMOBIL toys, new 2018 playsets feature remarkable attention to detail, intricately designed accessories and ingenious building pieces that allow kids to easily create their play worlds. . . and imagine new ones! With PLAYMOBIL, children can not only slip into many different roles, but also recreate and experience that play world in miniature.

The Explorers

Kids can embark on exciting, imaginative new quests with this new original property, like thrilling jungle adventures, dinosaur exploration, uncovering the mysteries of ancient ruins, and more! Featuring six new playsets including:

Hidden Temple with T-Rex (9429)

Join the Explorers as they embark on a new adventure on Dino Island with the Hidden Temple with T-Rex. Once you discover the temple, use the ancient structure as your research base before heading out to explore the island with the help of the secret map. Simply rub the map to reveal a hidden path where X marks the spot! When back at the base, protect the team from the unfriendly T-Rex or enemy explorers with the functioning laser gun (batteries included)! The working temple gate also helps keep unwanted visitors out. Beware of that T-Rex! His movable arms, legs, and jaw allow for realistic motion and make him one intimidating dino! Use the functioning pulley to bring needed equipment up to the top floor. Kids can also use the included UV flashlight (1 x AAA battery required) to reveal cool glow-in-the dark features, such as with the ruin’s crystal eyes, jungle plant, and more! Set also includes the full Explorers team – Nick, Emma, and Will, their pet dog Sammy, T-Rex, laptop, camera, gold statue, microscope, backpacks, storage containers, hiking equipment, and lots of other accessories.

DreamWorks Spirit Riding Free

Lucky’s Happy Home (9475)

Come for a visit at Lucky’s Happy Home on the frontier. Arriving in Miradero from the big city, Lucky isn’t sure she will ever fit in, but this home is her safe haven. Walk into the kitchen with all the furnishings, where Aunt Cora is cooking dinner on the stove and the table is set for a delicious meal. Lucky shares all about her day’s adventures, while Aunt Cora is focused on teaching Lucky etiquette and reminds her to be cautious with her wild escapades. She needs to be a proper lady, after all! Outside, Lucky visits Spirit before she heads off to school, reminding him of their upcoming adventures. Upstairs, you’ll find spacious rooms for the whole family. Lucky keeps a poster of her mom in her room so she’ll always remember her. Set includes large house, Lucky, Aunt Cora, Spirit, pots and pans, dishes, utensils, table and chairs, fencing, friendly goose, and lots of other accessories. Recommended for ages four and up.


PLAYMOBIL expands its best-selling Ghostbusters line with two new additions - one based on the movie Ghostbusters II and the other from the popular 1980’s cartoon series The Real Ghostbusters:

Ghostbusters II - PLAYMOGRAM 3D

Featuring Ghostbusters Egon Spengler (9346), Peter Venkman (9347), Raymond Stantz (9348) and Winston Zeddemore (9349). When synced with the free PLAYMOBIL app (download required), the ghost trap projects a spooky ghost into the clear hologram cone for real ghost-catching action.

The Real Ghostbusters - Mission Packs

Packs include the Ghostbusters Venkman with Helicopter (9385), Spengler with Cage Car (9386), Zeddemore with Aqua Scooter (9387) and Stantz with Skybike (9388) as they embark on ghosthunting adventures and work to rid the world of ghoulish spirits.

DreamWorks Dragons

New characters from the DreamWorks Dragons franchise are added as part of new playsets in 2018. Joining the product line are Hiccup and Astrid’s Viking friends along with their DreamWorks Dragons companions, including the twins Ruffnut and Tuffnut with Barf and Belch (9458), Snotlout and Hookfang (9459) and Fishlegs and Meatlug (9460). Also new to the line is Gobber the Belch with Sheep Sling (9461).

Aquarium (9060)

Explore underwater worlds at the Aquarium. Stand on the visitor’s bridge and watch as the sea lion jumps through the hoop and balances a ball on his nose. The nearby chart includes a clock with movable hands that makes it easy to see when the next feeding time is. Stick around for the next feeding or move over to the rotating carousel to observe other small sea creatures. If you stand inside the underwater viewing area, it feels like you’re a part of the ocean as the fish swim by you! Fill the aquarium tank with water to experience the most realistic playtime fun. Set includes three figures, three seals, colorful fish and sea creatures, bucket with fish, coral, recycle bins, feeding time clock, and other accessories. Dimensions: 15.7 x 16.9 x 6.3 in (LxWxH). Recommended for ages four and up.

Shopping Plaza (9078)

Shop ‘til you drop at the Shopping Plaza! Pick out the latest styles at the Fashion Boutique, where you can choose from nine different outfits and wide selection of handbags. Next, swing by the Pet Shop to pick up food for your favorite furry animal, or head on over to the Sport Shop and browse through all the different equipment, including a surfboard or water skis for fun on the water, a golf bag for a day on the green, or a basketball to shoot some hoops. The three stores can be placed together or used separately for a fun shopping experience. Add the Cupcake Shop and Baby Store (9080 and 9079 - each sold separately) for an even larger shopping experience. Set includes three figures, dresses, skirts, purses, jewelry, mannequin, rabbits, guinea pigs, pet bowls, dog house, skateboard, diving equipment, sports balls, bike rack, two LECHUZA planters, and lots of other accessories. Recommended for ages five to twelve.

Ski Lodge (9280)

Enjoy a snowy, winter retreat at the Ski Lodge. Start your day off with a warm breakfast on the patio while you enjoy the beautiful views. Before you head to the slopes, make sure you rent your skis at the equipment station, and don’t forget to check the trail board so you don’t get lost. If skiing isn't your thing, you can also enjoy the wintery weather by building a snowman! When the cold becomes too much to bear, step inside to sip on some hot cocoa by the fire. At the end of a long day, two cozy beds await in the loft, which can be reached by the ladder. Set includes five figures, skis, table, chairs, firewood, shovels, lounge chair, snowman, mittens, and other accessories. Recommended for ages four to ten.

Modern House (9266)

Move on in to the Modern House. With five spacious rooms and a winding staircase, it’s the perfect place to call home. Spend some time grilling a BBQ outside on the patio or relax on your balcony. Working doorbell and overhead entry light make it easy for you to greet your guests. (2 x AA batteries required.) Don’t forget to check the mailbox each day for letters from friends and family. Decorate your space with the different add-on rooms (sets 9267-9272 - each sold separately.) Set includes two figures, dog, grill with food, lounge chair, table and chairs, LECHUZA plant, utensils, and lots of other accessories. Recommended for ages four to ten.

Barn with Silo (9315)

Enjoy a fun time on the farm with the Barn with Silo. You can start the day by feeding the farm animals, including the wandering chickens and the friendly cow. The working silo offers plenty of storage space for feed for the season’s harvest. Just remove the silo’s roof and add the feed through the top. Then, tilt the spout down to release the feed into the bucket. Don’t forget to give the barn cat some attention as well; you can use the ladder to climb up to the loft where he’ll likely be snoozing. It’s easy to access the barn and the loft through either the main double entry or the opening upper loft doors. Set includes two figures, horse, cow, chickens, rooster, cat, hay bales, pitchfork, fencing, ladder, and lots of other accessories. Recommended for ages four years and up.

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