Of all the superheroes that are available for our kids to love and enjoy these days, not a single one of them comes close to matching the amazing draw and popularity of the Batman, one of the first crime fighters to capture out national attention, and one of the only ones to never let go.
The best Batman toys and gifts are the ones that pay homage to this beloved cultural icon while also providing something fun and memorable for the child that you are shopping for. Whether it is a voice-changing mask to help kids step into the Cowl & Cape for themselves, or simply a cool Batman-themed t-shirt to help flaunt your kid’s affinity for the Dark Knight, there are plenty of gifts out there that fit the bill.
We’re counting down the Top 30 Most-Wanted Batman Gifts For Kids, analyzing each one by both how well it depicts our favorite Superhero and how much your kid is going to love receiving it as a birthday present or Christmas gift.
The Best Batman Toys & Gifts For Kids
A kid’s bedsheets are one of the best places for them to express their love for their favorite things, and though we are not sure how it came to be this way, we think that it is awesome. This 3-Piece Batman Bedding Set is available in either twin size or full size versions, and has different Batman-themed patterns for all three pieces. Speaking of which, the three different pieces that you are getting is a pillowcase, a fitted sheet, and a flat sheet. The Full size version also comes with an extra pillowcase. The colorful Batman-themed imagery is the perfect way for your kid to express their support of the World’s Greatest Detective!
The real Batman fans out there know him not only from his many TV shows and movies, but also from his long-lasting series of comic books that has tracked his career as one of the world’s most respected crime-fighting superheroes. This deluxe 3-Shelf Batman Bookcase from the folks at Delta Children provides enough space to hold a whole lot of books and comics, not to mention Lego creations and toys, or whatever else your kid might want to display. The sturdy wood construction means that there is nothing to worry about when loading this shelf up with heavy books.
The young Batman fan deserves a way to show their love and support for the Dark Knight, and a pair of Batman-themed socks is a great way to do it. This 6-pack of comfortable toddler socks comes with six different unique Batman-styles stocks with bright colors and comfortable fabric. Because Batman is simply the coolest Justice League hero by a long shot, this is certainly the sock set to get for any young superhero-in-making. While these are designed for toddler ages kids, multiple sizes are available, making the perfect fit more than just a possibility, but an inevitability.
Even Superheroes have to fuel up, and the best way to make sure that the good stuff is getting into their system while it is still hot is with one of these stylish but classically designed 12-Ounce Batman Thermos, from the company of the same name. The vacuum technology that Thermos is known for is in full effect here, capable of keeping cold things cold and hot things hot for extended periods of time. A sleek black surface is imprinted with a cool silver Batman Logo that has a neat metallic sheen … truly a stylish way to tell the world that you support the Dark Knight in his efforts.
Whether your kid is pretending to be Batman, Robin, Nightwing, or just a concerned citizen of Gotham City, a good pair of toy walkie talkies is a great way to aid them on their quest. This pair of FRS walkie talkies is easy for kids to use and teach useful skills like coordination and teamwork. A series of speech and sound effects are built in to add to the excitement, and bright lights will illuminate whenever there is an incoming message. Meanwhile, cool Batman-based graphics make these one of the coolest toys to have on the playground.
While it might not drive quite as fast as the real Batmobile, the Batmobile Pedal Go Kart from Hauck is one of the most stylish Batman-themed ride-on cars that we have ever seen. This is a vehicle that is totally kid-powered, meaning that it will only go as fast as your kid wants it to go using the integrated bike-style pedals. A side-mounted hand-brake will crank the vehicle to a quick but safe stop, while an adjustable bucket seat makes it possible for kids of all sorts of ages and sizes to enjoy a turn as the caped crusader.
While we don’t think that this is what Commissioner Gordon had in mind when he installed the original Bat Signal, it is still pretty dang cool and an obviously good choice for a gift for any Batman fan, regardless of their age. Now only does this 1.0mm ballpoint pen write smoothly across most paper surfaces, but it is also capable of projecting a small Bat Signal from the end of the pen. While it might not be strong enough to reach the cloud cover above Gotham, it is certainly enough to impress the kids at school! Considering the price, it is also a must-have party favor for Superhero-themed birthday parties.
The bright colors and simplistic design of this Batman Shirt make it one of the more stylish Batman-related clothing gifts on our list. The deep blue background of the Gotham City Night comprises the top portion of the shirt, while a screen-printed Batman silhouette gases out over the city on the bottom, his black and gold logo emblem shining in the night. Made of 100% cotton and fully machine washable, this is a great gift for boys of several different ages, and is available in six different sizes. Unlike a lot of the knockoff superhero T-shirts that are sold online, this one is officially licenses by DC comics and as such can be trusted for its quality and comfort.
Keeping your feet comfortable is an important consideration for any crime fighter who has to spend his nights out on the mean streets of Gotham, but it is just as important for your kid or loved one. These adorable Batman Booty Slippers are not only supremely comfortable, but they also offer the stylized excitement of Batman himself, only in Bootie form. These plush boots will turn your kid’s feet into the real heroes, complete with utility belts and capes for each foot! Available in a number of different kid sized, these high-height booties are perfect for wearing around the house or to a sleepover.
A kid has got to wear underwear, so why not get them a pack of Batman-themed briefs that will turn this everyday necessity into a cool gift that they will appreciate Monday through Friday? The Boy’s Batman Briefs 5-Pack features LEGO versions of the popular crime fighting team, Batman & Robin, with some designs focusing instead on the iconic Batman logo that strikes fear in the hearts of the bad guys and hope in the hearts of the good. Made of 100% cotton for comfort and durability, these boys’ briefs are totally machine washable and available in a number of different kid sizes.
Crocs are one of the most comfortable things that a person can put on their feet, but they also have the secondary advantage of being incredibly convenient for parents. Because of how easy they are to slip on and off, parents can take easy control of their toddler or little kid footwear by doing nothing but choosing these awesome Batman-themed Crocks. Available in both toddler and ‘little kid’ sizes, the plush rubber shows are also customizable with Jibbitz Charms, but chances are the big picture of Batman on the front is going to be enough for any real comic book fan.
One of the best things about the Batmobile is that no matter which story you are trying to tell, you’re allowed to let the Batmobile simply “do whatever it wants”. There are simply no rules when it comes to the ingenuity of Bruce Wayne. The DC Superfriends Transforming Batmobile is further evidence of this, as it lets kids play with not only a cruising RC Batmobile, but a cruising RC Batmobile that can transform into battle mode with the press of a button on the controller. Once in Battle Mode, the Batmobile can fire off plastic discs towards enemies while Batman stands guard.
It doesn’t matter how old we are, just about everyone has tried to imagine what it would feel like to be beneath the mask and cape of one of the most popular superheroes of all time. Now, kids have the opportunity of doing that with this Deluxe Batman Costume by Rubie’s Costumes. Rubie’s is pretty much the top of the game when it comes to affordable kids’ costumes, and without a doubt this is one of their most popular kids’ costumes to date. With chest muscle pads and pretend ‘Batarang’ accessories, this is one of the most full-featured starter costumes that you can get.
Here is the Batcave like your kid has never seen it before, in an all new mode that allows it to transform into a wider base that is totally ready for action. And that’s a good thing, too, because this kit also comes with a Joker figurine, who has somehow found his way into the Batcave and is looking to get into some mischief. When you turn the power pad, the platforms start to spread out, the Batwings open, and the Batcomputer is revealed. This is the only real way to stop the Joker in his tracks, by revealing the hidden power of the Batcave!
The Imaginext series of toys from Fischer-Price might be designed for a slightly younger audience, but that doesn’t mean that all the high-flying action adventure of the Gotham City Jail Playset won’t appeal to a broad group of children. This playset takes place at the Gotham City Jail and features both Batman and Bane, two arch rivals who seemed destined to duke it out at one of the most dangerous places in town. All the jail cells are specially marked with images of Gotham’s most fearsome criminals, which means that you kids is going to have to collect the other figures if the city is going to be safe!
Batman has always been one of the most popular comic book characters when it comes to action figures, and it is easy to see why. With his cool costume, rippling muscles, and signature grimace, this is the perfect action figure to take on any number of challenges, whether it is fighting another DC Comics character or perhaps joining in the fray with a group of Ninja Turtles. This detailed 6”-scale figure is based off of the character design from the Justice League film and has a staggering 14 points of articulation, meaning that it is possible to display him in any number of awesome action poses.
Whether they’re carrying a secret stash of high-tech detective gear that would make Batman proud, or simply a stack of school textbooks and homework assignments, the Kids’ Batman Backpack from DC Comics is a great way to store, organize, and transport the most important things in your kids’ life. Featuring the stylized likeness of the Caped Crusader himself, this black and grey school backpack has a number of different pockets and compartments that will help to keep your kids’ life organized. The zipper also has a cool rubber zipper pull that is shaped just like the classic black & yellow Batman logo.