Star Wars Toy Review – Hallmark itty bittys
Hallmark’s popular itty bitty range, started life as a series of sketches by the brand’s designer Adan Chung. The popular characters made ‘itty bittier’ has expanded to a large series of licensed characters. These include Star Wars, Disney, Marvel, DC Comics and The Flintstones. Millions of the tiny creatures have been sold since their inception in 2012.
So what is it about them that makes them such a popular product?
The adorable character recreations are well designed and eye catching. Cleverly, they are also perfect for a diverse range of people. Some are suitable from birth, though all are fine for children aged four months upwards. The small size means they are perfect for little hands to hold but also hold enough credit for adult collectors and series fans to enjoy too.
Of the Star Wars range, we found the Chewbacca one is definitely the best. He’s eye catching, very sweet and the fur is soft.
The added benefit of this is that for those children on the autistic spectrum with a Star Wars specialist interest and likely sensory processing difficulties, the toy will fulfil several needs. It has the Star Wars interest and the small hand holdable size making it easily portable on difficult school runs. The soft fur will make it ideal for calm, tactile, sensory input and soothing anxiety.
The low price tag of £6 each, makes this a pocket money priced toy but with quality behind it. It’s also not an impossible task to collect an entire set without feeling hard done by financially.
This would also be great for a Star Wars loving family welcoming a new baby. Some are suitable from birth but all are fine from 3-4 months upwards. It will make a fresh change to the baby pink and blue teddies and bunnies.
You can see us take a look at some of the Star Wars itty bittys up close in our video above.
For more information or to buy online, visit: www.hallmark.co.uk/itty-bittys/starwars
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