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Top Holiday Gifts Every Star Wars Fan Wants

It’s that time of year again! It’s time to show the Star Wars fan in your life a little love. That might be a friend, your child, your significant other, a family member, even your child’s teacher. I’m sure you can name a long list of Star Wars fans in your life. That’s why today I’m sharing with you my Top Holiday Gifts Every Star Wars Fan Wants gift guide to help you find just the right gift for each and every Star Wars fan in your life.

This Star Wars gift guide has something for everyone — practical and affordable options as well as more expensive dream items. There are gifts for little kids, big kids, gadget geeks, collectors, even Star Wars themed housewares and jewelry. Below I’ve curated for you 13 items (well, actually 14 because there’s a bonus at the end) for the Star Wars fan in your life, no matter the age. This list includes many items that we personally own, or that are on our Star Wars wishlist for this holiday season (because we are a geeky family of Star Wars fans). What’s also nice is that I’ve included items at a wide range of prices so no matter your holiday shopping budget, here you’ll also find items that aren’t only just right for the Star Wars fan in your life, but also just right for your pocket (some items are even on sale at the moment). Plus these are some of the HOTTEST Star Wars items out there right now. Every Star Wars fan wants these!

May the force be with you this holiday season!

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Top Holiday Gifts Every Star Wars Fan Wants

1) Propel Star Wars Battle Drones

These innovative, high-performance laser battling drones remain true to the film and feature state of the art technology, including infrared lasers encoded to transmit to a companion app that allows users to battle each other and keep score, even train. Capable of flying at speeds of over 30 mph, these drones can perform amazing maneuvers as Star Wars fans battle each other. Considered a collector item, these Propel Star Wars Battle Drones are extremely detailed, hand painted with a high-quality finish, certified, individually numbered and packaged in a case with a three-dimensional scale model of the ship on the front. When the top of the package is opened, Star Wars theme songs and quotes relevant to that specific ship project from speakers in the case. Propel Star Wars Battle Drone Tie Fighter Box

The Propel Star Wars Battle Drone collection is available in three models, designed after the Star Wars films to represent both the rebellion and the empire: X-Wing, TIE fighter, and speeder bike.

2) Spin Master Star Wars Hero Droid BB-8

Get ready for the most lifelike BB-8 experience yet! Hero Droid BB-8 drone stands at an impressive 16-inches tall (19 with his antenna) and features built-in voice recognition. It has the ability to come when called and reacts to key phrases and names from Star Wars: The Force Awakens. Set BB-8 to “Follow Me” mode and it will roll beside beside your Star Wars fan just as loyally as it would follow Rey or Poe! Additionally, Star Wars fans can control BB-8 with the enhanced 2-stick remote via RC control.

Spin Master Hero Drone BB-8

Hero Droid BB-8 is the most authentic BB-8 on the market right now! His lifelike appearance and realistic interactivity makes him a “must-have” for Star Wars fans this holiday season. This BB-8 looks and feels as if he just rolled off the screen and Star Wars fans of all ages will love re-creating favorite movie scenes and embarking on new galactic exploits with this RC droid by their side!

3) Star Wars Mr. Potato Head Darth Tater & Luke Frywalker Figure & Accessory Set

The most iconic Star Wars characters, Darth Vader and Luke Skywalker, meet Mr. Potato Head, and the galactic fun begins with this toy set from Playskool. You can even turn one of the potatoes into Spud Trooper with the included accessories. Perfect for little kids and Star Wars collectors too!

4) LEGO Star Wars First Order Transport Speeder Battle Pack

Expand your Star Wars fan’s LEGO Star Wars collection with this LEGO Star Wars First Order Transport Speeder Battle Pack, featuring space for 2 minifigures, front and rear stud shooters, and detachable stud blasters, batons and shield elements for the First Order Stormtroopers. This set includes 4 minifigures — 2 First Order Stormtroopers, a First Order Flametrooper and a First Order Officer. It’s sure to be a favorite with your LEGO-loving Star Wars fan!

5) Star Wars Luke Skywalker’s Landspeeder Ride On

What little Star Wars fan wouldn’t love to ride Luke Skywalker’s Landspeeder by Radio Flyer? It’s modeled after the sand-pocked and sun-faded X-34 craft from Star Wars: A New Hope. Equipped with seats for 2 riders, an interactive dashboard with lights and real movie sounds, and a 5 miles per hour driving speed, this speeder provides a truly galactic driving experience.  Plus, this Outdoor Toy of the Year finalist features Limited Edition 40th Anniversary packaging. It’s one of the hottest Star Wars toys for kids this holiday season!

Luke Skywalker's Landspeeder by Radio Flyer - Ride On

6) littleBits Droid Inventor Kit

This holiday season New York-based education tech startup littleBits brings its tinkering expertise to a Galaxy far, far away with their droid-building kit. What’s nice is that this Droid Inventor Kit includes all the pieces needed to build a small working R2-D2 or create a brand new custom bot of your very own. The kit features pieces that stick together magneticalling — battery-powered motors, sensors, speakers and more.

7) Sphero BB-9E and R2-D2

Everyone needs an arch nemesis; Luke had Darth Vader, Rey has Kylo Ren, and now BB-8 has the First Order’s rolling BB-9E droid. As you will recall, a couple of years ago Sphero’s BB-8 was hands-down the best toy tied to The Force Awakens, and now this company has done it again bringing the magic of the new BB-9E to Star Wars fans.

NEW Sphere BB-9E Droid

Looking similar to BB-8 and Sphero’s RC version from a few years back, BB-E9 rolls around a room controlled by a companion touchscreen smartphone app. BB-9E’s dome comes equipped with vibrant LED lights and what’s great is that now this new little drone also includes Holographic simulation so Star Wars fans can explore the Star Wars galaxy with an app and droid trainer. The ‘Watch With Me’ feature even lets you view films from the Star Wars saga with BB-9E by your side. Users can also code BB-9E by downloading the Sphero Edu app and use character-specific commands to program BB-9E and complete STEM-like activities. Making this a great gift for techy kids and techy teachers too!

Sphero has also released a phone-controlled version of R2-D2 that’s sure to capture the heart of your old-school Star Wars fan.

Sphero R2-D2 Droid

8) Boys Star Wars BB-8 Sweatshirt

Your Star Wars obsessed kiddos will love to snuggle up in this ultra-soft white Star Wars BB-8 sweatshirt available at Target, featuring a banded collar. This BB-8 sweatshirt is sure to keep them both comfortable and warm on their next galactic adventure.

9) Star Wars Classic Reversible Comforter

Let your Star War fan’s dreams run wild with this fun Star Wars Classic Reversible Comforter from Disney. This fun bedding option features classic Star Wars characters in scenes from the iconic movie series. This out of this world comforter will have any little storm trooper drifting off to galactic dream space in no time.

10) Toynk Toys Surprise Box

Can’t decide what to buy the Star Wars Fan in your life? Then this is a great choice! Toynk Toys Star Wars Themed Mystery Box is the perfect item because it takes the guess work out of gift giving. Each box has $100 minimum value worth of Star Wars themed stuff in it — action figures, apparel, plush, statues, Funkos, replicas, and maybe even Darth Vader himself might be in the box. Each mystery box comes in a nice collectible galaxy printed box. Your Star Wars fan will have an out of this world experience discovering what’s inside this mystery box!

11) Funky POP! Star Wars: The Last Jedi – Kylo Ren – Collectible Figure

Of course Funko wouldn’t miss out on the new Star Wars movie! A full line of these cutesy bobblehead collectibles will be available for the holidays, covering every character you can think of—Rey, Luke, Leia, Snoke, Poe, Finn, Rose, Chewie, and so much more.

Also available will be a line of Galactic Plushie toys featuring Rey, Porgs, new little evil BB droid BB-9E, and many more. Just perfect for the Star Wars collector in your life!

12) Star Wars R2-D2 earrings

Crafted of sterling silver with accents of Artistry Black Diamonds® and Artistry Blue Diamonds®, these stylized R2-D2 earrings from Kay Jewelers are the perfect gift for the lady Star Wars fan in your life. The nice thing is that they are on sale right now so don’t walk, run over and get 30% on these gems from now until December 31st, 2017. That’s an out of this world deal!

R2-D2 Earrings from Kay Jewelers

13) R2-D2 Cookie Jar

Here’s a cookie jar that your Star Wars fan will love getting into. The R2-D2 Talking Jar with original movie sounds; Perfect for any galactic food. R2-D2 beeping sound activate upon opening the cookie jar so you’ll always know who stole the cookies from the cookie jar.


Star Wars Wrapping Paper

And last but not least, here’s a little bonus for you because no Star Wars present would be complete without the proper galactic wrapping paper.


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