PLAYMOBIL Fun Facts

  • PLAYMOBIL toys help children develop important school-readiness skills in the following areas: cognitive, social, emotional and motor.
  • PLAYMOBIL figures are part of children’s rooms on all five continents.
  • At just under 3 inches high, PLAYMOBIL figures are proportioned perfectly for children’s hands.
  • The current PLAYMOBIL assortment contains more than 250 different toys.
  • PLAYMOBIL employs over 3,700 people worldwide.
  • When children draw people, they almost always simplify the head to a larger-than-life “smiley face” circle, and PLAYMOBIL has reflected this in its designs. All PLAYMOBIL figures have round heads and smiling faces that appeal to kids.
  • PLAYMOBIL manufactures approximately 3 million individual parts every day.
  • A PLAYMOBIL “special” refers to a set made up of one-figure with accessories, the selection of which changes annually.
  • PLAYMOBIL Take Along sets can be used no matter kids are, making them perfect for on-the-go fun. PLAYMOBIL portable sets provide a three-in-one play concept: play, store and take along.
  • In 2012, PLAYMOBIL received 18 different awards, honoring individual PLAYMOBIL sets for their ability to spark endless imaginative play.
  • Worldwide sales for PLAYMOBIL toys in 2012 was more than $690 Million.
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