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‘How to Train Your Dragon’ Has an Exciting VR Adventure — and Toys! — Coming to Walmart

by Samantha McIntyre


‘How to Train Your Dragon’ Has an Exciting VR Adventure — and Toys! — Coming to Walmart

Fans of Hiccup and Toothless who dream of flying on the back of a fire-breathing dragon can now make that dream a virtual reality courtesy of Walmart and DreamWorks Animation. To mark the Feb. 22 release of the highly anticipated animation trilogy How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World, select Walmart stores will introduce a first-of-its-kind, VR adventure in store parking lots, where kids can experience a five-minute, computer-generated simulation that leads them on an interactive journey through the exciting Hidden World. And there’s good news for kiddos who can't take part in the experience: Walmart carries a selection of How to Train Your Dragon-themed merch that they can buy to bring the movie magic home. Check out our favorite picks for excited fans of the fantasy film.

How to Train Your Dragon Toys Giant Fire Breathing Toothless Dragon

Giant Fire Breathing Toothless Dragon

Giant Fire Breathing Toothless Dragon

Hiccup fans will flip for this awesome Giant Fire Breathing Toothless Dragon. The metallic blue mythical creature measures 20-inches tall with 22-inch pull-out wings and features real fire- breathing effects. Simply add water to fill the pack on his back and push the button to activate lights and smoke as he gets ready for action! Place Viking figures (sold separately) in a special saddle on his back to soar through the sky. Recommended for kids ages 4 and up. ($35; walmart.com)

How to Train Your Dragon Toys Bucket of Dragons, 25 Dragon and Viking Figures in Storage Bucket

Bucket of Dragons, 25 Dragon and Viking Figures in Storage Bucket

Bucket of Dragons, 25 Dragon and Viking Figures in Storage Bucket

Kids can create endless fantasy adventures featuring their favorite heroic film characters with this Bucket of Dragons, which holds 25 Dragon and Viking Figures. Rescue dragons, fight battles and get ready to save the day! Recommended for kids ages 4 and up. ($10; walmart.com)

How to Train Your Dragon Toys Pillow Pets ‘How to Train Your Dragon’ Toothless Stuffed Animal Plush Toy

Pillow Pets ‘How to Train Your Dragon’ Toothless Stuffed Animal Plush Toy

Pillow Pets ‘How to Train Your Dragon’ Toothless Stuffed Animal Plush Toy

Who could resist rescuing this adorable Pillow Pets How to Train Your Dragon Toothless Stuffed Animal Plush Toy? Perfect for cuddling before bed, tiny dragon trainers will love sleeping with this 16-inch magical pal. ($25; walmart.com)

How to Train Your Dragon Toys DreamWorks Dragons: ‘How To Train Your Dragon 2’ Hiccup's Dragon Blade

DreamWorks Dragons: ‘How To Train Your Dragon 2’ Hiccup’s Dragon Blade

DreamWorks Dragons: ‘How To Train Your Dragon 2’ Hiccup's Dragon Blade

Dragon Trappers beware! This interactive DreamWorks Dragons: How To Train Your Dragon 2 Hiccup's Dragon Blade is just like the one Hiccup uses to defend himself in the movie. The replica extends into a full-size sword and features lifelike light up flames and cool sound effects. Designed for dragon fans ages 3 to 7. ($40; walmart.com)

How to Train Your Dragon Toys PLAYMOBIL ‘How to Train Your Dragon’ Astrid & Stormfly

PLAYMOBIL ‘How to Train Your Dragon’ Astrid & Stormfly

PLAYMOBIL ‘How to Train Your Dragon’ Astrid & Stormfly

Get ready for an action-packed adventure with this PLAYMOBIL How to Train Your Dragon Astrid & Stormfly. Fans can send this dynamic duo on a wild ride winning dragon races or fighting battles. This set includes an Astrid figure and Stormfly, who comes equipped with a removable saddle. Recommended for kids ages 4 to 10. ($30; walmart.com)