What is Swapkins?

Swapkins is a term that Shopkins parents often hear about.

Shopkins are popular kids toys from Moose Toys.  They are grocery store-themed characters that kids can collect, share, and trade. Swapkins events and parties are where fans can share, showoff, and trade their Shopkins

A favorite for girls and boys, Shopkins come in playsets and small rubber “Character” pieces that are characters.

Each figure has a name and is classified into a different category including: Fruit and Veggie, Pantry, Bakery, Sweets, Dairy, Party Food, Health/Beauty, Frozen (clear), and Limited Edition.

They come in unique finishes like glitter, clear, neon, and metallic.

What is the point of Swapkins?

So if you are wondering, “What is the point of Swapkins,” the simple answer is to trade them.

In the course of collecting Shopkins, fans often end up with duplicates or Shopkins Characters they do not want.

In cities all over, different stores and groups hold Shopkins Swapkins events.

These are easy to find by checking on Facebook or Google.

Kids love to get together and talk Shopkins with other fans and show off their collections.

7 season’s worth of characters are available as well as clothing, accessories, books, etc.

We offer a checklist of them to help you keep track of them all.


Kids have a blast trading Shopkins and trying to collect them all. They enjoy the youtube cartoons and discussions with their friends about the characters.

Parents often ask “What are Shopkins made of?” Depending on the character they can be either made of rubber or plastic. More info can be found here.

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What are Shopkins?


The Shopkins collection also includes bathroom themed items, books, bedding, and clothing.


Wikipedia shows that worldwide sales figures for the Shopkins line are over 100 million units.

Please look around SPKFans.com as we have information on the full line of Shopkins products.

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