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Understanding Squishmallow Sizes

Understanding Squishmallow Sizes: A Comprehensive Guide

The Squishmallow space seems to get only bigger by the day. The brand has introduced over 1000 Squishmallow characters so far, launched several sub-brands like Squishville and Squish-Doos, and has widened its size chart from four original sizes to twelve.

Today, we’ll be unlocking the world of Squishmallow sizes like never before. This comprehensive guide is your ticket to understanding the different sizes of Squishmallows, irrespective of their color, character, or brand line.

Let’s get into it!

Squishmallow: Overview

Squishmallow is one of the best-stuffed toy brands released by Kelly Toys in 2017. It began with the launch of the first OG Squishmallow Squad with eight characters – Cam the Cat, Fifi the Fox, Puff and Piper the Penguin, Hoot and Holly the Owls, Wendy the Frog, and Hans the Hedgehog.

However, it was only in 2020, during the COVID-19 pandemic, these squishy toys took the world by storm. During this period, people on social media started sharing their Squishmallow collections, especially on TikTok. They also said that hugging Squishmallows helped them feel calmer and less anxious during the pandemic. Consequently, the brand ended up selling over 50 million units.

Today, the company has reported selling more than 100 million Squishmallows annually. And what’s surprising is that, even though plush toys are thought to be loved by kids mostly, the majority of their fan base consists of people aged 18 and above.

What Are The Different Squishmallow Sizes?

As we mentioned in our introduction, Squishmallows originally came in four sizes: 3.5 inches, 8 inches, 13 inches, and 16 inches. The expansion and increased popularity of the brand widened their size range to accommodate as many as 12 sizes.

Here’s the standard size chart of Squishmallow soft toys. Do note this may vary depending on the specific line of Squishmallow toys.

Squishmallow Sizes Category
2 inches Mini Squishmallows (Squishville)
3.5 inches Clip-On Squishmallows
5 inches Small
7 inches Small
8 inches Small
11 inches Medium
12 inches Medium
13 inches Medium
14 inches Medium
16 inches Large
20 inches Large
24 inches Largest (Pillow Squishmallows)

Owing to its success, Squishmallows have extended their line to several sub-brands. Now, let’s look at the size ranges in each line of Squishmallows:

Squishville Sizes


Squishmallows from Squishville are the smallest Squishmallows out there. All of these soft toys come at a fixed size of 2 inches. They are sold in different types of packages, such as:

·Individual blind bags

·Plush vehicle sets with one 2-inch Squishmallow per vehicle

·Packs of six Squishmallows (out of which two Squishmallows are usually concealed) based on themes like Fruit Squad, Sealife Squad, and Rainbow Squad

·Playsets (containing Squishmallows, fashion items, and accessories)

HugMees Sizes


The HugMees line from Squishmallow contains more than 40 characters. Newer HugMees come with a 3D look with hands, feet, or paws attached to them.

These Squishmallows are available in four sizes: 10, 12, 14, and 18 inches.

Heroes Sizes


Squishmallows’ Heroes Squad features six characters – Cassie, Esmeralda, the Grocery Clerk, Daryl the EMT, Detective Kirk, Fifi the Fire Chief, Dr. Hoot, and Detective Kirk.

All members of the Heroes Squad come in five different sizes – 4.5, 5, 8, 12, and 16 inches. Some newer variants are also available in sizes 10, 14, 18, and jumbo 20 inches.

Squish-Doos Sizes


This line comprises Squishmallows with wacky hairdos. They also contain a separate set of Collector Numbers (numbers representing when the character was created in relative to other Squishmallows) from the main brand of Squishmallows.

All Squish-Doos Squishmallows are available in 5, 7, 8, 12, and 16 inches.

Flip-A-Mallows Sizes

Flip A Mallows

The Flip-A-Mallow line was first released in 2020 with characters like Gordon the Shark/ Ricky the Clownfish, Willow the Pegasus/ Sharie the Sloth, Dawn the Fawn/ Winston the Owl, etc.

As the name suggests, each Squishmallow from this line features two characters who can be flipped between. These unique toys are available in two sizes – 5 and 12 inches.

Mystery Squad Sizes


The Mystery Squad Squishmallows come in a hidden bag. The allure of these toys lies in the suspense surrounding each bag. You’ll feel like you’re on a treasure hunt, unsure which cute plushie will be added to your collection next.

Squishmallows from the Mystery Squad are available in two sizes – 5 and 8 inches. Oh, and did we mention these adorable toys are scented too?

Stackables Sizes


Squishmallow Stackables refer to plushies you can stack on top of each other. Hence, they are usually longer and flatter than the original Squishmallows. Imagine creating your own tower of plushies with them!

Squishmallow Stackables are available in three sizes – 8, 12, and 20 inches.

Micromallows Sizes


Micromallows are slightly taller than Squishville ‘mallows, with a size of 2.5 inches. Currently, there are 18 different characters in this line.

What makes them special is that the characters are randomly chosen before shipping them to you. Hence, there’s no telling which Micromallow you’ll receive.

Best Squishmallows In Different Size Categories

Now that you know the different sizes of Squishmallows, here are some cool Squishmallow recommendations for you to get started. Our recommendations are divided into three broad categories.

3 Best Squishmallows In Small Sizes (Clip-On Squishmallows)

3 Best Squishmallows In Small Sizes

Clip-On Squishmallows are ones you can carry everywhere you go, attached to your bags or keyrings. They are available in a size of 3.5 inches.

Malcolm the Mushroom

This red and tan Squishmallow is too cute to miss. This one is a hit, especially among female Squishmallow fans.

According to his unique background story, Malcolm is a goalie on his soccer team. And guess what? He has won the championship three years in a row.

Paige The Pumpkin

This Squishmallow makes the perfect Halloween gift. He is an orange pumpkin from the Halloween Squad.

Unlike other Squishmallows known for their cuteness, Paige is about spice. She loves being in the spotlight and considers herself a little firecracker in her group of friends.

Stacy The Squid

Do you enjoy being by yourself at home rather than hanging out with many people? If yes, you should befriend Stacy the Squid.

She’s a blue Squishmallow who is shy but can be very silly amongst her friends. Like you, she loves to be home alone or with her close ones. Not to forget, since big groups make her a little nervous, she prefers spending time with her books.

3 Best Squishmallows In Medium Sizes 3 Best Squishmallows In Medium Sizes

Cam The Cat

Also known as Cameron, Cam The Cat is one of the first Squishmallows to be ever released in 2017. He has remained popular ever since.

He is available in almost all the sizes offered by the brand. You can find Cam in sizes 11, 13, and 16 inches in the medium range.

He is a calico cat with a creamy body and black and brown patches. His hobbies include skateboarding around town, jumping in and out of boxes, and building forts with his friends Wendy and Hoot.

Piper The Penguin

Known as the queen of ice skating according to her bio, Piper is a pink penguin. Her birthday falls on December 15, for which she likes to dress up.

She is known for being wise and intuitive. Also, she loves having cocoa with her friend Puff. When she is not playing in the snow or having cocoa, Piper usually searches for new books in the local library.

Mila The Elephant

Mila is a grey elephant with pink inner ears. You can find Mila in sizes 10, 12, and 16 inches in the medium range.

All health enthusiasts will love Mila for her creative, healthy recipes. She even loves to share these recipes with her friends and family.

3 Best Squishmallows In Large Sizes


Connor The Cow

Connor The Cow is perhaps one of the most popular Squishmallows in every size category. It is also available in the largest size, 24 inches.

His bio states that Connor loves riding his bike almost everywhere. And guess what’s his favorite vacation place? California!

Benny The Bigfoot

Inspired by the mythical creature, Benny the Bigfoot is a brown Squishmallow available in large sizes of 16, 20, and 24 inches.

He is known for his love of running, playing with his friends, and taking photographs with woodland friends.

This original character has several editions, such as Santa Benny, Graduation Benny, Day of the Dead Benny, Halloween Benny, Take 4 Benny, and Harvest Benny.

Archie The Axolotl

Released in 2019, Archie is a pink Squishmallow resembling the paedomorphic salamander, Axolotl.

He has a special talent- he can talk with his hands. In fact, he even teaches his friends sign language. His hobbies include playing soccer, and you might see him play in the ‘Mallows Cup someday.

Wrapping Up – The Best Squishmallow Size

We hope our comprehensive guide has given you an adequate understanding of the different Squishmallow sizes out there. Depending on the character and sub-brand, Squishmallows can come in a wide range of 12 sizes – starting from 2 inches up to 24 inches.

While the answer to “what’s the best Squishmallow size?” can vary between individuals, ours is the medium size from 11 inches to 13 inches. Why? Because we feel that these are the perfect sizes to hug and cuddle with. They are neither too large nor too small.

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