Soul is the latest release from Pixar, and the feel-good metaphysical story is getting rave reviews from critics and families alike. If the buzz on social media is any indication, it would appear that many families spent the days after Christmas watching and re-watching this heartfelt flick.
Like other Pixar films, including Toy Story, Inside Out, and Up!, Soul is filled with loveable and funny characters and important lessons that kids and adults can relate to. The movie follows musician and middle school music teacher Joe Gardner, voiced by Jamie Foxx, as he travels to the Great Beyond and the Great Before after dying unexpectedly. He meets a cynical soul named “22,” voiced by Tina Fey. Together, they embark on an unexpected adventure back to Earth as Joe tries to regain his life, and 22 searches to find her “spark.”
The film is chock full of incredible animations, trippy visuals, and of course, a slew of amazing characters in addition to the ones referenced above. You can expect to laugh and cry, but most importantly, you will be inspired, and that’s just the sentiment many parents are hoping to instill in their kids as they begin another challenging year.
We know parents are likely trying to curb their spending for a little bit, but if your kid has a birthday coming up or if you’re looking for a special way to reward them for making it through 2020, the Soul toys and gifts on this list are an excellent choice. We found the best toys and gifts from Pixar’s Soul, keep scrolling to check them out.