To celebrate Mickey Mouse's 90th anniversary, Disney have teamed up with Build-A-Bear Workshop to release a range of limited edition toys - and they are available with a 40 per cent discount but you have to be quick!
Disney fans can now buy a Build-A-Bear version of the Mickey Mouse we all know and love, with his famous outfit of red shorts, gloves and bright yellow shoes. Minnie Mouse is also available in a little white vest with her signature yellow heels.
Each character is usually priced at £24, but to mark Cyber Monday, Build-A-Bear started offering 40 per cent off for online sales only. The sale has been extended until until 11:59 p.m. CST on November 27, 2018 – which is 05:59 a.m. on November 28, 2018 in UK time (GMT), so you have to hurry!
This means you can now grab Mickey and Minnie for just £14.40 and separate costumes, shown below, start from £15.
These additional iconic outfits include the dramatic red and blue Fantasia Gown with matching hat – or the adorable pink satin polka dot dress with matching polka dot headband for Minnie.
Mickey Mouse can also be dressed in a four-piece bandleader outfit. The red and gold outfit comes with shorts, a t-shirt, tall hat and gold baton.
The iconic black and white Disney cartoon ‘Steamboat Willie’ Mickey Mouse is also available as an online exclusive, priced at just £14.40 today. The limited Micky features a white face and comes with grey shorts and a grey steamboat hat giving the impression he’s in black and white.
Shoppers can also buy special edition Mickey Mouse T-shirts for their Mickey and Minnie toys – or for any of the other characters in store for just £5.
If you want to treat your little ones to a magical Build-A-Bear experience head to one of their stores where they’ll be able choose their favourite character to build from start to finish.
Start with an unstuffed cuddly toy, pick from a huge range of outfits and accessories to dress them up in then add the finishing touches. To make it more personal you can record a voice message to put inside your new toy and even give it a heartbeat. You can even make your new toy smell like your favourite thing including strawberries, popcorn and pizza.
The toy is then stuffed and sewn up for you to take home complete with birth certificate to remind you of your wonderful day out.
Mickey Mouse was first created by Walt Disney in 1928 and went on to appear in over 130 films including his most famous, Fantasia. Mickey Mouse was also the first ever cartoon character to have his own star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
Happy Birthday Mickey!
Words by Leanne Carr