It is Christmas Eve within the Jones family, and the playroom is alive with pleasure and anticipation of the brand new toys that may arrive the subsequent day. Balthazar, the outdated and clever bear, is so excited that his stuffing is coming out of his seams as he begins his annual Yuletide speech. The opposite toys pay attention intently as Balthazar explains that the group should welcome the newcomers with open hearts – regardless that they every could also be changed as one of many youngsters’s new favourite toys. Rugby, the toy tiger, feels he would not have to hearken to the outdated bear’s imparted knowledge – he is aware of that Christmas is his personal particular vacation as a result of final yr he was Jamie’s favourite reward, and consequently, the focal point. He enjoys his elite place as Jamie’s best-loved toy and believes he’ll preserve his position as king of the playroom – if he can solely get inside her package deal underneath the Christmas tree. Throughout the course of their harrowing adventures, all of the toys share within the realization that the ability of affection can overcome their very own private fears and insecurities. When Rugby almost loses Mew throughout their frenzied journey again dwelling, he learns his most necessary lesson of all: that love and friendship are extra necessary than being a star.