A whole menagerie of stuffed animals
Discover the huge variety of stuffed toys, from tiny plush pals kids can clip onto backpacks, or small plush toys perfectly sized for baby and toddler hands, all the way up to life-sized bunny toys, and super-sized plush pillows designed for snuggling with over stories or shows. Choose a theme like an all-dog or all-cat collection of stuffed toys, where every breed or style of stuffie is fair game so long as it’s the same kind of animal – imagine all the bunny options! Or choose a jungle or zoo theme where kids collect more exotic animals, like owls, sloths, reptiles, cows, monkeys, llamas – even fantastical creatures like unicorns and dragons. Some popular stuffed toy collectibles aren’t particularly realistic looking, but instead are extra-soft and squishy shapes styled with animal features. And some stuffed animals do double-duty as rocking toys or stick toys for make-believe riding.
Toys loaded with character
Aside from traditional stuffed animals, there are loads of soft toy options based on characters from some of a kids’ favourite TV shows, movies, and other stories. Kids can collect, cuddle, snooze, and play with soft superheroes, princesses, enchanted snowmen, alien toddlers, intergalactic bounty hunters, care bears, little ponies, and more. there are lots of plush versions of favourite preschool show characters and even video game characters: fans will love hugging a giant plush Pokémon! Some new collectible stuffed toys flip the script and are all about having big personalities and being really NOT cute. Other top-selling plush pals are interactive animals and characters: these cute creatures have an array of charming sounds and reactions they serve up when kids activate various sensors. Little pet owners can walk, play with, and care for their pretend pets. And for birthday gifts and party loot-bags, there are series of charismatic character plush for kids to collect!
So many sensory features
The best soft toys for babies often have additional features, like plush blankies and animals with special textures, like silky tags, satiny linings, velvety features, crinkly stuffing, nubbly silicone teething sections, rattly or squeaky sections, and other fun sensory features. Other interesting and stimulating textures include sequins that change colour when they’re flipped, corduroy fabrics and woven, knitted, or crochet elements. Older kids can even craft and customize their own original stuffed animals using simple sewing kits or sets that teach them to knit or crochet. The end result will be extra special and satisfying because kids made it themselves!