Stuffed Animals & Developmental Growth Benefits

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Stuffed animals are a very popular gift around Valentine’s Day, but did you know that, when you give the gift of a furry new friend, you’re actually helping a child’s developmental growth as well? Here’s how: 1)      Even very young children learn through all of their senses. Stuffed animals have a soft texture that is [...]

How to Create Secret Play Spaces (in Exciting New Places!)

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Does your home have oddly-shaped nooks, corners, closets, or crannies? Rather than using them for storage, consider creating a secret, exciting new play space for your kids! Children love exploring these types of spaces: the sense of exploration and excitement is a powerful driver for imaginative play, which is why spaces like attics, crawl spaces, [...]

Val’s Crafty Corner: Let’s Play Animal Hospital

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This idea for creative play is brought to you by Melissa & Doug, written by our Blog Ambassador Valerie Deneen. Enjoy playing with the kids! -Valerie                  Are your stuffed animal friends feeling a bit under the weather? Perhaps it’s time to open a pretend animal hospital! We [...]

Our Giant Giraffe Stuffed Animal Wows Hollywood at Awards Show

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Robert Downey Jr. attended the 2011 Britannia Awards in Los Angeles this week. He brought a friend with him… the Melissa & Doug Giant Giraffe Stuffed Animal! He gave Ben Stiller an award (and our giraffe as a Birthday Gift). ———————————- Giant Giraffe Stuffed Animal Over four feet tall, this gentle giant brings a touch [...]

GIANT PLUSH GIRAFFE GIVEAWAY: Ends 3pm ET 5/13/11

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LIKE Melissa & Doug on Facebook for a chance to WIN YOUR OWN Giant Plush Giraffe – as seen in People Magazine! To qualify, first you must LIKE us on Facebook AND then post this note on our Facebook wall “I want the Giraffe” RULES: 1 Entry Per Household US & Canada Residents Only Contest Ends [...]

Our Giraffe is One of Victoria Beckham’s Baby Shower Gifts!

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Giant Plush Giraffe Over four feet tall, this gentle giant brings a touch of the exotic into any environment. The perfect accessory in a nursery, this eye-catching giraffe is a great addition to any décor! Attention to authentic details and excellent quality construction make this giraffe easy to love! CLICK TO BUY OUR GIANT PLUSH [...]

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Giant Stuffed Animals Go On Safari

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Love giant stuffed animals? So do we! Melissa & Doug carries over 30 stuffed animals including these Jungle Plush Animals: Giraffe, Tiger, Lion, White Tiger, Elephant, Zebra and Cheetah. Each of these jungle themed animals has a sturdy wire frame underneath, covered with super-soft plush! Here’s a fun way to play with our  Safari Stuffed [...]

Giveaway: Giant Panda Stuffed Animal

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THIS GIVEAWAY IS NOW CLOSED. WINNER IS BEING CHOSEN AND CONTACTED NOW. What’s black and white and loved all over? This panda is over two feet tall and ready to hug. Featuring excellent quality construction, soft, furry fabric and an endearing expression. Soft and huggable, this will appeal to bear lovers of every age. Dimensions: [...]