Rag dolls are one of the oldest children's toys that children have forever treasured from their childhood throughout their life. Soft cushiony bodies with stitched facial features, clothed in cute and fun outfits and costumes make unique personalities, the rag doll is often a young child's best friend and cherished toy.
Rag dolls have simple features on soft cloth bodies and often wear patchwork clothing. Traditionally homemade from spare scraps of material, the rag doll was used to teach children how to sew and children could practice sewing clothes for their doll.
Today, we are spoilt with a massive selection of rag dolls that showcase many personalities and occupations as these adorable dolls wear fun outfits made from diverse fabrics and patterns with detailed embroidered features. From ballerinas to princesses, to doctors and nurses, and fireman to the girl next door, there is a rag doll friend personalised to every child's unique and individual personality.
The rag doll is a fun educational toy that aids child development. Through pretend play, these soft cloth dolls can positively impact the physical, cognitive, emotional, and social development of children. The rag dolls become a valuable learning toy when used during imaginative play time, storytelling and role play activities as they can teach young children nurturing skills and about caring for others.
Often rag dolls become a young child's best friend and act as a comfort object that provides support to children and the dolls accompany them wherever they go. Their soft bodies make a perfect friend for infants and toddlers that offers lots of hugs and cuddles... loved by both girls and boys alike.