Make a child's day even more special with dolls and stuffed toys. Sam's Club® features an exciting collection of toys for kids. You can find dolls and stuffed animals in an array of sizes, colors and more.
Why Are Children Fond of Dolls?
Besides being adorable, children like dolls to cuddle with. Dolls are relatable and a way for little kids to pretend that they're the parents. Children love to recreate how they're cared for by their mom, father, grandparents and other people in their lives. Kids also enjoy having a friend to talk to and dolls and stuffed toys are wonderful for that.
Types of Dolls
Dolls have been around for thousands of years. They make terrific toys for kids and come in a range of styles.
Paper dolls are made of paper along with their clothes and accessories
Rag dolls are constructed of cloth. They can be homemade and stuffed with cloth/rags
Porcelain or bisque dolls were popular in the late 1800s and early 1900s because of their human-like features
Fashion dolls showcase the latest stylish trends
Matryoshka dolls are Russian nesting dolls that come in a set with different sizes that fit inside of each other
Baby dolls are designed to look just like a baby
What Are the Benefits of Playing with Dolls?
In addition to providing comfort, stuffed toys and dolls help kids learn important skills.
Improves fine motor skills as children use their hands to play with, groom and dress their dolls, as well as by pretending to feed them
Dolls help form cognitive and social skills through imaginative play
In school environments, toys allow kids to learn how to share and play well with others
Children can learn different emotions through role play
Builds vocabulary and communication as kids interact and talk to their stuff toys and dolls
Helps with gross motor skills as children push their dolls in strollers, place them in toy cribs and high chairs
Stuffed toys can be in the form of animals, fun characters, shapes and objects. They're designed to be soft and cuddly. Stuffed toys are popular with children and adults. They can be as small as the palm of your hand or a giant stuffed animal that's as tall as a 12' ceiling. These soft toys are sometimes called plushies or stuffed animals. Aside from Teddy bears, children have snuggled up with stuffed toys while going to bed, watching TV, reading a book or while traveling.