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Dolls are an excellent choice for one of baby’s first toys as they provide several benefits. A doll can help baby develop fine motor skills as she grasps and releases the toy. Dolls also provide sensory and tactile stimulation from their bright colors, various textures, and sounds. Furthermore, a baby’s first doll may become a special security toy. Once baby is older, she will develop instinctive nurturing, language and social skills from imaginative doll play. Find below some options for dolls that are soft, washable, and made of natural materials.
The Under the Nile Baby Doll is made of ultra soft 100% organic Egyptian Cotton, certified by GOTS and the Gold Seal of authentic Egyptian Cotton. The perfect fair trade toy, the Sasha Girl Dress Up Doll is sustainable and teaches coordination skills for toddlers ages 2+. The doll even comes with a change of clothes, a white top, red and white overalls and a matching striped bag! Made in Egypt at a sustainable Cerfied Fair Trade facility without the use of pesticides or chemicals throughout the entire production process.
This adorable rattle lovie doll is made with high quality organic cotton yarn and stuffed with sheep’s wool making for cozy snuggling or play. Made with 100% organic cotton, eco friendly dyes, and produced in a fair trade setting make this doll super lovable! (Available in a variety of styles)
Rubens Barn® EcoBuds are made from 100% certified organic cotton from the tops of their velvety soft velour heads to the tips of their toes. These dolls are soft, delightful, and totally safe for little ones to cuddle and hold. Designed in Sweden, each doll has bright, embroidered eyes, soft hair, rosy cheeks, and a huggable body. Each doll includes printed tops and bottoms and a removable soft, ecru skirt or pair of shorts. These charming dolls are the perfect size and shape for any child to love for life.
Apple Park My First Baby Doll squeaks with a light squeeze and gently rattles with a little shake. Featuring a soft 100% organic cotton velour outer covering and filled with sustainable corn fiber, this baby is easy to hug and hold, and certified safe for infants. Easily fits into mom’s purse or baby bag and loves to ride by baby’s side in a car seat or stroller.