Katy (known globally as Fran) is a cotton soft doll and is wearing a lovely all natural pink and green floral dress with matching coloured belt, shoes and hair ribbons.
Katy's dress is removable for easy cleaning or you could dress her up in a different outfit for a special occasion.
Katy loves to play outside with her friends and is perfect for cuddles and companionship. She loves tea parties and cake and her favourite food is cucumber sandwiches. She is always dressed to impress!
Soft Doll Features
Age Recommendation: 12+ months
Item Number: BON11
Features: Soft body rag doll with embroidered facial features and printed clothing.
Materials: 100% Polyester Body and Printed Cotton Dress.
Stuffing: 100% Recycled PET bottle fibre.
Socially responsible manufacturing.
What are the Benefits of a Soft Cloth Doll Toy?
Rag doll soft toys have a special place in the lives of children and parents. Rag dolls will always have a timeless appeal to children and offer the following benefits:
Enhance fine motor skills
Educate children's visual memory
Help to make children feel secure and safe
Promote natural feelings of affection
Educational benefits including promoting emotional development
What are Empathy Dolls ?
Rag dolls are not only great for children, they can be extremely beneficial for people suffering with Dementia too. Known as empathy dolls, soft dolls and rag dolls offer the following benefits for dementia patients:
Comforting and soothing
Provide a connection and stimulate comfort through hugging
Can create memories of affection and remind people of a time when they had children or pets.
Help to prevent or suppress stress and anxiety
Can help patients to connect with the outside world and particularly useful for those who struggle to engage with others
What are Soft Dolls and Rag Dolls?
Rag dolls are a traditional children's toy. Soft dolls or cloth figures that are historically hand made and stuffed with scraps of materials, faces are stitched with simple features. Rag dolls are one of the oldest toys in existence and have been used to comfort and teach nurturing skills to young children across many centuries.
For light cleaning, wipe the surface of this rag doll toy with soapy water and a damp cloth. As a precaution, check regularly and do not give to babies or children if worn or damaged. Do not leave in direct sunlight.
Safety Standards: This product complies with European EN71, US ASTM F963 Standards. Please keep information supplied for future reference. Please ensure that all packaging, attachments and fasteners are removed before giving this item to your child.