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Keep Learning with These Education Stuffed Animals

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We’re hard-pressed to find a kid who doesn’t like stuffed animals. Educational stuffed animals can help children learn even while they’re having fun. Options that play stories or help children learn basic tasks like how to dress themselves are great choices. Check out all our favorite adorable stuffed animals below.

We like that this interactive, educational stuffed animal can also play music and recite the ABCs with your little one. It requires two AA batteries and stands 13.5 inches tall.

Best For Motor Skills

We like the tactile nature of this educational stuffed animal thanks to the silky paws and ears and the velvety body.

The fun primary colors of this toy are age-appropriate for infants. We like that this educational stuffed animal is safe for use with newborns and is machine washable.

This fun narwhal educational stuffed animal is safe for children ages three through eight. It’s also a great quiet toy, making it ideal for traveling.

Expert Commentary

Stuffed toys can make kids happy and comfortable, especially when they are in unfamiliar settings. With interactive features, these educational toys can also help kids learn how to use zippers, buckles and buttons. They can even help your little ones master their ABCs and nursery rhymes. No matter their age, your kids can use an educational stuffed toy.

Our Expert Consultant

Melissa Spurling

Melissa holds a doctorate in pharmacy and is a home educator, co-teaching a high school chemistry class and a primary school class. Having taught two of her own children to read, write and traverse Singapore Math, Melissa has spent hundreds, if not thousands of hours researching and testing curriculum.


About The Author

Dorian Smith-Garcia

Dorian Smith-Garcia is a bridal and beauty expert/influencer and the creative director behind The Anti Bridezilla. She is a diverse writer across beauty, fashion, travel, consumer goods, and tech. When Dorian’s not writing she’s collecting stamps in her passport, learning new languages, or spending time with her husband and daughter.


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