Toy company creates dolls with hearing aids, birthmarks and walking sticks

Toy company creates dolls with hearing aids, birthmarks and walking sticks

It seems toy manufacturers are slowly coming around to the notion that cookie-cutters dolls, with their unrealistic representations of women and girls, are no longer appealing to the masses. A movement towards creating dolls that look more like the little girls and boys they are intended for is gaining momentum, and the results are beautiful. 

Hello Barbie – Mattel set to launch first interactive talking Barbie

Hello Barbie – Mattel set to launch first interactive talking Barbie

She’s certainly had her fair share of criticism, but Barbie has stood the test of time. And she’s now getting a high-tech revamp that’s set to ensure she remains a childhood favourite into the future.

Hip, hip, hooray! Playtime New York celebrates its 10th birthday

Hip, hip, hooray! Playtime New York celebrates its 10th birthday

It’s a very happy birthday to one of our favourite trade shows – Playtime New York. In it’s 10th edition, this pulsing centre of all things new and exciting in the universe of children introduced us to some fabulous new brands. We also had the chance to see the forward collections from some of our[…..]

Etsy find of the day – doll sling

Etsy find of the day – doll sling

Let little ones get in on the baby wearing act with a mini sling to carry their dolls and soft toys. $18 from Snuggy Baby.

Top five posts in November

Top five posts in November

The year is racing towards the finish line but before it arrives, let’s take a look back at what was hitting the headlines here at Babyology in November. Our most popular product posts of the month had one thing in common – innovation. 

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