Animal Toys from Melissa and Doug

Melissa and Doug: We have been working with the fine folks at Melissa and Doug since we started ebeanstalk (and yes, Melissa and Doug are real people. They are actually husband and wife). Primarily because we are both dedicated to childhood development.

While we love their toys for the quality, play value and overall value, we also love them for their commitment to safety and course childhood development. After Melissa and Doug get the safety testing complete, then it is all about how to improve their toys, games and puzzles. They do this systematically - discontinuing the toys that do not sell, and always adding new exciting items to their line. Melissa and Doug design and create with learning and development in mind, and it shows. There is a reason they are the number one specialty toy company in the country. We love their products and are behind them 100%.

As far as we're concerned, there are 3 things we do to all Melissa and Doug toys:

First we age match them. Actually, our experts do this. Perfect for childhood development.

Second, we really put the toys through the ringer for durability. No one likes a broken toy, and least of all a kid. Again, to help childhood development.

Finally, we test and test for PLAY VALUE. Meaning, the child has to engage with the toy for a while and foster childhood development. And not find-the-end-of-the-toy within 5 minutes.

ENJOY!




Meow MeowThis chunky, sturdy, fun first-puzzle features 3 animals including:- A dog- A cat- A bird. A young child beginning to develop hand skills easily manipulates the handles and will easily master...
Age: 12 month
$10.98
4.0
Animal rescue rangers to the rescue! With this rugged safari truck, two cheerful people are ready to zoom across the savannah to help their animal friends. - The alligator, zebra, rhinoceros, elephant...
Age: 24 month
$22.00
4.0
Introduce your toddler to a collection of colorful dinosaurs! This is a 6-piece wooden puzzle with easy-grasp pegs and pictures under each piece - so it's perfect for your toddler Simple pieces presen...
Age: 24 month - 39 month
$8.99
5.0
Oink-Oink!- Each happy farm animal sounds off in its own voice when the animal puzzle pieces is placed correctly in the puzzle board of this wooden eight-piece peg puzzle! - Your child will enjoy all ...
Age: 27 month
$19.99
3.0
Explore the animal kingdom with these exciting wooden nesting blocks. - From a tiny sea horse to a great big elephant, discover charming animals from four animal habitats. - Stacked, they are almost t...
Age: 33 month
$21.98
4.5
Puppy has a tummy ache!- The care of your pets, large and small, will be in capable hands when your little vet is suited up in a machine-washable blue lab coat, facemask and surgical cap. - A stethosc...
Age: 36 month - 5 years
$29.70
4.5
Over four feet tall, this gentle giant brings a touch of the exotic into any environment. The perfect accessory in a nursery, this eye-catching giraffe is a great addition to any décor! Attent...
Age: 42 month
$115.00
3.0
Create wonderful works of art with this pro-painting set!- This horse painting set comes with a great pre-lined ready-to-hang canvas. - Includes 6 flip-top paint tubes.- Paint brush.- Mixing palette.-...
Age: 48 month
$7.99
3.5
Create wonderful works of art with this pro-painting set!- This dino painting set comes with a great pre-lined ready-to-hang canvas. - Includes 6 flip-top paint tubes.- Paint brush.- Mixing palette.- ...
Age: 48 month
$7.68
3.5
With rosy colors and charming decorations, this 17-piece butterfly-themed set sweetens tea-party play.- The durable, food-safe plastic components are usable at snacktime, too!- 4 tea cups.- 4 spoons.-...
Age: 48 month - 5 years
$22.00
4.0
Get Hoppin'- Melissa & Doug Sunny Patch Bella Butterfly Hopscotch - Bright colors plus fun graphics add up to the hoppin' good times with these 8 interlocking durable, easy-clean foam pieces, 2 ma...
Age: 5 years - 9 years
$27.48
4.5