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!




Chomp...Chomp...Clack...Clack- The Chomp and Clack Alligator Push Toy is a sturdy wooden push toy that features 3 bright green alligators that clack and chomp with every step kids make as they swim th...
Age: 9 months - 12 month
$55.00
4.5
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
Look at all the animals on the farm!- Seven favorite farm animals and a farmer stand out against the big, red barn. - A cow, horse, goat, duck, chicken, pig and a sheep...and don't forget Old Mcdonald...
Age: 12 month
$21.98
4.5
This extra-thick wooden rain-forest puzzle includes jumbo tiger, toucan and monkey pieces with wooden knobs that are easy for toddlers to grasp. Full-color, matching pictures appear underneath each ju...
Age: 12 month
$10.98
4.5
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
$8.78
5.0
They may be for beginners, but the sure teach alot!- Beginner Pattern Blocks feature ten brightly-painted, wooden patterns and 30 colorful shapes.- Put-together to make pictures of a fish, a dog, a bu...
Age: 27 month
$21.98
4.5
Some of our favorite pets are waiting to speak to your child.- Place the puzzle piece into the well with the matching picture on the puzzle board and hear the animal meow, woof or tweet! - Eye- and ea...
Age: 30 month
$14.28
4.0
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
$32.98
4.5
Have a ball with this crab-ilious twist on a classic backyard game.- Set includes:- Two soft balls- Two charming crabby catchers - Each mitt has a velcro front surface and an adjustable strap on the b...
Age: 39 month - 51 month
$12.28
4.5
This busy wooden train is just what's needed to transport a new cow or take cans of milk, fruit and vegetable crates to market.- Your young engineer's imagination will be engaged by the colorful engin...
Age: 39 month - 51 month
$21.98
5.0
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
$109.98
3.0