Before we even talk about plush toys, we need to understand a child’s imagination. Although through imaginations children develop emotions, character and psychological capabilities, imaginations may have to be triggered and this is where plush toys come in.
A sense of kindness may be displayed when children portray the need to share with plush toys e.g by offering food, children may tend to offer love and compassion to a plush toy if it falls e.g by cuddling and comforting it and establish personal touch through conversations, etc.
Definition of a plush toy
A plush toy is an animal toy crafted of soft fabric filling usually cotton.
It is usually composed of an outer fabric knitted from textiles and filled with a fluffy substance.
Who needs custom plush toys
- Toddlers in the range ages of 2 years and three years.
- School-aged children of about 5 years to 8 years.
- Older children of above 8 years.
Why the need for custom plush toys
At an early stage of growth kids normally do not have a perfect sense of speech. Kids tend to stumble over words.
You could custom a plush toy for them to act as a reading buddy where they would feel less conscious stumbling over words.
They could be reading to these custom plush toys and in the process also help with educational purposes.
Reliving kids good experiences
Kids normally have vivid imaginations and may tend to want to relive good experiences.
A custom plush toy may be created for them to remind them of the good experience every time they interact with it.
A kid may visit a zoo or a national park or museum and like what they see, there may need to make a custom plush toy of the specific animals they saw and showed interest in while visiting these places to help them continue living with the happiness they experienced.
Mould kids hobbies and character
Custom plush toys may help mold a kid’s character or help parents discover kids’ hobbies for instance kids may show the tendency of playing or attached to one specific plush toy over others and may help read their interests.
Custom plush toys may also help kids develop characters, for instance, kindness by caring for the custom plush toy if the toy is made to appear as a vulnerable character that needs protection and care.
Kids can exhibit a sense of care to the custom plush toys i.e. when the toys fall and the children may tend to comfort them because they believe the toys experience pain, care for them by trying to share with the toys their possession and even food, etc.
Intensify kids entertainment
Custom plush toys can be made to help intensify and rejuvenate kids’ entertainment. Plush toys may be customized to fit their favorite cartoon characters, favorite animal pets or even their favorite superheroes.
Children tend to have an imaginative active play so their plush toys may be customized to be their favorite teacher or an astronaut with which they could play and have imaginative conversations.
Children (below 3 years) may tend to put almost everything they get their hands on to in their mouths. This may warrant parents develop a custom plush toy that is easy to wash and disinfect and at the same time reuse.
A plush toy may be customized to have fabric and stuffed material that can be washed and easily brought back to its original state without damages. This also helps save money that could be otherwise used to buy another one.
Sick children may be in a state of sadness and may sometimes need objects that they could control and manipulate. Custom plush toys may be made for them to help cure their sadness and sense of grief and vulnerability.
Children may find it difficult sometimes to sleep on their own. Usually, children are told bedtime stories so they may fall asleep.
A talking custom plush toy may be made for these types of children to talk to them to sleep. This may also give parents or guardians an easy time to do other things.
Children may have experienced traumatic events eg medical trauma. For instance, many kids do not find medicine and needles appealing and may cause some bad experiences.
A Custom plush toy may be made for them to help them feel safe and provide a sense of companionship. A custom plush toy eg in the form of a police officer may come in handy.
As discussed above, plush toys may be used for a variety of purposes hence the need to make your own stuffed animal. Custom plush toys help parents and guardians choose appropriate toys for their children without necessarily being subjected to a limited variety.