Best First Doll in 2022 [*Top Picks*]
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Little Me Plush Baby Doll with Rattle, Jackie (Pink Vintage Rose, 9 inch)
9 inch Soft Plush Velour Doll, perfect first doll for babies
The body rattles for added engagement
Embroidered details for baby's safety
Perfect size for small hands and on the go fun
GUND My First Dolly Stuffed Plush Blonde Doll, 12"
BLONDE BABY DOLL: This 12” soft baby doll wears a classic frilly white & pink dress, with matching hat, embroidered with flowers & “My First Dolly” on the front. A tuft of blonde string hair pokes out.
SOFT & MACHINE WASHABLE: This ultra-soft plush is built to high quality standards with embroidered eye details to ensure safe play for ages 0+. Baby GUND plush is machine washable for easy cleaning!
BABY GIFTS FOR GIRLS: The baby dolls, infant toys, & stuffed animals made especially with baby’s safety in mind of our Baby GUND collection make the perfect baby shower gifts and nursey decor.
QUALITY CUDDLES: Our huggable, award-winning soft teddy bears, baby toys, boys toys, girls toys, stuffies, & plush toys appeal to all ages and last a lifetime of hugs.
PREMIER PLUSH: As one of the first companies to produce a teddy bear, GUND has been creating unique teddy bears & stuffed animals known worldwide for their quality & innovation for over 120 years.
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June Garden 9" My First Doll Sophia - Soft Plush Baby Doll - Pink Outfit
ADORABLE FIRST DOLL: Every baby needs a constant companion throughout early childhood. My First Doll Sophia is soft and snuggly, destined to be the go-to choice for your little ones. Featuring embroidered adorable facial details and printed cute floral patterns on her pink pajama, Sophia makes a perfect baby shower gift for newborns, toddlers and preschoolers.
IT RATTLES: My First Doll Sophia cannot wait to delight your baby! She attracts your child’s attention with fun rattle sounds when you shake her.
EXCELLENT COMPANION: Our baby doll measures approximately 8”tall, which is the perfect size for little hands to hold onto and hug. Thanks to the lightweight, the doll fits nicely in any bags and strollers, making it a great travel companion for babies. This cuddly doll is loosely stuffed with soft pp cotton, perfect for soothing any child from birth and up.
ENCOURAGE EARLY ROLE PLAY: Sophia not only provide babies with a sense of comfort and security, but also develop baby's social skills and emotional abilities. Through the actions of touching and hugging, little boys and girls gain precious experience of role plays throughout early childhood. Baby is sure to love this doll for years!
BABY-SAFE PLUSH CONSTRUCTION: Little babies love to touch and chew on anything they discover. With embroidered eyes, nose , sweet smile and a sewn-on hat, this toy is baby-safe. Featuring a sewn-in decorative bow and integrated plush body, babies can play safely without worrying about small parts safety issue.
Manhattan Toy Baby Stella Beige with Brown Hair 15" Soft First Baby Doll
15 INCH BABY DOLL: Baby Stella Beige features a full head of brown hair, hair ribbons and a navy striped onesie with a fabric hook and loop closure for easy doll clothing changes. With her warm smile and open arms embrace, Baby Stella Beige is meant to be cuddled, snuggled and held tightly.
BABY'S FIRST FRIEND: Baby Stella dolls all feature magnetic pacifiers, life-like toes, fingers and belly button, perfectly plump tummies and embroidered facial features. With removable and interchangeable doll outfits and diapers, these ultra-soft and huggable first baby dolls truly are Baby's First Friend.
SOFT DOLL DETAILS: Measuring 15 inches head to toe, Baby Stella Beige is a suitable fabric doll for 1 year and up. Arriving in giftable retail packaging, Baby Stella Beige and all of the Baby Stella nurturing doll accessories are perfect gifts and toys for toddler girls and boys. Surface washable only.
DIVERSE BABY DOLL COLLECTION: Baby Stella dolls come in a variety of fabric skin tones and hair styles, with cloth dolls for girls and boys. The Baby Stella collection also features a wide variety of baby doll accessories, from doll clothing and caregiving playsets, to doll carriers and furniture. Baby Stella inspires little ones to role-play, nurture, and care.
WHY MANHATTAN TOY: If you're reading this, you've found a safe toy from a real company and a brand that cares. Since 1978, Manhattan Toy has been a trusted source of imaginative toys and dolls for babies, toddlers and kids of all ages. All of our toys are rigorously safety tested and every toy has our 800 number with a dedicated customer support team to answer your call.
June Garden 12" Sweet Dolly Frida - Stuffed Ultra Soft Baby Bear Doll for Birth and Up - Removable Pink Outfit
10 INCH SWEET BABY DOLL: Sweet Dolly Frida measures 10'' from head to hip. With her warm smile and open arms embrace, Frida is meant to be snuggled and held tightly for your little ones. She can also sit easily on a nursery shelf.
ADORABLE SOFT DOLL DETAILS: Featuring cute blond hair, Frida has a cute baby face with embroidered bright blue eyes. Her body is made of ultra soft plush, which makes her huggable and safe as baby's first doll.
REMOVABLE OUTFITS: Sweet Dolly Frida wears a one-piece design bear jumpsuit. With fluffy ears and embroidered facial details, She is sure the cutest bear in the den! Velvety-soft fleece fabric keeps the baby doll comfy all day long. The outfit is removable and interchangeable, inspiring diverse role-plays.
INSPIRES IMAGINATIVE ROLE-PLAY: Kids develop fine motor skills by practicing putting on the hood and off, and changing clothes. The soft plush construction also promotes emotional and social development, perfect for role-plays, pretend plays and developing early-stage caregiving skills.
GREAT GIFT FOR LITTLE ONES: The plush rag dolls make the perfect gift for newborns, toddlers and preschoolers. Appropriate for ages birth and up. Conveniently sized for travelling. (Outfits Machine Washable)
Madame Alexander 12" My First Powder Pink, Light Skin Tone
My First Powder Pink: Dressed in a cozy outfit, this baby is a sweet first doll for any little one; Cute and cuddly, this twelve inch newborn baby doll with a soft fabric body is ready to be hugged
Details: The pink fuzzy sleeper makes this doll perfect for snuggling; Soft fabric body and soft vinyl head are perfect for little hands to grasp and pull; Features light skin tone and blue eyes
Love Is In The Details: Our baby dolls are made to be played with safely and comfortably, with soft bodies and nontoxic materials; Details like lively eyes are crafted to delight
Collect and Gift: With intricate details and quality craftsmanship, Madame Alexander dolls make a lovely gift for children or a great addition to your doll collection or baby doll collection
Made with Love in the Details: With nearly 100 years of toymaking innovation, Madame Alexander's mission is to create quality dolls that deliver invaluable play experiences and inspire passion in collectors
This baby doll has a soft body with vinyl head and arms, painted eyes and hair
Washable, measures 12" tall
Perfect for newborns and toddlers
The pink fuzzy sleeper makes this doll perfect for snuggling
This baby doll appeals to toddlers, and satisfies their need to nurture
HABA Snug-up Dolly Luisa 8" My First Baby Doll - Machine Washable and Infant Safe for Birth and Up
This 8" ultra soft, snuggly sweet Luisa makes a perfect first doll for any child. Her pink pajamas and hat are sewn on from fleece plush, but she can still sit easily on a nursery shelf.
Her adorable blue eyes, nose, and mouth are printed on, making the toy safe and chewable for all little ones. Perfect gift for baby, toddler, or preschooler. Suitable for ages birth and up.
Dolls promote baby's social and emotional development and enhance's a child's feeling of security and comfort. Luisa's soft fabric is perfect for soothing any child.
A perfect companion for any child, Luisa is machine washable (please air dry). Luisa makes a great compliment to HABA's Snug Up Luis (#2617) sold separately.
For over 72 years HABA has been committed to creating innovative, quality toys that foster creativity and development in all ages.
Manhattan Toy Wee Baby Stella Beige Sleepy Times Scent 12" Soft Baby Doll Set
12 INCH BABY DOLL: Say Hello to Baby Stella's little cousin, Wee Baby Stella Sleepy Time Beige! Soft and cuddly 12-inch gender neutral baby doll has same lifelike qualities as her bigger 15 inch Baby Stella cousin.
SOFT DOLL DETAILS: Baby doll is an ultra soft 12" Wee Baby Stella in beige skin tone fabric, wearing a one-piece striped pajama with blue trim and blue embroidered buttons. Soft doll has cute embroidered facial features.
BABY'S FIRST FRIEND WITH ACCESSORIES: Wee Baby Stella by Manhattan Toy is an ideal first baby doll collection that will encourage little ones to role play, nurture and care.
DIVERSE BABY DOLL COLLECTION: Wee Baby Stella dolls come in a variety of fabric skin tones and hair styles, with cloth dolls for girls and boys.
STANDING BY OUR BRAND: If you're reading this, you've found a safe toy from a real company and a brand that cares. Since 1978, Manhattan Toy has been a trusted source of imaginative toys for babies, toddlers and kids of all ages.
Gloveleya Baby Girl Gifts Soft First Baby Doll Plush Dolls Green 16 Inches with Gift Box
SUPER SOFT AND COLORFUL - This Plush Baby doll toys set for girls comes in a beautiful color and is very soft. This high quality of materials, such as super soft polyester fibers and plush, guarantees extra durability, what’s more, it can be machine washed.
WONDERFUL GIFT - This Plush Baby girls’ Doll can also be used as a decorative piece in a child's nursery. Sweet gift for children's birthday, christmas, thanksgiving and other memorial day. Perfect dolls for girls , kindergarterns and great for girl's bedroom decor.
HIGH QUALITY - Made of high quality safety environmental soft plush fabric super-squishy material filler. Could be machine washed. It meets and passed CPSIA and CCPSA Standards. It is toxic free and safe for your babies girls.
PERFECT TO CARRY OUTSIDE AND INSIDE - The weight of the baby girls doll is only about 8 oz, which is perfect for your girl when play with it ,or hug it to sleep.It can help your babies girls sleep more soundly. The Plush Girls toy is very popular with babies,children,teens girls or even adults.
AMAZING APPEARANCE: The size of the plush baby doll for girl is 16 Inches in standing. The doll is wearing green dress with embroidered flowers, brown hair decored with flowers. It is the dream doll of every little girls.