Melissa & Doug Meet Our New Plush Rainbow Giraffe Available Online Only blog post


Meet Our New Plush Rainbow Giraffe…Available Online Only!

September 11, 2023

For over three decades, Melissa & Doug toys have helped kids color their world with their imaginations.

So to celebrate our 35th anniversary, we’ve reimagined our signature giant plush giraffe, giving it a vibrant rainbow-hued makeover. Featuring ombre red, orange, yellow, green, blue, and purple giraffe markings, the exclusive rainbow-patterned giraffe is a whimsical and delightful sight to behold.

You don’t have to be a kid to love the iconic giraffe plush toy. The original is still available and going strong, with people of all ages loving its presence and charm. We often see trending influencers sharing images of the original brown and white giant stuffed giraffe (or giraffes) standing tall in their living rooms or playrooms. It’s no surprise that this gentle giant has garnered more than 1,500 five-star reviews, and that The Spruce lists the Melissa & Doug plush giraffe as one of The 10 Best Stuffed Animals to Cuddle for Years to Come.

And now there’s a whole new reason to enjoy the charm of this beloved lifelike plush animal. Get ready to meet our exclusive 35th anniversary Rainbow Giraffe, featuring festive colors and a playful design, making it the perfect companion to spark imaginations and inspire creative play. We can’t wait to see the splash this new colorful giraffe makes on social media as people post their pics of this stunning addition to their decor.

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Melissa & Doug Meet Our New Plush Rainbow Giraffe Available Online Only blog post

4 Play Ideas for Our Rainbow Giraffe

  • Brighten Up a Room
  • Place the giraffe anywhere you need a splash of color. You’ll love how the giraffe’s vibrant hues can give any space an easy transformation from dull to delightful. You can also add the four-foot plush rainbow giraffe as the focal point of a child’s colorful playroom or in baby’s first playroom.

  • Add Excitement to a Party
  • Ignite the excitement at a rainbow-themed birthday party by featuring the multi-colored giraffe as a backdrop for photos. Mix up the eye-catching hues with other rainbow-themed toys such as the bright and colorful Giddy Buggy Bowling Set, Blue’s Clues & You! Wooden Rainbow Stacker Puzzle, or the classic Rainbow Stacker. A box of Scratch Art Rainbow Mini Notes is a great way to entertain active party guests while keeping with the rainbow theme.

  • Practice Important Skills
  • Not only can little ones read out loud to their giraffe friend, they can also interact with it to practice their colors. Find other toys such as the Counting Shape Stacker, or Deluxe Pounding Bench, with similar rainbow colors to decorate the room and provide learning opportunities through play.

  • Display it Outside the Home
  • Teachers can brighten their classroom with the stuffed giraffe that also serves as a huggable, lovable, centerpiece. Store owners can display the giraffe to add charm to their space and decorate it with other colorful accessories. And the colorful giraffe plush can add whimsy and comfort in a doctor or dentist’s waiting room.

    Sturdy construction, strong interior structure combined with a sweet expression and vibrant colors, make this a charming plush rainbow giraffe a must have for any menagerie. 

    Melissa & Doug Meet Our New Plush Rainbow Giraffe Available Online Only blog post

    Melissa & Doug Meet Our New Plush Rainbow Giraffe Available Online Only blog post

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