Anatomically correct dolls help children understand gender differences. Children vary their doll play. Sometimes they prefer a doll that reflects their own sexual and ethnic identity. Other times they choose dolls that look like fellow playmates. Available in four ethnicities, Anatomically Correct Newborn Dolls allow for both “just-like-me” and inclusive doll play. Anatomically Correct Newborn African American Boy Doll measures 12 1/2″L.
Pretend play can be both imitative and imaginative. Playing with dolls not only promotes nurturing behavior, but also helps children develop skills. These dolls are made of soft vinyl. Consequently children can bathe their babies. Thereby learning to bathe themselves. Each doll comes dressed in underpants and a soft, cozy sleeper. Therefore children practice undressing and dressing. In the process, they learn sequencing. Underpants go on before the sleeper. Socks before shoes. Along the way, they also develop fine motor skills. These skills further help children learn to dress themselves. Articulated head, arms, and legs allow dolls to sit as well as lie and stand. Children can invite their dolls to tea and practice their social skills.