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octopus rattle

£10.00 £8.00

black and white octopus rattle toy for age from birth upwards

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This lovely cotton octopus rattle will give your new born baby a lovely sensory experience. The crocheted cotton has a lovely tactile texture with 8 legs that are easy for your baby to grab. A gentle rattle will stimulate sound senses and the black and white design makes it easy for a new born baby to see.

We were fascinated to read how Octopus toys can help premature babies.  There are several articles about this and there are some very kind people who volunteer to knit or crochet an Octopus toy that are then donated to premature babies. One such organisation is OFAPUK.  If you would like to support this amazing charity by knitting an octopus for them or donating, you can find their website here.   We liked this article, but there are a lot more, find it here

This baby toy is easy to look after being machine washable at 40C and can then be tumble dried on a low setting.  This octopus rattle is suitable from birth upwards and safety tested to EN71 and CE.  Each toy is hand made and so dimensions may vary.   All dimensions are therefore approximate.

This octopus rattle is made by Pebble.  Pebble toys are handmade in Bangladesh by the extremely skilled artisans at Hathay Bunano ps. These work opportunities in rural Bangladesh change lives, as they enable women to remain in their villages with their families and provide flexible working opportunities. Without Pebble, these women would have to migrate to the cities to find work and leave their families for weeks or even months at a time. By purchasing Pebble fair trade toys, you are helping to improve lives and the life chances of future generations.

Approximate size: Length 10cm, width 22cm

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