Search

Benefits of Doll Play and Tips to Choose the Best Dolls


Image Credits: Unsplash


In this article, I will be sharing the benefits of doll play and tips to choose the best dolls for your toddler.


Encourage parenting role play with dolls.

Encourage your child to choose the doll he loves and buy it for him.


When choosing one doll, your child might be scared by those dolls which have sound and actions.


Your child can benefit greatly from imaginative and pretend play.


This helps your child to understand feelings as well as responsibility when loving and looking after his doll.


When the doll cry, ask your child to carry and rock the doll or put in rocker and play soothing music.


Let your child play with the doll in day and not in bedtime routine. If not, it will affect his sleep.

Parallel play

Help your child get ready for bed while your child helps his doll get ready for bed.


Stick to a consistent bedtime routine.

Bath the baby.


Put on the baby’s diaper and nightwear.


Put the baby down the crib when drowsy but still awake.


Feed and burp the baby.

Dim the lights and close curtains if any.


This improves your relationship with the baby, make it easier and calmer for the baby to sleep.


Read a story to the baby or play a lullaby.

Kiss the baby and say Goodnight.


Off the lamp and leave the baby’s room.



If you are on the hunt for the best dolls for your toddler or to buy as a gift, you have come to the right place.


Check out our top suggestions of the best dolls for your toddler right here.



The best dolls suggestions for your toddler


1. Baby Alive Super Snacks Snackin’ Lily Baby Doll














This Super Snacks Snackin’ doll eats and poops so your toddler can have fun feeding his baby and caring for him like a real adult.

Suitable for: three years +

Price: S$39.90


https://www.fairprice.com.sg/product/baby-alive-super-snacks-snackin-lily-blonde-hair-1-x-16cm-90077276



2. BABY born Magic Boy Doll



















The BABY born Magic Boy comes with 10 amazing life-like functions which include drinking water and crying tears as well as controlling his wee and poop.


Magic Boy also comes with lots of accessories for imaginative play including a diaper, a bottle, potty, plate and spoon.

Suitable for: three years +

Price: S$118.15


https://www.amazon.com/Baby-Born-Creation-827963-Magic/dp/B0854YCS3M?th=1



3. CoComelon Interactive Deluxe JJ Dolll


























Bring CoComelon nursery rhymes to life with the Interactive Deluxe JJ Dolll!

This adorable doll is inspired by JJ, a popular character from the educational CoComelon YouTube series.

Suitable for: two years +



Price: S$119.00


https://mall.shopee.sg/CoComelon-Official-Deluxe-Interactive-JJ-Doll-with-Sounds-i.16000501.12214847001?position=16



4. Sesame Street Little Laughs Tickle Me Elmo















Squeeze the Elmo’s tummy and Elmo will start laughing. Your child might laugh along.


This laughing and talking Elmo toy features 6 fun phrases and laughs when you press his tummy.


It is soft and just right size for your child’s hugs.


It is definitely a fun and great gift for birthdays and special holiday like Christmas etc.


Suitable for: twelve months +



Price: S$20.52


https://www.amazon.sg/Sesame-Street-Talking-Laughing-Toddlers/dp/B08CHLCGG5



5. Baby Shark Plush Music and LED Lights



























This soft and cute baby shark plush sings the baby shark song when its head is pressed.


It is soft and just right size for your child’s hugs.



Price: S$15.90


https://shopee.sg/Baby-Shark-Plush-Music-and-Led-Lights-Sound-Singing-Pink-Fong-Mummy-Daddy-i.116311439.4424480811



I hope all these suggestions will help you to find the best doll for your toddler, your toddler will love and play with the doll.



GENESIS CHILDCARE 1989



What matters most to parents? Our most-read articles:


Reading & talking to infants

https://www.genesisgroup.sg/post/reading-and-talking-with-infants


Playgrounds in Singapore

https://www.genesisgroup.sg/post/indoor-playgrounds-in-singapore


Must-have child products

https://www.genesisgroup.sg/post/must-have-child-products


Changing diapers

https://www.genesisgroup.sg/post/how-to-change-a-baby-s-diaper


Unforgettable moments

https://www.genesisgroup.sg/post/here-are-20-unforgettable-moments-of-first-time-parents


Family-friendly things to do

https://www.genesisgroup.sg/post/5-family-friendly-things-to-do-in-singapore-with-kids


Angry child

https://www.genesisgroup.sg/post/10-simple-phrases-to-calm-your-angry-child


Stop baby from crying

https://www.genesisgroup.sg/post/how-to-stop-the-baby-from-crying



Genesis Tampines Childcare 1989 is one of the best preschool and childcare in Tampines. Our Preschool Tampines have over 30 years of experience in nurturing thousands of infants, toddlers and preschoolers. At our Tampines Childcare, we advocate that every child is unique and precious who needs to be loved and cherished.


As a leading early childhood centre in Singapore since 1989, we are committed to nurturing our early learners holistically through various learning areas and positive learning dispositions. We place a strong emphasis on the way our teachers facilitate and interact with the children.

Our Childcare Tampines believe that every child is unique and precious who needs to be loved and cherished. Hence, our holistic curriculum aims to create meaningful learning experiences for each and every one of them!

Our Playgroup Tampines provides parents with the confidence that their children are in the good hands of our trained and caring teachers.


Our professional team of preschool teachers has a good understanding of child development and learning principles. We apply them efficiently and set the stage to create a meaningful learning experience that supports your child's discovery.


We consistently create a positive and cozy environment that will give your child a sense of security which builds their self-confidence to explore the world around them.

If you are looking for a good Tampines infant care or Tampines preschool or Tampines childcare near Tampines Central, do consider Nurture Infant House or Genesis Childcare 1989.


Located alongside our childcare in Tampines is our Nurture Infant House. If you are looking for Tampines infant care or infant care in Tampines, do visit Nurture Infant House. It is for infants aged 2 months to 18 months old. You can learn more about our infant care Tampines here.


Lastly, would you like to visit our Genesis Childcare 1989 to find out more about our environment and setup as well as understand our operations by talking to our teachers and supervisor?


Book a school tour now! Click here to read our Google reviews too!


Genesis Childcare 1989 (Playgroup to Kindergarten 2)

Blk 433 Tampines Street 43 #01-63/65 S(520433)



Nurture Infant House (2 to 18 months Infants)

Blk 433 Tampines Street 43 #01-61 S(520433)



Opening hours: Monday to Friday (7am to 7pm) & Saturday (7am to 2pm)


Public Bus services: 8 / 21 / 28 / 29 / 293

Tel: 96664141