What is a Pillow Pet, you ask? Well the manufacturer says it is a pillow, while being a pet, all at the same time. A Pillow Pet is a cute and colorful stuffed animal that also acts a pillow. All your child needs to do is undo a few Velcro connections and the stuffed animal pet turns in to a comfortable pillow to nap or sleep on. These adorable toys have been big winners over the last few years garnering recognition as the 2009 iParenting Media Excellent Product Award, and the 2009 Dr. Toy Best Vacation Product Award.
A Pillow Pet provides your child with a unique combination of comfort and companionship wrapped up in the form of a warm and cuddly stuffed animal. From zebras to pigs to frogs, they achieve the functionality of a soft and cushy pillow for sleeping, and a function of security to ensure your child sleeps soundly. A Pillow Pet is made from supper soft and silky chenille fabric, using vibrant and stimulating colors. The precious snuggle buddies are a big hit with kids at the moment, and they have become loved stuffed animals taking the place of the traditional blankie in some cases.
I am sure you have been on these kinds of long car rides or airplane flights where your kids need a pillow so they can sleep. A Pillow Pet comes in handy here as your children can play with their snuggly stuffed animal at their side, and once they get a little tired they can drift off to sleep using their soft toy. All they need to do is open the strap that is located underneath the stuffed animal and it is instantly transformed into a cushy pillow. They chenille fabric makes it feel as if they are hugging a fur coat, and the friendly and vibrant colors of these pets causes a companionship to fast develop.
The types of stuffed animals Pillow Pets ranges from farm animals, to sea creatures, to garden bugs, or jungle critters. The following Pillow Pet friends are available for your child, Alli Alligator, Mr. Bear, Icy Polar Bear, Buzzy Bumble Bee, Fluffy Bunny, Thumpy Bunny, Ms. Sassy Cat, Cozy Cow, Fiery Dalmation, Snuggly Bunny, Squeeky Dolphin, Puffy Duck, Nutty Elephant, Friendly Frog, Jolly Giraffe, Hungry Hippo, Sir Horse, Ms. Lady Bug, Lovable Lamb, Leaping Leopard, Cowardly Lion, Silly Monkey, Chocolate Moose, Comfy Panda, Perky Penguin, Wiggly Pig, Mr. Tiger, Tardy Turtle, Magical Unicorn, Splashy Whale, Ziggy Zebra, Zippity Zebra.
A Pillow Pet is a new concept not yet seen on the toy market, and they have become quite popular. It starts off as your favorite toy, then one flip of the Velcro strap and it becomes your sleeping buddy as well. The chenille material is super soft and plush, and is machine washable when it becomes dirty. The manufacturer recommends a machine wash using a gentle cycle, but does not recommend you put it in the dryer. All that is needed is the place the freshly washed stuffed critter out in the open air for a day or two and it will dry out completely.