$5 FLAT RATE SHIPPING NZ WIDE

0

Your Cart is Empty

February 24, 2016 1 min read

Sophie the Giraffe- a Little History About Everyone's Favourite Baby Toy

Sophie the Giraffe, a popular teething toy among children around the world. It is not often these days that toys have history. Sophie, however, is almost 50, and we are celebrating in store with a new window display and new products from the Sophie the Giraffe range.

A little bit of history…

France, May 1961: Sophie was born, and she hasn't changed a bit since then. Made from 100% natural rubber derived from the sap of the Hevea tree, Sophie's flexible, renewable, natural materials and non-toxic paint mean she is a safe and natural teething toy for your little one.

Sophie was an immediate success. Young mothers recognised that she was a must for their children… When the first signs of teething appear, Sophie the Giraffe helps babies soothe their gums.

To this day, Sophie the Giraffe is still "traditionally" produced, a process that involves more than 14 manual operations. Why a giraffe? In 1961 most toys were made to resemble farm animals, but Monsieur Rampeau had high hopes and wanted to create a more exotic figure. With over 50 million units sold, Sophie is the undisputed star for the very young. Sophie the Giraffe has become timeless and cross-generational.
Some of our new Sophie products
Sophie the Giraffe Nappy Bag
Sophie the Giraffe Nappy Bag
$159.90
Sophie the Giraffe
Sophie the Giraffe
$39.90

Sophie the Giraffe so Pure Trio
$59.90

Sophie the Giraffe Ice Bite Teether
$19.90



Also in Blog

9 Essential Baby Items Every New Parent Needs
9 Essential Baby Items Every New Parent Needs

March 22, 2024 3 min read

Becoming a parent is an exciting journey filled with joy, love, and countless new experiences. Lots of parents tell us that they go into baby stores and feel so overwhelmed by all the options available. From feeding and changing to sleep and safety, there are essential items that every new parent needs to navigate the early days of parenthood. Let's take a look at 10 essential items.
Read More
10 Things to do in Auckland with your Toddler-Global Baby
10 Things to do in Auckland with your Toddler

July 26, 2023 4 min read

As parents of toddlers and pre-schoolers, one thing we've found is that lots of places are baby friendly, cafes don't mind your quiet baby in their pram, but an unruley toddler is a different thing! Toddlers are keen to get out and explore the world, and this is a pretty cool city that we live in, here are some places that we like to go to with our little ones.
Read More
8 THOUGHTFUL GIFTS FOR MOTHERS Global Baby
8 Thoughtful Gifts for Mothers

May 02, 2023 3 min read

There are so many reasons to spoil your partner this year, including birthdays, Valentine’s Day and anniversaries. It’s important to make these extra special for new mums or mums-to-be. So why not take the time to browse some thoughtful gifts for your partner this year? Click here to learn more!
Read More