Why does everyone love Sophie the Giraffe?
Regardless of flavour, babies definitely love chewing on Sophie the Giraffe. This makes it ideal when they start teething, as the pressure on their gums soothes discomfort. And there are lots of parts to chew: legs, hooves, neck, ears, cheeks, horns, mouth.
Is there a boy version of Sophie the Giraffe?
Sophie la girafe® Peaceful night set – boy version.
Who owns Sophie Giraffe?
VULLI, a company based in Rumilly in the Haute-Savoie region of France has continued to keep the highly guarded secret of how this wonder toy is made. To this day, Sophie la girafe is still traditionally produced, a process that involves more than 14 manual operations.
Is Sophie the Giraffe hollow?
Sophie dolls have a small air hole on the giraffe’s stomach that helps the toy’s squeaker make noise. Even with proper cleaning, baby drool and other moisture can get inside the giraffe via the hole and create mold.
How do you tell if my Sophie the Giraffe is real?
Some key things to point out:
- On the real and fake one, the serial number and (c) SLG were on example the same spot.
- The font and colors were “off” on the fake one’s packaging.
- There was spelling mistakes.
- The font and coloring on the packaging is different.
Where did Sophie the Giraffe come from?
The toy has been made in France (as Sophie la Girafe) since 1961, first in Asnières-sur-Oise, near Paris by Delacostethen from 1991 by Vulli based in Rumilly in the French Alps. Its name refers to its launch on 25 May 1961, the feast day of Saint Madeleine Sophie Barat.
Should I sterilize Sophie the Giraffe?
Can Sophie la girafe be sterilised? In accordance with what is written on the product packaging, we do not recommend sterilising Sophie la girafe.
Is Sophie the Giraffe still popular?
Demand for the toy has continued to grow ever since. Last year, Dumoulin-Montgomery said she sold 100,000 Sophies. Weiss said she never likes her Sophie stock to drop below 240.
What kind of toy is Sophie the giraffe?
Sophie the Giraffe is a teether – a toy for teething infants to chew on – in the form of a 7-inch-high (180 mm) hevea rubber giraffe. The toy has been made in France (as Sophie la Girafe) since 1961, first in Asnières-sur-Oise, near Paris by Delacostethen from 1991 by Vulli based in Rumilly in the French Alps.
What’s new at Sophie la Girafe?
Sophie la girafe is proud to partner with the Giraffe Conservation Foundation (GCF) to help secure a future for giraffes in Africa. Take part in the creation of Sophie’s new ephemeral dress! A limited collector’s edition for its 60th anniversary available in stores in September Discover Sophie and her friends to colour!
Is Sophie the giraffe an endangered species?
Sophie the Giraffe is becoming an endangered species. An article published this week by Good Housekeeping shared reports (and gnarly pictures) from parents of discoveries of mold inside the popular teething toy.
Can you help save the giraffes of Africa?
Giraffes need our help, now more than ever! Sophie la girafe is proud to partner with the Giraffe Conservation Foundation (GCF) to help secure a future for giraffes in Africa. Take part in the creation of Sophie’s new ephemeral dress!