Classic Raggedy Ann and Andy are Back at Aurora Gifts {Giveaway}

Sometimes I wish that there were more toys out there like the toys I had when I was a kid.  Now that my daughter is getting a little bit older, the world of dolls has entered my life.  Walking down the doll aisle a few days ago, I couldn’t believe some of the things that these modern dolls can do.  Cry, wet, eat, talk…you name it and you can find a ‘real life’ doll that does it.

Whatever happened to using your imagination? I was thrilled when I found out that  Aurora was coming out with a brand new line of the classic favorites, Raggedy Ann and Raggedy Andy.  Now an entire new generation can have pretend play with Raggedy Ann and Raggedy Andy just like when I was a kid.

The dolls are such a high quality because they are all handmade by Aurora.  Even though my daughter is a little young for pretend play, she still loves Raggedy Ann.  She decided to put her Ann in the ‘stroller’ and take her for a ride around grandma’s house.  Unlike most ‘stuffed dolls,’ I don’t have to worry about Raggedy Ann falling apart if she gets dropped, stepped on or dragged around where ever we go.

Classic Ann and Andy come in 4 sizes 8”, 12”, 16” and 25” and range from $10-$35.  The Fancy Pals style are 7” in a purse and are $17.  There will be four more 16” styles just in time for the holidays including  Chilly Chic, Santa’s Helper in both Raggedy Andy and Ann, they will retail around $27 each. FREE Shipping on orders over $50 is going on now through August 31st, 2012.  Simply use promo code: YooHoo12


This post is the opinion on Beth of Experimental Mommy.  While a product was received to facilitate this review, all opinions are 100% honest.

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Comments

  1. Margaret Smith says:

    I had some nice barbie dolls and played with them the most.

  2. Me and my sisters had a whole collection of Barbies. We loved playing with them!

  3. Shannon Baas says:

    I loved barbies.

  4. My Heckle and Jeckle toy.

  5. my favorite toy was my bike 🙂

    marci h
    tristatecruisers at yahoo dot com

  6. Barbie was my favorite.

  7. Mary Beth Elderton says:

    I loved my Easy Bake Oven 🙂

  8. D Schmidt says:

    I loved my chocolate factory

  9. Amanda Stauffer says:

    I honestly Loved barbie dolls! I played with them for hours.

  10. Valerie Taylor Mabrey says:

    My zip monkey tht was jumbo sized
    vmkids3 at msn dot com

  11. I loved my Teddy Ruxpin until my mom knocked him off the bed and broke his face 🙁

  12. I liked games like Candyland and Don’t Break the Ice,

  13. my bike was my favorite toy

  14. Raggedy Ann :o)

  15. Mary Dailey says:

    I had a ballerina doll with a red case

  16. My favorite toy was an Etch a Sketch

  17. My cabbage Patch Doll

  18. I love this I always had a raggedy ann doll when I was little what a great giveaway

  19. Sandy VanHoey says:

    I think they have them back now but I had a Thumbelina doll that I really loved

  20. My Barbie dream home.

  21. I loved Barbie & Midge.

  22. Shannon F. says:

    My teddy bear. He went everywhere with me. lol

  23. Laura Jacobson says:

    My dolls! I loved my dolls….I dont remember any specific brands from wayyyy back then. LOL…but I had a bunk bed set and loved to play with my dolls and dress them up!

  24. Sleepyheadedmom says:

    I have so many favorites so it’s hard to pick one. One of them was called a My Pet Monster

  25. ryan minton says:

    I loved colorforms when i was younger…didnt matter what kind they were…

    rypm25@aol.com

  26. Anastasia says:

    Funnily enough, my Raggedy Ann and Andy dolls as well as my Snoopy and Snoopette dools were my favorites 🙂

  27. nannypanpan says:

    my stuffed gorilla
    nannypanpan@gmail.com

  28. A wooden train set that snapped together.

  29. Easy Bake Oven and snow cone maker

  30. Rebecca Graham says:

    I liked my Barbie dolls.

  31. Linda Kish says:

    I had a doll called a Rosemary doll

    lkish77123 at gmail dot com

  32. Debbie Welchert says:

    I loved my stuffed chimpanzee toy. He went everywhere with me.

  33. Raggedy Ann!!! I still have her :0)

  34. Elizabeth Johnson says:

    I liked Barbies and babydolls

  35. debbie jackson says:

    a stuffed clown
    pin as jacksondeb

    debbie jackson,
    djackson1958 at hotmail dot com

  36. Wanda McHenry says:

    It was my teddy bear!

  37. Jessica O says:

    Barbies and My Little Ponies!

  38. I had a Mrs. Beasley doll that I loved

  39. Rainbow brite

  40. heather eg kaufman says:

    My Rainbow Brite doll.

  41. Pauline M says:

    I loved my easy bake oven! It never worked well but I really put forth a great effort to make my cakes!

  42. I loved Polly Pockets

  43. Christine says:

    I love my Barbie dolls.
    Thanks for the chance!

  44. Virginia Rowell says:

    My favorite toy was my play telephone.

  45. I loved trolls lol

  46. Jennifer T. says:

    I had a doll named after me similar to the American Girl dolls that was my favorite.
    jtmagmom73(at)gmail(dot)com

  47. For either my first Christmas or my first birthday right after in January, I received a jointed teddy bear with arms and legs that moved. I still have him!

  48. I loved my Easy Bake Oven!
    smchester at gmail dot com

  49. april yedinak says:

    lite brite

  50. Believe it or not, when I was a kid, I loved thundercats but mostly for the RINGS.

  51. my nintendo was my favorite

  52. My favorite toy was a little electric organ.

  53. Marcia Goss says:

    My favorite toy was by Barbie doll.

  54. Cheryl Lund says:

    Playing with barbie dolls and making them new clothes!

  55. I loved playing with my dolls.
    jofo120 at yahoo dot com

  56. My favorite toy actually was Raggedy Ann! I loved her!

  57. My favorite toy was the bouncy horse. It was held up on springs and I would rock and bounce for hours!!!!

  58. dolls

  59. Definitely my Barbies!

  60. my nintendo

  61. Jodi Kershuk says:

    My little pony!

  62. My Barbies and their townhouse.

  63. Kathy Pease says:

    my favorite toy was my mrs.beasley doll..yes im really old

  64. I loved my my little ponies

  65. Lisa Friedman says:

    American Girl Dolls

  66. Carolyn N. says:

    My favorite was my Easybake oven.
    cjnedrow at gmail dot com

  67. Robert Pyszk says:

    Transformers

  68. Richard Hicks says:

    loved playing with my slingshot!

    brich22 at earthlink dot net

  69. my baby dolls thanks

  70. R. Davisson says:

    My favorite toy was Strawberry Shortcake!

  71. christal c w says:

    My cabbage patch kid

  72. Caitlin McClure says:

    I loved my art desk

  73. Barbies

  74. Laurie Emerson says:

    My favorite toy was a tea set my mom gave me. I had millions of tea parties with my dolls.
    lauraemerson17 at yahoo dot com

  75. Jennifer Peaslee says:

    I loved bunnies, all bunnies! Mostly I just called them “bunny” but there was one special one I called Matilda 🙂

  76. Allie Dole says:

    My favorite toy as a kid was my pull-around Buzzy Bee. 🙂

  77. Constance Swearingen says:

    my favorite “toy” was my books. I loved to read.

  78. susan smoaks says:

    i loved my cabbage patch doll when i was little

  79. My favorite toy was an Etch-A-Sketch!

  80. My bike.

  81. Carole Ingram says:

    My Nintendo Gaming System 🙂

  82. I liked my plush Poochie dog when I was a kid

  83. I liked my Cabbage Patch Kid!

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