With a natural expression that looks like a smile, the mere sight of a sloth has been known to bring people to tears. Why? Some say it’s because these adorably lethargic animals succeed by doing less – spending up to 15 hours a day snoozing in treetops – while the rest of us rush through our day-to-day responsibilities.
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For kids, however, the appeal of the sloth is more about Sid from Ice Age and less about the mammal’s laid-back approach to life. Since it is illegal to have one as a pet in the U.S., we’ve rounded up some fun sloth-inspired items for your kids.
Babies nine months and up can play with this sloth, which claps its hands and bobs its head when listening to songs and music.
Yes, that’s right, a dancing sloth. Babies learn about cause and effect when they press the buttons on the sloth’s feet to hear songs and phrases about the alphabet, numbers, opposites, and colors.
Everyone wants Sid in their life, and now, your kid can be Sid the sloth for Halloween. Or, you could swipe it and wear it yourself. There's no shame in the sloth game.
This Sid the sloth jumpsuit zips up the back, has a stuffed tail sewn to the back of the suit, and a soft-sculpted face on top. It’s what sloth dreams are made of.
If your child is into realistic stuffed animals, then this stuffed sloth is for him or her. He looks like the sloths you’d find in nature, with long arms and its signature three toes. Kids can wrap its arms around their neck, and hang out. As one does.
This stuffed sloth measures at around 12 inches. We particularly approve of his facial markings and long toes.
This lovable, giant sloth is a wonderful companion for sleeping, watching TV, reading, or riding in the car. Made with natural eco-friendly fabric and filling, it is perfect for snuggling. Recommended for children 3 and older.
The fluffy sloth comes in ivory or brown and you can order one as large as 27.5 inches. Did we mention it makes an awesome pillow?
This sassy sloth costume will be the talk of any dress-up occasion. Perfect for the tree hugger in your life who appreciates hanging from a limb every now and again. Ages 12-14.
The costume includes brown fuzzy mitts with sloth claws and a brown and pink dress with a hood. Tree not included.
The stars of Ice Age are together again. The set includes a saber-toothed squirrel, ground sloth, saber-toothed tiger, woolly mammoth, and acorn. Best for ages 3 and up.
Kids can recreate the magic of the movies with everyone’s favorite prehistoric pals Sid, Manny, Diego, and Scrat. Your child won’t want to leave the house without them. That’s either a good or bad thing.
Zootopia is one of our favorite kiddie movies. And now, kids can recreate it with Flash, Clawhauser, Judy Hopps, Nick Wilde, Finnick, and Assistant Mayor Bellwhether.
Front and center is Flash the sloth from Zootopia, of course. He’s waiting for your kids at the DMV.
From tree hugger to finger grabber, Kingsley responds to sound, motion, and touch with blinking eyes, head turns, and silly sloth sounds. Kids can even blow a kiss and Kingsley will kiss them back. Ages 5 -15.
When Kingsley gets tired, your child can pet him to sleep. Collect all the Fingerlings so they can all sing together. You know you want them. Oh yes you do.
Know someone who wishes that could sleep 15 hours a day? This cozy blanket makes a great gift for adults and kids who like to sneak in some extra naptime. The blanket measures 60Wx49L
At long last, kids can act like a sloth and be one too. The wearable hooded blanket turns into the lovable mammal with pockets as claws to keep hands warm.
Kids can take a sloth everywhere they go with this environmentally-friendly backpack. Whether headed to school, a weekend getaway, hiking, or camping, the lightweight backpack has an easy access laptop and iPad compartment, a front organizational compartment for writing utensils, and two, breathable, side pockets for umbrellas and water bottles.
The adjustable shoulder straps are perfect for choosing the appropriate length to fit your child’s height. Matching lunchbox and water bottle sold separately. It measures 11.5″(L)×8″(W)×16″(H).
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