Friendly Waldorf Pixie Rattle
Perfect for little arms to cuddle and hands to hold. Found playing in a lush garden filled with plants, our Pixie Rattle dolls are ready to frolic through a world of imagination with your little one. Handmade with colorful and soft cotton yarn, they make a gentle jingle when shaken. "Why no expression on the face?" you may wonder. Inspired by the Waldorf method of teaching, these rattle dolls show no expression so children can project their own emotions onto the toy -- leading to more flexible and creative play. So if you’re sleepy then you can pretend that your toy is sleepy too!
Once upon a time, a young woman from the UK fell in love with a young man from Bangladesh. Eventually they moved to Bangladesh and had a baby. As the new mother cuddled her tiny boy, she couldn't help but notice all of the young women streaming into the garment factories every morning. She was deeply saddened when she discovered that many of these woman had babies back home in their villages, left for months at a time with grandparents while the mom worked in the city. Lack of rural employment for women was separating families and putting the mothers in harmful situations and the babies without their mothers. So this new mom did what she could. She gathered a few women around her and taught them how to knit and crochet little dollies that could be sold in the Western markets. Samantha Morshed dreamed that this would grow and become an alternative source of income for women throughout Bangladesh. 15 years later, her dream is becoming a reality. More than 13,000 women are now employed making Pebble toys in their home village. They walk to work, taking their babies with them. There they sit together, yarn spilling onto their laps as they knit community and love together in each heirloom Pebble toy. Pebble was born out of a love for babies and their mothers.
Pebble : Putting Smiles on Faces Worldwide!