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The 12 Best Pull-Along Animals For Children – Guidebook

Pull-along animals for children are not only fun, but also encourage your child to crawl or run. In addition, balance, coordination and dexterity are trained, which is why pull-along animals should not be missing in your nursery.

We have summarized all the important information about buying pull-along toys in a checklist for you. You can find a selection of different pull-along animals for children in our product recommendations.

Checklist Pull-Along Animals For Children

Age recommendation
  • In general, pull-along toys are intended for children 12 months and older who can already walk relatively safely.
  • However, children who are still crawling will also enjoy the toy and pull it towards them and push it away again.
  • You should supervise your child while playing so that the ribbon does not become a hazard.
  • Toys marked “Not suitable for children under 3 years” may contain small parts that can be swallowed.
  • Pull-along toys can help develop certain skills, including dexterity, balance and coordination.
  • Your child will be encouraged to crawl and walk.
  • In the process, he or she must pay attention to the animal, keep checking on it, and skillfully pull it along the path on the string.
  • Pull-along animals are usually made of wood .
  • You can recognize wood from sustainable forestry by the FSC certification.
  • Water-based paint is non-toxic.
  • There are also pull-along animals made of cuddly soft plush.
  • The animals can be removed when they are attached to the cart with a Velcro fastener.
  • However, cleaning often proves difficult, even if the surface is washable.
  • Plastic pull-along toys are somewhat lighter than wood and often less expensive.
  • However, the material can be contaminated by harmful substances .
  • Therefore, pay particular attention to the CE and GS marks.
  • Both seals stand for toy safety.
  • There is a wide variety of animals as pull-along toys.
  • Particularly popular are colorfully designed caterpillars, dogs and ducks with a cute appearance.
  • Partly, the pull-along animals have movable wooden bodies.
  • Here, the caterpillar wiggles forward and the dog wags its tail while pulling.
  • Sometimes there is also an Plug-in game integrated.
  • So the snail can carry a snail shell, which can be filled with wooden blocks.

Tip: You can find practical safety shoes for work in our guide to safety shoes.

The Best Sellers Of Pull-Along Toys For Kids

In this bestseller list we have compiled the most popular pull-along animals for kids for you.

Tip: You can find lots of great sun hats for the little ones in our guide to sun hats for babies.

Current Offers Of Pull-Along Animals For Children

Here you can find a collection of current offers of pull-along animals for children.

FAQ About Pull-Along Animals

From what age is a pull-along toy suitable?

That depends on the model and manufacturer. Most models are suitable for children from 12 months. However, you should always check the manufacturer’s age recommendations before buying.

Wolfgang lives with his family in Stuttgart. He has a twelve-year-old daughter and five-year-old twins. When he's not writing product guides for Elternkompass and sharing his experiences with you, he likes to go on bike tours, play Monopoly or read novels.