Growing up as a child in this age of abundance, there is a great chance you've played with teddy bears and plush toys. Choose from Teddy Bears, Elmo, Beanie Babies and many other hit animal themed cuddly animals that are enjoyable for kids and adults. Many people these days think of Teddy Bears when they hear the phrase plush toy. Teddy bears are a timeless toy that kids and adults love to collect and play with. Collector's even appreciate teddy bears as Farnell, Boyd's and Steiff bears area in hot demand. Sesame Street is a hit with the 2 year old to 5 year old cohort. Kids this age love to play with Oscar, Elmo, Big Bird, Snuffalufagus, the Count and Cookie Monster (though Cookie Monster might not be the best role model). Beanie Babies come in all different animal types, baby bear, dinosaur, blue jay, cat and even geese. Beanie babies were extremely popular a few years ago, but remain a choice item for collectors and kids - you will see people still buying them by the truckload on eBay! Merchandise and movie making are sort of like the proverbial chicken and the egg. Did kids movies come first? Or did marketing to kids drive these movies like The Lion King, Wall-E and so many other titles. If you take your children to these movies, expect to shell out many of the toys! Care Bears are timeless toys - many people have Grumpy, Glitter, Glow and even the 25th anniversary bear. Care Bears can bring a smile to even the most grumpy adult - give one to your kid and they will thank you for sure. Online gaming is starting to mesh with offline products and the combination of those 2 concepts was never better than with Webkinz. When you buy the offline products you get codes for the online world - and that's where the kids truly have fun, they can trade clothes, charms and other items online with their friends. With a song on the tv that all kids recognize, the Backyardigans are here to stay. They have a large number of plush toys in many beautiful colors, grab one off the shelf and add it to your collection.