The Alvin the Elephant puppet snuggly functions not only as a comfort toy but can also be worn on the adult hand as a puppet. Toys are easy to grip and ideal for teething. The gentle, soft cotton of each toy in the collection is pleasing to the touch. It provides emotional comfort and reassurance, and enhances sensory awareness. Recommended for Birth and up. All Meiya and Alvin toys are Ideal for teething using natural rubber from the Hevea Tree. Fabrics used are pure, natural cotton. Machine wash beautifully for easy care. Certified non-toxic, BPA-free, Phthalate-free, PVC-free. Hand painted with Water-based, Non-toxic Dyes. Safe for your baby and kind to the planet we live on.