Custom stuffed animals: Kid doodles, Shidonni makes it!

Shidonni is possibly the kewlest toy company. Ever. They will custom create a stuffed toy based on your child's own drawing.

So it's about $80 for one of these, but I'm thinking that this might be something your child will either wear out entirely (And tell everyone: "I drew this!!!") or they will cherish it and keep it until they're adults.

Aside: all right, I know. We parents will put these in boxes and pull them out when the grandkids are on their way... :)

There are two things I don't like about Shidonni:
1. Your child has to doodle on the site. You can't scan or mail them a drawing. Because....
2. ...Shidonni is a social networking site for kids. Your child is meant to draw their Shidonni and create worlds for it to live in, and animate it... [I'm not big on social networking for kids...Even with all of their privacy and security, I still don't think kids belong on social networking sites until they can fully understand the rules themselves.]

Either way, you can manage your child's account if they are too young because this has got to be the kewlest toy ever!!!

To order, go here. If you order before tomorrow, you'll have it in time for Christmas.

To find out more about how a Shidonni drawing becomes a stuffy, check out this video:




(via Gizmodo)