Calico Critters is a line of miniature animal figures, with homes, furniture and accessories. The animal figures are unique because they are made of a special flocked material that gives them an endearing quality. They were introduced in Japan in 1985 and are distributed worldwide. Calico Critters are sold as families, with Mothers and Fathers, sisters, brothers and babies. The homes and furniture are quite life-like are have incredible detail. The Critters live in the community of Calico Village. All the citizens in Calico Village have hobbies and jobs. The underlying theme is giving, friendship and happiness. Calico Critters are wholesome, never trendy.
Calico Critter Brand Statement
Calico Critters of Calico Village are timeless, classic toys that delight children and promote wholesome family values. These award-winning miniature animals and their life-like environments have inspired the imagination and creativity of countless children all over the world.
Mother, Sandy takes care of the family’s home. She likes to keep busy cleaning until the house is sparkling clean. She also loves to bake cookies and pies. After dinner, she always serves one of her tasty treats for dessert.
Father, Richie is a huge sports fan and works as a sports writer for the Calico Village newspaper. He also enjoys playing golf with his friends and spending time with his family at their Lakeside Lodge.
Sister, Isabella is the most popular girl in school. She is a member of several clubs including gymnastics and tennis. She is very nice and polite to every critter she meets, which is why she has so many friends!
Baby sister, Katie loves to take a lot of naps and listen to lullabies. When she wakes up, she always wants a lot of hugs from her family. She loves being the center of attention!
Father, Richie is a huge sports fan and works as a sports writer for the Cloverleaf Corners newspaper. Sister, Isabella is the most popular girl in school. She is a member of several clubs including gymnastics and tennis. Baby girl, Katie loves to take a lot of naps and listen to lullabies.
Hopper Hopscotch never tires of running around and cannot remain still for a second. His twin sister Honey is totally opposite – she loves to play quietly on the grass and can spend hours entertaining herself with flowers, birds and butterflies.