Wanted: a companion who loves to snuggle, take stroller rides and soothe meltdowns. Found: our selection of plush pals that do all of these things, plus make great baby gifts. Click through our album to check out the cutest stuffed animals around.

Jurassic Pal

Any kid will roar when they see the pale blue brontosaurus. And with its impressive height, this dino definitely rules the nursery. Now, if only temper tantrums would go extinct.

Available online at toysrus.com, $16.99.

Have you found a snuggle-worthy first stuffed animal? Let us know in the Comments!

— Susan Banchek