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Ostheimer Hippopotamus

Ostheimer Hippopotamus

£15.95

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You might find this hippo down at the watering hole, having a cooling mud bath. Though we're sure this hippo is a friendly one, they're actually an aggressive mammal, not to be messed with! Hand-carved in wood, stained with non-toxic paint, and 8cm h
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Ostheimer Wooden Figures - Ostheimer Hippopotamus

You might find this hippo down at the watering hole, having a cooling mud bath. Though we're sure this hippo is a friendly one, they're actually an aggressive mammal, not to be messed with! Hand-carved in wood, stained with non-toxic paint, and 8cm high.

One of the top 3 largest land mammals, this Waldorf hippopotamus will help complete your sahara and wild animal set ups. Realistic features such as its soft grey leathery skin and pale pink belly highlight the attention to detail Ostheimer pride themselves on.

Wooden animals toys are loved by children of all ages, central to Waldorf settings, as little ones create endless stories about them, learning through play. Ostheimer use sustainable wood to hand-carve each figure, making every one slightly beautifully different from the next.

  • Suitable for children over 3 years.  
  • Made from sustainable hard wood, painted with non-toxic water based paint and finished with organic oil.  
  • Length 8cm

Ostheimer have been making Waldorf wooden figures for generations with a desire to craft toys that inspire children to play freely and explore the world with all their senses.  Each Ostheimer wooden figure is made in the traditional way by hand at every stage, sawn, sanded, painted and oiled.  With these figures children can create imaginary worlds re-enacting scenes from their own experiences or conjuring fanciful worlds filled with exotic creatures and tales of wonder.  All Ostheimer toys are made from local sustainable hardwood, painted with safe transparent paint and finished in organic oil to ensure a connection with nature and respect for the environment.  Ostheimer are considered the quintessential maker of Waldorf wooden figures, their range is extensive so there is something for everyone. 

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