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Paper Dolls, Paper Doll Activity Books
Famous Paper Dolls

Now that I have a granddaughter, I was wondering if paper dolls are still popular, and it turns out they are!

Here I have gathered lots of paper dolls of all kinds so any interest of any child will be represented. But if you still don't see the ones you are looking for, click on any set of dolls to find more.

When I was little, our family moved all the time, sometimes 4 times in a year, due to my Father's job in the Army. So we were not allowed to have many toys because they took up space when we moved. As a result we spent many a day and night doing art work, reading, and playing board games and cards, all things which required very little space.

So I had very few dolls, but I had paper dolls, lots of them. My Mother was artistic so she sometimes drew them for us, but we bought them too. I spent countless hours playing with them and figuring out cool outfits by cutting up the outfits given in the books, and rearranging them. When interesting things happened in the news, frequently there would be paper dolls made to commemorate the people and events. That is how I integrated the news into my life. Otherwise it made no sense to my young mind. (Not that it makes any more sense now.)

I still think paper dolls are a fantastic activity for young children. They take up little room, and allow all sorts of creativity. And the famous people of today are still being made into paper dolls. What a great way to introduce current events.

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Photo is the cover of Kate Paper Dolls Book, courtesy of Dover, available below.

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Why Paper Dolls?
1. To teach history
2. To teach costumes
3. To teach fashion
4. For pure enjoyment
5. For collectable value

Barbie Paper Dolls
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I never got into Barbie, but she’s still reeling them in. Barbie, that imaginary icon of 20th century plasticism. Lots of cute little Southern California outfits.

Flower Fairies Paper Dolls

Flowers and fairies. True fantasy artwork. My daughter and I probably wore out this set of paper dolls several times.

Snow White Paper Dolls
Still the Most Popular After All This Time

Even now Disney still rules fantasy realms everywhere. Snow White Paper Dolls are the most popular, so if you are still deciding, this little set is a good choice for the fairy tale princess in your life.

Frozen Elsa Paper Dolls

If anyone or anything can knock Snow White off the pedestal as the most popular it would have to be Elsa!

Fancy Nancy's Paper Doll Book

I was (and am) a total girly girl, and used to color Fancy Nancy stuff all the time. If you’ve got a Fancy Nancy in your life, she will totally relate to the clothing in this book.

Vintage Paper Dolls Postage
Paper Doll Memorabilia

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William and Kate Paper Dolls
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William and Kate Paper Dolls: To Commemorate the Marriage of Prince William of Wales and Miss Catherine Middleton, 29th April 2011
William and Kate are immensely popular and anything with their image is likely to become collectible. That’s another reason why some people buy paper dolls, as collectibles. Kate is so popular there are now three other paper doll books which are featured here too. 

Alexander McQueen Paper Doll Fashions
The Duchess of Cambridge's Favorite Designer

Alexander McQueen Fashions: Re-created in Paper Dolls
Now that Kate is the Duchess of Cambridge, her fashion choices are even more scrutinized than before. Alexander McQueen is the fashion house who designed her wedding gown and her party gown for later that day. So this paper doll set is likely to become collectible too.

John F. Kennedy and Family Paper Dolls

I think this set will be a collectible if it is not already. Sadly Caroline is the only member of this iconic family who is still around. 

More Famous People Paper Dolls
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Marilyn Monroe Paper Dolls 

Famous Movie Dance Stars Paper Dolls 

Shirley Temple Paper Dolls

Shirley is still popular today!

Famous Country Singers Paper Dolls

Patsy Kline, Dolly Parton and others...

World War II Paper Dolls

Better World War II memorabilia than guns! 
Make fun, not war.

Art Deco Paper DollsPaper Doll Heaven

Art Deco designs and fashions are still classic and still being copied. These paper dolls are perfect for anyone studying the era.

Gibson Girls Paper Dolls
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The Gibson Girls were in a class all by themselves and these paper dolls preserve their memory beautifully.

Old West, Victorian, Colonial Paper Dolls

Paper dolls are a fantastic teaching tool especially for the aspiring artist, or fashion designer. But they serve as a way for kinesthetic learners to connect better with the feeling of any era being studied.

Great Fashion Designs of the Victorian Era Paper Dolls

Last ones on this page, but not least at all. Victorian fashion is my favorite fashion era and many little girls are drawn to it. Beautiful book of paper dolls.  

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