Calico Critters have been warming hearts and sparking imagination for 35 years and Epoch Everlasting Play is celebrating the exciting anniversary with an adorable short featuring the beloved woodland creatures. 

The “Forever Your Family” short showcases the story of a delighted little girl playing with her life-sized Calico Critters. She revels in tea parties and makeovers with her bunny playmates until she outgrows and abandons the fuzzy figures. Watch until the end to see how she eventually returns to her favorite toy, proving that even after 35 years, Calico Critter is a forever family.

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Parents and kids alike can enjoy the nostalgia that the short film evokes for Calico Critter lovers young and old while inspiring a brand new generation of kids that will come to love and cherish the woodsy creatures. 

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