Brilliant Toys For Babies And Infants 2017

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Last Updated on May 4, 2022 by Danielle

Best toys for babies

What are the top toys for babies in 2016? Here is a list of the best infant toys and best baby toys for your growing baby. We’ve got tons of new and cool gift ideas for babies that are suitable for baby showers, birthdays, and even Christmas.

Infants and babies are changing at such a rapid rate. It’s amazing how quickly babies develop. It seems like every day is a new adventure.

What are the best toys for babies? Babies can’t exactly tell you what they want but they can definitely show you what they think of your presents through a cute smile. When you are looking for toys for newborns choose toys that stimulate their minds, bodies, and five senses. Toys can help babies discover color, sound, and movement. As your baby grows, toys can help them build eye hand coordination, gross motor skills, and fine motor skills.

Below you will find the best gifts for babies of 2016 arranged by age. We’ll help you find the perfect toy at the right time as you guide your baby through key milestones in their development. Just remember that babies develop at different rates.

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Newborn – 3 Months

infant toys
During the first couple of months, newborns are just starting to awaken their 5 senses. What are the best toys for infants? Look for toys that capture baby’s attention, stimulate their senses, and encourage early development.

Anything with bright bold colors will catch baby’s eyes. Squeakers and crinkly fabrics will attract their ears. Music will also help soothe them, helping to ease their transition to sleep. Playing on their tummy at this stage will help them develop motor skills. Check out these cool baby toys for newborn infants.

Skip Hop Treetop Activity GymAges 0mt+Skip Hop Treetop Activity Gymcheck priceWith dangling animal toys above and sensory toys on the mat, this activity gym lets infants play on their back or on their tummy. While there are no fancy lights or music, there are plenty of surprises to keep baby stimulated. Each hanging toy does something different. The owl jingles, the leaves on the mat crinkle, and mirror is great for tummy time.
Tiny Love Take Along MobileAges 0-6mtTiny Love Take Along Mobilecheck priceThis mobile from Tiny Love is not only great for visual stimulation, but also helps put baby to sleep with soothing music. With high contrast colors and patterns and 30 minutes of continuous nursery tunes, it’s great for keeping baby amused and comfortable. The best part? It’s portable so it can be attached to cribs, car seats, or strollers.
Tiny Love Double Sided Crib ToyAges 0-6mtTiny Love Double Sided Crib Toycheck priceWhether it is day or night, this award winning and innovative toy from Tiny Love will delight your little one. With its unique connector, it can be used on the floor, crib -side, or even overhead on the crib. The coolest part? There is a day and night side. The day side is stimulating with plenty of interactive elements. When you flip it over, it turns into a calming nighttime soother with classics song like Twinkle, Twinkle Little Star and Lullaby.

Lamaze Mortimer the MooseAges 0-2y Lamaze Mortimer the Moosecheck price

The delightful Mortimer The Moose says hello to infants with his big friendly eyes and colorful body. Babies can squish his tummy and he will let out a friendly squeak. He is sure to please baby for months to come with wonderful textures for little fingers to grasp. Featuring teething antlers, clackety rings, clip clopping hooves, this toy has so much of fun stuff for baby to discover.

Skip Hop Bandana Buddies FoxAges 0-2ySkip Hop Bandana Buddies Foxcheck priceBandana Buddies are too cute. These medium sized adorable toy rattles have so much for baby to explore from textures to sounds. The best part? Each one has a bandana teether that babies love. This year there is a new fox friend. This fuzzy forest friend is great for at home or on the go. Babies will be drawn to the bright colors, crinkly sounds, and attached teething ring.

PlayGro Clip Clop Baby RattleAges 3mt+PlayGro Clip Clop Baby Rattlecheck price

How adorable is this little guy? Babies will love this adorable and cute oversized plush rattle that has so many activities to keep baby entertained. Babies will love sliding the beads along the green tube, shaking him, and pulling the taggies. The cutest part? His clunky rattling feet.

Fisher-Price Soothe & Glow SeahorseAges 0-4yFisher-Price Soothe & Glow Seahorsecheck priceThe adorable seahorse is perfect for snuggling at night. When he is hugged, his stomach glows and he will play gentle music and sounds for baby to fall asleep.

VTech Starlight HippoAges 0-2yVTech Starlight Hippocheck price

This sweet hippo literally shoots stars onto the ceiling of your baby’s room to create a soft comforting environment for baby to fall asleep. He automatically will turn off after either 15, 30, or 45 minutes depending on which setting you choose. The best part? He plays calming music too. There is something magical about falling asleep under the stars.

Cloud B Tranquil TurtleAges 0-2yCloud B Tranquil Turtlecheck price

This little turtle shoots moving waves of water on the walls as soft gentle music plays. There is something so calming and dreamy about it. Even you might fall asleep.

Infantino Discover and Play Activity MirrorAges 0mt+Infantino Discover and Play Activity Mirrorcheck price

During tummy time, this mirror from Infantino can keep your baby amused for hours. As they talk and smile at it, their reflection might soon become their best friend. Because the mirror can stand on its own, hang, or even be attached, it is perfect for keeping babies entertained in the back seat of the car, in the crib, and during tummy time. The best part? When babies smile at it, it smiles back.

Lamaze Cloth BookAges 0-2yLamaze Cloth Bookcheck price

The Lamaze Cloth Book is a soft touchy feely book ideal for tummy time on the floor. It has bright and visually stimulating colors. The best part? Each page has fun peek a boo flaps with fun animal surprises underneath each one. Babies love its texture, sounds, and happy face characters.

Melissa & Doug Soft Peekaboo Book!Ages 1mt-4yMelissa & Doug Soft Peekaboo Book!check price

There is nothing more that infants love than soft books. No they don’t love reading them. They love chewing them. With beautiful illustrations, the Melissa & Doug Peekaboo activity book is too cute and very interactive. As you read the story, it has interactive peek a boo flaps with little animals underneath them.

Philips AVENT Microwave Steam SterilizerAges 0mt+Philips AVENT Microwave Steam Sterilizercheck priceTo be safe, it can’t hurt to sterilize your baby bottles. You don’t need to buy a big expensive sterilizer. Simply soak you baby bottles in a clean pot of boiling water. The problem? It takes so long. The Philips Microwave Steam Sterilizer will save you so much of time. It uses steam to sterilize baby bottles. The best part? It holds 6 bottles. On average, it takes about 2 minutes.

Infant Optics DXR-8 Video Baby MonitorAges 0mt+Infant Optics DXR-8 Video Baby Monitorcheck price

With the Infant Optics DXR-8 , finally you can get a good night’s sleep without having to worry about baby. As a first time parent, seeing your baby is okay is beyond comforting. The coolest part? It has an interchangeable lens system that includes 2 lenses including a 2X optical zoom lens. It’s easy to swap between the lenses on the fly. Parents can even pan and tilt the camera remotely to get a better view. The best part? It even works in the dark thanks to night vision.

Philips Avent DECT Sound Baby MonitorAges 0mt+Philips Avent DECT Sound Baby Monitorcheck priceIt might not have video, but the Philips Avent SCD570 baby monitor is simply the best baby sound monitor. What makes it so great? It has tremendous range, battery life, and sound quality compared to other baby monitors. Plus, it loaded with features like lullabies and a night light. Both babies and parents will be happy with this monitor.
Itzy Ritzy Travel Sealed Wet BagAges 0mt+Itzy Ritzy Travel Sealed Wet Bagcheck priceDon’t use a plastic bag! You probably don’t even know you need this but the Travel Happens Sealed Wet Bag is basically a must have for parents. This fashionable wet bag is great for keeping soiled diapers, wipes, and wet clothing in check while you are on the go. Now if they can only make one to hold in the smell!
Skip Hop Portable Changing StationAges 0mt+Skip Hop Portable Changing Stationcheck priceThis is so incredibly useful. It is a portable changing station for parents and babies on the go. WIth this, parents can change baby just about anywhere. The best part? It can hold about 8 diapers, baby wipes, and diaper cream. You may never need a diaper bag again. This portable station is compact enough to fit in most bags but can also be clipped to your stroller. How can you live without it?
Bumkins SuperBibAges 0mt+Bumkins SuperBibcheck priceThere is a reason why they call these super bibs.This award winning bib is lightweight and waterproof and its large size helps keep baby clean underneath. Offered in several styles, these bibs are super fashionable. The adjustable velcro around the neck makes it easy to quickly put on baby. Now if it could only clean itself!

aden + anais Classic Burpy BibAges 0mt+aden + anais Classic Burpy Bibcheck price

These oversized bibs are not only fashionable, but super absorbent. Designed to fit over the shoulder, it’s like a little cape for infants.

aden + anais Swaddle BlanketAges 0mt+aden + anais Swaddle Blanketcheck priceThese Aden + Anais Swaddle Blankets are very popular. Made of 100% cotton muslin, these are the best swaddle blankets around. Even celebrity moms use them. The theory is that when you swaddle baby it simulates the womb. The best part? These blankets are stretchy which makes it easier to swaddle baby.

Angel Dear 3 Piece Monkey BlanketAges 0mt+Angel Dear 3 Piece Monkey Blanketcheck price

These blankets are ridiculously cute and the perfect baby shower gift. With 28 different animal designs to choose from, these blankets are part animal and part blanky. Our favorite is the monkey. Warm and cuddly, babies love these blankies so much that they want to use them everywhere. Luckily, they come in a 3 pack. You can keep one at your house, grandma’s house, and even at the daycare.

PRIMO EuroBathAges 0mt+PRIMO EuroBathcheck price

With a unique design, this is simply the best bathtub for babies. The best part? The amazing design! The unique molding allows you to safely prop up infants for reclined bathing or have toddlers sit up.

Ages 3 Months – 6 Months

toys for 3 – 6 months
At around 3 months, textures and teethers appeal to babies growing sense of touch. During this stage, babies love sucking their fingers and putting anything and everything in their mouth. Here are the best teething toys for babies and toys to encourage their development.

Vulli Sophie Giraffe Ages 3mt+Vulli Sophie Giraffe check priceWhat’s the world’s most popular giraffe? It’s Sophie! For over 5 decades, almost every baby has grown up with this award winning toy. Made of soft rubber with a thin long neck, this oversized toy is super easy for baby to grip and chew on.
Baby Banana ToothbrushAges 3-12mtBaby Banana Toothbrushcheck priceIt’s a banana! No, it’s a toothbrush! This is no ordinary toothbrush. It’s one of the best teething toys for babies. Made out of bendable silicone, it’s shaped like a cute banana. The looped peels act as a handle for babies to hold. Babies can brush their teeth, but they will love chewing on it.

Manhattan Toy Winkel Rattle & TeetherAges 3mt+Manhattan Toy Winkel Rattle & Teethercheck price

There’s nothing more pleasing for a baby than chewing on a soft plastic ring when her gums are store. Babies will love the award winning Winkel Rattle and Sensory Teether from Manhattan Toy. It can be refrigerated to provide cool relief for teething. The best part? It’s got several rings which makes it easy for baby to grab it and put it in her mouth.

Mayapple Baby Octopus Friends TeetherAges 3mt+Mayapple Baby Octopus Friends Teethercheck price

When they are teething, babies just won’t be able to keep the Suri Teething toys out of their mouth. We can see why! Each of the fun marine characters has various sensory textures and grooves in just the right places to provide little gums the relief they need. Made of medical grade silicone, they are free of harmful chemicals and bpa free too.

Tiny Love Super MatAges 0mt+Tiny Love Super Matcheck price

With different textures, sounds, and bright beautiful graphics, this large baby mat from Tiny Love is a never ending place for baby to explore. The weather proof exterior means you can take it anywhere baby goes inside or outside on. Spread it on the floor and your baby has their very own place to play.

VTech Baby Lil’ Critters Moosical BeadsAges 3mt-2yVTech Baby Lil' Critters Moosical Beadscheck price

What do you call a cow that can sing? A MOO-sical cow. This singing cow is not only the cutest cow ever, but also a fantastic baby distracter with lights and sounds. At 6 inches, he’s a good sized plush too. Babies will love spinning the beads and pressing the light up buttons to hear the fun sounds and music. The best part? He sings the entire ABC song.

Playskool Fold ‘n Go Busy ElephantAges 3mt+Playskool Fold 'n Go Busy Elephantcheck priceThe Playskool Fold ‘n Go Elephant is a portable floppy friend that easily tucks into your diaper bag. He stuffs up neatly and one of his ears becomes a handle. When you unfold him, the 2 foot long play mat has all sorts of fun rattles, crinkly textures, squeakers, and even a mirror to keep baby happy during tummy time.
Tiny Love Rock and BallAges 3-6mtTiny Love Rock and Ballcheck priceBabies love throwing balls around and chasing them. The only problem? They have a hard time gripping them. With grippable rings, the Tiny Love Rock and Roll ball will give them a better chance. It even folds flat for tummy time play.
Fisher-Price Sit-Me-Up Floor SeatAges 3mt+Fisher-Price Sit-Me-Up Floor Seatcheck priceYour baby will finally be able to see the world with Fisher-Price Sit-Me-Up Floor Seat. With high back, this seat helps babies sit upright when they are learning to sit. The coolest part? The floor seat folds completely flat for easy storage.
Fisher-Price Rainforest JumperooAges 5mt+Fisher-Price Rainforest Jumperoocheck priceYour baby will feel like they are in a rainforest with animals with this fun bouncer from Fisher Price. When babies jump, it activates musical and lights. The coolest part? The seat rotates 360 degrees and there are animal toys all around just like in the forest. Babies will love bouncing, spinning, or just playing with the toys.

Ages 6 Months – 9 Months

toys for 6 -12 months
At 6 months, your baby really develops her fine motor skills with much more precision. This is the time your baby will be able to sit up. Soon they will start scooting around on their stomach, exploring the world around them by grasping, touching, and chewing. The following top rated baby toys can help baby explore his developing senses.

Baby Einstein Take Along TunesAges 6mt-2yBaby Einstein Take Along Tunescheck price

This little radio might seem like a miracle when your little one won’t stop crying and screaming. Featuring 7 wonderful classical tunes and an incredible light show, there is something completely mesmerizing about this toy that immediately calms down babies. With an easy to hold handle, it has got a big button on it for baby to push. You’ll want to take this everywhere.

Infantino Textured Multi Ball SetAges 6mt-4yInfantino Textured Multi Ball Setcheck price

Balls are fun even for babies. With different textures, colors, and sizes, these colorful balls are perfect for little hands to grasp. Roll them back and forth between the two of you.

VTech Count and Wobble CodyAges 6mt-3yVTech Count and Wobble Codycheck price

VTech Count & Wobble Cody loves to rock and roll literally. Little ones will love batting this friendly wobbling dog around. When he wobbles around with his maracas, he plays fun sounds and music. With songs like “This Old Man,” “Oh, Susanna,” and “Hickory Dickory Dock” you might even find yourself rocking and rolling with him.

Fisher-Price Puppy Learning TableAges 6mt-3yFisher-Price Puppy Learning Tablecheck priceChock full of things to explore, the Laugh & Learn Puppy & Friends Learning Table has so many things baby can interact with. Little ones can flip open the laptop, dial the phone, play the piano, and flip book pages. Every button triggers a new song, sound, or phrase. The removable legs make it a great toy that grows with your baby as they learn to stand.
Laugh & Learn Crawl Around CarAges 6mt-3yLaugh & Learn Crawl Around Carcheck priceCrawling toddlers will look like a racecar drivers with this stationary play set from Fisherprice. Offered in pink or blue, little ones will love opening and closing the doors of their brand new car. Although there is no seat inside babies can crawl inside to get into the driver’s seat where they can honk the horn, shift gears, and turn the wheel. With 3 modes of learning and 7 songs, phrases, and tunes, this is one ride babies won’t want to miss.
Fisher-Price Puppy’s Activity HomeAges 6mt-3yFisher-Price Puppy's Activity Homecheck priceDing Dong! Who’s there? Baby! Babies will feel right at home with this fun play set full of doors that open, light switches, and musical rollers. The buttons go up, down, and spin around as quickly as little hands can move them.

VTech Turn and Learn DriverAges 6mt-3yVTech Turn and Learn Drivercheck price

Beep! Beep! Baby driver is behind you. Your little speed demon will love this pretend steering wheel from VTech. The steering wheel comes to life with over 60 sounds and phrase, teaching kids everything from animals to vehicles. There’s a gear, turn signal lever, and even honking horn. The coolest part? The wheel turns the little puppy dog. Just wait until your baby gets his or her driver’s license.

LeapFrog My Pal ScoutAges 6mt-3yLeapFrog My Pal Scoutcheck priceLook at this happy pup! My Pal Scout is a soft interactive stuffed animal, designed to be your child’s first friend. He also has a girl pal named Violet, who is a light purplish color. When you press his paws, he comes to life talking and singing with over 40 songs. The coolest part? He can say your child’s name.
Little Tikes Lil’ Ocean Adventure CourseAges 6mt-3yLittle Tikes Lil' Ocean Adventure Coursecheck priceThe Little Tikes 3 in 1 Adventure Course is like a little indoor playground for babies. Whether babies are crawling, sitting, or standing, there are plenty of activities to keep baby entertained. With 15 different activities, babies will love throwing the ball in the Octopus hoop or crawling under the underwater canopy.

Baby Einstein Baby NeptuneAges 6mt-2yBaby Einstein Baby Neptunecheck price

This is no ordinary turtle toy. There is a little symphony inside this turtle. When you press the button on the top of the turtle, he plays a fun classical song as his shell lights up. Babies will love pressing all the musical tiles to make them light up. The coolest part? You can remove instruments from the song simply by pressing the musical tiles on his shell.

Fisher-Price Smart Stages PuppyAges 6mt-3yFisher-Price Smart Stages Puppycheck priceThis cuddly puppy from Fisher Price makes a great first buddy. When you squish his body parts, the little guy comes to life counting, singing fun songs, naming body parts, teaching colors, and more. He’s talented too. Including about 10 different songs, he’ll sing the ABC song, Head Shoulder Knees and Toes, and Twinkle Twinkle Little Star. With smart stages technology, he grows with your child.

NUK Mash and Serve BowlAges 6mt+NUK Mash and Serve Bowlcheck price

Why buy baby food when you can make your own? Once your baby is about 6 months, your baby is ready for solid food. It is impossible not to fall in love with the NUK Mash & Serve Bowl. This masher can smash and blend just about any food. You can serve the food right out the bowl. It is super easy to clean too since there are no blender blades you have to worry about. The best part? It is portable enough to throw in your bag and take with you. This should be a staple in your diaper bag.

Baby Deedee Sleep NestAges 6-18mtBaby Deedee Sleep Nestcheck priceIs there anything more adorable than this? Made of a cotton polyester blend, this sleep sack keeps baby warm in the night. The best part? The shoulder straps and zipper make it easy to change baby even in the middle of the night.
Bumbo Multi SeatAges 6mt+Bumbo Multi Seatcheck priceThe Bumbo Muli seat grows with your child from when they are first sitting up all the way to 3 years old. It takes you from the floor to feeding to the dinner table. At about 5 months old, once your baby is able to hold their head up, they are ready for the Bumbo Multi seat. The coolest part? The design which keeps everything tucked away. There’s even a little tray stored in the back that easily snaps on to the front for play and snack time.

Ages 9 Months – 12 Months

toys for 9 -12 months
By the time your baby is 9 months or 10 months, she can already get around by scooting or crawling. With improving language skills, your baby might start to say their first words and understand short sentences. By 12 months, your baby might begin standing or even walking. Look for toys that help them use their developing walking skills as well as shape sorters, blocks, and pretend toys.

Fisher-Price Dance & Move BeatBo Ages 9mt-3yFisher-Price Dance & Move BeatBo check priceThis is one of the hottest new toys for babies. Babies, get up and dance with Beatbo! With the simple press of the buttons on his feet, this little colorful musical robot will encourage babies to move. As Beatbo shakes his hips and rocks his head, his tummy lights up like a light show. We have never seen a toy like this. Talk to Beatbo and he will remix what you say in a fun danceable beat.
Munchkin Mozart Magic CubeAges 9mt-3yMunchkin Mozart Magic Cubecheck priceThere is a little orchestra inside the award winning Munchkin Mozart cube. Even babies can compose music with this amazing musical toy which plays 8 Mozart masterpieces. Each side of the toy cube has a different musical instrument on it. There’s a harp, French horn, piano, flute and violin. When babies press each side they can easily add and subtract instruments from the track as lights flash along to the music.

B. One Two Squeeze BlocksAges 6mt-3yB. One Two Squeeze Blockscheck price

Now is the time to introduce your baby to blocks. Babies will love these super squishy number blocks from B.Toys. Each of the blocks has a number from 1 to 10 and corresponding animal. They are really bright colors and super soft and squishy so baby won’t get hurt. Babies will love chewing, biting, and stacking them. Show your baby how to stack a few blocks and watch her knock them down over and over again.

Fisher-Price Baby’s First BlocksAges 6mt-8yFisher-Price Baby's First Blockscheck price

Here is a classic shape sorting toy from Fisher Price. At this age, teensy hands can poke the shaped blocks through the corresponding holes in the shape sorter. Just putting the right shape into the right hole is a huge accomplishment for little ones as they are learning early problem solving skills.

Melissa & Doug K’s Kids Pull-Back VehiclesAges 9mt+Melissa & Doug K's Kids Pull-Back Vehiclescheck priceThese soft clothed vehicles make a great first set of cars for baby boys or girls. Your baby will love pulling back these soft, bright automobiles and watching them zoom across the floor. The fun part? Chasing after them.

Fisher-Price Stroll-Along WalkerAges 9mt-12Fisher-Price Stroll-Along Walkercheck price

How cute is this walker? It is the perfect way to encourage baby to walk. The coolest part? After they learn to walk, babies will enjoy pushing their baby doll around in the stroller.

VTech Sit-to-Stand Learning WalkerAges 9mt-3yVTech Sit-to-Stand Learning Walkercheck price

Here’s a fun walker that grows with your child. With the removable activity center, babies can first play with this toy on the floor. There are so many fun buttons to press that light up, play music, and sound effects. Once they are ready, they can push up on it to stand and play. It is perfect for babies just starting to learn to walk but not ready to do it on their own.

Fisher-Price 3-in-1 ElephantAges 9mt-3yFisher-Price 3-in-1 Elephantcheck priceThis friendly colorful little elephant is designed to grow with your child. He plays happy music to get your little one bouncing up and down, turns into a walker for those first steps, and the turns into a riding toy. What could be cuter?
Green Toys My First StackerAges 6mt-3yGreen Toys My First Stackercheck priceMade of recycled milk jugs, the My First Stacker from Green toys is durable, fun, and the perfect size for babies. It teaches babies about geometric shapes and size, while building eye hand coordination and thinking skills. The best part? There is no center post. Babies will love playing with it, knocking it over, chewing it, and stacking it up.
Skip Hop Rocking Owl StackerAges 6mt+Skip Hop Rocking Owl Stackercheck priceHere’s a neat twist on the classic stacking toy. With a rocking base and stackable components, this little owl is so loveable. The five stacking rings on the toy are nice and chunky for even the tiniest hands to work with. Each of the components is fun to play with on their own. The head is a rattle and the wings are perfect for chewing on. It’s is a hoot!
LeapFrog Scout’s Learning Lights RemoteAges 6mt-3yLeapFrog Scout's Learning Lights Remotecheck priceWhere is the remote control? Baby has got it. Put the Learning Lights remote from LeapFrog on the coffee table instead. The shape of it looks just like a real remote so baby is sure to snatch it while you are not looking. It lights up with interactive features introducing numbers, shapes, and phrases. Babies just love pushing the buttons.
Fisher-Price Laugh & Learn Piggy BankAges 6mt-3yFisher-Price Laugh & Learn Piggy Bankcheck priceClink! Clink! Clink! That’s the sound of babies putting coins in this fun and friendly piggy bank from Fisher Price. Babies love dropping coins in the piggy bank and taking them out again and again. Babies can play for it for hours. With fun sounds and phrases, the little piggy also encourages kids to learn counting and more.
Fisher-Price Smart Stages PurseAges 6mt-3yFisher-Price Smart Stages Pursecheck priceMommy has a purse why can’t baby have one of her own? This is no ordinary purse. This interactive pink purse talks with music, phrases, and more. What’s a purse without stuff to put inside? The purse even comes with cute accessories including a mirror, teether, bracelet, credit card, and rattle phone. Soon she will go shopping just like mommy.

Munchkin Bubbles BathAges 9mt-1yMunchkin Bubbles Bathcheck price

Turn bath time into a celebration with these floating balls. Not only do they float, but there are cute colorful characters inside that spin and rattle.

Ages 12 Months – 18 Months

toys for 12 -18months
At 12 months, your baby is already exercising their minds and body as they are starting to walk around and move around. They are using their senses to explore the world. They need toys that meet the needs of their increasing energy levels, mobility, and curiosity. One year olds love experimenting and imitating what parents do. Look for toys with a lot of repetition.

VTech Sit-to-Stand Ultimate Alphabet Train Ages 1-3yVTech Sit-to-Stand Ultimate Alphabet Train check price

Choo! Choo! Babies will love hopping on the Ultimate Alphabet train from VTech. Designed to grow with baby, this action packed train is a floor toy, walker, ride on, and pull cart. As they learn the alphabet, kids will love the interactive storybook, double side blocks, moveable gears, and light up buttons. The happy tunes and train noises almost sound like you are in Disneyland.

VTech Go! Go! Ultimate RC Speedway Ages 1-5yVTech Go! Go! Ultimate RC Speedway check priceThere is a reason they call this the Ultimate Raceway. It’s huge! Babies will love zipping around this huge 5 foot bright and colorful R/C track. The coolest part? The cars will perform stunts over a tipping stunt ramp and even ride an elevator to the top of the track.
Fisher-Price Little People Big Animal Zoo Ages 1-5yFisher-Price Little People Big Animal Zoo check priceBabies will love hanging out at the zoo everyday with this fun zoo play set from Fisher Price. Your littles will love caring for their animal friends with the fun tools. The best part? When babies tip the elephant’s head or pull his tail, he comes to life with fun sound effects.
Tomy Kids Jumbo Jamboree Ages 12-18mtTomy Kids Jumbo Jamboree check priceThis is no ordinary elephant toy. Push this little elephant around and he is like a little band, playing 5 instruments at once. The best part? You can pull him apart and each of his body parts become instruments. There is a drum, xylophone, horn, harmonica, and bells. How awesome is that?

Manhattan Baby Stella Sweet DreamsAges 1-6yManhattan Baby Stella Sweet Dreamscheck price

Dressed in her cozy light purple pajamas and with her little lamb, Baby Stella is looking for a goodnight hug. When little ones give her a hug, she releases a soft lavender scent. Your little one will have sweet dreams of her own.

LeapFrog Musical Rainbow Tea PartyAges 1-3yLeapFrog Musical Rainbow Tea Partycheck priceWould you like some tea? What little girl doesn’t love having her own tea party? This tea set from Leapfrog is a great first tea set. Not only does it talk, sing, and light up, it teaches counting. The coolest part? Pouring the pretend tea. When kids pour the tea, not only does it make fun sound effects but the lighted tea level drops realistically.
Little People Animal Friends FarmAges 1-5yLittle People Animal Friends Farmcheck priceWhat little person wouldn’t love hanging out on a farm every day? This farm yard play set has a hinged design which allows it to swing open so kids can play inside. What’s a farm without animals? There’s all sorts of fun chunky sized animals in this set including a cow, goat, chicken, horse, sheep and pig. All the animals have their own areas and come to life with fun animal sounds and music.

Mega Bloks First Builders Building BagAges 1-5yMega Bloks First Builders Building Bagcheck price

Between 12 and 18 months, babies are ready for their first real set of building blocks. Working with these award winning blocks from MegaBloks, your baby will develop fine motor skills by grabbing, stacking, and sorting. Once they figure it out, they will start building towers as high as the ceiling like there is no tomorrow. These large sized MegaBloks are great to start with because they are a little easier for babies to handle than Legos.

Step2 WaterWheelAges 1+Step2 WaterWheelcheck price

The Step2 Water Wheel table provides hours of splish splashing fun. Kids will spend hours pouring water over the water wheel, making it spin. The water spills out into the two harbors, giving children a place to float the 2 included boats.

First 100 WordsAges 1-3yFirst 100 Wordscheck price

First 100 words is one of the most popular board books for babies. It is easy to see why it is so popular. This book is easy for baby to hold in her lap and put in her mouth. It’s full of beautiful pictures of objects that you are going to see around the house and outside. Each page is themed making it a fun activity for parents to share with baby.

VTech Pull and Learn Car CarrierAges 1-3yVTech Pull and Learn Car Carriercheck price

What baby boy doesn’t love cars and vehicles? This is no ordinary truck. This fun truck is loaded with so many fun activities for babies to explore. On the side of the truck, it’s got so many colorful buttons that make all sorts of noises when pressed. As kids play, they will be introduced to colors, numbers, and music. The coolest part? Babies will love loading the cars on the truck with the moveable ramp.

VTech Drop and Go Dump TruckAges 6mt-3yVTech Drop and Go Dump Truckcheck price

Even babies appreciate a good set of wheels. Truck lovers will love this dump truck from VTech. Babies will love pressing all the buttons to activate the lights and sounds. This dump truck comes with “rocks” which are actually little colorful balls. Little ones will love putting the balls in the back of the dump truck by pushing the balls in the hole in the top of the truck. The fun part? Dumping them out and doing it all over.

Green Toys Dump TruckAges 1-10yGreen Toys Dump Truckcheck priceThe Green Toys Dump Truck lets your little guy or girl load stuff in the back and dump it out somewhere else. This is just a typical day in the life of the Green Toys Dump Truck. With a sturdy build quality, it’s perfect to use in the house, in a sandbox, or at the beach. The best part? Made out of 100% recycled plastic milk containers, it’s the world’s greenest toy dump truck.
Fisher-Price Disney Princess Dancing PalaceAges 18mt-5yFisher-Price Disney Princess Dancing Palacecheck priceLittle ones will love this Disney Musical Castle. It is a great first dollhouse to introduce babies to. The chunky sized little people princesses are perfect for little hands to play with. Babies will feel like they are Dinseyland with classic songs like “Beauty and the Beast.” The best part? When you spin the lever, the little figures dance on the dance floor.

Ages 18 Months – 24 Months

toys for 18 -24months
Little ones over 18 months are using their hands to explore the world around them. They love flipping switches, opening and closing doors, and fiddling with anything that they can get their hands on. What are the best toys for 18 month olds? Look for pretend toys, shape sorters, and bath toys. These cool gifts for baby will leave a big smile on her face.

LeapFrog Number Lovin’ Oven Ages 2-5yLeapFrog Number Lovin' Oven check priceFor babies, what could possibly more fun than pretend cooking? Learning your numbers while cooking! Little chefs can make recipes with the 16 included ingredients from cupcakes to pizza. As they cook, toddlers will learn counting and how to share with this animated talking oven.

Little Tikes Gas ‘n Go MowerAges 18mt-5yLittle Tikes Gas 'n Go Mowercheck price

Daddy (or Mommy) mow the lawn so why can’t baby? Baby will love following daddy around with this pretend mower from Little Tikes. Just like a real mower, baby can pull the cord to get the lawn mower going. There are no batteries needed. Too bad it can’t cut grass.

Fisher-Price Little People Spinnin’ AirportAges 18mt-5yFisher-Price Little People Spinnin' Airportcheck priceUp, up, and away! This is the Little People Spinnin’ Sounds Airport. It’s got an airplane! But who is going to fly the plane? Baby! Baby will love taking the plane to the top of the tower and watching it spiral around the tower downward as it lands safely on the ground.
Playskool Pop-Up Shape Sorter Ages 18mt+Playskool Pop-Up Shape Sorter check priceHere’s a modern spin on the classic shape sorting toy. It’s got all the classic shape sorting action that we have come to love. This is no ordinary shape sorting toy. The Playskool Pop Up Shape Sorter actually collapses flat so it is easy to take on the go. The cat’s tail becomes the little carrying handle. How awesome is that?
Playskool Play All Day ElmoAges 18mt+Playskool Play All Day Elmocheck priceElmo fans are sure to find a new best friend with Play All Day Elmo. This little adorable guy has over 150 responses and activities like freeze dance and pat-a cake. Kids will love tickling him, hugging him, and clapping his hands. What toddler wouldn’t want to play with him all day long?
Battat B. Parum Pum Pum DrumAges 18mt-15yBattat B. Parum Pum Pum Drumcheck priceEvery little musician needs this musical instrument set. The coolest part? This might just look like a drum, but all of the instruments are stuffed inside the drum. There are plenty of instruments including the drum, drumsticks, egg shaker, bell, maraca, and tambourine. Each musical instrument is shaped like a little animal. Soon the whole family can join the band.
Boon Pipes Water Pipes Bath ToyAges 12m+Boon Pipes Water Pipes Bath Toycheck priceWho knew pipes could be so fun? Here’s a unique toy for babies that makes bath time much more fun. The set comes with 5 different colorful pipes. Babies can use the pipes for scooping or pouring water. The coolest part? You can suction them on the wall. Your little one might grow up to be a plumber.
Little Tikes EasyScore Basketball SetAges 18mt-5yLittle Tikes EasyScore Basketball Setcheck priceThe Little Tikes EasyScore Basket scores big with babies. With an adjustable height from 2 to 4 feet, this basketball hoop is designed to grow with your child. The oversized rim makes sure that everyone is a winner even beginners. The best part? It can be used both indoors and outdoors. For babies, it’s a slam dunk!
Contours Bravo 3-in-1 PottyAges 18mt+Contours Bravo 3-in-1 Pottycheck priceThis is no ordinary potty. It is designed to grow with your child. You can put the potty on the floor, fit it over the toilet, or even use it as a step stool. The best part? It has a flip-back shield that makes it perfect even for girls.

PottyAges 18mt+Pottycheck price

After reading this fun book, toddlers will be saying “I did it!” just like the main character in this book. For little ones, this fun and cheerful book is fun to read aloud, helping little ones get over their fear of going to the potty.

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