There are so many toys for kids available nowadays, so where do you even start? When choosing a toy for your baby, you obviously want it to do something beneficial for your tiny tot, like soothe a teething baby, encourage them to stand, teach them colors, sounds, etc. These 8 toys will without a doubt enrich the first year of your baby’s life; check them out below!
Baby Einstein™ Star Bright Symphony: This should actually be on your baby registry so you have it at home when you and your little bundle of joy come home from the hospital. What’s great about this product are the tunes and the red light it has on it, which gets — and keeps — your baby’s attention.
Lamaze Activity Spiral: Any activity spiral is great to put on a stroller early on. It really keeps them occupied while riding around in the stroller. Talk about a joy ride!
Skip Hop Silver Lining Cloud Activity Gym: This activity gym is great for a newborn, up until your baby is sitting up on their own! It’s a great little soft mat to practice tummy time, and also a great place for your baby to learn how to roll over for the first time.
Skip Hop Explore & More Mix & Match Soft Activity Book: Soft books are great for infants for a few reasons. It’s good to get your child used to books, and the crinkly noise it makes keeps your baby engaged.
SKIP*HOP® Explore & More 3-Stage Activity Center: When you have things to do in the kitchen and you want your baby to be safe while playing, this activity center is perfect! It keeps them engaged and you know they’re safe, sound, and not going anywhere. This one is great for when your child is able to keep his or her head up without assistance.
Baby Einstein Discovering Music Activity Table: This activity table is great when your baby begins learning how to stand. It encourages them to play while standing, which will encourage them to eventually walk. There are a lot of little activities on the table, too, which will keep them occupied for quite some time!
VTech Sit-to-Stand Learning Walker: This activity walker is a great toy for your little one who’s just steps from beginning to walk. Not only can they sit and play with the front, they can use the little walker to help them take their first steps with assistance.