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Our Favorite Toys for Babies Six Months and Younger


Even young babies can enjoy the benefits of play. We love these toys for their ability to offer sensory stimulation, to teach cause and effect, and their overall cuteness, of course.

1. Sophie the Giraffe

sophie the giraffe

Sophie is one of the most popular baby toys right now. This soft and squeaky giraffe is loaded with lots of interesting features like multiple limbs to chew on, a sweet face for kissing, and a belly that squeaks when you squish it. Sophie is made from natural rubber and is painted with food dyes, so she’s safe for months and months of chewing.

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2. Fisher-Price Discover 'n Grow Kick and Play Piano Gym

Fisher-Price Discover 'n Grow Kick and Play Piano Gym

Floor time is a great way for your little baby to learn how to wiggle and move. With this awesome play mat, baby will be entertained by her reflection in the hanging mirror while the piano kick plate helps teach cause and effect. For older babies, the piano can swivel to be used from a sitting position.

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3. Sassy Electronic Keys

Sassy Electronic Keys

Babies are fond of grabbing for mommy and daddy’s keys, so having a pair of their own keys is a great idea. This fun set features bright colors and interactive buttons to keep your baby interested and entertained.

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4. Lamaze Wrist Rattles and Foot Finders

Lamaze Gardenbug Footfinder & Wrist Rattle Set

There really aren’t a lot of things that your baby finds more interesting than his or her feet and hands. They’re easily accessible, they’re fun to grab, and they taste good, too. With a set of feet finders and wrist rattles you’ve just made their favorite entertainment go from awesome to AMAZING.

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5. Peek A Baby

Peek A Baby

This cloth book by Jellycat is a great way to introduce your little one to books and reading. A short story of hide-and-seek provides visual stimulation, while soft flaps of fabric are fun to feel--and even more fun to hide a peeking a baby behind. Cloth pages mean you don’t have to worry about ripping, and cleanup is a breeze—just throw in the washer and lay flat to dry.

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6. Baby Einstein Music and Discovery Travel Mirror

Baby Einstein Music and Discovery Travel Mirror

Babies’ car seats must be in the rear-facing position as it’s safest. Rear-facing can be a little boring for baby, and it makes it hard for you to see what baby is up to. This mirror fixes everything. Easily adjustable so that you can get the perfect angle to get a peek, this toy has four modes to entertain with lights and/or music, plus an educational setting where baby can learn colors in three languages!

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7. Green Sprouts' Cornstarch Hand Teether

Green Sprouts' Cornstarch Hand Teether

Once your baby learns how to use her hands, you’ll notice everything winds up in her mouth. This teether by green sprouts is made from cornstarch resin and silicone, so there’s no fear of unsafe chemicals getting in your baby’s mouth. Its cute hand-shaped design is easy to grip and fun to chew.

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8. Taggies Go with Me Friends Elephant

Taggies Crinkle Me Toy

It’s just a fact of life that moms and dads are constantly on the go. That means baby spends a lot of time in his car seat—so let’s make it interesting! This elephant carrier toy bar provides visual interest for little newborns, and the cute fuzzy friends are perfect for baby to reach for when hand-eye coordination starts developing.

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9. Duckymeter


Every baby needs a rubber ducky, and this little guy doubles as a bath thermometer. This ducky is safe to be used as a toy in or out of the tub. The thermometer instantly activates when placed in water, with no buttons to press. Safety can be fun!

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10. Baby Einstein Take Along Tunes

Baby Einstein Take Along Tunes

It’s never too early to begin developing your baby’s music appreciation. This toy is easy to carry and plays seven recognizable tunes. Large, colorful beads happily slide up and down the handle, while a light show entertains your baby.

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