Best Infant Toys of 2019
Some experts believe that listening to classical music can do a world of good for your baby, including making your baby smarter and happier. As if that isn’t good enough reason to add a little classical listening to your baby’s playlist, think about what a nice change of pace a little classical music will be from the usual “The Wheels on the Bus” and “The Itsy Bitsy Spider” that you likely have on heavy rotation.This toys are recommended for three months and up.
Best for Sensory Development: Manhattan Toy Winkel Rattle and Teether Toy
This Amazon’s Choice infant toy may seem simple, but its benefits for your baby are many. The mesmerizing maze of safe, BPA free, and soft tubes are great for teething kids, but more than that, the continuous tubes promote clutching and two-handed play, while the middle cube provides a pleasing rattle sound that babies love.
The Manhattan Toy Winkel Rattle and Sensory Teether Toy is the winner of multiple newborn toy awards, including the Oppenheim Toy Portfolio Blue Chip Award. This toy is recommended for kids from zero to 24 months.
Best Classic: The First Years Stack Up Cups
As an Amazon’s Choice toy, The First Years Stack Up Cups provide multiple ways for your baby to play, all while building skills like hand-eye coordination and problem-solving. The eight brightly colored nesting cups are fun for kids to fit together, stack up, or turn over to hide things underneath.
Each cup has large numbers embossed on the base so as your kid grows he can continue to use this toy to practice counting and begin building number recognition skills. They’re fun for bath time play, as well. This toy is recommended for kids six months and up.
Best for Travel: Sassy Wonder Wheel Activity Center
Besides the diaper bag and stroller, nothing is more important when traveling than bringing along some entertainment for the baby. The Sassy Wonder Wheel Activity Center provides just that, and is so easy to throw into a bag and then find at a moment’s notice amongst the diapers, wipes, backup outfit, and breastfeeding cover.
Simply stick the suction cup to any flat surface and watch your child become mesmerized by the spinning wheel. The centerpiece spinners enhance visual tracking and strengthen fine motor wheels, while also encouraging your baby to reach, tug, and bat, which helps develop hand-eye coordination. The colorful beads within the clear structure of the toy also help baby connect the idea of sound to sight. Multiple texture points are optimal for baby’s developed play, as well. This toy is recommended for kids six months and up.