Its never easy to keep up with the latest trends in the toy market. To make your life a little easier we’ve done our research and compiled a list of the 10 most popular baby toys in 2017. All of these toys should be available in Argos, Amazon and ToysRUs but stocks will be limited so get them before they’re gone.
Jellycat Bashful Bunny
This beautiful bunny is suitable from birth. Little ones love Jellycat bunnies with their big floppy ears. It comes in different sizes and colours. It’s only suitable for hand wash.
Red Kite 2 in 1 Safari Activity Play-matt and Gym
This padded Red Kite Safari Play Gym can be used from birth until they are crawling. Your baby wil be mesmerised looking at all the hanging toys from the activity arch. Ideal also for tummy time. The play mat has a variety of textures and fabrics for sensory stimulation. It also includes hidden squeakers and crinkle fabrics for play time. The toy bar is also detachable.
Mamas & Papas Musical Starlite Swing Chair – Grey Melange Design
This swing glides smoothly and provides an ideal place for naps. The swing is suitable from birth to approximately 6 months. The canopy is adjustable. The swing has 5 motion settings and different melodies to choose from. It has 2 light shows with relaxing sensory displays. It also allows you to plug in your own MP3.
Welcome to the World Bunny Rattle
This striped bunny ring rattle is a perfect first toy for baby. It encourages the baby to grab and hold. It’s size is ideal for new born hands and makes a soft rattle noise.
BWINKA Kids Baby Lovely Musical Soft Animal Crib Toy
For those long car journeys or just a walk in the pram. This spiral musical toy is made of soft. It contains a bunny, a bear and a heart to encourage baby’s tactile development and hand eye coordination.
Lamaze Footfinder Set Baby Toy Socks & Wrist Rattles
Respected baby toy maker Lamaze is known for its bright coloured sensory toys. This foot finder set of baby toy socks and wrist rattles contains 4 pieces in total. One set of 2 socks and 2 bracelets. The bright colours and contrasting stripes can help develop the baby’s vision. The wrist rattles attach with velcro for easy fastening.
Limited Edition Milestone Baby Photo Cards
This milestone baby cards are an ideal keepsake. The design is bold and striking with beautiful fonts and prints. There are 30 photo cards and will make your baby pictures memorable forever. The weeks will fly and you will look back at your pictures and remember first night he slept through the night, first time he said mama or rolled. They come in a beautiful box ideal for a gift.
Vtech Baby Musical Rhymes Book
Another great baby toys brand, Vtech. This interactive musical rhymes book teaches instrument names, sounds and colours. Includes two modes of play, melodies and nursery rhymes. Nursery rhymes included are Hey Diddle Diddle, Humpty Dumpty, Hickory Dickory Dock, Little Miss Muffet, The Mulberry Bush and Old MacDonald. There are several push buttons to encourage manual dexterity and discovery.
Chicco Blue Next2Stars Mobile Cot Projector
This soothing cot projector is ideal to help babies self soothe in their cot. There are 3 different modes; ceiling projection, night lamp and nightlight moon together with a range of relaxing music. This smart design incorporates a sensor which activates the nightlight if the baby cries.
KRAFTZ Kids Alphabets And Numbers Interlocking Jigsaw Puzzle Playmat
This soft foam floor mats will protect your little one from potential bumps on any hard surface. It contains the alphabet and numbers from 0 to 9. The mats are made from 10mm thick Non-Toxic EVA foam. It contains 36 interlocking pieces and all letters and numbers can be pushed put and used as puzzles. Each tile measures 18 x 18 cm.