All babies from infants to toddlers love to play. By the way, in this article, an infant means a baby that is reaching 1 year of age, whereas toddler means baby from 1-4 years old. Babies of this age love to explore their surroundings and learn new things. They love to exercise all five senses: smell, taste, touch, hearing, and sight. The focus is just playing and having fun every day.

Fortunately, there is a wide range of toys that can satisfy and help babies to learn and develop these days. We will touch on some of the most popular ones.


PLAYGYMSPlay gyms are great for your toddler and infant. It provides a very enriching environment for your baby to learn and discover since it has a three-dimensional play space. Most of them come with souds colors and lights so that they can encourage your baby perfom the coordinated movements and exercise all their senses.

Riding Toys

The riding toys are arguably toddlers which have supply of energy that is endless and also the desire to continue moving around. Toddlers get more interest with the riding toys because they can push them with their feet as compared to those that need to be moved with peddles. They also give rocking riding toys much love,

Dolls and Stuffed Animals

Dolls and stuffed animals are also great toys for infants and toddlers. Young children like to imitate, these toys offer them a chance to model people’s behaviors and develop their people skills. For example, your baby might imitate feeding or rock a doll.


Solid Wooden Block Toys

Solid wooden block set that comes with a wide assortment of shapes, sizes, and colors are great educational toys. It helps your baby to develop shape and color recognition, sorting skills and manual dexterity. Your baby can also use blocks to develop his or her tower building skill.

Musical Toys


Babies love music and love it, even more, when they can make the music themselves. Musical toys will keep them entertained while helping them develop skills in distinguishing sounds and finding music patterns. Some baby music set even come with a drum, trumpet, and tambourine that can help spark your child’s imagination and provide a great fun learning experience.

Electronic Baby Toys

Baby toys have gone electronic today. Electronic baby toys such as infant computers and toy mobile phones really help to build the baby’s imagination as well as to fine-tune their hand-eye and motor coordination skills. A toy mobile phone helps babies model the discussions they hear around them and practice their expanding vocabulary. When they imagine calling people on a phone, they are developing their speech and social skills as well.

With an endless array of toys for infants and toddlers, the only problem for parents is how to narrow down the list. Put safety first when choosing toys for your little one. Whatever toys you choose, they have to pass the appropriate safety standard. You don’t want to risk the safety of your baby.

Sometimes when you look at the whole range of baby toys available today and you wish you were baby once again :