Holiday Toy Series: Top Toys for Baby (Infants-2 years)

Munchkin Mozart Magic Cube

Choose your holiday gifts from this award winning selection of educational baby toys. You simply can't go wrong with these top-notch baby toys guaranteed to thrill little ones from birth-2 years. You'll be pleasantly surprised at how reasonably priced these stimulating toys are! Best of all, they promote & support your baby's learning.  All of the toys featured here have won prestigious toy and parenting awards based on quality, creativity, educational value and/or entertainment value. All toys have also received outstanding consumer ratings and are highly recommended.

Hot Holiday Pick:

Baby Einstein Takealong Tunes Award winner! It many not be expensive, but it is baby's favorite! Colorful toy plays 7 soothing classical melodies while gentle lights dance to the music. Designed for little hands with a large easy to press music button and adorable caterpillar handle for carrying. Adjustable volume switch. A great value at a reasonable price!

Recommended Top Toys:

Munchkin Mozart Magic CubeMunchkin Mozart Magic Cube Award winning interactive musical cube lets little ones create 8 Mozart masterpieces. Cube sides include the harp, French horn, piano, flute, and violin which light up and play instrument sounds. Sounds can be played solo or added together to create a symphony. Features soft rounded edges and durable design. Fascinating musical toy for the wee ones!

 LeapFrog® Learn & Groove Musical Table Award winner! Music, learning & fun rolled into one! Choose from this amazing toy's words or music options. Learn about ABCs, colors, opposites, counting to 10 and primary shapes or play on piano keys, tap the drum, groove to over 40 songs and melodies, and listen to nursery rhymes & instrument sounds. Flip a switch to change from English to Spanish. Best of all, this toy grows with your child. It sits flat on the floor for babies and adjusts to toddler play by adding included table legs. Provides hours upon hours of visual, auditory and fine motor stimulation and skills practice. An educational wonderland sure to delight little ones from 6 months- 2+ years. Other LeapFrog Learn & Groove Instruments available.

 Baby Einstein Count and Compose Piano Award winner! This pleasant sounding first piano teaches babies instruments, composing music and counting to 5 in English, Spanish & French. Encourages fine motor development while providing auditory, visual and language stimulation.

LeapFrog Chat and Count Phone  Award winner! Babies are fascinated with phones! This baby-proof phone combines both learning and fun. Press the number buttons to count on the screen along with baby's animated pal Scout, or press the music button to hear songs about counting. Trade calls and voicemail with Scout, or enjoy 15 other fun phone activities. Includes online learning ideas for parents. Pretending to be a grownup has never been so much fun! Ages 18 months+

LeapFrog My Pal Violet or LLeapFrog My Pal Scout (Green). Award winner! Adorable plush puppy which can be customized to learn your child's name and favorite things via a simple computer download. Plays lullabies, learning songs and teaches numbers, animals, food and more. Select from an additional 30 songs online. Awesome cuddly and educational toy for ages 6 months- 2+ years.

Toysmith Battat Ready Set Go Cars  Award winner! Colorful and durable set of 4 chunky cars great for little hands ages 1+. Pull back action sends cars zooming, with delightful sounds!

LEGO Duplo Ultimate Building Set – 71 Pieces  Award winner! Colorful tub of building blocks for little fingers 18 months- 2+ years. Award winning toy provides hours of creative fun! LEGO also has a tremendous selection of building sets to delight children of all ages and interests.

Fisher-Price Laugh & Learn Say Please Tea Set Award winner! A very cute first tea set which develops imaginative play while teaching numbers, shapes, opposites, manners and more. This tea set has 3 modes of play, 3 songs and tea pot "pouring" sound effects. Set includes tea pot, tea cups, cookies and tray. Guaranteed to be a favorite of little girls. Ages 6 months+

Madame Alexander My First Baby – Powder Blue, 12 Inch Award winner! Adorable, super soft baby doll perfect for tiny hands ages 1+ Made of washable, baby-safe materials. Award winning first choice for little mommies! Also available in pink.

 Playskool Explore and Grow Busy Ball Popper Award winner! Loads of sensory fun and gross motor skills practice with this lively interactive toy. Colorful balls spiral down the track and pop up the air powered tube at the press of the big mushroom button. 8 upbeat songs along with sound effects invite your child to dance, giggle, put & take balls and have fun discovering the concept of cause and effect. Surely a favorite for ages 9 months- 2+ years.

LeapFrog Fridge Farm Magnetic Animal Set  Award winner! Extremely amusing and educational toy for ages 1+. Magnetic animal set plays learning songs, teaches animal facts and sounds. Mix and match animal bodies to create actual or wacky animal combinations, and enjoy the silliness.  Plays 5 barnyard tunes. Lots of fun!

Baby Einstein Bendy Ball Award winner! This reasonably priced, soft & flexible ball absolutely fascinates even the littlest ones! It's easy to grasp, bend and squeeze, plus it has a rattle ball in the middle to provide additional sight and sound stimulation. A simple yet wonderful product.

Little Super Star Classical Stacker Award winner! Entertaining 5 piece stacker plays 5 classical and children's favorite tunes while lights dance through the colorful stars. Promotes basic eye-hand coordination and problem solving.  Ages 6 months+

Fisher-Price Brilliant Basics Baby's First Blocks Award winner! A simple, yet wonderful shape sorter for babies. Provides endless fun & learning as babies sort, stack, identify and match shapes. Babies love filling up the bucket and dumping it out, dropping the shapes through the shape sorter lid or using the handle to carry around their fun. Great for hand-eye coordination, recognition and problem solving skills. Includes 10 brightly colored blocks. Reasonably priced. Ages 6 months-3 years.

Stocking Stuffers:

Sassy Ring O' Links Rattle Developmental Toy Award winner! Brightly colored links provide visual & tactile stimulation. Perfect teether, rattle & first toy for little fingers Award winning toy grows with baby promoting lots of exploration! Attaches to strollers and more. Best of all, this quality product is under $5. Meets safety requirements. A definite must have!

 Vulli Sophie the Giraffe Teether  Award winner! This toy-teether consistently tops Amazon's Baby best seller list! Babies are attracted to Sophie's bright spots, enjoy chewing on Sophie's easy to grasp limbs & neck, and love its pleasant squeaker. Believe it or not, this favorite has been around since 1961. And don't worry, Sophie meets all safety standards. Just read the glowing reviews at Amazon of this extremely popular produc


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