Toys should be both fun and educational for toddlers. Those first few years, they learn and understand at such a fast pace, they need toys that will nourish that development. Whether you’re looking for blocks to further develop fine motor skills or a walker that strengthens large motor mobility, online retailer Amazon.com sells the most creative toys. With so many choices and helpful customer reviews, you will find exactly what you are looking for. Here are the top 10 best toddler toys available from Amazon.com.
The Best Toddler Toys For 2016
This award winning, baby friendly, musical toy plays seven soothing melodies. The easy-grip handle is designed with a caterpillar-shaped head and has bright colored beads to play with. Press the round button and the colorful lights create a spectacular show, keeping baby entertained. Turn the volume down and sooth child to sleep with classical music. Both baby and parents love this toy so much, it has become an Amazon best seller.
With 80 durable blocks in several primary colors, your toddler is sure to build anything that can be imagined. These are also a great educational tool. Your toddler will learn about different colors and counting. While creating small buildings or huge cities, the child utilizes hand and eye coordination and spatial planning. The blocks are large enough to not pose a choking hazard, so they are safe for those younger children who love to put everything in their mouths.
BeatBo the robot will love teaching your toddler. This spunky robot will have your toddler moving as he sings and dances to fun and lively music. With three settings, your toddler will groove to the beat while being introduced to colors, the alphabet and numbers. BeatBo’s belly comes alive with LED flashing lights to add to the musical fun. Kids love this adorably, interactive toy that offers hours of entertainment.
Another Amazon best seller, this educational book is not just interactive but designed with BPA free plastic so it is not harmful if mouthed. Teach your toddler popular nursery rhymes like “Bingo” or “Twinkle twinkle little star” accompanied by lights and sounds. The book is designed with three adorable animals on the front and light-up tabs on the side. The discovery book encourages thinking, by asking questions on each page. As an added bonus, it is a durable product that is easy to keep clean from sticky fingers.
This toy has two advantages. While not yet ready to walk, a toddler can still refine motor skills on the removable play piano. Complete with assorted buttons, shapes and play telephone, along with 70 songs to keep any toddler coming back for more. When the child is ready to walk, snap the play panel back into the base and he is ready to explore. The sturdy design and rubber attached to the wheels means no falling to the side or sliding on slick services. It is also weighty enough that a toddler can pull himself up from the floor.
This adorable puppy will be your child’s new best friend. The puppy arrives equipped with pre-loaded songs and numerous activities. Included are upbeat, fun tunes for dancing all that toddler energy out or lullaby’s for relaxing to before bedtime. The real fun begins when a parent connects to LeapFrog online and customizes Violet. Input your child’s name and favorite food, animal and color. Violet will sing personalized songs to your toddler, even one incorporating her name. As the child grows and her tastes change, just log onto the site and update the preferences.
Children love to color but little hands can have a hard time gripping small crayons. Now they can be included in art projects with these egg shaped crayons. They are the perfect size and shape for a toddler to hold. The non-toxic eggs come in primary shades of blue, red and yellow and without a wrapper to get in the way, your toddler can color all day. Crayola thought ahead and designed them durable enough to withstand all the pounding and dropping little toddlers tend to do.
Don’t worry about your toddlers slipping off furniture anymore. This chair is the perfect size for that toddler who can’t sit still. The smart chair offers songs and phrases to teach a toddler about words, shapes, colors and numbers. When the child sits down the seat turns on offering an interactive experience that will have your toddler amazed. With three levels of learning, the smart chair will grow with the child. Beginning with simple words and progressing to pretend play, the child will stay engrossed for quite some time.
Enhance motor skills while encouraging creative play with these safe and durable vehicles. Each set comes complete with a bold colored police car, family car, school bus and fire truck. Pull the wheels back, let it go and watch as the sturdy car or truck zooms across the floor. The vehicles are plush enough for easy handling by little hands, and the quality design can hold up to rough and tumble play. Remove the wheel base for a quick washing. Without loud sounds or flashing lights, this is also great when trying to entertain the child while in a quiet environment.
This portable waterpark is the perfect height for small children and can be played with inside or outdoors. After light assembly, just plug up the hole in the bottom and add water. Water play is a great way for toddlers to practice their fine motor skills. Crank the Ferris wheel to scoop up objects in the water, or toss balls into the spiral tunnel and watch them race down. Let’s face it, most toddlers will have a blast just splashing in the water.