Best baby & toddler toys according to redditors

We found 1,100 Reddit comments discussing the best baby & toddler toys. We ranked the 479 resulting products by number of redditors who mentioned them. Here are the top 20.

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Top Reddit comments about Baby & Toddler Toys:

u/ahmenrah · 301 pointsr/AskReddit

I bought my son megabloks because he's 1 and would probably eat legos right now and he has a blast! I fully intend to upgrade to legos when he comes of age though.

Edit: these mega bloks

u/WindowOnInfinity · 131 pointsr/HelpMeFind
u/DigDugDude · 111 pointsr/IAmA
u/nguyecnt · 74 pointsr/me_irl
u/elinordash · 65 pointsr/AmItheAsshole

YTA because there are tons of wood toys for babies. Sustainability can be tricky, but there is no reason you need to go for plastic.

Melissa and Doug Wooden Shape Sorter, $13 listed for age 24 months to 4 years.

Melissa and Doug Rolling Shape Sorter, $18 listed for age 12 months to 3 years.

HABA Wooden Zoo Sorter, $35 listed for 12 months and up

Hape Wooden Dog, $22 listed for age 12 months to 3 years.

Janod Forest Stacker, $15 listed for age 12 months to 3 years.

Grimm Fire Nesting Toy, $34 listed for age 12 months and up.

u/Regel_1999 · 47 pointsr/AdviceAnimals

Do you think it's because you had one of [THESE] (http://www.amazon.com/Fisher-Price-Brilliant-Basics-Corn-Popper/dp/B00CQHYWJK) as a kid.

I did and I like the sound of rattling in the vacuum too.

u/DinkaAnimalLover · 46 pointsr/Rabbits

OMG what wonderful kind people you are!!! Thank you for rescuing him! Who could have kept that sweet face locked up in a shed?!

How long have you had him for now?



In case you are a new bunny parent and need any tips or ideas take a look at the little guide on care I assembled below https://drive.google.com/open?id=1Z_IvDuy5Fr-VOKwBVBSmZih0m1ATCIquIMhYyFl4aIw - it is a it long but quite thorough. I really tried to include all the info a new bunny parent might want into this guide...

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Poor sweetheart look a little sad... I am so happy he has you now! Try to spend a lot of time on the floor with him if you can. You don't have to drop everything and be with him, just see if you can do some of the things you usually do on the floor.. he will love the company and it will make him feel happier and less lonely.

I am guessing his situation was far from ideal and he is understandably unsure and weary of people. But with some patience, the right approach and diligence you can change that. :)

What works best with bunnies is always always letting them come to you instead of you going to them... silly as it is, that is what makes them feel most secure around anyone who is trying to bond with them. The best way to encourage them to do this is another silly thing - get on the floor. Literally just sprawl out and do your own thing and wait for him to come and explore you (I promise he will if you are patient). On the floor you are on his own level and you feel both safe and curious for them explore.

I would honestly suggest trying to really focus for the next few week on spending lots of time on the floor with him when you are home. Anything you usually do just do it on the floor. The floor is their level and where they feel the safest and that is best for bonding. Sprawl out and let him hop all over you. Watch TV on the floor and lean against the sofa for comfort or even when you are on your laptop. Basically just make a real effort to spend lots of time with him on the floor for a couple weeks and see if that makes a difference I think it will. :) Always let him come to you on his own terms when he feels safe, don't reach for him if you feel like he is not feeling safe in that moment (kind of anticipate his feelings)... some greens will help make you feel more inviting and attractive, and over time you will be able to pet him while he is eating, and then he will learn that humans mean yummies and they are safe and he will pop by for pets from you more often. :)

Watch a couple videos below:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T3rlWno7B8g - great video

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MS9HcoC19h4 - another good video

It's really about the amount of time you spend around and with your bunny on his level (the floor) - the more the better.. The food is not a way to bond, but something that initially helps lure him to you to learn more about you and what to expect from - this of it this way… To bond with the bunny, grab some treats (I suggest cilantro or small pieces of dried apple) and sit on the floor in the same room as the bunny. Spend lots of time on the ground with it in spaced out sessions. Just read or watch Netflix, and wait for the bun to come to you. Eventually, he will probably come up and sniff you all over. Sit still and let him do that, then he'll hop away. The next time he comes, offer him treats from your hand. Repeat several times, just sitting and waiting for him to come get treats. When he's comfortable with that, and maybe flopping or binkying in your presence and close to you, reach out and pet his head as he is eating a treat. Almost all rabbits love having their heads pet/massaged. If you're lucky, after a while He'll be coming to you and asking for it by putting his head near your hand.

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He might also really like some things to explore and play with in his space. I'll share my favorites below:

Bunnies like exporting type toys - a tunnel, cardboard houses, willow and hay balls, chews, and treat puzzles . The two thread below have examples:

https://www.reddit.com/r/Rabbits/comments/an8cut/rabbit_room_ideas/

https://www.reddit.com/r/Rabbits/comments/ajf2vl/how_to_enrich_my_rabbits_life/

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Also a couple suggestions below that are my personal favorites and all buns tend to enjoy:

Treat/pellets ball - feed pellets in it vs a bowl

Nesting cups - hide little treat bits between stacked cups, I have not met a bun who doesn't love these

Plastic slinky - most buns love these

Play house

Dig box

Also try homemade things - the best I found was an empty egg carton stuffed with favorite greens for him to figure out how to open. :)

Or something like this https://www.reddit.com/r/Rabbits/comments/be338f/diy_pellet_dispenser/

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Or a homemade castle like this person did https://www.reddit.com/r/Rabbits/comments/bcl9p4/cardboard_castle/ - she has instructions on how to make one, send her a message.

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Lastly try teaching him tricks like here https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ke5N3tGLT_A - which is fun and a great way to bond with him.

u/Sparling · 43 pointsr/memes

JaRu Magic Grow Capsules (One 6 various themes), 12 Count package https://www.amazon.com/dp/B000096R2E/ref=cm_sw_r_cp_apa_vyVRBbT7QHWFB

u/rednax1206 · 32 pointsr/HelpMeFind
u/dzlux · 24 pointsr/Firearms
u/pryos1 · 19 pointsr/BuyItForLife

Newer ones are probably far better. but come on, who didnt have one of these poppers growing up?

u/LevelOneDad · 19 pointsr/Parenting

"Welcome to our learning farm!"

My daughter (10 months) loves this thing: https://www.amazon.com/VTech-Stand-Learning-Frustration-Packaging/dp/B0053X62GK

... and I love that she loves it. But my heavens, is it annoying. If I hear the cow moo in the barn once more I may lose it. As called out elsewhere here, it lacks a dedicated volume control. It has a little switch that toggles between loud and STFU.

It also has a little slide-whistle sound effect that goes off N times depending on what you hit. Press "3" and it happily screams, "THREE! Whoop ... whoop ... whoop." That sounds seems pitched perfectly to slice through any other audio coming from elsewhere in the house.

u/rain41 · 18 pointsr/beyondthebump

I would return. They aren't safe or helpful for walking, plus it's huge and something that can only be used for a short amount of time. Instead get a push walker (this V-tech one is popular) and was actually recommended to us by a PT to help encourage walking indepedently.

u/Enzeroth_ · 17 pointsr/videos

I have an Otamatone and they're not expensive at all. You just have to buy the right one. https://www.amazon.com/dp/B00MRJ8GXK/ref=twister_B00MRLED1M?_encoding=UTF8&psc=1

http://www.otamatone.com/shop/

u/ghost1667 · 14 pointsr/toddlers

my son loved these from 10 months onward. he's 3 now and still plays with them. https://smile.amazon.com/gp/product/B00005C5H4/ref=oh_aui_search_detailpage?ie=UTF8&psc=1

u/UnicornToots · 12 pointsr/Mommit

While some don't fit your criteria, I'm a fan of many of the items from Fat Brain Toys. My daughter has the following from there:

  • Tobbles Neo - She loves this thing!

  • pipSquigz

    Her other basic, non-musical, not-very-themepark-ish toys are (and some you mention you have, but still...):

  • Oball - These are extremely easy for babies of all ages to hold. Everything from Oball is fantastic.

  • Wood Hammer Set

  • Classic stacking rings

  • Classic stacking cups

  • A crap ton of wood puzzles

  • Classic wood shape-sorter

  • Counting Caterpillar

    But, honestly, my daughter grows out of things pretty quickly. She has fallen in and out of love with her toys repeatedly. She also loves music, so as much as I wish she would just like the silent, simple toys... she thrives most and has the most fun with things that are loud and musical. I hate everything Vtech, but she could dance for days if given the opportunity... so as a parent, sometimes I suck it up and realize that despite whatever toys I wish or think she should have, she finds other things more enjoyable (especially as she became a toddler had had true opinions on things).
u/killabeez36 · 12 pointsr/absolutelynotme_irl

This seems like a good solution.

u/SupriseGinger · 12 pointsr/TeamFourStar

It's a reference to a popular baby's toy known as a see and say.

https://www.amazon.com/Fisher-Price-See-Say-Farmer-Says/dp/B00JYCN84A

u/Captain__Eggplant · 10 pointsr/bigdickproblems

I would try one and am very close to purchasing one for my gf and I. We have the same issue you are having with doggy style and a few other positions.

I have heard some guys trying these as “penis donuts”.

https://www.amazon.com/Fisher-Price-71050-Brilliant-Basics-Rock-a-Stack/dp/B00000IZQP

Just slide one down your bf’s member to the base. The rings farther down have a larger opening for larger girth. There are different company’s with different sizes and they also make them in smooth wood which would probably be more durable. Not a large investment so may be worth a try.

u/Spivsy · 10 pointsr/Hatfilms
u/yunietheoracle · 9 pointsr/Rabbits

Baby stacking cups! The First Years Stack Up Cups https://www.amazon.com/dp/B00005C5H4/ref=cm_sw_r_cp_apa_i_F9lQCbYCFTKWN

u/uwjames · 8 pointsr/personalfinance

People will want to buy things for the baby. Some are useful things, many are not. What you really want is gift cards - Walmart, Target, your local grocey store, etc...

Do not fall into the trap of buying every toy, gadget, and outfit you can for your baby. The time your baby spends with her mother or you (or best of all, both of you together) is infinitely more valuable than any toy. This seems obvious to me, but then again I see so many families who are obviously broke but still have bought a lot of nice stuff for their kids. They don't need nice stuff, they need you. And they need you to have the money to fix the car when it breaks down, or to get through lean times when the next recession hits. I have a baby girl BTW, and her favorite toy is these nesting cups I got for $4.

Hopefully the mom will understand this too.

Minimalism is becoming a pretty popular idea, even among people who could afford to buy all the stuff. Here are some articles you might want to read:

https://redandhoney.com/crunchy-minimalist-baby/

https://littlehouselovelyhome.com/minimalist-baby-checklist/

https://www.theminimalistmom.com/minimalist-guide-to-baby/

https://theartofsimple.net/8-essentials-for-a-newborn-baby/

Whatever stuff you decide to buy, see about finding it on craigslist or local mommy groups on facebook before buying it new.

Other advice: If you haven't started this already, start going with the mom to every doctors appointment. The more supported she feels the better for everyone. Also the more informed about the medical side of things you are, the better for everyone. Follow the doctors advice. Go for walks with your baby's mom. Walks are a good way to bond and a perfect exercise for pregnant moms. The fitter she is when she goes into delivery the better for everyone and for your budget.

Last thing: Hopefully your baby's mom is enthusiastic about breast feeding. It's not easy for all women. That's why hospitals have lactation specialists. Breast milk is the best food for a baby up to 6 months, and beyond that they should still be able to nurse as they transition to solid foods. Breast milk is also free. Go to the store and check out prices on formula and baby food - it's expensive stuff, especially if you want the organic stuff.




u/hilandhall · 7 pointsr/vinyl

ive read that these new ones are just playing digital files.
see reviews...
http://www.amazon.com/Fisher-Price-Classic-Record-Player/dp/B003CGVCXS

u/questfulnessly · 7 pointsr/beyondthebump

My son is that age and he loves reading board books with mom and dad (and trying to eat them too). His favorite right now is Moo Baa La La La (and some of his other favorites are Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See? and The Pout-Pout Fish).

Around that age he also started wanting to climb out of the bathtub, so we were really happy with this The Fill And Spin Water Fountain Bath Toys - Flow Fill Spin Water Spout Interactive Baby And Kids Bathtub Toys - with Extra Orange Cloud . When he figured out how to spin the googly eyes with his finger, he just sort of cooed at it for a few minutes and it was unbelievably cute to watch (and of course he is now more busy playing with the toy to bother as much with climbing out of the tub).

A coworker gave us a stuffed animal (Friendship League 12" Plush Moose ) that our guy has also enjoyed playing with.

He also loves climbing up the stairs (with mom or dad) and throwing blocks (as well as everything in our recycling bin) down them.

An inexpensive item you could also gift could be a pack of tennis balls. Our son loves their bright color and since we have a lot of hardwood he’s super entertained when I show him how to bounce and roll them.

Hope this helps offer a few ideas.

u/boobsmolester · 7 pointsr/videos

It's about $30.

Black

White

u/samazingjedi · 6 pointsr/AskParents

Catch-Me-Kitty. I'm usually pretty good about tuning-out some of my daughter's toys. But this one. Its annoying, gets stuck on carpet, and does not have an automatic "I shut off after 5 minutes of not being played with" feature. Honestly, I prefer the Popper over that devil-cat any day.

u/[deleted] · 6 pointsr/Rabbits

Cardboard boxes with shredded paper, pieces of cardboard, paper towel rolls, and some hay stuffed inside with a tunnel attached is by far my buns' favorite toys. They love going in and ripping everything apart and finding hay/treats to eat. Bunnies love cardboard boxes in general. They'll rip them apart and move them around, chew on 'em, make hidey holes, climb on them. I'll even cut out some holes on the side of the boxes and stuff cardboard tubes frayed at the ends/stuffed with hay for them to have fun with.

Tunnels rank at number 2 favorite toy. Their favorite is the crinkley cat tunnels which have holes throughout them they can dart out. They like the crinkle noise too.

They love manipulating objects, hard plastic slinkies (not metal ones!) are fun for them ... and to watch, haha. Hard plastic baby rattles, baby keys, etc. Just no gel/soft plastic as it would be easy for them to bite and ingest.
http://wabbitwiki.com/wiki/Toys_and_Games This has an awesome list of toys and also places to buy bun toys. I've bought cottontail cottages, activity tables, rosewood activity trees, etc--buns love them all! But they are expensive for sure. The activity tables last forever but it would definitely be cheaper to build one !

Oh, also--I would recommend games like the Teach N Treat for mental stimulation as well: http://www.amazon.com/Hagen-Living-World-Teach-Treat/dp/B004HYW9B8/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1393474030&sr=8-1&keywords=teach+n+treat

There are tons of dog and cat games like that too that buns will love: http://www.amazon.ca/Trixie-4594-Products-Solitaire-White/dp/B0057G1WT0/ref=wl_it_dp_o_pC_S_nC?ie=UTF8&colid=3EH8O533V5DMS&coliid=I346NPTH7GATHZ

Also they love moving around these treat balls when you stuff em with pellets: http://www.amazon.com/Smarter-Toys-Treat-Inches-Colors/dp/B003ARUKTG/ref=sr_1_2?ie=UTF8&qid=1393474058&sr=8-2&keywords=treat+ball

They love games that have anything to do with eating/end result being eating. :P

http://www.amazon.ca/Kitty-Mansions-Memphis-Tree-Beige/dp/B0043Z0EUE/ref=wl_it_dp_o_pd_S_nC?ie=UTF8&colid=3EH8O533V5DMS&coliid=IHU58PNBHRME6 CAT TREES! Build your own if you want! Make sure if you buy one to cover any non-safe bun material.

I also got them one of these: http://www.amazon.ca/gp/product/B0038B2EKM/ref=oh_details_o01_s00_i00?ie=UTF8&psc=1

http://www.amazon.ca/gp/product/B00005C5H4/ref=oh_details_o02_s05_i00?ie=UTF8&psc=1 Stack cups! Put treats between them and watch them knock them over and nom the treats. :)

http://www.amazon.ca/gp/product/B00000IZQP/ref=oh_details_o04_s01_i05?ie=UTF8&psc=1 They also like knocking these off.

http://www.amazon.ca/Super-Pet-Tropical-Fiddle-Stick/dp/B000HHO26E/ref=wl_it_dp_o_pC_S_nC?ie=UTF8&colid=3EH8O533V5DMS&coliid=I1Y9U0EEWOMV8N These things!

http://www.amazon.ca/Ware-711-Roller-Assorted-Colors/dp/B001CQFDJY/ref=wl_it_dp_o_pC_nS_nC?ie=UTF8&colid=3EH8O533V5DMS&coliid=I3D5TZDNHU5HM8 This makes eating hay a bit more fun for them. :)

My boys love rolling around and destroying these: http://www.amazon.ca/Peters-Woven-Grass-Play-Ball/dp/B0009YJ3OG/ref=wl_it_dp_o_pC_S_nC?ie=UTF8&colid=3EH8O533V5DMS&coliid=I2VYO2771IW0LJ

Bunnies really enjoy long-term projects, which is why they like the dig boxes I described in the first paragraph so much. They dig and rearrange the boxes foreeever until I make a new one for them.

u/watery_tart_ · 6 pointsr/beyondthebump

My kid was a big fan of this shape sorter, his toy scooter, Duplo train, and an assortment of balls and tupperware. It's not quiet, but this vtech walker was also a hit.

u/OliviaPresteign · 6 pointsr/beyondthebump

Honestly, I didn’t buy any baby toys before baby was born. We got a few from our shower, and more gifts after he was born.

His favorite toys in the first year were those plastic links, Freddy the Firefly, and these squeezable baby blocks. We didn’t need them for the first couple of months.

u/binderclips · 6 pointsr/beyondthebump

Posters or wall decals with trees? I'm sure you could find stuff on etsy. Or a tree-themed growth chart?

Toy wise, Fisher Price little people has a jungle version though I don't know if it's tree-y enough. Plantoys has a stacking tree toy. Babyletto has a tree bookshelf. This also might be a bit too abstract, but tree activity table? I don't know if you already have a playmat, but we have this babycare one and I love it.

Also, this sounds like the cutest obsession ever. Can you just take her out to stare at the trees?

u/Nizidramaniiyt · 5 pointsr/explainlikeimfive

A diesel engine works more like a Corn Popper Push Toy, and a gasoline engine works more like a Hopper Ball.

Diesels run on what is called, "Detonation", where the fuel explodes by itself under pressure like the little spring in your push toy (that makes the "popping" sound and makes the balls fly). This explosion transmits a lot more sound and pressure through the engine and out the exhaust pipe as well.

A gasoline engine, however, does not run under enough pressure to detonate like a diesel engine. It's more like your hopper ball toy. In order for the ball to jump, you have to jump with your legs. In the engine, there's a little electrical spark that triggers the gasoline to explode. The timing of this can be controlled so that it's not as loud as your popper toy or a diesel, just as you can control the timing of your push on the hopper ball so that your legs don't violently smack the ground.

u/StillNotMyName · 5 pointsr/BabyBumps

Teethers like this

My son (5 months) loves this toy, but I don't see a listing for just one on Amazon

Stacking cups or rings

Shape sorter

Hape toys are well loved in our house too. They've got some nice ones for all ages, and are almost always (always?) wooden toys.

My daughter giggled for hours watching Weebles just wobbling on the table.

u/baileyfaze · 5 pointsr/beyondthebump

YAYS:

Chux pads, hands down, were the best purchase we made. Those saved us so much laundry and so many diapers. The link is hit or miss - one box we got was great and quilted, the second box was not quilted and they fall apart more easily. Which really sucks because we're not going through several a day anymore, so it has time to really fall apart before it gets soiled. Even the shitty ones are incredibly helpful.

A Haakaa breast milk catcher. Best money I've ever spent. I stopped using it every day at 11 months PP. 11 months of daily use.

An electronic nail file. I cut too close once, and decided I don't ever want to do that again. It's quiet, it has a little light on it, two speeds, and a bunch of different nail heads.

Stacking cups. Don't know why we even have other toys. Did you know you can throw them and chase after them and then throw them again, mom? You can put them inside each other! You can put them in the toy basket and then take them out and then put them back in again! You can knock them down when mom & dad foolishly stack them up! You can clack them together! You can bang them against EVERYTHING!!

This inflatable tub. It has a little shoehorn for the crotch so you can use it before baby can totally sit up by themselves. We're still using it because my child is dead set on committing suicide in the bathtub.

Sleeved bibs. Or as we like to call them, eatin' ponchos. We got some "art smock" cheaper ones to alternate with, but the Bumkins one is 👌👌👌 so much better. The art smocks are fabric-y on the body, so they stain.

A ring sling. No link because I actually borrowed from my local babywearing community. But I checked out a ring sling back to back to back. My chonker outgrew the Moby wrap I had (which was super hot and a PITA to get on and off) by 3 months when I finally discovered ring slings. Ring slings are like the cool, breezy older sister.

A yoga ball. We spent hours bouncing our child.

NAYS:

This Graco Swing. Well, any swing, but this is the one we had. Of the several swings at daycare, my baby tolerated one kind...for a few minutes. Obviously this is a my baby thing.

A walker. We got one used from a garage sale before we realized they're not really recommended for babies anymore.

Any chew-toy specific type teether.

u/cssmythe3 · 5 pointsr/funny

Go buy one: link

3d scan 'em.
Mix in match in a 3d modelling program, use a 3d printer.

Like this guy who has already done it.

u/warmhandswarmheart · 5 pointsr/breakingmom

How about the "pop corn" thingy on wheels. No batteries but there is a clear globe with little balls inside that pop up against the dome when the child pushes it. That and a toy lawn mower that is almost as loud and annoying as a real one.

http://www.amazon.com/Fisher-Price-Brilliant-Basics-Corn-Popper/dp/B00CQHYWJK
http://www.amazon.ca/Little-Tikes-Gas-Mower-Toy/dp/B00EPE5U52/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1451256598&sr=8-1&

















u/15madhatter · 5 pointsr/Parenting

Depends on your child's development I guess, but at 6 months my daughter was trying to pull herself up, and her favorite toy from then on until she was 18 months was an activity table that had lots of little doors and noise makers attached. She could pull herself up and play with the toys on the table while practicing her walking and balance.

Edit: this is the one we had, but they have more or less expensive options. https://www.amazon.com/dp/B00MRA7PVS/ref=cm_sw_r_other_awd_BL8MwbZAYPH98

u/aleii1 · 4 pointsr/Parenting

This? I was thinking the same thing. My kid only loves to use it when I'm on the phone it seems.

u/LBKosmo · 4 pointsr/childfree
u/bitterred · 4 pointsr/beyondthebump

This thing and this thing. The walking thing has a bunch of stuff on the front that's good even if she's just sitting.

u/PinkyThePig · 4 pointsr/talesfromtechsupport

You should buy one of these for the store: https://www.amazon.com/Melissa-Doug-Shape-Sorting-Cube/dp/B00005RF5G

Then you can set up an aptitude test for being allowed to plug things into the computer.

u/quatraine · 4 pointsr/RandomKindness

I’m broke, but I am a mom. They friggin love measuring spoons, Tupperware, boxes. Throw some plastic beads in a plastic bottle and super glue the lid on to make your own rattle.

You probably have more stuff laying around the house that can be a ‘toy’ than you realize.

Most actual toys are played with for a minute, then just lay around. But... this is definitely a worthy investment:

https://www.amazon.com/VTech-Stand-Learning-Frustration-Packaging/dp/B0053X62GK

(Not sure if it’s on your wish list, but it should be.)

u/Crafty2006 · 3 pointsr/RandomKindness

So my son turns one on Dec 17 and is going to have a Star Wars themed birthday.. We are going to try and get his birthday presents seperate from his Christmas present but we will see how the money goes. It would be awesome if he could get a bunch of educational and coordination toys.. with some Star Wars ships for his birthday!! Hes also starting to walk so hed love walking stuff!

I listed a few things we were going to try and get him..


u/gcalpo · 3 pointsr/science
u/Cheshix · 3 pointsr/KidsAreFuckingStupid

> Toy Lawnmower

Close - this is it: Corn Popper Toy

Still from video

u/Tigerzombie · 3 pointsr/Eyebleach
u/a-moo_point · 3 pointsr/Random_Acts_Of_Amazon

u/waxler9311: I don’t know you yet but happy Thursday! Hope it’s a good one!

Here’s my add on item: The First Years Stack Up Cups https://www.amazon.com/dp/B00005C5H4/ref=cm_sw_r_cp_api_0cpVAbZ5TZENQ. Any excuse to play with my son :)

u/knitpixie · 3 pointsr/beyondthebump

Mine will be 7 months old the day after Christmas and I'm asking for:

  • Sleepers in 12 and 18M
  • Board books
  • Walker - Not for walking really, more for the things on it.
  • Poppin Pals - A classic!
  • Stacking Cups
  • Textured Balls
  • Wooden Car

    My in-laws are getting us a convertible car seat. We are picking out the one we want and they're ordering it. Memberships would be good too! We have an aquarium close by that would be a good place to go when it's rotten outside. Which is pretty much all summer here!
u/the_throw_away4728 · 3 pointsr/beyondthebump

We got a set of stacking cups from amazon . We used them to stack and keep his interest during tummy time, and I shit you not these 3 dollar plastic cups are STILL his favorite toy. He’s a year old now. But he can stack them, put them inside each other, he puts blocks in them and carries them around. He throws them and discovers gravity. He hides goldfish and Cheerios in them. He uses them in the tub. Puts them in the toilet.

Best purchase ever.

u/Mullberries · 3 pointsr/Rabbits

Try giving your bun stacking cups or baby keys. They LOVE to throw things, and stacking cups or baby keys are something they can easily throw.


https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00TET10MU/ref=ppx_yo_dt_b_search_asin_title?ie=UTF8&psc=1

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u/Jugemu · 3 pointsr/exmormon

While I was in the MTC, some guys in another district in our building were hospitalized when they each swallowed two of those growing sponge toys.

u/unloco · 3 pointsr/Parenting

http://www.amazon.com/Fisher-Price-Laugh-Learn-Love-Puppy/dp/B000284ZNI

One of those? Our baby has one but it won't turn on or talk for me or my wife. I've only seen it work when I walk into a room and it's alone with our daughter. I always thought that was weird as shit.

u/mybratz · 3 pointsr/RandomActsOfChristmas

Beados - Girls $13.09

Fisher Price Laugh and Learn Puppy - Toddler $12.00

Crayola Paint Maker - Both $12.00

Let's Go Fishin' - Both $9.12

Spot it! Disney Frozen - Alphabet - Girl $8.49

Funko POP Disney: Frozen Elsa Action Figure - Girl $7.89

A few more :) There's actually loads of awesome deals on Amazon right now. Merry Christmas everybody!

u/pcbzelephant · 3 pointsr/Parenting

Here's is a few things I got for my daughter at that age that she still plays with now at 18 months!

https://www.amazon.com/Fisher-Price-Brilliant-Basics-Stack-Roll/dp/B000LSZVJQ

https://www.amazon.com/B-Toys-One-Squeeze-Blocks/dp/B0030F67N6

https://www.amazon.com/Fisher-Price-Y9854-Musical-Lion-Walker/dp/B00BNQEVWS

https://www.amazon.com/gp/aw/d/B00UCWQMZ8/ref=dp_ob_neva_mobile

Also any baby books are great mine loves good night moon and she also loves her small blanket that came with it! You could also do some bath toys too! And clothes is always great at that age!

u/ChrisC1234 · 3 pointsr/nostalgia

They're currently being remade, but I don't think the inner workings are the same.

u/tercerero · 3 pointsr/beyondthebump

How about a sit and stand walker thing?

u/videogameboy76 · 3 pointsr/AskReddit

I wouldn't get a baby swing unless it's free or really cheap. Once the baby can start crawling or use a jumper, it's utterly useless.


Our son is almost 8 months old, and here are the toys he enjoys the most:

Luv U Zoo

Kick and Play Piano Gym

Sit-to-Stand Learning Walker

The Kick and Play they can enjoy from birth. The Sit to Stand works once they have some arm and hand control (3 to 4 months and above).

We put our son in the jumper once he was able to hold his head up and stand on a pillow (3 months). This is a little earlier than recommended, and you must not let a baby hang in a jumper or seat due to the risk of hanging baby syndrome (thrombosis/clots).

u/The_OG_OG · 3 pointsr/beyondthebump

At 18 months - my kid loved:

  • wooden puzzles (like Melissa & Doug)
  • this totally awesome xylephone/pounding thing
  • he got really into his shape-sorter
  • we found a used train table that he really loved
  • balls, balls, balls, balls - throwing, rolling, tossing, chewing, whatever. If it was a ball, he loved it.
  • board books!!! He loved (still does) us to read to him, but he also really liked any of the touchy-feely books, and lift-the-flap books
u/netchi · 3 pointsr/Parenting

we got our daughter these building blocks

they were safe for her to chew on, bright colorful, and bath-time friendly (they float!). we taught her to stack them. taught her to put them in the right slot. used them to teach colors. the basket makes them easy to clean. she flipped the basket over to use as a mini-chair.

she's 2 1/2 now and uses them as pretend cups to serve pretend food (legos) and the basket as a chair for her stuffed toys.

u/StenFace · 3 pointsr/RandomActsOfChristmas

Hi Jen, I just bought one item for each of your lovely children.

Isabella
Tanner
Savannah

Hope this brightens their Christmas day!

u/joyologist_helen · 3 pointsr/Parenting

That [corn popper toy] (http://www.amazon.com/Fisher-Price-Brilliant-Basics-Corn-Popper/dp/B00CQHYWJK). It's loud and annoying and my son loves it. Worst yet, there are no batteries to remove.

u/norwaypine · 3 pointsr/beyondthebump

Baby Einstein has always been magic for us. That and we had one of those standing tables with lots of noise makers :

LeapFrog Learn & Groove Musical Table https://www.amazon.com/dp/B00MRA7PVS/ref=cm_sw_r_cp_api_i_4hZCCb9T8HWTW

That would entertain him for a long long time

u/TopCheetah · 2 pointsr/GiftIdeas

https://www.amazon.com/Fisher-Price-Brilliant-Basics-Corn-Popper/dp/B00000IZOU/ref=sr_1_2?ie=UTF8&qid=1511747157&sr=8-2&keywords=fisher+price+brilliant+basics+corn+popper
kids love these things. all they do is push it around and it just makes so much noise. Bonus it has no batteries that he can remove.

u/AllwaysConfused · 2 pointsr/childfree

These things are the most annoying toy ever invented: Fisher Price Corn Poppers.

http://www.amazon.com/gp/aw/d/B00000IZOU?pc_redir=1397815720&robot_redir=1



OR this loverly instrument of torture: Fisher Price Activity Center - like this

https://www.etsy.com/listing/27504528/fisher-price-crib-activity-center


My daughter had both of these and they were the inspiration for my long standing hatred of Fisher-Price.

u/Halafax · 2 pointsr/sex

http://www.amazon.com/Fisher-Price-71050-Brilliant-Basics-Rock-a-Stack/dp/B00000IZQP

Heh. They actually do have such a device, but it's pretty inconvenient. It's usually better to accommodate with positions and other remedies.

u/epilepticrave · 2 pointsr/DotA2

Because I've always wanted to beat someone to death with one of these.

Nty, I'll stick to my Timebreaker.

u/Hahapants4u · 2 pointsr/Parenting

16 MO here too. Some of this ideas might be repeats, but I think the key is LO can’t keep entertained for that long, their attention span just isn’t that long.

  • mega blocks
  • sorting cups (big hit right now)
  • something physical (a slide. Climbing on and off the couch, etc)
  • story books
  • music (singing and dancing)
  • interactive books (flap books or music playing)
  • rolling a car around
  • walking around outside / exploring

    These are some things I don’t do, but know they do often at daycare
  • coloring with washable markers
  • ‘painting’
  • ‘sensory bins’ (put toys and other different textured things in a plastic tub and fill it with water, sand, or pasta)
  • play outside on a small jungle gym
  • sharing circle (might be tough with 2 people but works on sharing)


    Edit
    I forgot playing ‘clean up’.
u/InannasPocket · 2 pointsr/beyondthebump

My 7 month old goes nuts for: Tupperware (especially lids), the forbidden delights of carpet fuzz, the straps on anything, and tags (her tag blanket is only so so, she prefers actual tags).

As far as "official" toys go, she likes these soft blocks, plastic stacking cups (she doesn't actually stack them yet), a weird buzzing teether thing like this, Sophie the Giraffe, and the book "Everywhere Babies".

u/beegma · 2 pointsr/Mommit

I have 2 boys as well as working in child development. For a high chair I would recommend one that you can strap into a regular chair and also has a removable tray, for example. You don't need the straps (they get super dirty). I cut the straps off my space saver high chair and threw them away. For toys I would recommend the basics and stay away from plastic and things with small removable parts. Get wooden blocks, a cloth ball, a simple [doll](https://www.amazon.com/Fisher-Price-Brilliant-Basics-Babys-First/dp/B0015KTV2C0, stacking cups, ring stack. Babies also like to rummage through things and bang on things, so clear out a floor level kitchen cabinet of all the things she can't have (cleaning materials, food, etc) and fill it back up with pots/pans/large spoons. Let her go to town pulling everything out and banging it together. Obviously, when she's gotten to the stage where she can open and go through a cabinet on her own - then it's time to baby proof ALL the things.

u/SaraFist · 2 pointsr/Parenting

Books, books, books! My babies love(d) Look, Look! (three year old loves "reading" it to his brother), Black & White, Art Cards, the Babyfaces series (esp Hugs and Kisses and Smile!. The World Snacks series is also great; they're bright, (mostly) well-written, and not irritating. Plus, My toddler still loves them, and we started reading them to him when he was three months. I like Yum Yum Dim Sum and Let's Nosh! best. Indestructables are great for babies who eat books. And the Leslie Patricelli books have been a huge hit around here since toddlerdude was a wee baby.

Don't forget non-board books good for reading, such as a Mother Goose (there are also "chunky" ones that are kid-safe), Beatrix Potter, The Wind in the Willows, or even Shel Silverstein.

Toys for this age that I like are sensory balls, music makers, rattles (we had to buy two of those because wee babydude likes it so much), stackers, links, these bead things (a large, four-sided activity cube is gold for this age through toddler hood--like this), stacking cups, and baby's first blocks. We have veriations on all of these (or the exact one listed), and they are popular with both our three year old and the eight month old.

u/BigOldNerd · 2 pointsr/Gifts

"The First Years Stacking Up Cups"

Probably violating rule 1 as it's not unique by any stretch of the imagination and to adult eyes they look exceedingly lame, but you can stack em and they are great at bath time. They were used for years and years in my household.

https://www.amazon.com/First-Years-Stacking-Up-Cups/dp/B00005C5H4

This is as direct a link as I can find.

u/goosiebaby · 2 pointsr/beyondthebump

So we found that the high chair we got for home use (a Graco one) leans back too far and doesn't give our son a good foot rest. I'm a big Feeding littles fan and if I went back in time, I'd un-get this high chair. Last week we switched to using his portable one (a fisher price). He's been eating much better since we made the switch. In our case, no chair at the grandparents or the uncle we visited so it's def been worth it for us. Plus it's now essentially our main chair. If you plan to do many visits beyond just your parents over the next 2-3 years, it's probably worth it. You could also look at a more portable style that you could take to restaurants. Our son is 15 months and restaurant ones are not great for him yet.

Cups! he used these so much as he was learning to crawl. We'd stack a tower and he'd scoot to knock it down! Throws them all over now. Best $2 I've ever spent. ETA I see they are $4 now but still worth it.

u/kdmcentire · 2 pointsr/keto

I don't have any studies, only anecdotal evidence.

I ate/am eating between 75-100 carbs a day during both my pregnancies - the bulk of those carbs was fruit, vegetables, whole milk, and (only very occasionally) a burger and fries on cheat days. I stuck to primarily "real food" since I didn't want to do anything too drastic and risk harming the baby. My firstborn was born 9lbs, 3oz, and was lifting his head up for short periods ON the day of his birth. He was healthy, strong, and big and has continued to be so (he's been sick maybe twice in nearly two years) ever since. Granted, we exclusively breastfed for a long, long time and he still nurses when he asks, but I think a lot of his health can be attributed to how I ate while pregnant. My only regret is that I didn't get enough sunlight and was somewhat lackadaisical about taking my vitamin d pills. He was born a little jaundiced and we had a fight on our hands at the hospital to keep him off formula. He never went under the lights, we fixed the jaundice strictly through breastmilk.

Something you WILL have to be careful of though, is if your kiddo is born as big as mine was, they WILL try to take him away and give him a sugar water bottle to test for diabetes. They did this without telling me or asking my permission first and then forbade me from breastfeeding until the test results were in. I was stupid and listened to them - if I'd done any research beforehand that wouldn't have happened.

As for now... he's 21 months. He's still hale and hearty and only gets bread every now and then. He knows his alphabet (both upper and lower case), can count to 20 (working towards 30), can read some sight words, can solve this cube on his own, already knows his colors and shapes, and is generally one of the most healthy and happy kids you can imagine. He has temper tantrums on occasion but is easily diverted from them. We do that 'evolutionary parenting/attachment parenting' thing - we cosleep when the sun goes down, feed him the same food we eat (except I make a point that he gets a glass of whole milk with every meal and he gets the bulk of the grass-fed fat for his brain development), and we baby-wear most of the time when we're out. Essentially we listen to the doctors but follow our hearts and heads and do our own research. It's been okay so far.

TLDR: We did almost every "whackjob" parenting thing out there, including eating VERY primally while pregnant and our kid turned out much better than expected. For us, it worked out. Do your own research. You'll figure out what's best for you.

EDIT: I'd like to add that we DID give him formula on occasion. We also use a little umbrella stroller every now and then, and let him have sugar and bread and treats on occasion. The only thing I'm FIRM about is making sure he gets plenty of grass-fed/hormone-free fat for his brain development. He loves it and will eat it straight. It grosses the husband out but :-P on him. Steak with fat striations is delicious.

u/dreamgal042 · 2 pointsr/beyondthebump

My son's favorite is blocks. Ones he can stack, ones he can sort.

Stacking blocks

Sorting blocks

More sorting

u/ladyhallow · 2 pointsr/Random_Acts_Of_Amazon

Ooo Halloween is almost over so its time to think about Christmas! I would love to put this under the tree for my daughter! thanks for the contest :)

u/zanier_sola · 2 pointsr/tipofmytongue
u/Rekku_Prometheus · 2 pointsr/shittyaskscience

Short answer: no, it's not a diet problem. It's perfectly natural.

The long answer is that dog feces are unprocessed Magic Grow Capsules (see here) that expand and grow in the water. Enterprising businesses will often collect dog feces so that they can make the popular children's bath toy. There is some controversy over their collection, though. Dogs rarely receive compensation for their efforts and so will eat their own poop to prevent corporations from making money off of it.

u/kcrbacon · 2 pointsr/childfree

My husband and I do the same thing- we're kind of known for being the family pranksters, haha. When my sister-in-law had her first kid, I Googled the most obnoxious toys and came up with this. The buttons are so sensitive that it tends to go off on its own (which gets really creepy when you hear "I love you!" coming from a room with no one in it).

u/oOoOa · 2 pointsr/Gifts

Sorry but I have no idea what's the best thing to gift to a 1 yr old. Toys comes into mind but there are so many of them that recommending any 1 would not be possible. Anyway I did some Google search, read a few articles, checked out the reviews and selected these 5

u/crimsondhampiel · 2 pointsr/beyondthebump

My 9 month Lil girl looooves this. VTech - Sit-to-Stand Learning Walker https://www.amazon.com/dp/B000NZQ010/ref=cm_sw_r_udp_awd_tLW0tb0BBR0779EE. She can even walk with it, although it still takes supervision since we have hardwood floors..

u/mylittlesquish · 2 pointsr/beyondthebump

5 days without indecent! Sat him down by my feet on a towel in the bathroom while I brushed my teeth not realizing he could reach his plastic baby bathtub; brought it down on his head.

His papa put a mesh guard rail on the side of the bed for when we hang out there. He grabs it and tries to climb over. Slows him down though!

Then his grandparents got him this Vtech baby walker (http://www.amazon.com/VTech-80-077000-Sit-to-Stand-Learning-Walker/dp/B000NZQ010/ref=pd_sim_sbs_75_2?ie=UTF8&dpID=51IDXlTonTL&dpSrc=sims&preST=_AC_UL320_SR282%2C320_&refRID=0Y7RGXKXWD4C6JEZ8VZX); great, one more thing to worry about him face planting on or pulling down on his head!

u/teenlinethisisnitro · 2 pointsr/beyondthebump

My 6.5 month old is really into these blocks. He eats/squeezes them during diaper changes, loves knocking down towers, and drooling all over them.

u/yaknerd · 2 pointsr/FortNiteBR

only thing it plays on is...
fisher price record player

u/nub3 · 2 pointsr/pics
u/KarmaticEvolution · 2 pointsr/blackmagicfuckery
u/poppinwheelies · 2 pointsr/Damnthatsinteresting

Metal Flip Over Top (Tippie Top) by Gyroscope.com https://www.amazon.com/dp/B004U3SPF0/ref=cm_sw_r_cp_api_i_D382Bb916FRGP

u/macneto · 2 pointsr/daddit

Ok. So very early on my daughter insisted on standing as much as possible. By 3 months she always wanted to be standing, with me holding her arms or by her waist. And, I indulged her.

To get her to sit up I would lay her on the bed(in the middle) and reach down and take both her hands and pull her into a sitting position. Slightly more forward. I would let go and stand in front of and make a big deal about her balancing, and she fell over to the side or backwards. I would clap and jump up and down. She loved. We played this game every day for 25 minutes or so. And every day, she got a little better and a little better at it.

And then I discovered This Vtech Sit to Stand Walker....Holy shit...She plays with this damn all friggin day!

I put the back wheels against the wall, so it doesnt move and i sit in front of it with my legs extended on both sides. Then she sits in front of me between me and the walker. Thats all it took. She was reaching and touching it like crazy. and when she discovered the removable phone I would stand her up and she would lean forward and hold onto it for support.

The front panel of the walker comes off and can be layed flat on the floor as well.

As far getting my daughter to sit and stand, this thing cant be beat. Its under $30 I would easily pay twice that. We have two, one in our house and one in grandma's house. If you want to motivate your son to sit up and reach try this toy. Its what really got my daughter reaching and pulling.

I have some pics kicking around. When I get to work ill send you some.

u/Kayoobe · 2 pointsr/beyondthebump

https://www.amazon.com/VTech-Stand-Learning-Frustration-Packaging/dp/B0053X62GK

he loves it. now that hes walking for real he uses it mostly to chase the dog. so we've definitely gotten lots of use out of it.

u/hapa79 · 2 pointsr/beyondthebump

Do you have any kind of play space you can take him to? I remember that age as being particularly awful for the reasons you state; I think they just need a lot more stimulation and new stuff. I would take my daughter to some indoor play spaces that had infant/wobbler play areas; it gave her a chance to see new stuff and most of them also served coffee so it was a chance for me to get out and enjoy myself a little more.

Failing that, just take him out to new places: grocery store, zoo, the mall, etc. It will help YOU if you're not stuck in the house with him, and any novelty is good for them as well. FWIW, it got a little less awful once my daughter was walking (just before 11mo), but we still needed to get out and do things so no one got bored.

ETA: We didn't use it constantly because of some of the worries about walkers, but a toy like this can really help when they're in the almost-walking stage: https://smile.amazon.com/VTech-Stand-Learning-Frustration-Packaging/dp/B0053X62GK/ref=sr_1_4?crid=1P7PD4SQWPT2M&keywords=walker+toys+for+1+year+old&qid=1569165982&s=gateway&sprefix=walker+toy%2Caps%2C206&sr=8-4

u/Nymeria2018 · 2 pointsr/beyondthebump

This v-tech walker has been awesome - okay, minus the songs... the songs are now featured in many of my nightmares.

u/kerida1 · 2 pointsr/beyondthebump

A big item that can last a long time is Radio Flyer 4-in-1 Trike, Red https://www.amazon.com/dp/B003AVIO4K/ref=cm_sw_r_cp_awd_LkgzwbKR0CX9H
One of my kid fav from abt 8 mths that he uses atill in many ways is Hape - Pound & Tap Bench with Slide Out Xylophone https://www.amazon.com/dp/B00712O2D6/ref=cm_sw_r_cp_awd_cmgzwbVZY86EF
Kiddo also loves these and now that he is older he will play his fav songs and dance VTech Musical Rhymes Book https://www.amazon.com/dp/B00TEF3GSA/ref=cm_sw_r_cp_awd_5mgzwbXMY90P9
This turtle is annoying but i love watching him roll it around and crawl after it ... I keep it as his toy he gets while i am doing dishes or something since i can hear him playing with it and know he is not getting into trouble ..Fisher Price: Roll-Along Pals Turtle https://www.amazon.com/dp/B000ZPM5GC/ref=cm_sw_r_cp_awd_CogzwbV81QP0K

u/AllergicToDeath · 2 pointsr/Random_Acts_Of_Amazon

Every young child should have Mega Blocks!

Sonya, Your Momma wouldn't tell you this but dreams do come true. If you're willing to work hard for them that is.

I hope Sonya has a wonderful birthday next month! :D

u/coringo · 2 pointsr/ThriftStoreHauls

The picture doesn't paint a good picture of the size of the box - it is taking up half of my dining room table. You'd easily pay $15-$20 for an 80 piece set and there are at least 5-6 times that many pieces in there as well as 2 ride-along storage containers.

u/JamesonsMommy · 2 pointsr/SantasLittleHelpers

Id like to pay it forward to [/u/sciencenerdgirl] (https://www.amazon.com/gp/aw/d/B007GE75HY/ref=aw_wl_vv_dp_4_4?colid=2363TAHAUF5KO&coliid=I2G9EPGAZX7BOM&vs=1)
because my son has these and we play with them every night. Great learning toy.


Random number 111

u/fenixphire25 · 2 pointsr/DnD

Get some puka shells, and write numbers on them with a sharpie. Get your hands on some kids' shape sorting blocks, and write on those. (https://smile.amazon.com/Fisher-Price-Brilliant-Basics-Babys-Blocks/dp/B0089W1IGG/ref=sr_1_2?ie=UTF8&qid=1474390523&sr=8-2&keywords=shape+sorter)

u/ebfthrowaway31318 · 2 pointsr/beyondthebump

I like open ended toys like texture balls, music shakers, art supplies(fat crayons, washable finger paint, bathtub paint), bath toys like floaters and cups.

Sorry for my links. On mobile. These are all toys I’ve bought for my kids or the kids I watch have and I like them.

Balls: Infantino Textured Multi Ball Set https://www.amazon.com/dp/B00DJPK8PA/ref=cm_sw_r_cp_api_ABb0AbG0B9NF6

Music toys: Fisher-Price Rattle 'n Rock Maracas, Green/Yellow https://www.amazon.com/dp/B00FBW7CNA/ref=cm_sw_r_cp_api_LEb0AbZ8NXJMF

Oball Shaker https://www.amazon.com/dp/B008J1QP7Y/ref=cm_sw_r_cp_api_IGb0AbFB3HK8Y

Bath toys: Munchkin Lazy Buoys Bathtub Toys https://www.amazon.com/dp/B004LWZZ76/ref=cm_sw_r_cp_api_PJb0AbW8FZ0F2

u/Ajoeee · 2 pointsr/Random_Acts_Of_Amazon

I have either these balls for my tiny one or this magnet tin for my big kid.


Thanks for the contest!

u/Comfyjamjams · 2 pointsr/beyondthebump

This is a very popular toy

https://www.amazon.com/Manhattan-Toy-Adventure-Activity-Center/dp/B00I2XNK4K

Similar https://www.fatbraintoys.com/toy_companies/fat_brain_toys/forest_friends_discovery_tree.cfm

Simple and never gets old - the bead maze
https://www.amazon.com/Skip-Hop-Treetop-FriendsBusy-Multi/dp/B008VWPFQ8

For decoe, search “tree nursery decor” on etsy. All kinds of decals and prints!

u/jam2612 · 2 pointsr/santashelpers

A few other things I've thought of that would be good for that age:

  • Bubbles or a bubble machine
  • Bath toys
  • Little People toys
  • Activity center or busy board
  • Stacking cups
  • Sand toys (though these would also be for outdoors...)

    The other comment also has some good ideas!

u/witch_life · 2 pointsr/beyondthebump

We got this tree activity center for our house and this activity cube (no idea why it’s so expensive on Amazon, we got it for $50 at Target) for my parent’s house. My kid loves both of them. There’s bead mazes, and spinny stuff, and little things to open and close, she never gets tired of them. They both have sturdy bases on them as well and are good for pulling up to stand.

u/AstarteHilzarie · 2 pointsr/beyondthebump

Your kid is literally my kid except he doesn't go to daycare. We just loop around the different rooms and stations all day. He has a stand and play music station that he totally loves, it stays in his playyard which is a decent amount of space for him to crawl and cruise around in with a billion toys and teethers to choose from, but most of the time he just stands at the piano thing and smacks the buttons. That is by far the thing that keeps him happy the longest.

You may also be interested in www.pathways.org it has all kinds of information about development and has tons od activity ideas based on age. Take it with a grain of salt, though... I was so gung ho about getting down on the floor with him and getting involved with his stacking toys.... he was more interested in climbing my shoulders, digging into the carpet, or chasing the dog's tail. They do have good information and ideas but... baby gonna baby.

u/GWindborn · 2 pointsr/AskParents

How much do you want to annoy the parents? :D

My daughter is 2.5 and she adored anything with lights and sound. This is something that could grow with her for at least a couple years but might drive her parents insane in the process, so if that's a plus for you, its a no brainer: https://www.amazon.com/LeapFrog-Groove-Musical-Activity-Center/dp/B00MRA7PVS

u/klarky7 · 2 pointsr/beyondthebump

We have the fisher price table u/sneakybunghole (quality name btw!) suggested and we also have the leap frog music table and she loves both of them! She hasn't lost interest, she's been using them since she started pulling up at 7mos and is almost 11mos now.

u/Binary_Omlet · 1 pointr/WatchPeopleDieInside
u/into_the_stream · 1 pointr/Parenting

puzzle

push toy

walkeR and ride on -this was a favorite of my sons for a long, long time, and I've often said it was the best $ I ever spent, that kids loved it so much.

pull toy

If you want to up it, get wooden versions of them. They are learning to walk at that age, so toys that focus on walking are a really big hit.

u/kinard · 1 pointr/RandomActsOfChristmas

Just sent this, hope he enjoys it, I'm sure he will, it looks fun :)

xxx

http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00000IZOU/ref=ox_ya_os_product

u/MrsStickMotherOfTwig · 1 pointr/Parenting

My favorite site to go to for gift lists seems to be down, but we used gift cards from family/friends to get some things for my toddler from it. If you have an idea what your friend's kid has already, maybe some of these will work:

u/LBluth21 · 1 pointr/beyondthebump

My 18 month olds have started to love that book, so I don't think the age range is necessarily wrong. You're giving a gift for the whole year of 1-2. Plus I just love the concept and how fun it is for parents too.

But the toy my twins are most obsessed with is honestly the simple stuff like this stacking cup set. Our nanny who has worked in infant centers for years got them a set (and some stacking boxes) and it is by far what they play with more than any fancier toys. Sometimes boring stuff is good too ;)

u/dulin · 1 pointr/daddit

At 12 months, my son's favorite gift was a 8 inch playground ball that he could knock around, chase, and throw. 4 months later he still plays with it all the time.

Nesting cups like these became my son's other favorite when he got them at 13 months.

u/Pastafarian8 · 1 pointr/beyondthebump

Just a heads up in case you are clueless like I was: babies don’t really play with toys until they are like 10 months old. Or older. Sure, maybe they will like to chew on something or look at a mobile before then but that is pretty much all you need. The world around them is so stimulating, they don’t need extra “stuff”. Also half the toys I bought my now toddler she has 0 interest in, even tho I read reviews and bought things popular with other people’s kids. :p I would wait til your kiddo is older and you can get a sense of what they might enjoy.

If you must get something buy these stacking cups and some sort of teething toy. And maybe a baby gym altho my kid was never really into that either.
https://www.amazon.com/First-Years-Stack-Up-Cups/dp/B00005C5H4

ETA: oh yes, and some plastic links and a cheap baby rattle.

u/shinymetaltonetube · 1 pointr/IFParents
u/BlueJeansAndPearls · 1 pointr/Rabbits

I will certainly post a video this weekend, keep an eye open for it, the bunny in that video is my beloved Gerry, who I lost last year sadly. I hate to admit I need help figuring out how to do it, my friend is going to help me with the video and pictures this weekend. Bunny Approved is one of my favorite sites for fun bunny brain challenges. Some of the same toys can be found cheaper on amazon though, I just do price checks before final purchase. My Bugs was much better at advanced puzzles(Sorry Gerry). The baby stacking cups are exactly these https://www.amazon.com/First-Years-Stacking-Up-Cups/dp/B00005C5H4?th=1 although Gerry's were a different colors. Both bunnies enjoy that one, and its an easy one to start with, in my experience. No matter what I tried, I just tried to make sure they were having fun, I never forced them to do something they didn't seem to like. I hope that helps! Would love to see some pics/videos of your mad genius too!

Edit: Amazon link appeared to show personal info.

u/MorrisBark · 1 pointr/powerwashingporn

Early intervention therapist! No kids. But here's some toys I use regularly: geometric sorter, shape sorter, magnetic tiles, marble run, and bristle blocks.

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My two biggest recommendations for books are: Hand, Hand, Fingers, Thumb for learning patterns and rhyme; Go, Dog, Go for learning adjectives and directional terms.

u/Caddy666 · 1 pointr/buildapc
u/DevilishDreamer · 1 pointr/beyondthebump

It was more similar to this one, but plastic. Thanks for the link, though. There may very well be better alternatives. =]

u/MillionMileM8 · 1 pointr/whatisthisthing

So maybe these with the foam
foam animals
I don't remember if the capsule dissolves or just pops open though, it's been awhile.

u/Alliebeth · 1 pointr/Parenting

There's the Fisher-Price dog. It's similar but not nearly as cool as Scout. My son has both and Scout is absolute favorite!

u/halfdoublepurl · 1 pointr/beyondthebump

Mine just turned one. He has one of these that he loves. It's actually broken because he's loved it to death.

Pretty much anything with music and flashing lights is guaranteed to be a hit, but get a gift receipt because kids can be picky. My MIL got my son a Chinese-knockoff car that flashes and plays music, but it makes my son cry and we can't figure out why and we got him a floor mirror because he loves my MIL's full length mirror. Both were duds.

u/captivatingbleu · 1 pointr/Random_Acts_Of_Amazon

[$13.07] (http://www.amazon.com/B-One-Two-Squeeze-Blocks/dp/B0030F67N6/ref=wl_it_dp_o_pC_nS_nC?ie=UTF8&colid=PDF3OP93HZP8&coliid=I6ZFF3OWCB4A3) Squeeze blocks for my patients off of my "For my Patients" wishlist. Someone else will probably come closer but that's ok! :)

u/moodwrench · 1 pointr/facepalm
u/dannysisterclothes · 1 pointr/vinyl
u/participation_award · 1 pointr/Music

I know this thread is mostly about what music to play for your child but I thought I'd add that you can still get the fisher price kid friendly phonographs on amazon or ebay that are pretty indestructible...

I LOVED mine as a kid and not only were the songs familiar to me because my parents sung them or I heard them in pre-school, I was in control of the gadget and could play any song I wanted to. Think about something like this (I'm sure someone makes updated hipper versions) when your child gets agile enough. It helps with dexterity and let's them control their little worlds with fun. Example link: http://www.amazon.com/Basic-Fun-Fisher-Record-Player/dp/B003CGVCXS/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1376380372&sr=8-1&keywords=toy+phonograph

u/Gekthegecko · 1 pointr/hardwareswap

I'm not selling mine, but I have one of these, and it's pretty neat.

u/isreddit4real · 1 pointr/findareddit
u/maxk1236 · 1 pointr/blackmagicfuckery
u/FlattenedRabbit · 1 pointr/GifSound
u/LunaFalls · 1 pointr/beyondthebump

I have the Fisher Price lion walker. Here is the link:

https://www.amazon.com/Fisher-Price-Y9854-Musical-Lion-Walker/dp/B00BNQEVWS

My neighbors went outside with us almost every afternoon also and we all brought the walkers out. Our sons would always end up trading. Theirs was the Vtech one:

https://www.amazon.com/VTech-Learning-Lavender-Frustration-Packaging/dp/B0053X62GK?th=1&psc=1


Her baby is older and was already walking but he always wanted to push one around since my son was doing that haha. I think the Vtech one was more entertaining and a bit taller. Anything works though, the babies just want to push it.

u/ria1024 · 1 pointr/Parenting

This walker - it keeps making noise after your kid stops playing with it: VTech Sit-to-Stand Learning Walker (Frustration Free Packaging) https://www.amazon.com/dp/B0053X62GK/ref=cm_sw_r_cp_api_i_JNivDbSERAGDE

And this drum set: VTech KidiBeats Kids Drum Set https://www.amazon.com/dp/B007XVYSDE/ref=cm_sw_r_cp_api_i_CPivDb37NDZPP

u/Cealdi · 1 pointr/Parenting

OMG THIS THING: https://www.amazon.com/VTech-Stand-Learning-Frustration-Packaging/dp/B0053X62GK

It has this loud, grating, whiny voice in it that sounds like the NY accent people used to use in old 1940's movies, SO OBNOXIOUS. It'll have them plotting to destroy it in a matter of DAYS.

u/MZ943 · 1 pointr/Parenting

we just got this one for our 6 mo. old (https://www.amazon.com/VTech-Stand-Learning-Frustration-Packaging/dp/B0053X62GK/ref=sr_1_5?ie=UTF8&qid=1510862595&sr=8-5&keywords=vtech+toys) - once he can fully sit unassisted i think it will be better, but it lasts into toddler years and so far he loves hitting the removable part with buttons!

u/mnh1 · 1 pointr/Parenting

I wanted to do mostly wooden and open ended toys, but my son adores the plastic ones. We buy things he likes. One favorite was this musical walker my parents got him for Christmas. https://www.amazon.com/VTech-Stand-Learning-Frustration-Packaging/dp/B0053X62GK

It was the only thing that made our last 20 our road trip bearable as the activity center detaches and can be played with in the car. 3 or 4 hours of different melodies as my kid experimented between stops for food and gas.

His current favorite plastic toy is a step 2 toolbench and a plastic drill that turns when he presses a button. His favorite non plastic toy is literally any doll.

With most toys my son either wants to be doing whatever I'm doing or he wants a toy that interacts with him or resembles something he knows. He loves cats and dogs and usually has good manners with them. He isn't interested in stuffed animals. He likes using his tools to mimic me with mine. He likes to pretend to cook and help clean. He loves to drive his cozy coupe around. He likes wooden puzzles, and his wooden duck push toy, but he adores his fire truck that lights up and makes siren noises. That one came about because we met a firefighter at the fair and got to see the truck up close. The next day my son saw several pass us on the highway with sirens blaring. Since then, he's been fascinated. My husband loves to encourage curiosity, so the loud firetruck came home. It's the new favorite car toy.

Personally, the noise doesn't bother me. My son rarely makes noise for the sake of noise.l, so we let him play with whatever he seems to enjoy most. TV and tablets are largely ignored where other kids love them. I think this is one of those things that depends on your kid.

u/wheresmybump · 1 pointr/beyondthebump

Water table is HUGE with my kiddo.

Tunnel

sit to stand

I could suggest more but hopefully that will kick start some ideas!

u/itsTHATgirl · 1 pointr/beyondthebump

Henry is 1 and we're going to get him an activity cube. At 9 months, maybe the VTech walker thing would be nice!

u/makinglabels · 1 pointr/bigbabiesandkids

I'd get a push type Walker or a play table he can stand at. I feel like at 6 months old you'd get a lot more use out of something like that rather than a seated type bouncer. He will be on the move soon and not want to be contained. Table walker

u/teresatt07 · 1 pointr/beyondthebump

We have a play pen since he started crawling, now he mostly holds the walls of the pen and stands there looking at me lol I am in there a lot. We got him a sit to stand toy http://www.amazon.com/VTech-Stand-Learning-Frustration-Packaging/dp/B0053X62GK he started playing on his tummy. Then sitting. Now he pulls himself to stand and I'm teaching him how to push it. I think it's a good investment and has a good assortment of activities.

u/hthu · 1 pointr/Parenting

this. My kid was pushing that thing all day without bothering anybody. best thing ever.

u/geekyearthmomma · 1 pointr/fosterit
u/TashalovesSharks · 1 pointr/beyondthebump

Like this? https://www.amazon.com/dp/B0053X62GK/ref=cm_sw_r_cp_apa_i_fOdXDb6TERHYN

If so nope! I'll add one to the list. I least like our LO will definitely walk before a year, or at least stand. She has very strong legs and can stand now at 2 mo by holding onto my hands. 😳

u/GrimaldiJ · 1 pointr/Parenting

Soft building blocks like these (althought I'm sure you can find cheaper ones). Is she walking? You could totally get her a push-around toy like this. My kid barely used hers and she didn't walk til she was 17mo, but I've seen other kids go nuts with 'em. Balls. My daughter has always gone crazy for balls of all sizes and textures. some things you already have like tupperware and lids or pots and pans and wooden spoons kinda thing. A fellow redditor has mentioned to me about letting them use shaving cream with food coloring in an empty tub to keep them occupied (I needed a mental health day and looking for ideas to keep her occupied otherwise). But only do that one if she's in your view obviously.

Something I just remembered, she loves brushes. She has a bad habit of climbing my vanity seat and messing with my brushes so I gave her a few of my old cheap ones. Try that, my girl carries them everywhere.

u/Elmosfriend · 1 pointr/AskParents

Baby walkers where they sit inside a harness thst supports their weight are dangerous and banned in many countries. US pediatricians want to ban them because they account for a large number of infant and toddler injuries. https://www.healthychildren.org/english/safety-prevention/at-home/pages/baby-walkers-a-dangerous-choice.aspx

Walkers that are like push lawnmowers are aok! We have 2- Here is the electeonic one on Amazon, and Ikea makes a cute all wood, non electronic one. VTech Sit-to-Stand Learning Walker (Frustration Free Packaging) https://www.amazon.com/dp/B0053X62GK/ref=cm_sw_r_cp_apa_i_VIBXCbNKZHWT5

u/ann_nonymous · 1 pointr/Random_Acts_Of_Amazon

She is adorable. I have two ideas for you.
[One practical and educational] (http://www.amazon.com/VTech--Stand-Learning-Frustration-Packaging/dp/B0053X62GK/ref=sr_1_2?s=toys-and-games&ie=UTF8&qid=1369763265&sr=1-2)
[And one that is more of a precious memory and is kind of expensive] (http://www.campusquilt.com/order/t-shirt-wee-quilt.html)

u/Nyc5764 · 1 pointr/Parenting

We got a bunch of toys for her frost birthday and she just loves this ones. It’s three toys in one and it hold her attention pretty well. I was afraid about the hammer part, but she’s been fine with it.
Only $25 at Amazon!

Hape Pound & Tap Bench with Slide Out Xylophone - Award Winning Durable Wooden Musical Pounding Toy for Toddlers, Multifunctional and Bright Colours https://www.amazon.com/dp/B00712O2D6/ref=cm_sw_r_cp_api_XyoUBb32XBCNQ

u/MageKorith · 1 pointr/daddit

My daughter is getting this

Now she can knock down even bigger towers! (And hopefully continues this trend towards helping daddy build them in the first place)

u/torchredcorvette · 1 pointr/Random_Acts_Of_Amazon

I got my nephew a huge bag of Mega Blocks, that was pretty bulky.

u/smartache · 1 pointr/Random_Acts_Of_Amazon

How about these from my Kiddo Christmas list? :D

u/sortagraceful · 1 pointr/gifs

I got one for my youngest kid a long time ago and I still like it. It's sort of like those Fisher-Price Corn Popper toys. They make me smile.
http://www.amazon.com/Fisher-Price-Brilliant-Basics-Corn-Popper/dp/B00CQHYWJK

u/bks33691 · 1 pointr/pics

Oh my GOD! It would be the grown-up version of playing with the popcorn popper. That would be as much fun as having the ball pit in the first place!

u/ModAnnDIL · 1 pointr/beyondthebump

These sensory balls have been a huge hit throughout our daughter's first year. She got them in her stocking on her first Christmas when she was 4.5 months.

If you don't have solid food feeding supplies yet, you could add a variety of sippy cups (weighted straw, 360, camelbak), suction cup plates/bowls, spoons, a toddler fork, bibs (we like bumkins) to her list.

Otherwise, I'd ask for memberships to zoos, aquariums, science centers, children's museums, etc.

u/chizzle91 · 1 pointr/Random_Acts_Of_Amazon

Rockstar


Now I want energy drinks lol

u/Eravelle · 1 pointr/autism

I bought the only toy that can hold my son's attention for more than 5 minutes that he'll actually play with (before we got this he only mouthed all the toys he had) there: The Manhattan Treetop Activity Center.

He also really likes Chewy Tubes.

u/gingerfuck · 1 pointr/SeattleWA

>Real men from Philly

A real man from Philly says: u r babby dum dum u no know how have gud convo

u/Trtlman · 1 pointr/nostalgia
u/GhostlyGirl · 1 pointr/Christianity

I am Catholic.

It is my belief that every false religion was, at some point, made up. Hinduism, for example, is genuinely believed by millions of people today. But at some point in the past it was created, and is in that way just as fictional as the Ouija board. We can point to the Ouija being owned by Hasbro, and I do think that's kind of hilarious, but the fact still remains that people who use it are often genuinely trying to interact with spirits.

Tarot cards are just cards, but the people doing readings are genuinely trying to get in contact with the other side. When people would read entrails in the past those were just meat, but the people reading them were genuinely looking for answers. When people throw dice today in order to divine those are just dice, but the people are still in the same spot. When you consort with spirits and false gods you are unknowingly consorting with demons. It doesn't matter if you use a See and Say to do it, it's still dangerous. Does that make sense?

As to what the devil is responsible for, well, a lot of things. Possessions for one thing. And lies. Satan does exercise his influence in the world and is called the Prince of Lies for a reason. I'd credit our current cultural belief that children are to be feared and avoided to Satan, as well as the belief that you can do away with them in utero without worry. He doesn't force us to do things (unless you are possessed) but he does work every day against God's kingdom by tempting God's children to sin and twisting the Truth wherever he can.

u/Phileas_Fogg · 1 pointr/Parenting

A table with numbers from 1 to 10, and the alphabet.

Activity Table


The kid will simply use it to prop themselves up, while learning to walk, and then to make noises. Then one day they will know the alphabet without even trying.

u/julet1815 · 1 pointr/Parenting

https://www.amazon.com/gp/aw/d/B00MRA7PVS/ref=ya_aw_oh_bia_dp?ie=UTF8&psc=1

This inspired my niece to take an interest in standing.

u/larbearforpresident · 1 pointr/FFXV

New Otamatone Touch-Sensitive Electronic Musical Instrument Special English Edition - (White) https://www.amazon.com/dp/B00MRJ8GXK/ref=cm_sw_r_cp_apa_abVDyb2PVK4KF shows the English version is only 25 that's weird

u/redtens · 1 pointr/ToolBand

I thought it was this thing lol

u/Nearah · 1 pointr/randomgifts

72 Otomatone! I'm feeling creatively frustrated, these are cool yet very annoying.