Baby Toys

Find the best developmental baby toys for your little one from large motor skills to fine hand-eye coordination, plus girl toys, boy toys, music makers, and more.

Recall Alert: Oball Rattles

Turns out, the popular rattles pose a choking hazard to little ones.

Make Your Own Developmental Baby Toys

Homemade toys, as seen on the American Baby TV Show.

Recall Alert: Little Tikes Toddler Snug'n Secure Swings

After 140 reports of the swing's seat breaking, Little Tikes is recalling 540,000 Snug 'n Secure pink toddler swings.

Your Guide to Age-Appropriate Toys

Toy shopping is serious business. Toys that are too easy will bore your babe. Those that are too advanced will aggravate him. But pick one that's just right for his skill level, and you'll be giving him hours of education, exploration, and enjoyment "Toys are an investment in a child's development," says Marianne Szymanski, founder and president of Toy Tips, Inc. and co-author of Toy Tips: A Parent's Essential Guide to Smart Toy Choices. Ready to shop? We've compiled a list of age-appropriate toys -- as well as ones to avoid -- for each developmental level.

The Year's Best Baby Toys

These toys are more than just a good time. They help your baby reach important developmental milestones. Shop this list of our new favorites!

Have Your Baby Play Smart

There's no magical toy that will turn your tot into a genius. But you can pick playthings that boost your baby's development at every stage.

Baby Toys That Teach

Your child can spend hours playing and learning with these timeless favorites.

Home Organization: Getting Rid of Toys

Is it time to get rid of some of your child's playthings? This system will ensure that the right toys are tossed.

Our Favorite Etsy Gifts for Baby

Check out some of our favorite baby items from etsy.com for quality, handmade gift ideas you'll love.

American Baby 2015 Best Toy Awards

What's new for children less than a year old to play with? These hot finds! They'll stimulate curiosity and bring on the fun.

Babyproofing Your Home: Toys

Chances are that whatever you give your little one to play with will end up in her mouth, so be careful of choking hazards. There's a quick test to know if a new toy is safe for your child. Follow these child safety tips to help keep your child safe with her toys.

Best Toys of 2016

From babies to big kids, check out Parents picks for the best toys of 2016.

How to Buy Baby Toys on a Budget

Deals on baby toys are easy to find when you know how to shop. Here are ways to save.

Home Organization: Organizing Toys

Everything in your child's space should have a place! Here is the best way to keep toys organized in your playroom, living room, or child's bedroom, while making sure they are still easily accessible.

Best Baby Toy Gifts for the Holidays

Still don't know what presents to buy your baby for the holidays? Check out these fun, affordable toys.

How to Buy Baby Toys on a Budget

There are plenty of ways to save on baby toys -- including making them yourself! We'll tell you how to stock your munchkin's playroom on a budget.

Best Toys for Babies and Toddlers

There are so many options for baby and toddler toys out there. We'll show you our top choices so you can be confident that your little one will be entertained.

Warning: Your Child's Sophie the Giraffe Teether Might Be Full of Mold

Several moms have shared photos of the popular teething toy with mold growing inside, although the company has not issued a recall.

Best Toys 2016: Babies

See Parents' picks for the best baby toys of 2016. From stuffed animals to teething toys, these toys are perfect for your new baby.

Baby Toys That Educate and Entertain

Who says you have to choose between keeping the little one busy and nurturing her development? With this collection of educational baby toys, she can laugh and learn.

The Best Toys of 2015

Check out Parents' picks for the Best Toys of 2015!

Best Baby Toys of 2015: Birth to 12 Months

Here at Parents, we get the year's new toys sent to us months before the holidays (lucky us!) and invite kids of all ages to come in and give them a whirl (lucky them!). See which toys came out on top!

We Pick the Best Toys of 2014

Get a behind-the-scenes look at a big day of testing for our best toys of 2014. Our little critics played with everything from robots to hair chalk to see which new products are the most fun and exciting this year.