13. Baby Einstein Sea Dreams Soother Attach this to Baby's crib rails and let the ocean motions, lullabies, and nature sounds transfix him. Turn it on or off via remote without stirring your angel. (from birth, $43; Walmart.com)
14. Chicco Touch & Spin "This is perfect for restaurants—Karley can't throw it!" says Roginia Moore, of Des Moines, Iowa, whose daughter is 8 months old. (from 6 months, $7; ChiccoUSA.com)
15. Haba Little Sparrow Clutching Toy Parents who lean toward classic wooden playthings chirped about this birdie teether with tiny jingling bell feet. Sweet! (from 6 months, $12; Maukilo.com)
Originally published in the November 2012 issue of American Baby magazine.