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! 

Best Baby Toys of 2015: Birth to 12 Months

Yookidoo Gymotion Robo Playland Jeffrey Westbrook

A 6-month-old tester was fascinated by Yookidoo Gymotion Robo Playland unique for its two battery-operated vehicles, one dangling a toy above her and the other whirring along the side, $70

Playskool Fold 'n Go Busy Elephant Jeffrey Westbrook

Playskool Fold 'n Go Busy Elephant is portable and easily tucks into your diaper bag so you have it handy when you're desperate for a baby-distractor, $25

 Estella Baby Security Blanket Jeffrey Westbrook

Hand-knit from organic cotton, Estella Baby Security Blanket takes a lovey a step further with a built-in finger puppet, $30

Skip-Hop Explore & More Rocking Owl Stacker Jeffrey Westbrook

Three activity rings on the adorable Skip-Hop Explore & More Rocking Owl Stacker are chunky and especially easy for the littlest hands to work with, $16

Chewbeads Baby Gramercy Stroller Toy Jeffrey Westbrook

We've loved their teether necklaces, and now we're impressed with the Chewbeads Baby Gramercy Stroller Toy that looks chic even as your baby chomps it, $15

 Tiny Love Rock & Ball Jeffrey Westbrook

Babies love but can't always hold a round ball; grabbable rings on the Tiny Love Rock & Ball give them more of a shot, $15

Little Tikes Lil' Ocean Explorers 3-in-1 Adventure Course Jeffrey Westbrook

Described by one parent as a "tough mudder for babies" minus the mess, Little Tikes Lil' Ocean Explorers 3-in-1 Adventure Course provides crawling, sitting, and standing entertainment, $80