2015 Best Toys for Babies

 
Baby with purple sunglassesMore than toys for any other age, picking the right playthings for babies is important — interest, entertainment, development and of course safety are all factors that come into play. This year’s ten best baby toys are excellent choices, having not only the “fun factor,” but also have received wonderful positive reviews from parents and other shoppers.

What’s here: On this page is a list of the ten best baby toys for 2015, based on both popularity (by sales) and high consumer ratings. Toys included are for babies of various ages from infancy to about 2 years of age, and are focused toward child development and basic education.

For shoppers: For those of you shopping online for baby toys, one or more online merchants have been hand-picked for low prices, product availability as well as trusted and safe reputation. Links directly to product reviews are also provided, where available.

What’s Here:

1. Manhattan Toy Winkel
2. Munchkin Twisty Figure 8 Teether
3. Baby Einstein Bendy Ball
4. VTech Sit-to-Stand Learning Walker
5. Bright Starts Clack and Slide Activity Ball
6. Green Toys My First Stacker
7. Melissa & Doug First Bead Maze
8. Lamaze Cloth Book
9. Fisher-Price Brilliant Basics Baby’s First Blocks
10. Bright Starts Lots of Links

1. Manhattan Toy Winkel


Manhattan Toy Winkel Rattle and Sensory Teether Activity Toy


Ages: Newborn and up

In the leading position among the top 10 baby toys for 2015 is a tried-and-true returning favorite – Manhattan Toy Winkel.

List Price: $14.00 USD
New From: $9.50 USD In Stock
Used from: $8.68 USD In Stock
When it comes to babies, you want toys that are soft, safe, and perfect for developing minds. This intricate weaving of pliable tubes is a mesmerizing maze to baby, engaging their minds with colors, while offering a soft teething surface.

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Manhattan Toy Winkel Rattle and Sensory Teether Activity Toy

$7.99 (0 Bids)
End Date: Tuesday Sep-8-2015 8:27:18 PDT
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Kid Infant Baby Manhattan Toy Winkel Rattle and Sensory Teether Activity Toy

$1.99 (1 Bid)
End Date: Saturday Sep-5-2015 10:01:56 PDT
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Winkel Continuous Tubes Teether Stunning Colors Lively Look Babies 200940

$14.17
End Date: Monday Sep-28-2015 15:33:24 PDT
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2. Munchkin Twisty Figure 8 Teether


Munchkin Twisty Figure 8 Teether


Ages: 0 – 12 months

Hitting 2nd place among the best baby toys this year – Munchkin Twisty Figure 8 Teether.

List Price: $4.99 USD
New From: $2.29 USD In Stock
Used from: Out of Stock
Another for the teething team – the Twisty Figure 8 Teether is a colorful knickknack that can be frozen for a soothing teething surface. Or left as-is for four different, soft teething surfaces. Plus, babies can hold and twist the 8.

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Munchkin Twisty Figure 8 Teether - 4 different teething surfaces. Best for Baby

$5.74
End Date: Thursday Oct-1-2015 7:02:58 PDT
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Brand New Munchkin Twisty Easy Grasping Figure 8 Baby Toy Teether

$3.20
End Date: Wednesday Sep-30-2015 7:39:46 PDT
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Munchkin Twisty Figure 8 Teether

$6.12
End Date: Saturday Sep-26-2015 12:55:59 PDT
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3. Baby Einstein Bendy Ball


Baby Einstein Bendy Ball


Ages: 0 – 3 years

Third on our list is another multiple-time returning favorite – Baby Einstein Bendy Ball.

List Price: $6.99 USD
New From: $3.79 USD In Stock
Used from: Out of Stock
The Bendy Ball from Baby Einstein has been around for a while, and it is one of my favorite baby toys. Brimming with sensory awesomeness, this colorful ball is bendable, slightly bouncy, soft, and safe for squeezing, rolling, and throwing.

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Baby Einstein Take Along Tunes Musical Toy and Bendy Ball Toddler toy Melodies

$19.97
End Date: Wednesday Sep-30-2015 17:08:04 PDT
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Baby Einstein Toy Bundle Take Along Tunes Activity Balls Disc-Cards Bendy Ball

$23.95
End Date: Monday Sep-28-2015 22:08:44 PDT
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Baby Einstein Educational Fun Toy Rattle Bendy Ball Sound Visual Fast Ship NEW

$24.00
End Date: Sunday Sep-27-2015 16:32:58 PDT
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4. VTech Sit-to-Stand Learning Walker


VTech Sit-to-Stand Learning Walker (Frustration Free Packaging)


Ages: 6 – 12 months

Coming to the forefront of the best toys for babies several years ago, here again is VTech Sit-to-Stand Learning Walker.

List Price: $34.99 USD
New From: $29.00 USD In Stock
Used from: $23.78 USD In Stock
When babies transition from sitting to standing, and then to walking, it is always a momentous, amazing moment. This walker helps them get there, but it also teaches them about colors, shapes, numbers, and letters when baby presses the front-buttons.

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NEW VTECH SIT TO STAND LEARNING WALKER PINK

$30.00 (0 Bids)
End Date: Saturday Sep-5-2015 21:17:37 PDT
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Baby Learning Walker Vtech Toddler Sit to Stand Push Electronic Toy NEW

$39.99
End Date: Thursday Sep-10-2015 18:12:59 PDT
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Your Baby VTech Sit-to-Stand Learning Walker (Frustration Free Packaging)

$45.99 (0 Bids)
End Date: Monday Sep-7-2015 17:58:40 PDT
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5. Bright Starts Clack and Slide Activity Ball


Bright Starts Clack and Slide Activity Ball


Ages: 6 months and up

A new addition to this particular list of top baby toys for 2015 – Bright Starts Clack and Slide Activity Ball.

New From: $7.14 USD In Stock
Used from: Out of Stock
New and awesome, the Clack and Slide Activity Ball is centered on an adorable, neon green frog. He is surrounded by friends in the shapes of fish and rings, as well as bendable, flexible, colorful tubes. Includes up-top rattle balls.

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Bright Starts Clack and Slide Activity Ball

$7.00
End Date: Wednesday Sep-30-2015 16:19:45 PDT
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NEW!!! Bright Starts Clack and Slide Activity Ball Baby Toddler Toy Rattle Frog

$9.99
End Date: Wednesday Sep-30-2015 15:03:06 PDT
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Bright Starts Clack and Slide Activity Ball, Free Shipping, New

$11.20
End Date: Wednesday Sep-30-2015 11:31:52 PDT
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6. Green Toys My First Stacker


Green Toys My First Stacker, Colors May Vary


Ages: 6 months and up

Green Toys My First Stacker hits #6 on the list.

List Price: $14.99 USD
New From: $10.68 USD In Stock
Used from: Out of Stock
My First Stacker is a simple, colorful idea that keeps kiddos engaged while teaching them how to sort, organize, and memorize. There are 8 nesting pieces, each fitting perfectly inside another to form a miniature tower. Plus, this is eco-friendly!

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Green Toys My First Stacker Multi Color

$5.99 (0 Bids)
End Date: Tuesday Sep-1-2015 17:25:11 PDT
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Green Toys My First Stacker Colors May Vary

$14.98
End Date: Wednesday Sep-23-2015 12:50:14 PDT
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My First Green Toys Stacker- NEW

$14.50
End Date: Monday Sep-14-2015 7:17:00 PDT
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7. Melissa & Doug First Bead Maze


Melissa & Doug First Bead Maze


Ages: 1 year and up

I myself love to fiddle with these – Melissa & Doug First Bead Maze comes in at #7 among the best baby toys 2015.

List Price: $14.99 USD
New From: $10.99 USD In Stock
Used from: Out of Stock
Bead Mazes are one of the staples of early childhood – and you may have noticed them EVERYWHERE in doctor waiting rooms. The Melissa and Doug version is scaled down, but brimming with fun loops, colorful building blocks, and sliding rings.

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Melissa & Doug First Bead Maze

$18.44
End Date: Thursday Oct-1-2015 7:00:07 PDT
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Melissa & Doug First Bead Maze

$20.33
End Date: Wednesday Sep-30-2015 12:45:21 PDT
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Melissa and Doug - First Bead Maze - NEW!!

$15.00
End Date: Wednesday Sep-30-2015 10:43:05 PDT
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8. Lamaze Cloth Book


Lamaze Cloth Book, Peek-A-Boo Forest


Ages: 6 months and up

Marked in 8th place among the “best of” baby toys this year, here is the Lamaze Cloth Book.

List Price: $15.99 USD
New From: $9.99 USD In Stock
Used from: Out of Stock
Another favorite of mine (because I love owls), the Peek-a-Boo Forest book is all soft cloth. The pages are easier to flip and the pictures are vibrant, telling a story through words and peek-a-boo flaps. All the pages are crinkly!

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9. Fisher-Price Brilliant Basics Baby’s First Blocks


Fisher-Price Brilliant Basics Baby's First Blocks


Ages: 6 – 24 months

Arriving in 9th place for 2015 – Fisher-Price Brilliant Basics Baby’s First Blocks.

List Price: $9.99 USD
New From: $3.99 USD In Stock
Used from: Out of Stock
Sorting, matching, organizing, and memorizing are some of the essentials of learning for babies. This First Blocks set comes with 10 colorful, easy-grasp blocks that kiddos separate through designated cookie-cutter shapes into the bin below. This is simple and interactive.

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****NEW!! FISHER PRICE "BRILLIANT BASIC - BABY'S 1ST BLOCKS

$14.95
End Date: Tuesday Sep-29-2015 11:59:45 PDT
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New Fisher-Price Brilliant Basics Baby's First Blocks Free Shipping

$8.88
End Date: Tuesday Sep-29-2015 6:26:32 PDT
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Fisher-Price Brilliant Basics Baby's First Blocks

$10.79
End Date: Monday Sep-28-2015 9:22:02 PDT
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10. Bright Starts Lots of Links


Bright Starts Lots of Links Accessory


Ages: 0 – 12 months

The final item on 2015’s list of the top ten toys for babies is Bright Starts Lots of Links.

List Price: $5.49 USD
New From: $3.99 USD In Stock
Used from: Out of Stock
Textured to stimulate a little one’s sense of touch, Lots of Links is exactly that…LOTS of links. The colors are vibrant and bold, engaging attention with brightness and interactive fun. Kids can link up their rings! Perfect for on-the-go adventures.

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New Bright Starts Lots of Links Model:5744994

$11.98
End Date: Wednesday Sep-30-2015 12:36:12 PDT
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Bright Starts Lots of Links Accessory

$7.73
End Date: Tuesday Sep-29-2015 15:29:40 PDT
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Lots Of Links Solid Ors Slim Reusable Fit Storage Bag 8664

$10.45
End Date: Saturday Sep-26-2015 13:23:13 PDT
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Update note: This page was modified to reflect current information on 05/17/15.

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