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

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.

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 Colour Burst Teethers

$21.86
End Date: Thursday Jun-25-2015 23:00:08 PDT
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Kid Infant Baby Manhattan Toy Winkel Rattle and Sensory Teether Activity Toy2015

$1.99 (0 Bids)
End Date: Sunday May-31-2015 10:43:59 PDT
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Manhattan Toy Winkel Rattle and Sensory Teether Activity Toy

$32.22
End Date: Thursday Jun-25-2015 21:54:06 PDT
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2. Munchkin Twisty Figure 8 Teether

Ages: 0 – 12 months

List Price: $4.99
Current Price: $2.50
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Hitting 2nd place among the best baby toys this year – Munchkin Twisty Figure 8 Teether.

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, NEW

$2.99 (0 Bids)
End Date: Monday Jun-1-2015 20:47:34 PDT
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Munchkin Twisty Figure 8 Teether Baby Time, New Free Shipping

$13.75
End Date: Wednesday Jun-24-2015 14:42:10 PDT
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NEW, Twisty Figure 8 Teether, Baby Teether Toys, Baby Teether, FREE SHIPPING!

$5.41
End Date: Thursday Jun-4-2015 11:39:35 PDT
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3. Baby Einstein Bendy Ball

Ages: 0 – 3 years

List Price: $6.99
Current Price: $2.00
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Third on our list is another multiple-time returning favorite – Baby Einstein Bendy Ball.

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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Lot of 3 Baby Einstein Bendy Ball, Bright Starts Grab and Spin Rattle, Wilton

$7.50
End Date: Thursday Jun-25-2015 17:59:54 PDT
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Baby Einstein Bendy Ball - Soft Flexible

$12.45
End Date: Thursday Jun-25-2015 2:39:22 PDT
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Baby Einstein New Toy Lot, Take Along Tunes, Bendy Ball, Discovery Cards, more

$24.00
End Date: Monday Jun-1-2015 22:05:15 PDT
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4. VTech Sit-to-Stand Learning Walker

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.

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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VTech Sit-to-Stand Learning Walker

$30.00 (0 Bids)
End Date: Monday Jun-1-2015 23:52:02 PDT
Buy It Now for only: $46.89
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vtech sit to stand learning walker

$10.99 (0 Bids)
End Date: Sunday May-31-2015 6:40:56 PDT
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Vtech Sit-to-Stand Learning Walker - Pink

$26.00
End Date: Monday Jun-1-2015 23:24:53 PDT
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5. Bright Starts Clack and Slide Activity Ball

Ages: 6 months and up

List Price: $22.99
Current Price: $6.99
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A new addition to this particular list of top baby toys for 2015 – Bright Starts Clack and Slide Activity Ball.

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 *NEW*

$14.99
End Date: Thursday Jun-25-2015 19:30:57 PDT
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NEW!!! Bright Starts Clack and Slide Activity Ball Baby Toddler Toy Rattle Frog

$15.99
End Date: Saturday Jun-20-2015 11:02:54 PDT
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Bright Starts Clack and Slide Activity Ball INFANT TOY 6 MONTHS AND UP

$19.84
End Date: Wednesday May-27-2015 19:33:33 PDT
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6. Green Toys My First Stacker

Ages: 6 months and up

List Price: $14.99
Current Price: $9.00
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Green Toys My First Stacker hits #6 on the list.

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, Colors May Vary, Free Shipping, New

$25.63
End Date: Thursday Jun-18-2015 14:00:35 PDT
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Green Toys My First Stacker, Colors May Vary

$40.14
End Date: Friday Jun-19-2015 21:45:22 PDT
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Green Toys My First Stacker

$6.00
End Date: Saturday May-30-2015 11:58:58 PDT
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7. Melissa & Doug First Bead Maze

Ages: 1 year and up

List Price: $14.99
Current Price: $10.20
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I myself love to fiddle with these – Melissa & Doug First Bead Maze comes in at #7 among the best baby toys 2015.

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 CLASSIC WOODEN TOY

$3.99
End Date: Thursday Jun-25-2015 19:39:55 PDT
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First Bead Maze - Infant Developmental Toys by Melissa & Doug (3042)

$14.99
End Date: Thursday Jun-25-2015 14:16:49 PDT
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First Bead Maze Melissa and Doug 18 Solid Wooden Beads Toddler Infant Toy Used

$9.99
End Date: Thursday Jun-25-2015 10:44:03 PDT
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8. Lamaze Cloth Book

Ages: 6 months and up

List Price: $15.99
Current Price: $10.63
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Marked in 8th place among the “best of” baby toys this year, here is the Lamaze Cloth Book.

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

Ages: 6 – 24 months

List Price: $9.99
Current Price: $7.90
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Arriving in 9th place for 2015 – Fisher-Price Brilliant Basics Baby’s First Blocks.

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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Fisher-Price Brilliant Basics Baby's First Blocks - New with opened box, SEALED

$9.89
End Date: Wednesday Jun-24-2015 17:03:52 PDT
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Fisher Price Brilliant Basics Corn Popper and Babys First Blocks

$60.89
End Date: Sunday Jun-21-2015 15:16:12 PDT
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FISHER PRICE BRILLIANT BASICS BABY'S FIRST BLOCKS SET- 12 pieces

$2.99
End Date: Thursday May-28-2015 17:20:09 PDT
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10. Bright Starts Lots of Links

Ages: 0 – 12 months

List Price: $5.49
Current Price: $3.68
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The final item on 2015’s list of the top ten toys for babies is Bright Starts Lots of Links.

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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LINKS Bright Starts "Lots of Links" 23 pcs.

$4.99
End Date: Thursday Jun-25-2015 18:40:52 PDT
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Bright Starts Lots of Links Accessory

$6.25
End Date: Monday Jun-22-2015 21:03:27 PDT
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Bright Starts Lots of Links, New

$15.45
End Date: Saturday Jun-20-2015 11:35:27 PDT
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Update note: This page was modified to reflect current information on 05/17/15.

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