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Baby toys in our Christmas Gift Guide 2013 {#GiveChristmas 2013}

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Give Christmas Away disclaimer

 

Since we have a feature up for generous brands that have sent us toys for the Children’s Home and one for the fun games in our Christmas Gift Guide, here’s our dedicated round-up of baby toys, dedicated to the brands that have sent us donations for our  Give Christmas 2013 Event.

 

As mentioned in both posts earlier, a donation for our event entails an inclusion in our Christmas Gift Guide 2013 but I thought it would be nice to also include mini features on each brand that has donated baby toys, just to say thank you for their generosity.

(Not all will be hosting an additional giveaway, so do check back when the Event goes live to see if your favorite toys will be given away. But what’s important is that they have sent a toy for the children who’re associated with the Home.)

 

So here goes…

Check out these baby toys in our Christmas Gift Guide 2013!

 

1. Roll Along Bear Shape Sorter

Roll Along Bear Shape Sorter
MSRP: 28 US$

Perfect for toddling babies, this wood based, pull along, roll as I go, bear is also an activity toy. The durable shape sorting body base encourages a little one to identify the 4 included shapes and pop them through the right shape cut-out on the bear’s body.

Age appropriateness: 12 months +

 

Visit the Manhattan Toy site for more details and purchasing information.

 

2. Playskool Poppin’ Park Pop ‘n Pick Up Elefun Toy

MSRP: 29.99 US$
MSRP: 29.99 US$

This push along toy elephant can provide your toddler with hours of fun as Mr Elephant pops out 5 colorful balls through his trunk as he cruises. Definitely a toy to get in a little exercise as your child has to chase down those balls that popped out, run back, scoop them back into Mr Elephant and start all over again!

Age appropriateness: 18 months +

 

Visit the Hasbro site for more details and purchasing information.

 

3. Mamas and Papas Baby Snug

MSRP: 59.99 US$
MSRP: 59.99 US$
Also known as baby’s first seat, the Baby Snug is an ergonomic, floor support, seat that helps prop your baby up and support your little one’s back and body as he/she sits. The cushioned padding may be removed to allow room as baby grows.
The seat is light-weight and great to carry along during travel as well. Cleaning is easy with a wet cloth and definitely recommended on a regular basis, for baby’s safety.
Though the seat provides great support, adult supervision is always a must and leaving baby unattended is never suggested.

Age appropriateness: 3 – 12 months

 

Visit the Mamas and Papas site for more details and purchasing information.

 

4. TOMY Toys Mr. Owl Puzzle Pop

MSRP: 17.99 US$
MSRP: 17.99 US$

This easy to use shape sorter cum puzzle block toy, encourages toddlers to identify pictures, shapes, colors and helps improve fine motor skills. Compact and easy to carry along, Mr Owl can be a help at those outings where baby needs to be kept occupied with a quiet toy.

Age appropriateness: 12 months +

 

Visit the TOMY toys site for more details and purchasing information.

 

5. Lamaze Shiver the Sharpei

MSRP: 15.99 US$
MSRP: 15.99 US$

Shiver is a colorful toy pup that can be hooked on to baby’s car seat or stroller. He comes with crinkly ears, crinkly feet, a Lamaze ring to encourage coordination skills and a cuddly soft body. The best feature would have to be the pull down cord that causes Shiver to shiver his way up to his original position

Age appropriateness: Birth – 24 months

 

Visit the TOMY toys site for more details and purchasing information.

 

6. Tiny Love: Follow Me Fiona

MSRP: 24.99 US$
MSRP: 24.99 US$
This little musical, mobile, puppy is the perfect entertainer for babies during tummy time and a great motivator once she begins to crawl.
“Fiona” barks, plays music as she walks,  moves based on the speed she is set, turns based on where she is touched on her touch sensitive accordion styled body. While parts of her body are hard, her head, tail and ears are soft, encouraging baby to touch, feel and hug her new best friend! (And what’s neat is your baby can press on the motion activate buttons on her feet to trigger off movement, thereby encouraging baby’s fine motor and dexterity skills)

Age appropriateness: 6 – 18 months

 

Visit the Tiny Love site for more details and purchasing information.

 

7. Tiny Love: Starry Night Mobile

MSRP: 69.99 US$
MSRP: 69.99 US$
If you’re shopping for a baby mobile, consider investing in one that actually grows with baby. Tiny Love‘s Starry Night mobile is one such mobile that converts from a crib mobile to a night lamp that soothes baby to sleep, when he is older.
The mobile comes with 3 play modes- Nature/white sound, Classic Tunes or Lullabies. Each run for 30 minute durations, by which time your little one should be asleep!
When  baby is 1-4 months old, it’s recommended the mobile just be used with the hanging stars on the starry night canopy. When he reaches the 4 month mark, it’s recommended to use the overhead projection feature that allows pictures to move across the ceiling and keep him mesmerized, especially if fussy.
What’s neat about the mobile is it finally converts into a night lamp for your toddler, thereby giving him that sense of familiarity when he graduates from a crib to a toddler bed.
Age appropriateness: 0 – 18 months

 

Visit the Tiny Love site for more details and purchasing information.

 

And keep checking back for new additions to our Baby Toys’ Features Round-Up!

 

 

Don’t Forget!!

 

Our Giving Christmas Away Giveaway Event 2013 goes live on November 25, 2012 at 12 am EST and ends on December 9, 2013 at 11.59 pm EST.

Giving Christmas Away 2013

 

This event will feature fantastic toys and games that would make some pretty awesome Christmas presents!

{If you are one of our winners, we would love for you bless it forward and identify a child in need, who would find so much joy to receive a special present(s) this Christmas. }

 

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