Don’t know what to buy for that baptism or first birthday party? No baby gift registries in sight? Have no fear, Smart Parenting is here to give you tips on what you can kind of baby toys to get!
Nuby Bug-a-Loop TeetherAge 3 months+This sturdy segmented teether ring is filled with insufferably precious creatures such as ladybugs and bees and has multiple surfaces of varying textures to give babies a different chewing experience. It may also double as a funky necklace for mommy.Price: P300+
Red Box My Precious Baby Music and Lights StackerAge 6 months+This ring-and-pole shape stacker, resplendent with a goofy Shrek-like headed mascot, will evoke squeals of delight and wonderment from the baby celebrant. With four flashing lights and eighteen songs in its repertoire, My Precious Baby Music and Lights Stacker will react whether the flower rings are inserted or removed from the pole.Price: P800+
Infantino Movers and ShakersAge 3 months+These cartoony bug-eyed plush toys vibrate and jitter around the floor with a simple press or squeeze. They play lively tunes (Lady Gaga this ain’t, but at least it isn’t Barry Manilow), make pleasant sounds and even have volume control so as not to wake mommy and daddy from a long bout of trying to put baby to sleep. The music and motion automatically shuts down after 15 seconds.Available in monkey, elephant, lion and hippo models.Price: P600+
Fisher-Price Brilliant Basics Stacking Action Blocks Age 6 months+From the BMW of baby toy manufacturers (safety first, premium price) comes this adorable gem—three heavy-duty constructed blocks with vibrant colors, inanely cute faces and intricate moving parts for babies to twist, turn, push and pound. Get baby into full sensory exploration mode with Brilliant Basics Stacking Action Blocks!Price: P750+
Munchkin Fun Ice Twisty Star TeetherAge 6 months+Another teething variant, the Twisty Star is filled with non-toxic cooling gel, which can be refrigerated or frozen to sooth babies’ sore gums. The bracelet-like rings and rotating flower will delight the baby celebrant while allowing him or her to experience all sorts of shapes, colors and sensations. Parents can munch on it too after a tough day dealing with a boss of similar mental age.Price: P350+
Disney Baby Music MakerAge 1-3 years+On a low budget but don’t know what to get your godchild? Get your friends’ toddler this combination clock and xylophone toy, decorated with Winnie the Pooh and Friends. Your godchild can learn to tell time with the little clock and play music by hitting the various multicolored ribs, eliciting dulcet bell-like tones. Warning: Constant playing of the xylophone may drive parents insane.Price: P150+
Kidsmark Pacific Corp. Read And Play Smell The Scent BooksAge 1 year+Great for developing olfactory as well as visual and tactile responses of babies, these durable fruit-scented cloth books have delicious aromas and are almost good enough to eat!Available in banana, orange, strawberry and grape.Price: P180+
You can check out all these and more at Babyland, 3rd floor, Eastwood Mall, Libis, Quezon City. For inquiries, call 7091836 and ask for Adrian, Jonne or Lito. Seen any other great baby toy gifts? Got feedback on any items you bought on this list? Write your comments below!