Swings and Activity Centers for Babies 6 to 12 Months
Finding toys that educate, entertain, and even get baby moving are as good as discovering gold. These freestanding toys have a little bit of everything to help your cutie develop important skills while having a blast.
Bright Starts Having a Ball Get Rollin' Activity Table
This activity table from Bright Starts™ is bursting with so many amusing elements, baby will have a tough time growing bored of its many fun features. Shapes, colors, numbers and other words are taught in both English and Spanish and your child will have the opportunity to become a regular Mozart as she tickles the ivories, so to speak, of the caterpillar piano. A peek-a-boo gator and ball ramp are sure to bring a smile to her face.
Baby Einstein Around the World Discovery Center
Don’t forget your passport as Baby Einstein offers up an entertainer that takes baby on an international adventure with three modes of play – world music melodies, animal sounds and an intro to colors in Spanish, English and French. A cuddly lion hand puppet and panda “teether”-totter with rainstick rattle will make her ooh and aah, while a penguin popper and click-clack giraffe add to the fun.
Fisher-Price Laugh & Learn Learning Home
Your child will feel right at home, literally, playing with this colorful house façade from Fisher-Price® that has some really cute features, like a mailbox, radio, ball drop down a rain gutter and changeable house numbers. When baby plays with each feature, a different sound will play, teaching him words like open, close, on and off. A shape sorter on the front door helps children learn problem solving.
First Toddle Baby Gym
With so many different set-up options, you’ll be able to start charging membership fees to the neighborhood kids as you customize this First Toddle® gym to suit your child’s changing likes and needs. From the basic arrangement that showcases soft toys, a floor mat and sports balls to a toddler basketball hoop to a large soccer or hockey goal, there are many ways to play with this simple but genius gym.
Little Tikes Wide Tracker Activity Walker
Don’t let the word “walker” fool you – with a folding design that lets this Little Tikes® toy start out as a baby gym when little ones are only sitting and crawling, your child can have a ball with this activity center long before she’s taking her first steps. Bright shapes and flip down doors will attract and intrigue, and once baby is ready to make her move, the wide wheel base provides extra stability for early walking.
Chicco Music 'n Play Table
This reversible table from Chicco® is like two activity centers in one. An electronic side outfitted with a keyboard and other activities encourages babies to work on a number of developmental skills while the construction side boasts a building base and 10 blocks to inspire your budding architect. The piano piece can also be removed and secured to your baby’s crib with accompanying straps.
VTech Sit-to-Stand Learning Walker
Barnyard buddies, spinning flowers, a light-up shape sorter and telephone handset offer a bevy of entertaining options for your baby. Before he can stand the VTech® Sit-to-Stand is simply an activity center without legs, but when he’s ready to take off, change it into a walker to help baby take those first strides. Shapes, colors, animals and music – who could ask for anything more?
LeapFrog Learn & Groove: Musical Table
Teach your baby how to get down and get funky with this Learn & Groove® activity center that contains a library of over 40 learning songs, sparkling lights and a ton of cool stuff to spin, slide, push, pull, open and close. Kids have the option to learn letters, colors, numbers and opposites in not one but two languages, as there are English and Spanish modes. Muy divertido!
Safety 1st Sounds 'n Lights Discovery Walker
Baby will have a blast hanging out in this Safety 1st® entertainment center that has two activity trays that swing open for play. Not only are there five toys with sound and lights, but there’s also a snack tray available for the hungry explorer. The fabric seat is removable and machine washable for easy cleanup.
Bright Starts Bounce Bounce Baby Entertainer
This entertainer brings new meaning to the term bouncing baby girls and boys. The Bright Starts™ bounce pad allows your child to put a little spring in her step and the 360-degree swivel seat gives her the option to check out all of her surroundings. A teether, lights, mirror, musical toy and bead chaser will pique her interest and parents will appreciate how easy it is to clean – just wipe down with soap and water and be done!
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Baby Einstein Musical Motion Activity Jumper
Your baby will jump with delight in the award winning Baby Einstein Musical Motion Activity Jumper. The jumper is made to adjust to any of 5 different heights so that the fun doesn’t have to end as your baby grows. Four toy stations surround your baby and provide 12 engaging activities that little ones can easily access with the 360-degree rotating seat. Baby can explore different languages with the electronic piano that introduces colors and shapes in English, French and Spanish.
Keep play time safe for the Earth and your tot with eco-friendly toys that entertain and even educate without junking up the environment. These playthings, geared towards babies ages 6 to 12 months, will make two mamas happy – you and Mother Nature!view gallery
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