Best toys for 4 month old baby (Girls and Boys)

What are the best toys for a 4 month old baby?

The best toys for 4 month old babies are ones which are colorful to stimulate visual senses, make sounds to appeal to their hearing and have lots of different textures to feel and touch. As you may know babies this age are discovering and developing all their sense so any toys that stimulate the senses will occupy and entertain babies of 4 months old.

They are also discovering their hands so will love to reach out and bat and grab at toys they can see dangling in front of them. They are not yet sitting so toys and items that support them are useful at 4 months old. They are also discovering different things by putting them in their mouth, so it is essential that toys for this age are safe to chew on.

Read on to discover some of the best toys for 4 month old babies. A lot of them are based on toys that my own son used to play with at 4 months.

Fisher Price Jumperoo for 4 Month Old Boys and Girls

Fisher-Price Rainforest Jumperoo
Fisher-Price Rainforest Jumperoo

This Fisher Price Jumperoo is a toy that 4 month old babies boys, girls and Moms and Dads are guaranteed to love as much as one another.

Put baby in the jumperoo which is a safe place to sit and play. Baby will love jumping up and down safely and Mom and Dad will love watching. There are tons of toys around to reach for and explore too.

This has been a great toy for me. I was able to put my son in there as a baby while I went and did the washing up! He loved bouncing up and down in it. He has even fallen asleep in there quite a few times.

 

Fisher-Price Ocean Wonders Soothe and Glow Seahorse

Fisher-Price Ocean Wonders Soothe and Glow Seahorse, Blue
Fisher-Price Ocean Wonders Soothe and Glow Seahorse, Blue

This is a great toy toy help soothe babies before bedtime but it could just be used as as a cuddle toy during the day too.

Baby cuddles the seahorse and and his belly gently glows and plays 5 minutes of ocean sounds and music. There are 8 different lullabies and classical selections as well as 2 ocean tracks.

After 5 minutes the music fades so as not to disturb babies as they fall to sleep.

 

Leapfrog My Pal

LeapFrog My Pal Scout
LeapFrog My Pal Scout

This is a really cute cuddly toy that will grow with your child.

You can customize it by downloading baby's name.

There's lots of songs and lots of them teach concepts such as numbers, animals, food and colors.

As they get older they can learn to press the different paws for different activities. There's a paw for singing daytimes songs, lullabies and another paw for activities.

 

Bright Starts Clack and Slide Activity Ball

Bright Starts Clack and Slide Activity Ball
Bright Starts Clack and Slide Activity Ball

This colorful ball will keep baby entertained with loads of fun activities and sounds. Fun activities include bead chaser, rattle ball, squeaker, and mirror.

4 month old babies will find the ball easy to grab and they will be able to chew on it safely.

It's bright and colorful to attract their attentions and they will love the moving parts.

It's a great price too.

 

Winkel

Manhattan Toy Winkel Rattle and Sensory Teether Activity Toy
Manhattan Toy Winkel Rattle and Sensory Teether Activity Toy

A winkel is another great toy for a 4 month old baby because it is safe and easy to chew on to relieve sore gums. It's easy to grab and the colors and design make it fascintating for baby to look at and handle. It also contains a rattle to engage babies and it's soft to handle and chew too.

 

Original Odball

Rhino Toys Oball Original (Colors May Vary)
Rhino Toys Oball Original (Colors May Vary)

This is a great ball that 4 month olds will easily be able to grab, look at and handle due to its design. At this age they will be fasincated just to hold the ball but what makes the odball so great is it offers so much more as baby gets older. Older babies will enjoy rolling the odball and crawling after it. The odball is also easy to throw and catch for older babies too.

 

Lamaze Toys

Lamaze make some great toys for 4 month old babies.

They are very colorful in design so attract babies attention visually. Each toy has lots of different textures to feel and explore. It depends which toy you buy as to the materials they are but the toys include materials with crinkly textures, furry material, smooth, hard and bumpy things to feel. They include sounds such as rattles and squeakers. Many of the toys include mirrors and teethers too. Each toy includes a loop which you can attach to car seats and push chairs so you don't have to worry about your baby dropping the toys everywhere.

These toys are perfect for babies of 4 months as they will love to feel and explore the different textures as well as hear the squeakers and rattles. They will also love to explore them with their fingers too.

Lamaze Clip & Go Firefly Freddie,Freddie the Firefly
Lamaze Clip & Go Firefly Freddie,Freddie the Firefly

Freddie the Firefly is one of the most popular Lamaze toys

It's bright and colorful so really attracts baby's attention and there's lots of different textures of material for fingers to explore. There are also squeakers and mirrors too.

 

Beachball

A colorful beach ball is a lovely colorful toy that 4 month old babies are sure to love. You can roll it to them and encourage them to roll it away from them. They will love patting it. You can also lean them on the top of it for tummy time too.

As they get older a beach ball is good for rolling, kicking, throwing, playing catch as well as obviously taking to the beach.

Baby Gyms for 4 Month Old Babies

At 4 months baby gyms are great play toys. They will love reaching out and trying to bat and grab the toys hanging above them. Many gyms have lights, sounds and music which they love to watch and listen to.


Fisher-Price Rainforest Melodies and Lights Deluxe Gym
Fisher-Price Rainforest Melodies and Lights Deluxe Gym

We have the Fisher Price Rainforest baby gym. My son is now 11 months and we still get it out on occasion. Then he still enjoys looking at the lights and batting the toys.

At 4 months he was fascinated by the lights and sounds. He used to love batting and trying to grab the toys. It was good for tummy time too as there are little tags babies enjoy touching and feeling as well as crinkly leaves and bright colorful pictures on the mat to look at. The mat is slightly padded for extra comfort.

 
Infantino Grow-with-me Activity Gym and Ball Pit
Infantino Grow-with-me Activity Gym and Ball Pit

This is another idea of a baby play gym but it also converts into a ball pit. My son loved a ball pit from around 7 or 8 months of age. He would spend ages feeling the balls and handling them, so I can see you could quite a bit of use out of this toy as well as being used as a play gym for a 4 month old baby.

 

Skwish Toy

Manhattan Toy Skwish Classic Rattle and Teether Grasping Activity Toy
Manhattan Toy Skwish Classic Rattle and Teether Grasping Activity Toy

The skiwsh toy was one of the most popular toys with my baby at 4 months.

He loved knawing on it. I think it was good to help sore good. It's easy for babies of 4 months to handle and look at. There are sliding beads to attract babies attention.

Babies can lean on it and skwish it out of shape and it returns back to the right shape again (hence the name).

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playmobil airport 5 years ago

Colorful toys are best for babies. They say that colorful toys make babies interact with it.


Playmobil 5 years ago

I love this stuff. Thanks for this idea, I might choose one of this to give to my first Goddaughter.

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