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Best Baby Toys 6 months Recommended by Mum, Tested by Baby.

Updated on January 21, 2015

Recommended Developmental Toys for Baby 6 months

The best toys I got for my child at 6 months+. I found it a strange age, as they grow so fast, but you want to give them toys that will help them to be encouraged to explore, interact and grow with. If you are looking for the best developmental toys for your child, then these Are my Picks for the Top Toys especially created for baby 6 months and are specifically designed with promoting and encouraging the first motor skill developmental milestone reaching (reach)

Having the right kind of baby toys around to stimulate and encourage your child's learning, you are giving your child the best start in life and helping to encourage and promote their development. there are so many baby toys where on earth do you start?

Research shows that the key to a healthy child's development is the amount of time children spend time with their parents having fun and learning at the same time. But sometimes all the experts in the land cannot tell you what really is the best, You want to hear what real mums and babies have to say, Of course babies can not talk, but moms know a happy baby and can see from their behaviour and interaction with the toys. As a new parent you want to know which toys really are the best for your child at that age.

Not only am I am mom but I have studied child and learning development as a career in Social work.

Featured here are The Best Baby Toys and games for hand-eye co-ordination especially designed for 0-6 monthsand recommendations that will make great gifts for infants and great purchases by parents who want to actively encourage and help their childs development with the most important life skill you can teach a child. Play

Fantastic Baby Toy for 6months is the Fisher Price Stack and Blocks - imaginative interactive play!

When a toy responds to your baby's actions with fun rewards, it encourages your baby to repeat the exercise many times and all the while, she's learning about cause-and-effect. action/reaction

Fisher-Price Stack 'n Surprise Blocks Musical Croc Block Wagon - Baby can stack blocks on the crocodile's back for peek-a-boo, pop-up action. Or enjoy put-and-take play, feeding blocks to the hungry croc for musical rewards. And when baby's ready to walk, flip out the handle to pull it along! Includes six peek-a-boo, pop-up blocks to stack, with plenty of storage space inside and lots of building surfaces from tip to tail.

Fisher-Price Stack 'n Surprise Blocks Musical Croc Block Wagon
Fisher-Price Stack 'n Surprise Blocks Musical Croc Block Wagon

The Stack 'n Surprise Block line rolls to a whole new level of fun with the Croc block wagon

Generous building surface on the Croc's back where baby can stack one or all of the 6 included blocks

Each time baby stacks they will get a great peek-a-boo, pop action from the blocks

Flip out the handle and as baby pulls him along they will get fun sound effects and music

 

Baby Toys that Encourage Touch Feel and Sound - Age appropriate Chioces

As baby reaches 6 months there are 4 types of age appropriate baby toys for 6months old. you really are looking for the best baby toys that encourage the development of motor skills

Stacking toys

Toys to encourage crawling

Action/reaction toys

Toys for imitative play with familiar objects

other Toys to consider for this age include Baby books for patting, pointing and talking, textured ball/ toys and recorded songs and music

Eddi The Elephant is Just perfect for imaginative play.

Toy Phones Make an Excellent Gift for Baby - Learing to communicate is vital for all children

Baby just loves your mobile phone at this age How they love to be heard when you are on the phone! And how is it they always want to create the most noise ever? Well problem solved why not give them their own to play with, also saving your mobile getting covered in sticky stuff!

It is funny to see baby mimicking everything you do and picking up the phone and saying hello into it.

Well lets give them their own phone to play with. These smartphone styled toys, are easy to hold, with flashing buttons and are a great way to entertain baby whilst you take your important call.

Fisher-Price Laugh & Learn Smilin' Smart Phone, Black
Fisher-Price Laugh & Learn Smilin' Smart Phone, Black

This toy Smart phone just for baby encourages baby to say "hello" and "goodbye" flashing lights and lots of buttons

 
Fisher-Price Brilliant Basics Friendly Flip Phone (6 Months +)
Fisher-Price Brilliant Basics Friendly Flip Phone (6 Months +)

Baby will have more fun with this flip phone and let you be able to take your call in peace

 
Top Toys
Top Toys

Fun Toys for Little Boys 6months+

Fisher-Price Laugh & Learn Learning Workbench

I am loving this fantastic learning toys for boys the Fisher-Price Laugh & Learn Learning Workbench which has Three interactive learning modes and has lots of handy tools-like friends bring the workbench to life, watch them sing along with the 15+ popular baby tunes, and learn fun sounds and phrases all with this smashing toy.

Any child will love the interaction they get with hours of play with this little gem!

See more about this Toy here: Fisher-Price Laugh & Learn Learning Workbench

The Perfect Baby Toy - Play and learn toys

Learning to crawl and perfect for Tummy Time. Baby is desperate to get mobile, and working out how arms and little legs work! so toys that encourage baby to move and try to catch it are excellent.

The 1-2-3 Musical Snail is appropriate for all growth periods of baby

Lock the wheels so baby can enjoy the snails large mirror and fun rocking motion

When baby is sitting, it can bat at the snail

Unlock the wheels for crawl along play

Activity centers are perfect for BABY - Toys to encourage development are priceless

Wonderworld New Stacking Rings Baby Toy - Multi- Colored 7 Rings Non - Toxic
Wonderworld New Stacking Rings Baby Toy - Multi- Colored 7 Rings Non - Toxic

Multi-colored

Graduating stacking rings

Six rings and one topping ball

Wooden base stand

Made from rubberwood, non-toxic water based paints as well as biodegradable fabrics

 

Baby Stacking Toys - ring block sets....great fun for baby

It is so much fun as parents to watch as our little one start to feel their way in the world. and an even bigger feeling of accomplishment when they are trying to work out how to do things.

Like these stacking rings which are great fun, baby can pick these up easily, and you can let them explore them knowing that baby is safe with these multi colored stacking rings.

Baby toys - Fisher Price's Best selling learning toy - laugh and learn Bunny``

Teaches counting textures, sizes and opposites positions with 3 modes of play, and also is just an adorable cuddly toy too!

I know my daughters went everywhere with us, whether out for a meal, where the toy provided endless hours of a happy baby as we sat and eat our meal.

Stuffed animal and soft toys are one of the best learning activity toys for Infants, with their designs and colors encourage sensory interaction and children just delight in playing with these appropriate toys for 6 month old

Fisher Price Laugh & Learn Learning Bunny (2nd Version with Stitched Nose)
Fisher Price Laugh & Learn Learning Bunny (2nd Version with Stitched Nose)

Every child has to have one of these cuddly interactive toys

 

Baby Toys Leapfrog learning activity Table - ....play laugh grow, toys for growing infants

Follow the sounds and catch the flashing lights, hours of fun play time and entertainment whilst learning on this bestselling activity table.

When we say Learning activity centers are the best baby toys we really do mean it they are a fantastic toy for baby, as they grow with your child in the early stages for development.

With their large colorful keys, flashing lights, and fun melodies they helps develop a baby's coordination, visual observation, and musical interest.

This is one of these must have buys.

These toys for infants are great to encourage eye-hand coordination physical skills balance and grasp.

Any toys that encourage Shape sorting and working out patterns helps baby to build identification skills. Learning colors and shapes

Great learning interactive toys perfect for encouraging baby's learning

LeapFrog Learn & Groove Musical Table
LeapFrog Learn & Groove Musical Table

Includes a variety of music styles for baby to enjoy.

 

Activity Center for Infants 6months+ - A great toy that wil grow with your baby

This baby seated activity center, was one of the best gifts we got for our daughter, she loved exploring all the different activities from music to lights to pop up toys! But more importantly this toy was around for a long time, and as she grew, we could take parts of the activity center away, to encourage each step of her development. It was such a fantastic toy that grew with her.

As she began to stand and walk, it divides to allow her to use the activity center as a balance and encourages her to walk around, this was one of the most used baby toys my daughter had.

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Building Blocks are always a winner of the BEST Baby Toys Award - Babys 1st building blocks

These are great for baby to grab onto and throw around. encouraging reach and grasp actions

Best Baby Toy for Fun and Learning - Babys First smart Screen Laptop

Every Child should have their activity center to take with them anywhere and not only be entertained but educated too

Bright animated screen so baby can learn numbers, shapes, colors, object names, initial letters, and encourages the first ABC learning No wonder Baby looks so happy

The Best Baby Gift Ever - Best Buy for Baby

I think the most used gift we ever got was our small childs table, yes we got it when my daughter was 6 months old, and I thought a bit strange, however that small childs table and chair set took us from learning how to eat her snacks, to stacking her cups, to drawing her first picture. To writing her name. Oh and a few Dressup shows too!

In fact we never got rid of it until after she went to school, so If you are wanting a great gift idea for a baby, then this is a little out of the ordinary, but one of the most useful and well recived gifts for toddlers.

Tot Tutors TC715 Primary Collection Kids Wood Table & 4 Chair Set, Natural/Primary
Tot Tutors TC715 Primary Collection Kids Wood Table & 4 Chair Set, Natural/Primary

4 chair table set, ideal of everything that baby needs from eating to playing to learning

 

© 2011 Lisa Auch

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    • Charito1962 profile image

      Charito Maranan-Montecillo 

      4 years ago from Manila, Philippines

      What adorable toys!

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      QualityKidsToys 

      4 years ago

      Good to see your unique content in this lens. I do agree with you that it is sometimes best to hear what real moms are saying about their children as they are the ones that know their children the best. Also, good call on mentioning the 'stackable rings'. It's hard to go wrong with stackables, especially if you are trying to help develop the child's reaching and other motor skills. Thanks for the info.!

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      iayane 

      5 years ago

      great stuff, thanks

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      babynology 

      5 years ago

      Congratulation on maintaining a great lens. I am reading and commenting on your lens. Indeed an informative article for baby.

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      sojourner-1 

      5 years ago

      Toys have been getting so educational these days, it is great.

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      David Stone 

      5 years ago from New York City

      Nice to see a really classy, enjoyable product page. It has your unique stamp, Lisa. Class act, nice to see.

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      Thomo85 

      5 years ago

      I agree all the way when it comes to the fisher price workbench my little guy loves it.

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      anonymous 

      5 years ago

      Fabulous selection of toys, this will give parents an inkling of what's available for their little darling. :-)

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      LouisaDembul 

      5 years ago

      Nice selection of toys for 6-month-olds. We spent hours with the stacking set. Putting everything up, then knocking it over, just to start again!

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      EmmaHenderson LM 

      5 years ago

      fantastic looking lens with a fine selection of toys :)

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      Wendy Hughes 

      5 years ago from Charlotte

      GREAT lens! Well written and informative. That little Angel of yours is BEAUTIFUL!

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      anonymous 

      5 years ago

      Lovely selections!

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      irenemaria 

      5 years ago from Sweden

      Lovely suggestions. Babies in this age are easy to please too

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      anonymous 

      5 years ago

      I would love to become a baby once again to play with these cool toys.

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      CoolBabyStuff 

      5 years ago

      I really love creating my baby toys, that always helps us spend more time together creating it together.

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      mistaben 

      5 years ago

      Like it, fantastic selections.

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      maceemiller123 

      5 years ago

      Great!! My daughter gave birth 10 weeks ago to a girl and I was looking for good ideas. Thankyou :)

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      isabellaroy 

      5 years ago

      My fav is the happy nappers pillow pets. Nice cuddly little things babies would love. Nice lens!

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      aliciamaggie54 

      5 years ago

      The wagon toy is neat. Thanks for the ideas

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      expensivediamonds 

      5 years ago

      My friends kid had the 5 in 1 and it lasted for ages! I think its still kicking around somewhere..... nice lens

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      oktoys 

      5 years ago

      I think Lamaze Eddie the Elephant is the best and it has the greatest tunes. Nice lens!

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      Lisa Auch 

      5 years ago from Scotland

      @jasminedessy: Yes everyday is a learning day

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      jasminedessy 

      5 years ago

      Baby toys idea for educational toys

      I think all toys can be learning toys ..

      I really love your lens

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      anonymous 

      6 years ago

      Very nice lens.

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      sousababy 

      6 years ago

      Fisher-Price is certainly a high quality brand - I love those little activity tables (I like to play with them too). And my, that stacking ring tower has really endured, eh. Like Lego, some of these things just cannot be improved upon. Great lens, love the selection.

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      anonymous 

      6 years ago

      So wonderful and too cute baby lens I've ever seen.. dear lady Lisa :) I really like all collection of toys for 6 month-year old babies.. I agreed with you.. They're entirely top and best :) Tweeted to all my fans.. Have wonderful times.. always.. my dear friend :D

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      elizabethknows lm 

      6 years ago

      cute lens

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      PiLemma 

      6 years ago

      most of the Manhattan toys... some of the baby einstein developmental toys...

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      rasisonia lm 

      6 years ago

      really love your selection of this baby toys..

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      anonymous 

      6 years ago

      Oh my the wonderful, sweet and fun choices...who could pick just one!

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      nightbear lm 

      6 years ago

      LOve it, great choices. Blessed!

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      anonymous 

      6 years ago

      cute lens indeed. brought back memories, my youngest is almost 3 yrs old now and he's going to be the baby in the family.

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      traveller27 

      6 years ago

      Great ideas. I don't have any ideas of my own! Thanks for sharing.

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      katiecolette 

      6 years ago

      Great picks, Lisa. The Little Tikes Activity Center is one of the best toys you can buy for a baby.

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      anonymous 

      6 years ago

      my wife always wanted the stacking thing

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      Joan4 

      6 years ago

      Such wonderful toys for babies! We had so much fun with our grandchildren and their toys - many on your list! Squidangel blessed!

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      Marika 

      6 years ago from Cyprus

      These are just way too sweet baby toys!

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      Bellezza-Decor 

      6 years ago from Canada

      It's pretty great being a baby these days with all the toys available!

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      termit_bronx 

      6 years ago

      Great list of baby toys. One of these would be a great gift for my nephew.

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      Tamara14 

      6 years ago

      Great list Lisa! Both my girls used to enjoy their activity stations, soft building blocks and soft books. I loved those activity stations so much whenever I had to do something around the house or needed a moment of peace and quiet:) Your daughter is such a cute little model here too:) Blessed!

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      poutine 

      6 years ago

      Good list.

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      Don Wilson 

      6 years ago from Yakima, WA

      I will have grand children by next spring. I'm just getting in the groove, here. Great ideas for toys to give the new additions.

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      Showpup LM 

      6 years ago

      Our grandddaughter is turning 6 months old this month. She is just learning her motor skills and thinks it's quite cool. She adores all things with easy buttons to encourage her interaction.

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