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New Toys for Toddlers

Updated on January 19, 2013

What's Hot in New Toys for Toddlers in 2012?

If you're got a young child at home, you're probably always on the lookout for high-quality new toys for toddlers. There are many great toys coming on the market all the time, and it's hard to keep up with them. This page updates daily with a list of hot new toys for toddlers for 2012. Take a look below to see what's new and popular. You're sure to find something here for the special toddler in your life.

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Infant/Toddler Toy of the Year 2012 - Playskool Poppin' Park Elefun Busy Ball Popper

If you're looking for a newly released and top-rated toy for toddlers, take a look at the Playskool Poppin' Park Elefun Busy Ball Popper. This fun toy for babies and toddlers 9 months and up was named the 2012 Infant/Toddler Toy of the Year by the Toy Industry Association in its annual Toy of the Year Awards program. The program highlights the best new toys on the market for kids of all ages, and includes 11 categories of competition.

Playskool Pink Elephant Busy Ball Popper
Playskool Pink Elephant Busy Ball Popper

Product description: Engage your baby in put-and-take play with the lively Playskool Elefun Busy Ball Popper. Designed for children 9 months and older, this elephant will delight young children with its upbeat music and engaging ball-popping action. Easy push-button activation allows your child to choose between 10 songs. The toy's baby-friendly design also encourages young children to reach, grab, and crawl.

 

Another Popular Toy for Toddlers - LeapFrog Learn & Groove Musical Table

This popular musical table for toddlers helps kids learn through fun musical activities. Toddlers can move to more than 40 songs and melodies.

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

Product description: Keep baby engaged with 15 musical activities in both English and Spanish. Colorful, interactive learning stations introduce early reading, math and language development skills through fun and engaging activities. Flip the center page to Music mode and your baby will move and groove to more than 40 songs and melodies, including nursery rhymes, real instrument sounds and upbeat dance tunes. Folds flat for easy travel and storage. What it Teaches: * Letters A-Z * Counting 1-10 * Colors & Shapes * First Words * Cause & Effect * Instrument Sound

 

New Toys for Toddlers 2012

For Preschoolers - 2012 Preschool Toy of the Year

The prestigious "Toy of the Year" award for 2012 went to the LeapPad Explorer. The electronic learning toy designed for 4- to 9-year-old kids was also named the Educational Toy of the Year and the Preschool Toy of the Year, beatin out 77 finalists in 11 categories to earn the top award.

LeapFrog LeapPad1 Explorer Learning Tablet, green
LeapFrog LeapPad1 Explorer Learning Tablet, green

Product description: Help your child create and learn with the LeapFrog LeapPad Explorer. The learning tablet gives you access to more than 100 educational books, games, videos, and apps. Subjects like mathematics, reading, and science are covered in a fun and interactive way. The LeapPad's built-in camera can shoot video, allowing kids to make animation and art to share with family and friends.

 

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      poutine 5 years ago

      I like the pink monkey here.

    • lynnasafriend profile image

      lynnasafriend 5 years ago

      The pandas are so cute, I don't know but I am just loving panda stuff this year :)

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      belinda342 5 years ago

      Anything educational is always a good idea. So a toy for toddlers that can help them learn too (like the LeapPad, etc) is great!