Infant Toys for Babies To Love

Explore the world of finely made infant toys to bring joy and create beautiful memories with your baby. While your baby is bound to go through countless toys as he or she grows, choosing a few of superlative quality defines your nursery style and gives you and your baby an opportunity to bond over playtime. Plush toys, animal rockers, personalization and more come together to bring you and your family toys that you can't resist. Add your baby's name to the side of a rocker or select animals, like llamas or elephants, that match a creative nursery theme. When you choose infant toys that are made for beauty and lasting fun, you strengthen the bonds of family and make playing as much fun as can be.

What Makes Infant Toys a Hit

There are many things about infant toys that make babies smile, clap, giggle and have fun. When shopping for baby toys for your own baby or as a baby gift, keep in mind a few basics for the best choices.

  • Anything soft is always a winner. As babies develop their senses, touch lets them understand space and begin to identify objects. It's comforting to them to feel high-quality textiles and textures.
  • Colors add a lot of fun to life at any age. Infants, in particular, are starting to differentiate colors well before they need names for them. Even if you like a modern palette of neutrals, showing your baby contrast lets him or her piece together the elements of playtime. Try a bright green turtle or a snowy white lamb.
  • Rocking is soothing, helps build muscles, burns off all that energy and creates balance. The connection your baby forms with a rocking toy is sweet to watch. Your baby is likely to enjoy holding a toy that moves with him or her.

Getting Creative with Plush

As infant toys become more beautifully made, you can begin to include exceptional plush toys in your nursery. A wide range of animals, both real and conceptual, are now available for play, as are toys that feature iconic themes with creative angles.

  • Check out infant toys in bold colors, like a cheerful reddish-orange fox with simple facial features and a friendly contrast stripe and tipping or the patchwork quilt colors of Lilly Pulitzer toys.
  • Enjoy the craftsmanship of plush animals you don't normally see in toy stores. Have fun with a llama, a hippo, a Mongolian lamb or a fantastical pegasus.
  • Incorporate light to make infant toys even more fun. A light-up walrus features characteristic tusks, but glows to comfort and delight children.

Finding Memorable Gifts

Choose any of the infant toys at Pottery Barn Kids as a charming gift for a beloved baby. Pair your toy with nursery essentials or present it on its own, to be cherished for a long time to come.

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