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Easter Toys That Help Boost Baby And Toddler Development

You may love chocolate (if so, check out M&B’s egg gallery for inspiration) but if your baby is too young for all those sweet treats, why not give him an alternative present this Easter? There are plenty of toy options, including ones that will help boost his development. Happy shopping!

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Cuddly sheep £11.99, Lamaze

Shearamy Sheep comes with different textures and features including knotted legs and a bead tail for your baby to discover – plus, the contrast in patterns and colours help stimulate her vision. Simply attach to a cot or pram.
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Cracking eggs, £4.99, WOW Toys

These toy eggs open up to reveal a chick or baby dinosaur. Both animals are removable and make a chirping sound when put back in. Ideal for encouraging imaginative play.
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Humpty Dumpty, £10.99, Galt Toys

Your baby can roll Humpty and he’ll keep coming right back – perfect for keeping her engaged and entertained.
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Sock rabbit kit, £7.99, Amazon

One for slightly older toddlers, this is an easy sewing kit to indulge her creative side. The sock part is already stitched, so all she (with a little help from you perhaps…) needs to do is put in the stuffing, sew it up and add the felt features.
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Hide And Squeak Eggs, £7.49, TOMY

Your child takes these colourful eggs out of the box and then has to match them to the right space again. A twist on the traditional shape sorter.
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Sunflower Rattle, £5.99, Galt Toys

Suitable from six months, this bright 2-in-1 rattle can also be used as a teether.
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Rabbit blankie, £9.99, Taf Toys

New babies will love these colourful blankies that come with lots of features for them to grab and chew on.
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Caterpillar Spillers, £4.49, Munchkin

A new toy for bath time, these cups link together and are numbered to help your child learn to count. They also stack together and fit into each other for easy storage.
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Teether book, £5.99, Galt Toys

A book and teether in one is always a winner – especially when it’s machine washable, too. This has a squeaky Easter bunny on the front and textured carrot for your baby to chomp on.
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Cube, £17.99, Wondercube

The Wondercube is like a tissue or wipes box – except instead of tissues or wipes, your baby pulls out super soft fabric squares. Each of these has a different feel and sound for her to discover, and the pieces can be stuck together in a chain or played with individually.
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Chicco Pull Along Rabbit, £14.99, Amazon

This wooden toy is made from durable wood and water-based paint, and encourages your toddler’s motor skills as she starts to pull it by herself.
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Personalised book, £15, Dorothy And Theodore

Work your child’s name into this Easter Bunny story. With beautiful illustrations, it’s a great addition to story time.
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Oskar & Ellen Doll’s House, £24.99, Born Gifted

Time for imaginative play. Made from fabric and using Velcro tabs, this doll’s house includes mum, dad and baby bunny characters for your child to invent stories with.

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