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Best Baby Toy Under 12 Months – The Mother&Baby Awards Shortlist

Section: Shopping Ideas

Can’t decide which best baby toy to buy? Take a look at the products that our mum testers think deserve a place on our Mother&Baby Awards 2015.

We’ll be announcing the winners on 26th November. Be sure to check back on the site or follow #motherandbabyawards on Twitter and Facebook


See all of this year's Mother&Baby Awards Shortlists here

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Baby band bag, £22.50, babyboomboom

Babyboomboom multi-lingual musical products provide a fun way to familiarise little ones with the sounds of a second language through music and rhythm. This simple and fun approach helps develop an interest in other languages and can give them a headstart in life.
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First Steps Jumperoo, £125, Fisher-Price

15 years ago Fisher-Price created one of the most iconic baby products the Jumperoo. This is the type of innovation that mums have grown to love and trust from Fisher-Price and this year is no exception. Suitable for babies who can hold up their head independently.
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Sunny Safari Arch & Quilt, £34.99, Kiddicare

Designed to stimulate the senses and encourage motor skills, Kiddicare’s Sunny Safari Jumbo Playmat is suitable from birth. Featuring loveable safari animal characters, high contrast visuals, feel-good fabrics and grasp-friendly extras, this playmat will captivate baby's attention and encourage physical activity like rolling, wriggling and crawling.
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My Pal Scout and Violet, £19.99, LeapFrog

My Pal Scout and Violet offer personalised play and on-the-go learning. Press a paw to play music or games! 14 activities introduce animals, counting and more and you can also select to play two, five or 10 minutes of bedtime music. Suitable from six months
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DiscoverSounds Activity Garden, £69.99, Little Tikes

The DiscoverSounds Activity Garden, is a play environment that encourages babies to learn and develop fine motor skills in a safe and durable space. Easy to assemble and store, the Activity Garden transforms into an open, two-sided play centre. Suitable from six months to three years.
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Loved So Much Playmat & Gym, £44.99, Mothercare

The Much Loved Playmat is a soft, comfortable and luxurious padded bear-shaped playmat with two arches and five different detachable toys for your baby to watch and touch. The playmat can be used without arches as your little one gets older. Suitable from birth to 12months.
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Nûby Cuddle Buddy 3-in-1 Glow in the Dark Teething Comforter, £6.99, Nuby

Cuddle Buddy is a Glow-in-the-Dark teething comforter which is perfect for teething, sleeping and playtime. The multi- texture teether part helps to soothe tender gums and because it glows at night-time making it easier to find in the dark. Suitable from theee months.
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Sophie La Giraffe, £12.99, Sophie La Girafe

Created in France in 1961 Sophie la girafe has become one of the best loved baby toys in the marketplace today. Millions of babies worldwide have used and loved their Sophie La Girafe, and millions of parents would vouch for this amazing toy and how much their baby loves her. Suitable from birth.
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MP3 Stereo Cot Mobile, £64.99, Taf Toys

The ability to add unlimited choices of your baby’s favourite music or downloadable stories is one of the great features of the Taf Toys MP3 Stereo Cot Mobile. The detachable MP3 unit is perfect to take along on holiday or nights away and can be used by older babies and toddlers, extending the life of the product. Suitable from birth upwards
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Playmat, £29.99, Chad Valley

This fantastic patchwork playmat encourages stimulation, learning and interaction. Wriggling around with friends or on their own, your baby will love this brightly coloured playmat, featuring lovable characters, playful sounds and interactive toys.

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