Mother and Baby

M&B Awards 2016 Toys Shortlist

Section: Shopping Ideas

Baby and toddler toys are an important part of your little one’s development - having fun is all part of learning and growing. But with so many toys on the market, how can you choose the best one for your baby? 

Trust the M&B Awards to narrow your choice - we have tested the best toys on the market and bring you our shortlist of the best of the best. Grouped into age ranges, scroll down to discover the baby and toddler toys that have made our shortlist. 

Each toy has been rigorously tested by our army of real mums and their children, to make sure you choose the right toy for your baby. 

Best Baby Toy - under 12 months

Fisher-Price Space Saver Jumperoo
Galt Toys Ambi Toys Twin Rattle
MAM Teething Friends
Nuby Twista Ball Teether
Sassy Wonder Wheel
Skip Hop Explore and More Roll Around Rattle
Sophie la girafe
Tiny Love Gymini Kick & Play  

Best Baby Toy - 12-24 months

Early Learning Centre Drop and Pop Griaffe
Fisher-Price Mega Bloks First Builders 60pc Building Bag
Fisher-Price Smart Stages Puppy
Gumigem Bubba Bag  
Hippychick Boikido Push & Pull Rabbit Wagon
SmartMax Lighthouse
smarTrike Explorer 5 in 1  
Toys 'R' Us Bruin Deluxe Activity Walker  

Best Toddler Toy – 24 months+

George Wooden Dolls House
Kiddimoto Pastel Dotty Kurve
LeapFrog LeapReader
Magformers My First 30 Set
Mini Micro Scooter   
Orchard Toys New Baby Lotto
SmartGames Three Little Piggies
Strider 12 Sport Balance Bike 

See the whole M&B Awards Shortlist

M&B Awards 2016 Shortlist

  • Author: Sophie Knight Sophie Knight
  • Job Title: Contributing Editor

Sophie is a journalist and mum of one, and previously edited before moving on to write about family cars for - now Sophie is Commercial Content Editor for M&B, Closer, Heat, Empire, Yours, Garden News, and 

She is passionate about raising awareness around postnatal depression and is a Mental Health First Aider.

Sophie studied History at the University of Sheffield and has been in journalism for 16 years. 

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