What Toys Are Best for Young Children?

Here are some lists of toys that are beneficial for infants and toddlers. Remember safety is the number one concern!

Birth to 6 Months
Toys are mostly for looking, listening, sucking, grasping or fingering:


7 to 12 Months
Toys that can support their interest in exploring, practicing and expanding their skills:


1 Year Old
One year olds are increasingly mobile and want to practice motor skills, such as carrying toys, or moving them from place to place.


2 Years Old
Two year olds love active, physical play. They enjoy manipulating and exploring objects with more deliberate experimentation. They are very interested in interactive dramatic play.