Newborn toy 0-6 months

Play is important for fun and helping your little one's development. Our mums rated these the best toys to invest in…

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  • Newborn toys from birth

    When your baby is still young, she’ll often find a favourite toy – and our mum testers think these will hit the spot.

  • Finalist: Chicco Ergo Gym Baby Trainer

    Really versatile, the Gym Baby Trainer’s four play positions adapt as your baby grows. It can be used as a gym, baby seat or play mat – so our testers agreed it's worth the slightly higher price tag. £49.99

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  • Finalist: Peter Rabbit Snuggle Cloth Book

    This book almost looks like a cushion. Plush pages are soft to touch and easy for little hands to hold and turn. The Peter Rabbit theme is a timeless classic, too. £9.99

  • Finalist: Tomy Baby SShh

    This toy plays scientifically researched melodies at the touch of a button to help soothe a baby who is finding it hard to settle. Can be attached to a cot or highchair and comes in bee or frog designs, this will be a hit for months to come. £14.99

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  • Finalist: Mamas & Papas Are We There Yet Activity Loops

    Bright and funky, this book clips onto the front of the buggy to amuse your little one on the move, in a queue, at the park – you name it. Includes an integral mirror and detachable chicken toy to keep hands busy, too. £10

  • Silver Award: VTech Nursery Rhymes Caterpillar

    There’s plenty to amuse your child on this soft, simple book, which ties to her cot. Stories, tags and bright colours make it a must for any little one who wakes up early. £9.99

  • Gold Award: ELC Sit Me Up Cosy

    Starting as a soft play nest and later converting to a support for sitting, this is a fun toy that grows with your baby. £37.50