Practical Parenting & Pregnancy Awards 2011/2012 best baby toy from 6 to 18 months, under £20

As your baby starts to get older parents want toys that educate and help development as well as entertain. Check out these best buys

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  • When you're buying toys for your baby you're looking for something that keeps them entertained and happy but at a good price too - as they soon grow out of them. Here are the top toys competing in the value category for baby toys in the Practical Parenting awards

  • Leapfrog My Pal Scout Puppy

    LeapFrog My Pal Scout Puppy is a loveable learning toy and perfect playtime pal for your little ones. £19.99

  • Edushape Sensory Balls Set

    The Edushape Sensory Balls Set is a simple toy that's great fun for babies to play with as they love the slightly squidgy texture of the balls in their hands. £14.99

  • Sophie La Girafe

    Sophie La Girafe has been a favourite toy for babies for more than 50 years and is designed to stimulate all five of a baby's senses. £12.99

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  • Tomy Aqua Splash n Print

    the Tomy Aqua Splash n Print is a fun, mess free toy that lets parents and baby play together using only water. £17.99

  • Play with me Pals

    Play with me Pals is a cheeky monkey bright, colourful interactive toy that will entertain and stimulate your growing baby. £12.99

  • Fisher-Price Laugh & Learn Smilin' Smart Phone

    Leapfrog My Pal Scout is a loveable learning toy and perfect playtime pal for your little ones. £19.99

  • Silvercross Riverbank Bumper Buddies

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  • Leapfrog Twinkle Twinkle Little Scout

    Leapfrog Twinkle Twinkle Little Scout is a cuddly bed-time pal designed for babies from birth to 36 months. He soothes babies off to sleep with relaxing lullabies and dimming night light. £14.99

  • Leapfrog My First Book: Good Night Scout & Scout Hide & Seek at the Farm

    The Leapfrog My First Book series introduces children to the fascinating world of reading through two interactive book buddies. Designed for children aged between 12 and 36 months. £12.99 each

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