Practical Parenting & Pregnancy Awards 2011/2012 best newborn toy for babies from 0 to 6 months

There's no doubt your new baby is going to have plenty of toys to play with. But what are the best toys to spend your money on for a newborn?

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  • You'll be inundated with toys once you have your new baby. From the cute and cuddly to those that teach your little one learning, find out which are the best buys

  • Ewan The Dream Sheep

    Ewan The Dream Sheep is a comforting toy that helps send babies off to sleep. He has a soft pink glow and calming sounds and can also be used as a night light. £29.99

  • Bibs and Stuff Skip-Hop Treetop Friends Hug and Hide Activity Owl

    The Bibs and Stuff Skip-Hop Treetop Friends Hug and Hide Activity Owl is a toy that's full of hidden surprises. Suitable from 3 months. £16

  • Play With Me Gym

    The Play with Me Gym is suitable from 0-10 months and grows with your child. It can be played with as a floor mat, mat with raised sides, entertaining arch or crawl through tunnel £39.99

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  • Taf Toys Newborn Gym

    Taf Toys Newborn Gym has raised sides to create a cosy environment from birth which can be lowered as your baby gets older. All the toys can be removed for play elsewhere. £59.99

  • Nuby Teething Blanket

    The Nuby Teething Blanket is designed to comfort and soothe your toddler through the teething process with fun characters that help stimulate your senses. £4.99

  • Tomy Lights & Sounds Car Mirror

    The Tomy Lights & Sounds Car Mirror makes getting from a to b in your car fun and stress free for both of you. £24.99

  • Chicco Fun Travel Cuddler & Gym

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  • Sophie La Giraffe

    More than 40 million babies worldwide have owned a Sophie La Girafe. She turned 50 in 2011 and her design is still unchanged and as popular as ever with young babies. £12.99

  • Marks & Spencer Ellie Comforter

    The Marks & Spencer Ellie Comforter is part of the M&S Petite Bebe range and the perfect first comforting friend for babies with its detachable comforter blanket. £6

  • Fisher-Price Rainforest Peek-a-Boo Leaves Musical Mobile

    The Fisher-Price Rainforest Peek-a-Boo Leaves Musical Mobile grows with your baby converting into a music box with a soft glowing night light for little ones to enjoy for years to come. £43.99