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Celeb Faves! Baby Toys
by Jacqueline Tourville
| Posted 2 years ago
Sophie the Giraffe Teether
Oh la la! Nicole Richie's
and Kate Hudson's
babies soothe their gums on this cute little French import
that the LA Times declared the "status teether" of the century! The pleasing squeak and lots of interesting nubs to nibble give this teether undeniable star appeal.
Reality star and busy mom Kourtney Kardashian
used an Exersaucer™
as a safe and stimulating place for her son to play while she completed quick tasks.
Touch the Art Books
These bestselling board books
give famous works of art a tot-friendly makeover with a fun story line and interactive features, and rank among Elisabeth Hasselbeck's
favorite "must have" baby items.
Kaloo Soft Toys
Oh-so soft and cuddly, Kaloo Soft Toys®
ranks as a fave for the kids of Angelina Jolie
and Heidi Klum
. Each soft toy comes in a round keepsake box that makes this a pretty shower gift.
WOW Johnny Jungle Plane
On her way to get her daughter Satyana her first haircut, TV star Alyson Hannigan
was spotted with this cute plane
. Packed with fun, interactive features, this mama knows that a new toy goes a long way in helping an active toddler sit still long enough for a trim!
Blabla Rattle Schoolbook Monkeys
These whimsical knitted baby rattles
look handmade... because they are! Hand-knitted by Peruvian artisans, Blabla manages to combine contemporary design with the tradition of natural fiber toys that really do feel as soft and cuddly as they look. Just ask Diddy
Fisher-Price Play Mat
After Rachel Zoe
, stylist to the stars, learned how color contrast can help stimulate infant visual development, she brought color to son Skyler's neutral nursery with this bright Fisher-Price Play Mat®
. Substance over her usual diva style!
For eco-minded parents like Christy Turlington
and Ed Burns
, the beauty and simplicity of wooden toys are hard to match. Not even the crankiest of tots could resist this Brio Toys® clown's
friendly mug. This colorful stacking toy is an instant classic.
Radio Flyer Wagon
Even a fashion forward mama like Gwen Stefani
knows that sometimes nothing can beat the timeless appeal of a classic Radio Flyer® wagon
. Perfect for parent-child play, wagons also come in handy for toting older kids after a long day at the amusement park or beach.
Earth Friends Eco Friendly Doll
Made from hemp fibers and organic cotton, Jessica Alba's
daughter, Honor, made a eco-conscious statement when she toted this little dolly
along on a shopping trip. We like that Earth Friends come in several shades of skin tone–just real life friends.
Drool Monkey Organic Teething Lovie
This organic cotton toy
may feature a monkey design, but it's as practical as it is cute. It's machine-washable and can be used not just as a teether but also as a burp cloth, nursing cover, sun shield, and security blanket. Fans include model Aly Landry
, whose son Marcelo was spotted cuddling with the Drool Monkey lovie while catching some shut-eye.
Green Toys Tea Set
Time for a tea party? Eco-conscious moms of toddlers may prefer the Green Toys Tea Set
, which is made from recycled milk jugs and is dishwasher safe. The pastel-colored set includes a tea pot, a sugar bowl, creamer, four cups, four saucers, and four teaspoons. Christina Applegate
says her daughter Sadie Grace loves using the set to share her fake tea.
2 Red Hens Studio Toy Nanny
Is it a playtime blanket or a toy tote? It's both! The 2 Red Hens Studio Toy Nanny
gives Baby plenty of room to play when laid flat, but pull up the straps and it converts instantly into a bag to carry all the toys that were lying on it just seconds earlier. Actress Sarah Michelle Gellar
says she loves the Toy Nanny for helping moms clean up fast and make quick escapes. Other celebrity fans include Jennifer Garner
, J. R. Martinez
, and Roselyn Sanchez
Name Your Tune
Classic children's songs become personalized to delight your little one on "Name Your Tune" CDs
. The makers of Name Your Tune added 4000 different names to songs like "Old McDonald Had a Farm"—think "Little Hannah Had a Farm"—and continue adding names at the request of customers. Who might you catch listening to "Name Your Tune" ditties? Everyone from Matt Damon
to Chandra Wilson
to Mario Lopez
—and their kids, of course.
Babies love to play with keys, but they don't necessarily make for the most sanitary toys. Enter Kleynimals
—also known as Clean Key Animals—decorative, non-toxic stainless steel keys. The dishwasher safe toy features animal-shaped keys and can be engraved with loving messages to your little one. They're also easy to take anywhere—just ask Martha Stewart
or Jessica Alba
, who singled out Kleynimals keys as a "must have" baby travel toy.
Cloud b Sleep Sheep Sound Soother
It may look like a plush stuffed animal but it's really soothing machine in disguise. The Cloud b Sleep Sheep
can play your choice of four sleep-inducing noises, including ocean waves and even the sound of a heartbeat, and attaches easily to a crib, bed, or in Gisele Bundchen
's case, a car carrier. The supermodel was spotted toting her baby in a car carrier with the Sleep Sheep hanging from the side.