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When looking for a bathtub suitable for toddlers, the options aren’t as readily available as they are with baby bathtubs. Ideally, you want one that converts from infant tub to toddler tub because no one wants to be making multiple purchases. For many parents, the decision to buy one is made out of pure necessity, with reasons ranging from travel, to having a bathroom without a tub, to the desire to provide a fun and safe bathing experience for their little one. Whatever yours may be, we rounded up the top toddler bathtubs of 2013, ranging widely in design, function, and price.
Modern Toddler Bathtubs
These first top 5 picks feature the very best in modern design and simple function with a few innovative perks …
1. Dream on Me 2-Position Baby Bather Bathtub
This ergonomic design will grow with your little one from infancy right on into toddlerhood, making this an economical, one-time bathtub buy. This deep, large capacity tub comes in a range of sweet pastel colors. And bonus: This tub received lots of 5-star reviews on Amazon.
2. Primo Eurobath
Made with easy-to-clean polypropylene and non-toxic plastic, this is one of the deepest, hard-plastic tubs on the market with a slip-free bottom — perfect for standers and wigglers.
3. 2-in-1 Baby Bathtub By Potty Scotty
Made from non-toxic plastic, this tub comes in pink and blue, with a convenient built-in storage bin for bath toys. This is another one that features specially molded contours for infants, yet is nice and deep for toddlers to sit up in with lots of room for squiggly splash-play.
4. Hoppop Bato Tub
A comfy and sturdy choice for those with the shower stall floor space or storage room. This is my favorite choice in this category based on its appealing design and built-in drain, making clean-up a cinch.
5. Acqua Bambino Oval Bathtub
Wide and spacious, this adorable tub will grow with your little one and stow away nicely under a bed thanks to its low and wide design.
Inflatable Toddler Bathtubs
This category of bathtubs features the most economical and compact choices, perfect for travel …
6. Munchkin Inflatable Safety Tub
While this one is clearly the fun choice, it’s also an economical and safe one, ideal for travel.
7. Secure Transitions Inflatable Baby Tub
Rated #5 in bathing tubs for babies and toddlers on Amazon, this tub is boasted as being one of the biggest and cushiest you’ll find! I like the contoured headrest for easy shampooing and side pockets for bath toiletries.
8. Sesame Street Inflatable Bathtub
This is a simple and cute choice that you can conveniently hangup to dry — a great choice to take on vacation or camping.
9. Disney Inflatable Bathtub
Those with toddlers who love this movie will clap their hands with glee over having a bath in this bright, cool choice. It deflates easily for storage and travel, and even comes in Disney Princess and Winnie the Pooh designs!
10. Kel-Gar Snugtub
This one features suction cups on the underside for safety and a drain that makes cleanup a breeze. We love that you can choose from elephant, duck, and ocean friends designs.
A collection of clever designs that fold or collapse, great for those who don’t have a lot of storage space or simply appreciate being able to tuck away some of the kid stuff …
11. Stokke Flexible Bathtub
Great for indoor or outdoor use, this awesome bathtub is deep and wide — perfect for older toddlers who love to splash and play. It folds flat for easy storage and travel, and is recommended for infants (with insert) and toddlers up to the age of 4.
12. Large Shallow TubTrug®
Choose from either the large or extra-large bin, depending on the age of your toddler or how deep you want their bath. I love the bright colors you can choose from and the wide range of uses and places suitable for this flexible tub/storage container!
13. Karibu Folding Bath
This one may be on the pricier side, but its sleek looks, fold-away design, heat-sensitive plug, and non-slip PVC-free material makes the cost well-worth it. Plus, it comes in a wide-range of candy-like colors and a built-in hook for quick drying and storage.
14. The Bibabath
We love this one because you can easily fit more than one toddler in here and it also doubles as an outdoor pool for your little ones. It also folds nicely for storage and has a handy built-in drain.
15. Boon Naked Collapsible Baby Bathtub
Boon is known for their innovative, modern designs in everything from potty seats to sippy cups, and this bathtub doesn’t disappoint. Featuring two support positions for stages newborn to toddler, this tub has everything. It collapses nice and slim, has a rotating support brace for ultimate support, a drain plug, and a stable, slip-free base.