Looking for the best in entertainment and tummy time for your baby? We’ve got you covered. From the budget parent to the minimalist and more, in this guide we’ve rounded up the best items to entertain your little one for all types of parents according to Gugu Guru’s gear experts.
Gugu Pick Best All Around: The Lovevery Play Gym was developed by experts and features five different developmental zones for brain, fine, gross motor and sensory development. The Lovevery Play Gym will grow with your baby and has suitable tummy time and playtime options for their first year. This play gym includes a guide for age-appropriate activities and removable accessories for stage-based learning such as an organic ball and teether, sustainable wood batting toy and four learning card sets. This large play gym is also a great option for parents of multiples.
Eco-friendly Pick: The Nook Lilypad Playmat Nook Lilypad Playmat has a 1-inch, eco-friendly PETE air-spacer cushion that is topped with an organic Pebble front for a breathable, comfy spot for baby to play, hang out or even take a little rest. The Lilypad easily folds up to be taken anywhere you need a clean spot for baby and it is fully machine washable. The Nook Lilypad Playmat is water and stain resistant making it a great tummy time and playmat option to be used indoors or outdoors.
Budget Pick: The adorable Skip Hop Treetop Friends Baby Activity Gym features soft linen and patterned arches and includes a coordinating supportive tummy time pillow. There are five different hanging toys that easily attach to 13 hang loops. A baby-safe mirror and built-in sounds and textures such as crinkle leaves and a squeaker flower offer lots of options or baby to explore. The play mat and tummy time pillow are machine washable.
Parents of Multiples Pick: The extra large Tiny Love Meadow Days Super Playmat is built on plush padding to ensure baby is comfy and the stand-alone mirror engages mirror to help extend tummy time. The Super Playmat is easy to fold and can be used indoors or outdoors and then is machine washable. With playful textures, rings for attaching extra toys, an easy grasp carrot teether and a crinkly fox tail baby will be engaged on this developmental playground.
Minimalist Pick: This eco-friendly, gender-neutral Wooden Baby Play Gym is a wonderful way to promote gentle sensory development for little ones during play time. Scandinavian-inspired while designed and handcrafted to be stylish, it is also economical, chemical-free and sustainable. Plus it folds up for easy storage.
BONUS Stylish Pick: The Fisher-Price Jonathan Adler Sensory Gym was designed in partnership with Jonathan Adler. This extra large playmat has nine linkable toys and a variety of textures and sounds for baby to discover during play and tummy time. The Fisher-Price Jonathan Adler Sensory Gym includes a tummy time wedge that has 10 minutes of calming vibrations. The bold black and white colors combined with the bright colors, mirror, sound options, music and variety of texture will be a treat to baby’s senses.
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