Top toys for infants and toddlers


Babipouce Activities

Babipouce Activities, Corolle, $50; birth to age 3. This perfect first plush doll has soft vinyl hands and face. Machine washable.

Flow ’N’ Fill Spout

Flow ’N’ Fill Spout, Yookidoo by International Playthings, $16.99; age 9 months and up. A battery-powered spout suctions to the side of the bathtub and continuously draws bath water up from the tub itself, allowing kids to play with running water without overflowing the tub.

Spring Roller

Spring Roller, Chicco, $19.99; age 6 months and up. This colorful, cylindrical toy invites baby to crawl, as it plays upbeat Caribbean tunes when rolling along the carpet or floor. Encircling the toy are manipulative activities with cause-and-effect buttons to push, and lights and sounds to intrigue.

Big Bird, Little Bird on DVD

Big Bird, Little Bird, Sleeveless, 2010; 35 min.; $14.99; birth to 5.

Dancing Feet

Dancing Feet, by Lindsey Craig, illustrated by Marc Brown; Random House Children’s Books, 2010; $16.99.

Old MacDonald Had a Farm

Old MacDonald Had a Farm, adapted by Kim Mitzo Thompson and Karen Mitzo Hilderbrand, illustrated by Patrick Girouard; Twin Sisters Productions, 2010; $10.99.

One Pup’s Up

One Pup’s Up, by Marsha Wilson Chall, illustrated by Henry Cole; Simon & Schuster Children’s, 2010; $16.99.

Up, Up, Up!

Up, Up, Up!, by Susan Reed and Rachel Oldfield; Barefoot Books, 2010; $16.99.

Music Together Lullabies

Music Together Lullabies, various artists, Music Together, LLC, 2009; $14.95; age birth-6.

Party Like a Twinkle Star

Party Like a Twinkle Star, Charity and the JAMband, 2010; $17.98 Double CD; age birth-9.

Sing Me Goodnight

Sing Me Goodnight, Lisa Redfern, Hurricane Music, 2010; $15; age birth and up.

Sing Me to Sleep—Indie Lullabies

Sing Me to Sleep—Indie Lullabies, Various Artists, American Laundromat Records, 2010; $13.95; age birth and up.

A Mighty Good Day

A Mighty Good Day, Hullabaloo, Hullabaloo Music, 2010; $12; age birth-6.

Rock and Roll Garden

Rock and Roll Garden, Bari Koral Family Rock Band, Loopytunes, 2010; $10.99; age 1-5.

The Wild World of Wildlife

The Wild World of Wildlife, Birdie Mendoza, Birdie’s Playhouse, 2010; $10.99;age birth-5.