Recommended Baby Travel Toy Ideas
Finding the perfect baby travel toy can make a big difference on a long trip!
These are some of the best toys around for keeping baby amused when you’re ‘on the go’!
The key to a successful travel toy is keeping it a surprise from baby until you’re ‘en route’.
Something new and exciting will provide a diversion for much longer than something your
baby has seen and played with before. The baby travel toy ideas listed here all have
unique features that make them ideal for entertaining baby during your trip …
and after you’ve arrived!
These products are available in the US-
|Cloud b Sleep Sheep On The Go – Travel Sound Machine with Four Soothing Sounds|
The original Sleep Sheep is now ready to travel! A hugely popular comforter for babies, this Sleep Sheep is only 8 inches tall and has four ‘sounds from nature’ designed to soothe your baby to sleep. You are able to control the volume and – to a certain extent – the length of time it plays (there are two settings… 23 and 45 minutes). A velcro strap
With its handy clip, this playful pup is designed to keep your baby company in the stroller, car seat, crib, or wherever else he may be! Ideal from birth onwards, the puppy has loads of textures to explore, and he’ll even bark when your little one pets his nose!
|My First Taggies Book|
What is it about tags that babies love so much? We’ve never managed to work that one out, but there’s surely
|Tiny Love Wonder Wheel|
Look Mommy, I’m driving!
Babies are great mimics and this excellent toy allows them to really feel as if they’re driving right along
Oh well, whatever keeps them happy!
US – also available in the UK
|Tiny Love Musical Take-Along Arch, Hippo|
This colorful arch is just too cute! When your baby pats any of the hanging toys with his hand, he’ll be
|Manhattan Toy Baby Whoozit|
If you’ve never come across Whoozits before, then you’ve just discovered some of the most popular
|Whoozit Photo Album|
Another superb Whoozit toy – and this one has a real personal touch! Just pop your family photos (or
|Manhattan Toy Whoozit Activity Spiral|
Dangling, squeaky, crinkly toys are always fun, but not all portable arches fit all seats and strollers.
|Bright Starts Ingenuity Portable Swing, Bella Vista|
These swings are suitable from birth and can be really handy if you’re visiting friends/family etc and need to keep your baby in a safe and entertaining place! We wouldn’t recommend them for long trips where you might have a lot of luggage, as they take up quite a bit of space in the car, but for local trips they’re great!
|Baby Einstein Take Along Tunes|
Do you find yourself avoiding musical toys because they’re so… annoying? Well, this one’s the exception – the music actually sounds NICE! A light display accompanies the music, so it’s a real treat for baby, and its little handle makes it ideal for on-the-go fun!
|Baby Einstein Move & Go Music Mirror|
‘Mirror, mirror, in the car
My favorite travel toy by far!’
OK, so we’re no poets – but babies LOVE admiring their reflections! With this groovy little
|Star Kids Snack and Play Travel Tray|
This best-selling tray is absolutely ideal for car travel with a little one! Suitable from 18 months+, the tray is firm enough to spread out snacks or toys to keep your little one occupied, but is soft enough to easily collapse on impact. What’s more, the tray has a little ‘wall’ all the way around, to prevent food/crayons etc from rolling off!
Baby Travel Toy Ideas – Available In The UK Only
|East Coast Musical Take Along Arch Blue|
This brightly coloured arch easily clips to baby’s puschair or seat and you can raise or lower it to achieve just the right
|Manhattan Toy – Wrap a Bug Spiral – Travel Toy|
If you need a baby travel toy that can be used on a cot, pushchair, highchair – just about anywhere, in fact! – then this is ideal! You just twist it on to whatever your baby is sitting in and he can occupy himself with the chewy, crinkly, musical toys!
|East Coast Wonder Wheel|
You can read our review of this product here
|Lamaze Play and Grow Captain Calamari The Octopus Pirate|
This cute, little toy easily attaches to baby’s car seat or high chair and has lots of features to attract his attention and keep him occupied.
|Taf Toys Infant Car Toy|
With loads of colours, textures and sounds to explore this is a fun packed activity centre to keep your little one as happy as can be on long car journeys. It’s cleverly designed to fit on the head restraint of the seat in front and its Velcro straps make it fully adjustable, so it ‘grows’ with your baby.
|East Coast Nursery Tiny Love Take Along Mobile|
Perfect for car travel, this mobile attaches to most car seats and strollers, helping keep baby amused on long, boring
|Lamaze Play and Grow Sir Prance-a-lot|
This cute horse attaches to most strollers and cots – and what we really like about it are the colourful teething attachments… they should provide hours of teething fun!
|Star Kids : Snack and Play Travel Tray|
One of the biggest problems when you travel by car with your baby is that any toys you give him tend to quickly end up on the floor! This clever tray really helps solve the problem, as it provides a surface on which your baby can play while you’re on the go. The edges form a ‘wall’ to stop things rolling off, and the tray comes in very handy at snack time too.