Splish splash! Bath time isn’t just for getting clean. Children can enjoy sensory play while in the tub, too. Here are some fun ideas to make your child’s next bath more exciting. We’ve rounded up our favorite bath toys for kids.
Your Lego-loving toddler will have a blast building and bathing the hippo, duck and polar bear in this adorable set. Kids can glide the train through the bath, dump water with the bucket or have the cloud piece “rain” on the animals. The toy also connects with other Bath Time Fun sets to create a larger train.
Like it or not, the Baby Shark characters are still super popular with the preschool crowd. Parents will love that these brightly-colored finger puppets are a surprisingly educational toy that encourages counting and imaginative play. The toys are also small enough to take on the go and can be used both in and out of water.
This ring toss toy is perfect for active tots working on their hand-eye coordination. The bright colors and textures of the toy will keep them engaged while also encouraging shape recognition. Here’s a bonus for parents of babies — the octopus is made from teething-safe materials.
Sofie the Giraffe is a long-time teething must have for many families. Babies and toddlers can now bring the beloved chewable toy into the bath with them to continue the fun. Even better, Sofie is completely sealed to prevent mold and bacteria growth.
These toy cups adhere to bathtub walls, allowing kids to scoop and dump water through them. Cups can be moved around the tub and arranged in different positions, including vertically in a row to create a waterfall. The toy is a great tool for developing both hand-eye coordination and motor skills for kids 12 months and up.
Toddlers and big kids can play dress up and let their creativity run wild with this foam figure set. The figures stick to your bathtub when wet and also adhere to each other, making imaginary scene building easy. The 40-piece set allows for kids to make dozens of outfit and accessory swaps.
This $10 multi-purpose toy is (literally) music to parents’ ears. Kids can tap the drum, remove its lid to shake the tambourine or play the maze game inside of the lid. The Octodrum floats and also adheres to bathtub walls to make playtime easy for little hands.
Create your own mini tide pool in the bath with this adorable set. Kids will love scooping and pouring using the sea creatures, which include a starfish, scallop, snail, squid and jellyfish. Green Toys are made from 100% recycled plastic, so not only are their line of products fun, but they’re also super earth-friendly.
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