Kids are going to love this fish-shaped submarine that not only floats, it can fill up with water (thorough the mouth and portholes to be submerged. Lift it, let it spill and spout and it floats again! Perfect for tub-time and pool. There are no small parts so this is fun for toddlers and preschool play. Made of 100% recycled plastic this is also dishwasher cleanable. It comes with a book that is mostly forgettable for the very young, but that said, this is a wonderful water toy! 12 months and up, up, up.
Age: Infants, Toddlers, Preschool. Award Year: 2014. Click here to purchase the product on Amazon.com.
With two spinning rotors-one on top and one on the tail, this bright orange and blue Seacopter has pontoons for floating on the water. A teddy bear pilot is in the forward position. Good fun for dramatic play in the tub, pool or on dry land. Made from 100% post-consumer recycled plastic products that are tested for safety. There is also a regular helicopter (16.99) in the line sans water pontoons for dry land only. This Seacopter is more unusual and versatile. 2 & up.
Age: Toddlers, Preschool. Award Year: 2014.
A wonderfully designed set of four stacking cups with amusing faces clipped to the side. Use them for nesting, stacking, pouring and sprinkling. Each of the cups has sprinkling holes that make them ideal for experimenting with in the bathtub. They are wider than most stacking cups and easier to grasp by the rims or faces. Also, thanks to the holes in the bottom they are safe and will not pose a hazard that solid cups can do. They are also of unusual sizes; the tallest being the inside one and almost transparent for looking through. The bottom cup is 4 inches wide and the set stacks to 6 inches high. These will also make good beach toys for sifting sand or water. 6 months-2years.
SNAP: Big and easy to handle cups that empower kids to stack, nest and best of all use for fun in the tub.
Age: Infants, Toddlers. Award Year: 2012. Click here to purchase the product on Amazon.com.
Easy to grasp and beautifully shaped, this Mama Duck and her duckling are ready to float in your toddlers tub. Unlike so many toys that take on dirty bath water and potential germs and mildew, these weighted ducks are solid with no hiding places for trouble. We steer clear of squeeze toys for the tub for that reason. This yellow and white pair of ducks have little orange beaks and bob about solo or put duckling on Mama Duck's back and see how long her duckling sits before it slides off and goes splash!
The company has signed a verification form complying with our safety requirements. We did not independently test this toy in a lab.
SNAP Activity: Use these two ducks to reinforce simple counting and the concept of big and little. Use the nursery song One little Duck, swimming in the water....but change the lyrics as you put the big duck in...One big duck swimming in the water..quack, quack,quack. Take the big one out and add the little one. Change the song to One little duck swimming in the water...etc. Now put the two ducks in the water...and sing two yellow ducks swimming in the water....etc. If you have other toy ducks add them one at a time and change the lyric to match.
Age: Toddlers. Award Year: 2011. Click here to purchase the product on Amazon.com.
Stack these five pointy plastic cups in a size order tower or nest together. The sets come in two different color ways. There's a nifty set that goes from reddish orange to muted oranges and yellow and another set that starts with a big bright blue and graduates to several shades of green, topped off with yellow. Babies will like turning these, tossing them, and clapping them together long before they are ready to put them in size order. Packaged as a bath toy for filling and pouring , these jaunty little cups will also float and sink.The company has signed a verification form complying with our safety requirements. We did not independently test this toy in a lab.
Age: Infants, Toddlers. Award Year: . Click here to purchase the product on Amazon.com.
This is a great concept...a hammer and banging toy AND a boat. Hammer toys are great fun for older toddlers. We disagree with the age range of 12 & up-- since most 1 year olds do not have the eye-hand coordination for hammer toys. The other major problem with this toy... the boat does not stay together consistently. Having to put the boat back together again was frustrating for both our parent and child testers.
Age: Toddlers. Award Year: 2010. Click here to purchase the product on Amazon.com.
Age: Toddlers,Preschool. Award Year: 2005.
Age: Toddlers. Award Year: 2006.
Age: Toddlers. Award Year: 2006.
Age: Toddlers,Preschool. Award Year: 2008.
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