BUYER’S GUIDE 10 engaging stroller toys for your tot [Photo Gallery]

Keep junior occupied while you’re out and boost their sensory development at the same time with fun on-the-go playthings!

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09 Jan 2018

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As a parent, you can’t wait to introduce your little one to the world. And whether it’s a short walk or a long trip, those toys you attach to the stroller’s handlebars or sun canopy can work wonders to keep bubba occupied.

 

You know what they say, boredom begets trouble. So, look for colourful toys that will engage their attention ― these light up, squeak, play music and come in intriguing textures and shapes. This will also enhance junior’s sense of touch and fine motor skills.

 

With amusing playthings to power up the fun factor when you’re on the go, dealing with a fussy kid might well become history. Most of all, these toys won’t just entertain your mini-me wherever you are, they’ll boost their sensory and brain development, too!

 

Scroll through our photo gallery to take a look at our stroller toy recommendations!

 

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Vibrant Village Peek and Play Activity Book from Skip Hop
Vibrant Village Peek and Play Activity Book from Skip Hop
09 Jan 2018

Vibrant Village Peek and Play Activity Book from Skip Hop

PRICE $17.28

FROM Pupsik

WHAT This compact activity book unfolds to reveal four different houses, each with various windows and doors that can be flicked open to reveal pet animals like a cat and puppy. The BPA- and phthalate-free book includes a ladybird teether to soothe your child’s sore gums. Suitable for newborns.

PARENTS SAY Joel Tan, 39, says that his 1-year-old daughter also loves the mushroom-shaped squeaker. “She’s always giggling away when we press it.” He also likes that it’s not just machine washable but also dries quickly.

Jacques The Peacock from Lamaze
Jacques The Peacock from Lamaze
09 Jan 2018

Jacques The Peacock from Lamaze

PRICE $35.35

FROM Lazada

WHAT Each of the eye-catching tail feathers on this plushie boasts features like different fabric textures and even a peekaboo mirror to boost your child’s sensory development. The peacock’s body, small enough for babies to grip, also squeaks to grab your offspring’s attention. Suitable for newborns.

PARENTS SAY Her 1-year-old son loves the toy’s different textures, says Esther Lin. “It’s easy to bring out and serves the purpose of distracting him or to keep him entertained.”

Meadow Days Sunny Stroll from Tiny Love
Meadow Days Sunny Stroll from Tiny Love
09 Jan 2018

Meadow Days Sunny Stroll from Tiny Love

PRICE $47.90

FROM Agape Babies

WHAT Motion-activated features on this toy bar trains your peewee’s hand-eye coordination. Show your kewpie how to use his hands to spin the rattling ball, turn the petal-shaped propellers or grab the teethers. There’s also a transparent and textured prism that disperses the sun’s rays, creating a dazzling dance of lights to hold bubba’s attention. Suitable for newborns.

PARENTS SAY Jennifer Lim enthuses. “The arch is bendable, so I had no problems fitting it my daughter’s stroller, seat, bouncer and even playpen.” Secure this toy bar to most strollers and car seats easily with the clasp and screw-on catch on either end of it.

Explore & More Carrier Toy Bar from Skip Hop
Explore & More Carrier Toy Bar from Skip Hop
09 Jan 2018

Explore & More Carrier Toy Bar from Skip Hop

PRICE $39.90

FROM Lazada

WHAT Your mini-me will use their hands to spin the mirror, rattle ball and even push the belly of a light-up hedgehog that plays four different songs ― and learn more about cause and effect as a result. Suitable for newborns.

PARENTS SAY This toy bar kept his 3-month-old son in his car seat and stroller, notes Kevin Goh, who like the simplicity of the multi-sensory plaything. “He hated being in the car seat, he’d instantly scream until we arrived at our destination, so my wife and I are so grateful that we found this.”

Meadow Days Take-Along Mobile from Tiny Love
Meadow Days Take-Along Mobile from Tiny Love
09 Jan 2018

Meadow Days Take-Along Mobile from Tiny Love

PRICE $35.00

FROM Pupsik

WHAT This adorable toy mobile may just lull your baby to sleep while you’re out as it can play five different melodies for up to 30 minutes while the toys on the colourful fan blades slowly revolve. The soothing movement of the dangling toys will soothe your tot. Comes with a variety of attachments, including a plastic crib stand or a clip, so that you can move it from the cot, stroller to car seat with ease. Suitable for newborns.

PARENTS SAY Her 3-month-old son smiles every time the songs play ― she likes that the toy isn’t too loud, states Megan Chia. “I like that it runs on batteries and you don’t have to wind it up. I can throw it in the diaper bag when we’re heading out and it's easy to put on and take off the stroller.”

 

Bandana Buddies Stroller Toy Lion from Skip Hop
Bandana Buddies Stroller Toy Lion from Skip Hop
09 Jan 2018

Bandana Buddies Stroller Toy Lion from Skip Hop

PRICE $63.67

FROM Lazada

WHAT This machine-washable toy comes with a couple of soft teethers — a bandana around its neck and another on its limbs — with different textures for your mini-me to chew on. The lion’s mane crinkles when your little one grabs it, while shaking the toy makes it rattle merrily. Suitable for babies aged 3 months or older.

PARENTS SAY Shivali Gopal says her 3-month-old son loves smooching the toy and even talks to it. The colours are bright and vibrant.

Mrs Giraffe Stroller Rope from Chicco
Mrs Giraffe Stroller Rope from Chicco
09 Jan 2018

Mrs Giraffe Stroller Rope from Chicco

PRICE $29.90

FROM Pupsik

WHAT Unlike other toys that you clip on or come in a sturdy toy bar, you twist this soft plaything around your stroller or car seat. With a teether, a flower-shaped mirror and a spinning rattle filled with colourful beads, it is great for parents who prefer something simple. Suitable for children aged 6 months and older.

PARENTS SAY Melissa Ng notes that this colourful stroller get captures her 6-month-old son’s attention perfectly. Nor is it too close to his face, unlike the other stroller toys she’d bought before.

Silver Lining Moon Rattle from Skip Hop
Silver Lining Moon Rattle from Skip Hop
09 Jan 2018

Silver Lining Moon Rattle from Skip Hop

PRICE $19.90

FROM Lazada

WHAT This basic but adorable stroller toy features a translucent rattle tube containing colourful beads and a cloud-shaped teether. Suitable for newborns.

PARENTS SAY The good-sized toy and the silver cloud teether actually has a little bit of a shimmer, which caught her 3-month-old daughter’s attention when she first introduced it to her, says Sarah Chong. You won’t have to worry about any harmful substances either as it’s made of PVC- and phthalate-free materials, she adds.

Soft Chime Garden Stroller Toy from Lamaze ​​​​​​​
Soft Chime Garden Stroller Toy from Lamaze ​​​​​​​
09 Jan 2018

Soft Chime Garden Stroller Toy from Lamaze ​​​​​​​

PRICE $44.90

FROM Pupsik

WHAT This floral “bouquet” features five smiley flowers with different textures ― once pressed, each will light up and play various chimes and other sounds to entertain baby. You can also choose from three different modes of music to keep baby entertained. Simply attach the toy to a stroller using the strap beneath the toy. Suitable for babies 6 months and older.

PARENTS SAY Kelly Tang says her 4-month-old daughter adores this toy because she loves flowers. “I bought this thinking it was just a stuffed toy, but to my surprise, it has been wonderful so far! Each flower lights up with different colours and plays different sounds.” Since the music isn’t too loud, it won’t irritate unlike other toys on the market.

Silver Lining Cloud Jitter Stroller Toy from Skip Hop
Silver Lining Cloud Jitter Stroller Toy from Skip Hop
09 Jan 2018

Silver Lining Cloud Jitter Stroller Toy from Skip Hop

PRICE $24.90

FROM Lazada

WHAT Besides usual features like a teether and squishy plush toys, the stuffed cloud vibrates and shakes when the teether is tugged. The star is also a squeaker, while the rain drop crinkles when it is grabbed. Suitable for newborns.

PARENTS SAY Brandon Sim notes that his 5-month-old son can’t get enough of the soft toy, which vibrates when the teether is pulled. “It also comes with a big ring which is helpful, since we routinely attach the toy to different things.”


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