Our pick of the top toys for Christmas 2022, as recommended by Hamley’s, Smyths and John Lewis.
Set imaginations free with this great selection of creative toys.
If you’re eager to help your kids disconnect from screens this school holiday, why not invest in a summer subscription box for kids?
The 3rd generation Yoto Player is not just a remarkable audio device. Oh no! It’s a convenient room thermometer, nightlight, toothbrush, AND tidy-up timer.
The eagerly anticipated day of July 21st is almost here, and it holds immense significance for all the devoted Barbie enthusiasts out there. The long-awaited release of the new Barbie movie is released.
We team up with educational toy experts Edx Education to explore the fascinating world of construction toys and uncover the incredible ways in which they inspire young minds to learn, grow, and thrive!
Here’s our pick of the best dolls for 2023. Each would make the perfect birthday present, Christmas gift (if you’re starting super, super early!) or simply a special treat.
From baby products to toys and technology, here are our top picks of the fantastic offers available through Amazon this PRIME day!
We’ve teamed up with everybody’s favourite toy brand Little Tikes to bring you the best toys for role play and the reasons why they’re so important for our kids.
From miniature clothing and shoes to tiny furniture and playsets, these accessories provide children with endless opportunities for storytelling and role-playing.
Leonora shares her ten best apps for kids to explore this summer, from bedtime meditations and stories to creative design, music, maths, English and language learning.
KWe’ve compiled a list of great travel games and accessories to help your summer travel plans run smoothly.
Independent booksellers across the UK have announced the best summer reads for children.
Perfect for streaming, homework and playing games, the tablet’s super-cool features and superior, easy-to-use parental controls make the Galaxy Tab S8 series an incredible range of kid-friendly devices that give you a lot of bang for your buck.
We share our recommendations for the best mud kitchens for outdoor play as well as exploring the advantages of incorporating mud kitchens into children’s play.
Summer’s almost here, and it’s all about the outdoor toys! Check out our round-up of the best collection of toys to help you keep the kids entertained this summer and beyond!
To celebrate World Bee Day (20th May) read these 3 VERY important tips to help our bees, and check out our round-up for bee-themed products.
Fidget toys can be really helpful for kids with ADHD, as they can provide a physical outlet for excess energy and help improve focus and concentration.
If screen time is used strategically in moderation, evidence suggests it can help develop problem-solving, cognitive, creative, social and communication skills.
From independent shops to world-famous destinations, we’ve round-up the best toy shops in London.
Easter baskets don’t have to be stuffed full of sugar highs. The ultimate gifts for your Easter basket.
Year on year it seems that mums are busy looking for alternatives to the classic chocolate go-to egg, so we’ve lent a helping hand and pulled together some fantastic ideas for alternative Easter gifts.
We’ve teamed up with Yoto to share the huge benefits the wonderful world of audio offers children of all ages and abilities.
Giving your child a toy that’s educational and fun at the same time is a great way to encourage learning.
The Amazon Fire HD 8 Kids Pro is a full-feature tablet designed for kids aged 6-12 years old, allowing slightly older kids the opportunities to read, learn and play independently – and safely.
With National Storytelling Week just a few days away, we thought we would take a look back on some of the classic books we enjoyed growing up.
The good news is that it’s pretty simple and only needs to be done once!
Little ones are naturally drawn to shape recognition, counting, sorting, classifying, patterning, sequencing, construction and stacking.
Open-ended play allows your child endless possibilities during playtime. With no instruction, rules, or any clear goal in mind children can really express their creativity freely.
No kid ever forgets their first bike, so check out our guide to choosing the best one for your child.
I thought it’d be fun to take a trip down memory lane with My Baba’s very own retro 80’s toy inspired Christmas list.
If you’re looking to get the kids offline this Christmas, why not consider investing in a subscription box for kids?
The magical, musical storybox is the perfect present for every child on Santa’s list. Check out our guide to the best Tonies for your child.
I find tweens and teens incredibly hard to buy for when it comes to Christmas, but I have put together this little list which I hope you will find useful.
Looking for the ultimate Christmas gift for your child this year? Colourful wooden toys inspired by nostalgia and vintage style, hours of fun and creative play.
Lisa Lohiser and Corinne Eggleston from the Fisher-Price Play Lab talk about the best developmental toys and the role they play in Early Childhood Development.
John Lewis has everything you need to make your baby’s first Christmas one to remember.
This Christmas, you’ll find toy shops stocked with a wide range of coding toys suitable for toddler to teen.
My Baba’s Editor Ellie Thompson and Editorial Assistant and Toy Expert Christina Walter take to the mic to share their thoughts on the best More
tonies® fans are in for a massive treat this month as the musical storybox welcomes not one, not two not three, but SEVEN spellbinding new Tonies chocka-block full of adventure
Collaborative play with toy trains fosters teamwork and negotiation skills as children share resources and ideas and engage in together in play.
How to teach my child to ride a bike. 4 easy steps to follow to ditch those balance bikes and stabilisers!
For baby’s first comforters, educational toys and the ideal first birthday present, look no further than VTech.
BABY Born’s My First Swim Dolls are water-friendly dolls perfect for a summer adventure and pretend play.
Why not choose a handful of books recommended for the Early Years Foundation Stage and enjoy reading with your child this summer?
We challenged our resident craft expert Nanny Anita to come up with five fun things to bake, make and do, all while listening to our top five Disney Tonies.
Here are a few outdoor play ideas to keep the children entertained (whilst learning too!) all summer long…
To encourage our kids to celebrate Pride, children’s audio system tonies® has launched Pride Tales,
Reading to your little ones is an impactful way to teach your child about different situations that they might face as they grow up.
Wondering what to buy for the next birthday party? Here’s our handy guide of fun and popular gifts for kids that won’t break the bank.
Get ready for the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee with these awesome Jubilee party games for kids.
If prehistoric animals are a hit in your house as much as they are in mine you will love this selection of dinosaur toys and gifts for all ages.
From time-travellers to detectives, supermodels to superpowers, this diverse collection includes something for everyone.
Here’s our guide to the best audiobook characters as well our recommendations on where to find your perfect costume for World Book Day.
Celebrity dads Harry Judd and Greg Shepherd have teamed up with their children for a heart-warming Thomas & Friends campaign. ‘Reading with Little Friends’.
Make bathtime even more fun with our selection of the best bath toys available.
This podcast episode explores how audiobooks offer a huge range of educational and wellbeing benefits as well as how useful they are in motivating struggling or reluctant readers to engage in the world of literature.
Don’t be afraid to get wet! Here are ten reasons you need to make the most of tub time.
The best children’s bedtime stories provide the perfect backdrop for magical dreams, as your child’s imagination continues to run wild long after the story is over
We’re huge believers in the many benefits of wooden toys, and that’s why we’re excited to introduce you to MORI’s new Playtime collection.
My Baba readers can enjoy 15% off basket value at Tonies with discount code MYBABA15, valid until 1.1.2022.
Our suggestions feature brilliant artwork, accessible lengths, fun activities and specific dyslexia-friendly titles to help make reading fun again.
“Baby Guru” Miss Megan, as featured in the New York Times and Good Morning America, has curated a list of best developmental gifts for children suitable for all young families for this festive period.
We’ve chosen our favourite age-appropriate toys perfect for every personality, so you can shop the best Christmas gifts by age with ease.
Shop the perfect Christmas gifts for fans of Disney, Harry Potter, DC Comics, and many, many, more at Department 56.
Ride on toys are both super-fun, and brilliant for a child’s physical development, helping to improve gross and fine motor skills as well as coordination and balance.
Balance boards are a playful product that stimulate creativity, imagination and movement. They can be a great source of exercise, and equally, a place to rest and read.
If you’re researching the best first bikes for kids this Christmas, you’ve come to the right place. We take a look at five great bikes for first-time riders.
Teachers are able to claim a 25% discount on Toniebox Starter Sets so that school children across the country can benefit from the broad range of educational and inspirational content.
Smart Toys and Games is the worldwide leader in creating multi-level logic games and famous for designing inspirational and educational toys.
Oddbods soft toys have landed in the UK exclusively to Argos, and as huge fans of the animated series, we couldn’t be more excited.
This week marks the first-ever Disney World Princess Week, and to celebrate, Tonies are offering 15% off all Tonies’ products (excluding bundles) with a discount code you’ll find inside…
Are you packing for your family staycation? Wherever you’re going this summer, whether it’s day trips out or fun further afield, little listeners can More
A list of 60 of the best books for younger kids perfect for bedtime reading, as voted by mamas on our Facebook page.
While the wet weather continues to stop play this summer, we’ve been thinking about how to keep the kids amused indoors.
‘Creative-Tonies’ are fun figures that arrive blank for you to upload 90 minutes of your very own audio. Whether it’s a story or a song, it’s a chance for you to get creative.
This year, parent company Zapf Creation is celebrating 30 glorious years of BABY born with an exciting new range, and on behalf of parents and little ones everywhere, we’d love to wish them a very happy birthday!
There is nothing like a wooden doll’s house to bring your child’s imagination to life. To help you choose that perfect house, check out our top picks.
Here you’ll find our pick of top toys to entertain the kids this summer, and what’s more, they’re all available to order from the comfort of your own sofa!
A safe, no-screens WI-FI enabled speaker that plays a whole host of kids’ classics, the Toniebox is the staycation essential of the summer, perfect More
Great Little Trading Company is leading the way when it comes to sustainable wooden toys and wooden alternatives to single-use products for kids.
Toys can play a role in learning, and to help you figure out what’s worth investing in, we’ve put together a round-up of the latest products from trusted brands.
We’ve pulled together a collection of the best fairtrade and eco-friendly toys made from recycled plastic and/or sustainable sources to help benefit our planet.
Get out and about with your family this spring with our collection of inspiring products to get active outdoors.
A children’s book list to promote positivity, emotional intelligence, and wellness for children.
National Story Telling Week begins on Saturday 30th January. Which books will you be reading to your children?
Amie Jones, self-confessed book addict, mum of three boys and founder of Kind Kids Book Club shares her top kindness book picks for your little leaders of the future.
Are you looking to invest in a balance bike for your toddler this Christmas? Check out our guide to shopping the best balance bikes for kids.
A first-of-a-kind experience will be going live on the official Fisher-Price Instagram account where the legacy of more than 90 toys will be on full display. The Fisher-Price Toy Museum kicks off on 16th October and we couldn’t be more excited.
It’s World Space Week! Your little one will be starry-eyed at some of these great space toys we’ve found to celebrate.
Have some skele-fun this Halloween and turn hugs and kisses into bugs and hisses and with a collection of the best Halloween children’s books, as recommended by the UK’s largest children’s reading charity BookTrust.
If you’re wondering how to make the most of the outdoor weather this autumn with the benefit of a little shelter, an outdoor playhouse is a fabulous idea.
We’ve scoured Amazon for the best paddling pools for toddlers and little ones according to ratings and reviews.
The UK’s largest reading charity BookTrust has pulled together a list of our favourite children’s books (for 5 and under) about starting school, friendships, kindness and enjoying everyone’s differences.
Having a play mat is the perfect place for tummy time, and when they’re a little older, a great place to roll, play and crawl.
The new and improved Yoto Player has launched, and we have to say, it’s pretty impressive. Yoto Player is an interactive, entertaining and educating connected speaker suitable for kids aged 3+.
From the best new books to some failsafe classics, these books will keep your children occupied and, most importantly, reading in the coming months.
BookTrust has put together their recommendations of the best picture books to teach our children about diversity.
Here are just a few of the products I’d recommend available in the Skip Hop Amazon Shop, but really, anything you choose from the Skip Hop range will bring fun and enjoyment, keep the kids entertained whilst we all continue to stay at home.
If you’re bored of reading the same books at bedtime, fear not! BookTrust is on hand with this fabulous collection of new children’s books. Grouped by age for ease of browsing!
Imaginary play gives kids the chance to experiment and identify with the adult world around them, and it’s also really important for cognitive and social skills. Imaginary play is always a great solution for boredom and can keep kids of all ages amused for hours.
Help your little one learn through play with this exciting round-up of toys and baby kit for all ages and stages.
Check out this free online children’s library to help bridge the gap between our children’s fascination with technology and our need to get them reading
We’ve compiled a list of cute and cool tooth fairy products perfect for adding that special touch to your little one’s tooth fairy fantasy.
Check out this fabulous collection of must-read books this January, as recommended by the UK’s largest children’s reading charity, BookTrust.
Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker is coming to a cinema near you on the 19th December, just in time for Christmas! To celebrate, we’ve compiled a whole host of Star Wars products, which could make brilliant Christmas presents for the die-hard fan. ‘May the force be with you!’
It’s been six whole years since Frozen hit the big screen in 2013, and children all over the world are waiting with bated breath at the prospect of another trip back to the magical kingdom of Arendelle.
MURO is the toy that grows with your children, it’s great for is child-led play. The MURO gives children the freedom to explore a physical product, to change and adapt it to how they see fit.
If you have yellow and floppy flames, black marks on or around your gas appliances, and lots of condensation on your windows, these could all be signs your gas is unsafe.
Celebrate 50 years since ‘The Very Hingry Caterpillar’ was published with some of these gorgeous toys and books all based around the iconic story.
We’ve come up with a collection of the best children’s books to help you talk openly and gently about death with your child.
Shop all kinds of Peppa Pig merchandise in this latest round-up. From books and toys to nightlights and wellies there’s sure to be something you don’t already have in your collection.
Whether you’re planning to hit the beach, go for a picnic at the park or go on a family adventure, reading is an activity for the kids that you can take with you anywhere anytime to keep the little ones entertained.
We’ve pulled together a variety of fantastic products to celebrate the 50th anniversary of man’s first landing on the moon to inspire our little astronauts of the future.
Get crafty! There’s so much here to keep the kids busy this summer holiday. With prices starting at just £4.99 there’s something for every budget too.
To celebrate the release of the upcoming American drama directed by Jon Favreau, we have compiled a list of some fantastic lion-themed products.
Embracing technology as a fantastic tool for learning, we’ve pulled together some of the coolest kids technology toys out there.
The much awaited Toy Story 4 is out this month and we have pulled together some fantastic products all related to the iconic series of films.
With the summer holidays coming up we thought we’d help you get super-organised ahead of time. If you’re wondering what to pack to keep More
The 25th May marks the most colourful day of the year. Elmer day! There’ll be lots of activities all over the country turning the nation patchwork.
Cuddly toys can be lovely for children babies and even adults too! We have pulled together some of the cutest and cuddliest on the market.
We have chosen a selection of fantastic toys to help your baby develop and learn. Sensory toys are designed to stimulate play and develop key skills.
From brand new authors to remade classics we all know and love, we have selected some fantastic kids books to check out this spring.
It’s International Astronomy Day and we have compiled a list of some fantastic space-related products to take you to the moon and back!
Whether you’re short on time, stumped for ideas or on the search for the perfect gift, Harrods Toy Concierge will help you out.
Peter Rabbit has played a part of everyone’s childhood, so it’s no surprise that Beatrix Potter and her wonderful tales are as popular today More
Our recommendations for the best bedtimes stories to read to your child this spring.
Tim Burton and Disney’s Dumbo is set for release on 29th March 2019. Here’s our collection of elephant-themed paraphernalia your kids will love!
Whether it’s throwing a teddy bear’s picnic, snuggling up with a favourite toy, or pulling around a Flappy the Elephant by its ears, there’s always some comfort to be found in soft toys.
Toys for learning and play are really important for infants to toddlers. Check out the best kit to invest in to keep your little one entertained.
Reading is one of the best ways to bond with your baby. Here are some top tips and best books to teach your baby about love in the first few years.
To help support Fairtrade Fortnight commencing 25th February – 10th March, we’ve found everything from building blocks to cuddly toys.
We’ve found the most adorable selection of cuddly toy pigs to welcome in the Chinese New Year – the year of the pig.
Check out this hot-off-the press collection of the most popular toys set to be a big hit with kids this year.
LEGO have brought out some amazing play sets to celebrate the launch of the new movie, The LEGO Movie 2.
There is nothing like snuggling up together in the warm with a new book, especially in this really cold weather.
Help your baby stay calm and relaxed with one of these gorgeous cot mobiles. From eye catching bright colours to soothing pastels and musical More
Here’s a round-up of our favourite Mickey Mouse themed products to wish him the happiest of birthdays. From decor to toys there is so much to choose from. Happy birthday Mickey!
JoJo Maman Bebè are quickly becoming the one-stop shop for babies and children with their toys, home, sleep and equipment lines expanding each season. Here’s my pick of their autumn winter 2018 collections.
We had a poke around in Harrods’ archives to discover what has attracted families to the toy department over the years, how things have changed (or remained the same!) and what the store looks like in 2018.
Today is ‘Don’t Step On A Bee Day’ and it serves as an important reminder that the fate of the common bee lies in the balance. It’s so important we take care of our bee populations.
We all go a little crazy when the Football world cup is on and there is some fab football related products out there this year. Here are my favourites.
Celebrate your footie team in the run-up to the FA Cup final with this great selection of products for all the family. Show them some love, no matter what the result!
We’ve found some fabulous helmets and bikes perfect for this very occasion to encourage children to bike to school and get active.
Join in the fun this International Astronomy Day with these fantastic toys and gadgets to provide your little astronomer some insight into the world of space though education or play.
We have decided as a tribute to our beloved toy store to list some of the toys we remember purchasing when we were kids.
Peter Rabbit makes a big bunny leap from book to the big screen this month and we’ve decided to celebrate by posting some fantastic Peter Rabbit themed clothing, toys and gifts. Hop to it, join in on the fun and get shopping!
The Bumpermat is made up of cushioned mats that zip together to make a variety of combinations for a safe playtime. Perfect for many developmental milestones, the Bumpermat is made free from harmful chemicals and is easily wiped clean.
It’s Chinese New Year and we’re welcoming in the year of the dog. We have pulled together a list of the cutest cuddly pooches to celebrate. Woof!
The Perfectly Padded Playmat is one-of-a-kind, perfect for engaging babies and toddlers at every stage of their development.
Tigger toys, Winnie-The-Pooh wall decor, and personalised books, essentials for a lovers of the classic Pooh bear.
Author A.A. Milne’s Winnie the Pooh has reached the grand old age of 97. The stories and the characters are still very much a household name, and Pooh Bear is a real favourite of many.
We have scaled the internet to bring to you the latest and greatest star wars related products to celebrate the new film Star Wars ‘The Last Jedi’.
A review of the TOMY Learn and Pop Johnny Tractor and the Build a Johnny Tractor, both available to purchase from Farm Toys Online.
A review of the Remote Controlled Johnny Tractor and the Johnny Tractor Push and Roll from Farm Toy Online.