Creative Baby i-Mat and Voice Pen


These days, technology and toys go hand-in-hand. The i-Mat by Creative Baby is an interactive, foam play mat that your baby can crawl, lay, walk on and learn from. Creative Baby believes “that stimulating children’s minds through fun and engaging activities is the first step in unlocking their creative potential. We develop our products to excite and entertain, to challenge and delight.”

Infantino Grow-With-Me Activity Gym & Ball Pit


A Parents highlight toy of 2013 is the Infantino Grow-With-Me Activity Gym & Ball Pit. For newborns and non-sitting babies, this is an activity gym and mat but once your baby is sitting, it can become a safe play space and eventually you can introduce the ball pit as your baby gets older.

Baby’s Play Place by Bright Starts

baby's play place

One of the top rated activity gym mats for baby is the Baby’s Play Place by Bright Starts. Baby’s Play Place differs from most other activity gyms because the walls and overhead bars reconfigure to adapt to baby’s needs by making it convenient for newborns, tummy time, crawling and sitting.

Infantino Pop & Swap Activity Gym

infantino pop & swap

The Infantino Pop & Swap Activity Gym is really cool. Incomparable to any other activity gym out there, the Pop & Swap is a fun, interactive, unique gym and mat.

Lamaze Space Symphony Motion Gym


An activity gym mat that stands out from the rest is the Lamaze Space Symphony Motion Gym because it has motorized arches that sway back and forth.

Galt Playnest and Gym

galt playnest & gym

The Galt Playnest Farm and Gym is an inflatable vinyl tube encased in a multi-sensory cover.

Skip Hop Treetop Friends Activity Gym


A super cute and modern activity mat that I had to write about is the Skip Hop Treetop Friends Activity Gym. This is a nature inspired activity mat that has 17 developmental activities to keep your baby stimulated for a long time. With neutral colors that are still stimulating for baby, parents will also love this mat.

Ocean Wonders Kick & Crawl Gym

kick and crawl gym

The Fisher Price Ocean Wonders Kick & Crawl Gym is a top rated baby play gym/play mat. Its low price and versatile use make it a popular mat for parents. Use it for back laying, tummy time, or as a crawl through tunnel.

Infantino Twist and Fold Activity Gym Review

infantino gym

The Infantino Twist and Fold Activity Gym is an activity mat with hanging toys, bolster pillow and large mirror. The key to this mat is that it folds compact for easy travel or storage.

Skip Hop Zoo Playspot

skip hop zoo playspot

The recently released Zoo Playspot by Skip Hop is a bright, colorful, soft, cushiony mat for baby to play on. The 12 tiles features the face of Skip Hop’s monkey, owl, dog and bee. The EVA foam mat is BPA, Phthalate and PVC free so it is safe for babies from birth on up. Customize […]

Well Baby Tummy Time Mat

well baby tummy time mat

Tummy time for an infant is vital to development and growth. The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) recommends 40-60 minutes of tummy time per day so babies can avoid flat head syndrome and torticollis and as a result develop core muscle strength, gross motor skills and fine motor skills. Many if not most babies dislike […]

Infantino Surfboard Tummy Time Mat

surfboard tummy time mat

Practicing tummy time with your baby from day 1 is important because it teaches them how to push up, roll over, sit up, crawl and eventually stand. When sleeping you always want to put your baby on their back but during awake time, tummy time is vital for their development and growth. In addition, due to “back […]