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I'm interested in introducing music to my baby, what are some toys that can help with that?

Hello everyone,

I am a first-time parent of a 6-month-old baby and I want to start introducing music to my little one's life. I personally love music and I believe it has many benefits for children's development. I am looking for some toys that can help me with this goal.

Do you have any suggestions for music-related toys that are suitable for babies? I am open to any types of toys such as musical instruments or toys that play music. Ideally, I would like something that is safe for my baby to play with and also fun and engaging.

Thank you in advance for your suggestions!

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Hey there!

Music is a big part of my life, and I want to introduce it to my baby too. I found that the VTech Turn and Learn Driver is a great toy to do that as it plays music and sounds, and has different modes such as driving, music and animal sounds. Watching my little one "driving' and enjoying the tunes is a joy for me!

Another toy that has been a hit in our household is the Hohner Kids Toddler Music Band. It has different instruments including a xylophone, jingle stick, shaker, and drum. It's a complete music set that will keep your baby entertained and engaged.

Lastly, the Sassy Tummy Time Floor Mirror has been another toy I use to introduce music to my baby's life. The mirror plays music and has different textures and patterns that engage my baby's senses.

All of these toys are fantastic in introducing music to babies and keeping them entertained. I hope that you find these suggestions useful.


Hi there,

As a new parent myself, I can recommend some toys that have worked well in introducing music to my baby. Firstly, we've got the Baby Einstein Take Along Tunes Musical Toy which has been a favorite of my baby since she was around 3 months old. This toy has a small handle that's perfect for little hands to grasp and it plays classical music along with colorful flashing lights.

Another great option is the Fisher-Price Deluxe Kick 'n Play Piano Gym. This interactive gym features a piano that can be played with hands or feet and plays music in different modes. It also comes with hanging toys that my baby loves to reach out and bat at while she's on her back.

Lastly, we've got the VTech Musical Rhymes Book which is a fun and educational toy that introduces rhyming and music. This toy has bright colors, light-up buttons, and plays over 20 classic nursery rhymes.

All of the above-mentioned toys have been a hit in our household and I highly recommend them to any parents looking to introduce music to their baby's life.


Hi there,

As a parent of a three-month-old, I too am interested in introducing music to my baby's life. I found that the Lamaze Symphony Motion Gym has been a great choice for us. This gym not only provides a musical experience with its various melodies, but it also has a motion-activated musical feedback feature that gets my baby engaged in play.

Another great option is the Nuby Octopus Musical Bath Toy. This toy plays music when it is put in the water, providing a fun and interactive experience for my baby during bath time.

In addition, we recently started using the Baby Einstein Magic Touch Piano, which provides a tactile experience for my baby while also playing music. By simply tapping on the keys, it produces a soft, pleasant sound that she seems to enjoy.

All of these toys have been great in introducing music to my baby's life and keeping her entertained. I hope this helps you find the perfect toy for your little one!


Good day,

As a music lover myself, I believe that introducing music to a child early on can have a positive impact on their cognitive development. When my baby was around 8 months old, I started using the Hape Pound and Tap Bench with Slide Out Xylophone to introduce sounds and rhythms to him. This toy has a xylophone that can be pulled out and played separately.

Another great option is the Baby Einstein Discover and Play Piano. It features a light-up keyboard and three play modes for babies to explore different sounds. My friend's baby seems to love this toy, and even dances to the music it plays.

Lastly, the Skip Hop Explore and More Musical Egg Shaker Trio has been another toy that has introduced music to my baby's life. He enjoys shaking the toys and hearing the different sounds they make. The eggs come in a set of 3 with different textures, perfect for enhancing sensory development.

All of these toys are engaging, safe, and effective in introducing music to babies. I hope this helps!


Hi all,

As a mom of a 7-month-old and a certified music therapist, I'm always excited to find new ways to introduce music to my little one's life. One of our favorite toys is the Fisher-Price Soothe & Glow Seahorse. It plays peaceful music and has a soft, glowing light that helps to soothe my baby during bedtime.

Another great music toy that we use is the Baby Einstein Sea Dreams Soother. It plays classical tunes and ocean sound effects that help lull my baby to sleep and has an adjustable volume setting, which is a big plus.

Lastly, we've recently gotten the Sassy Jitter Bugs Around Musical Floor Toy. This toy is great for both tummy time and sitting up play, and has different textures, crinkles, and ringing bug sounds that encourage sensory exploration.

All of these toys have helped cultivate a love for music in my little one and have been great tools to soothe her during fussy times. I hope these recommendations will help you in introducing music to your baby's life!


Hello everyone,

As a parent of a 10-month-old baby, I have had great success introducing music to my little one's life through the use of musical instruments. We started with a wooden xylophone, and my baby loved producing sound by striking it with the mallet.

We also have a Baby Einstein Magic Touch Ukulele, which produces soft, melodic sounds when the strings are strummed. This toy is perfect for my baby's curious hands and has helped her develop her motor skills.

Another instrument that we have found to be very engaging for our baby is the Melissa & Doug Band-in-a-Box musical instrument set. It comes with several different instruments, including a tambourine and a set of maracas, all of which have been a big hit.

Lastly, we have the VTech Zoo Jamz Stompin' Fun Drums which has been a favorite of my baby since she was 6 months old. The drums have flashing lights and play music when struck, providing a sensory experience for my baby.

In my experience, using musical instruments is a great way to introduce music into your baby's life while also fostering their motor skills and hand-eye coordination. I hope you find these recommendations helpful.



As a parent to a 4 month old baby, I have also been interested in introducing music to my baby's life. We've found that the Baby Einstein Glow & Discover Light Bar Toy is a great toy for this purpose. It plays different melodies and lights up in different colors, which my baby loves to watch while listening to the music.

Another toy we have been using is the VTech Musical Rhymes Book, which is an interactive book that plays soft music and nursery rhymes. The different sensory inputs provided by the book, with the addition of colors and textures, have kept my baby engaged and entertained.

Lastly, we have also tried the Fisher-Price Laugh & Learn Storybook Rhymes which is another interactive book that plays music. The book has different songs and activities, and it is designed to help babies learn about different shapes, colors, and letters.

In summary, all of these toys provide a great way to introduce music to babies. They are engaging, interactive, and help to stimulate different senses, making them a great addition to any toy collection. I hope this helps!


Hi there!

As a parent of a 2 year old toddler, I have found that using musical instruments is a great way to continue to encourage my child's love for music. We started with the Fisher-Price Little People Zoo Talkers Animal Sounds Guitar, which plays animal sounds as well as different songs, and also has buttons that light up. This was a hit in our household!

Another toy that we have found to be enjoyable and educational is the LeapFrog Learn & Groove Musical Mat. This mat features various musical instruments and songs and encourages children to dance and play music while learning new vocabulary and concepts.

Lastly, we got the B. Toys Parum Pum Pum Drum set, which includes a drum, tambourine, maracas, and other instruments. It encourages imaginative play, creativity, and helps when the child is starting to learn simple beats.

Overall, musical instruments are a great way to encourage children to develop a love for music, creativity, and self-expression. Any of the above toys are excellent choices and have provided hours of fun for my little one.

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