Believe it or not, baby rattles have been around for thousands of years. That’s because, time and time again, they’ve proven effective at entertaining little ones. The captivating sounds they make, which help teach cause and effect, are far from their only draw. Rattle toys can also strengthen your child’s motor skills as they reach for, grab and shake the devices. But in a market saturated with the popular products, what are the best baby rattles? Personally, we love toys that somehow stand out from the (very large) pack—we’re talking rattles with elevated designs sure to prompt “where’d you get that?”s from fellow parents. Here, we’re sharing some of our favorites.
Personalised Wooden Baby Rattle Bell Toy
This beautiful wooden rattle bell toy is engraved with your choice of name and date which makes a lovely gift for a new arrival. This beautiful rattle bell toy makes a lovely keepsake! Find it at Twenty-Seven.
Earthly Rainbow Personalised Wooden Rattle
The nature and purpose of this particular toy is to develop fine motor skills and grabbing technique. The toy is designed to emit a sound when shaken. Babies will enjoy a rattle they can look at and listen to while a parent holds it for them. When shaken, wooden rings click together and make a soft rattling sound that catches baby’s attention. Find it at New Line Gift.
Wooden Montessori Baby Rattle for Girls
Bright and fun, the Wooden Montessori Baby Rattle for Girls is a gorgeous traditional wooden baby rattle with a colourful modern twist. A wonderfully tactile first toy which is perfect for little hands and minds. This wooden rattle is gorgeous and would make a wonderful new born gift or little keepsake. Find it at A Matter Of Style
Personalised Wooden Baby Rattle
This baby rattle is made in beechwood with the engraving of the child’s first name. The rattle is sold protected in a plastic bag, in a box also covered with plastic. So hygiene is safeguarded until the end. Find it at Kelli Handmade.
Crochet Bunny Rattle Baby Toy
These beautiful crochet rattle toys have been made by hand to Blossom and Bear designs by artisan women in Thailand. Lovely and soft and a great size for little ones to hold, with a rattle sewn inside to make a lovely sound when shaken. Find it at Blossom and Bear.
Personalised Elephant Baby Rattle Teether
Absolutely adorable, the Personalised Elephant Baby Rattle Teether will provide hours of endless fascination. These cute little wooden baby rattles come with a wooden ring, which is perfect for baby play and to practice hand movement. Find it at A Matter Of Style Gifts.
Deer Baby Rattle Toy
This deer rattle toy set will be a perfect for jungle or safari baby shower, a gender-neutral gift for expecting mom! Babies like to gnaw and chew toys, soothing aching gums. The soft gentle texture of the crochet toy is perfect for tactile stimulation. The toy helps to develop a baby’s fine motor skills. Find it at Ravlyk Baby Workshop.
Happy Alphabet Rattle Teether
These bright and fun rattle teethers make a great baby gift. A soft rattle toy and teething ring in one, choose any letter for a personal touch. Find it at Julia Staite.
Wooden Baby Rattle
Perfect little keepsake piece personalised with child’s’ name. Made from Beechwood which is naturally anti-bacterial which means it’s safe for little one’s mouths! Find it at Beckingsale Designs.
Personalised Bunny Baby Rattle Teether
Perfect for little hands to clutch and shake in their pram or cot for comfort and to enjoy. A perfect new baby gift for boys or girls or a lovely christening gift. Find it at A Matter Of Style.
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