The best pram toys to keep your little one entertained

best pram toys

by Lizzie Hutchinson |
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Babies spend a lot of time in their pram or pushchair in those early days and weeks, and pram toys are an incredible way to keep your precious little one entertained and happy while on the move.

The best pram toys at a glance:

Best moving pram toy: LAMAZE Flip Flap Dragon Pram Toy Clip – Buy now at Amazon

Best personalised pram toy: Personalised Mini Mono Spiral Activity Toy – Buy now at My 1st Years

Best for fitting around handlebars: Nuby Animal Adventures Activity Spiral – Buy now at Amazon

Whether you're off on a stroll to get some fresh air or doing the weekly food shop at the supermarket, you want your little love to be content and occupied. Not only do pram toys tick that box, but they make great baby sensory toys too to help aid their development. And in our opinion, they're just as important as a baby pram sun shade.

We've taken a look at the best pram toys out there that will keep your baby happy and stimulated while out on their daily adventures. From Mother&Baby award winners to our must-have top picks, have a browse through this lot...

The best pram toys:

Best overall

LAMAZE Mini Clip u0026amp; Go Sprinkles The Jellyfish
Price: £8.49

Description

Lamaze has a great range of pram toys to choose from, and we just love this little jellyfish. It's

Pros

  • Different textures
  • Includes teething ring

Cons

  • Small in size

Best moving pram toy

Flip flap dragon pram toy
Price: £14.99
Alternative retailers
Boots£14.99View offer
Debenhams UK£18.99View offer

Description

A bestseller from the Lamaze collection, Flip Flap Dragon has six different textures to encourage

Pros

  • Moves its wings in a flying action
  • Is able to fit to a variety of prams, cots and car seats

Cons

  • Limited crinkle areas

Best doll pram toy

Emily pram toy
Price: £11.99

Description

Emily is a beautiful doll pram toy from LAMAZE that is sure to keep your baby entertained. She

Pros

  • Ideal for cuddling
  • Plenty of sensory features

Cons

  • Better suited to younger babies as some older children lost interest quickly

Best for easy removal

Description

Whether you're an avocado fan or not, this cute little avocado pram toy is a lovely accessory for

Pros

  • Cute design
  • Ideal for little hands

Cons

  • Clasp isn't very secure

Best for bold patterns and colours

Manhattan Toy Baby Whoozit Stroller and Travel Activity Toy
Price: £9.99

Description

Baby Whoozit is a classic, multi-sensory pram toy that will keep little fingers entertained for

Pros

  • Features a lot of bold colours and patterns
  • Machine washable

Cons

  • Some found the red nose produced a lot of fluff that pulled off easily

Best personalised pram toy

Description

This lovely Mini Mono spiral activity toy will keep tiny hands entertained with its black and

Pros

  • Can be personalised
  • Simple wrap around fitting

Cons

  • Limited range of designs

Best musical pram toy

VTech Swing u0026amp; Sing Monkey
Price: £17.99

Description

Your little one will be monkeying around with this adorable VTech Swing Sing Monkey. It's super

Pros

  • 15 different melodies and 3 sing-a-long songs
  • A range of sensory features

Cons

  • No setting to keep the music playing without having to press the tummy

Best pram toy for sleepy babies

Cloud baby pram clip

Rrp: £6.50

Price: £5.20

Description

This Nuby Baby Pram Toy is super fluffy, cuddly and simplistic with its soft cloud design - the

Pros

  • Includes teether
  • Features calming chime sounds

Cons

  • Mirror is easily scratched

Best sensory pram toy

Playgro Activity Friend Unicorn Stella Pram Toy

Rrp: £17.30

Price: £17.30

Description

This jazzy PLAYGRO Activity unicorn is sure to be a firm favourite with your baby. Its bold

Pros

  • Available in a range of different designs
  • Designed to develop fine motor skills

Cons

  • Not washing machine safe

Best pram toy for teething babies

The Very Hungry Developmental Caterpillar
Price: £15.99

Description

The classic Very Hungry Caterpillar is a must-have pram pal for your growing baby. Its bright

Pros

  • Easy for small hands to grip
  • Includes teething toy

Cons

  • Strawberry squeaker is hard to get noise out of

Best pram toy for developing fine motor skills

Tiny love sunny stroll activity arch

Rrp: £31.99

Price: £25.84

Description

This cute activity arch attaches to your pram and has an array of sweet little characters to keep

Pros

  • Adjustable clips to fit most strollers and car seats
  • Helps develop motor skills

Cons

  • Some parents found it to be a little unstable when attached to their model

Best educational pram toy

Nuby Baby Activity Book
Price: £6.99
Alternative retailers
Debenhams UK£12.50View offer

Description

Babies love getting to grips with their very own books, and this lovely Nuby Baby Activity Book

Pros

  • Travel friendly
  • Suitable for both prams and tummy time play

Cons

  • Limited number of pages

Best for fitting around handlebars

Description

Easily twisting around stroller bars and carriers, this stroller toy features high-contrast

Pros

  • Easy to fit around any handlebars thanks to spiral design
  • Includes a range of sensory features

Cons

  • Some parents found the coil a little tight for some pram bars

Benefits of using a pram toy

Whether your child likes to play by looking, feeling, kicking or touching, there are lots of different benefits of using a pram toy. Here are five of the top reasons why pram toys will keep your bundle of joy entertained:

• Infants learn through play

• Encourages sensory development

• Plenty of options for teething tots

• Keeps them occupied while you're on the go

• Can soothe your baby

How to choose the best pram toy

Pram toys come in all sorts of shapes and sizes, so before selecting the right one for your youngster, you'll want to be sure it is compatible with your pushchair and that it is suitable for their size and age to ensure they stay safe.

Lizzie Hutchinson is a freelance writer and mum of twin babies and a toddler. In her spare time Lizzie loves keeping fit, feasting on a good pub lunch and spending time with her family. Lizzie also runs a Motherhood and Lifestyle Blog Life with WIT.

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