When you’re searching for toys for your little one you cannot overlook rattles. Rattles have come a long way, but one thing remains the same– babies love small toys they can hold that also make noise. You can go several different routes with baby rattles. From rattles that are designed by child development experts to Montessori-style rattles that promote imagination and independence. There are all sorts of options on our list. Wooden toys are making a serious comeback as parents look for safe, natural options for their little ones. While other rattles are designed with colorful patterns and textures intended to stimulate brain growth.
Fine-motor skills are incredibly important, even at an early age. Rattles help babies hone these foundational skills, specifically grasping. Another great thing about rattles is they can be played with independently or interactively. And, because babies put everything in their mouths, the rattles on our list double as teething toys. Check out the 7 best baby rattles below!