Toddler Product Review
Toddler Products! Check out these products designed especially for the growing curiosity and independence of toddlers.
These durable and washable napkins fit perfectly into little laps. They can double up as placemats and are perfect for meals on the run. The 100% cotton is soft to the touch and come in a rainbow of fun colors, patterns and styles that will delight the little tykes. "These are really well made and adorable," says Laura. "They fit perfectly in my daughter's lunch bag and she loves using them!"
Super Power Dinner Set
Wow! Boom! Kapow! Mealtime will be super fun with this Super Power themed dinner set from Booginhead. Fill them with your favorite power foods. Includes plate, bowl, utensils and cup. "My son wants to be a super hero so this is perfect for encouraging him to sit down and eat," says Jeff.
SuperMax the Turtle
SuperMax the Turtle is a unique, compact nightlight designed to help soothe children to sleep no matter where bedtime lands. Fits right in the palm of children’s hands, making it portable and adaptable for use at home or on the go, wherever a child may need it. This special companion eases fear of the dark for all kids as it projects blue, red or green stars from its shell. It has a 45-minute auto shut-off timer that ensures complete darkness during children’s deep sleep as recommended by pediatricians. Cloud b is donating a portion of all proceeds to the MaxLove Project to help children battling critical illnesses. "My son loves using this at bedtime," says Chris. "And I like the shut-off timer."
DC Justice League Crazy Foam Cans
Crazy Foam, the iconic 50 year old bath time staple, makes bath time fun as a 3-in-1 bodywash, shampoo and conditioner in cans featuring pop culture icons like Superman and Batman. Plus, kids will get to use their imagination to sculpt and shape the cotton candy-scented foam while getting clean. “My boys love using this. It makes bath time so much fun!” says Ellen.
Boon SNUG Universal Sippy Lids & Cup
SNUG silicone sippy lids fit over any regular cup with a 2.5”–3.75” diameter and instantly prevent that cup from spewing its contents when knocked over or tossed off a high chair. Spill-proof and stretches over most cup sizes. 100% silicone lids. BPA, PVC and Phthalate free. “Great for on the go. Makes almost any cup into a sippy cup,” says Amy.
Milestone™ Toddler Cards
Your child’s early years are filled with memorable moments. Learning to jump, dance, throw and catch a ball, ride a bike, count to ten, climb the stairs, are just a few of many toddler highlights. With our original photo cards, you can capture and remember them as the years go by. Contains 30 cards with memorable events that occur somewhere around the ages of 1 to 4. Simply fill in the date and take a picture of your little one together with the card. Their childhood pictures will be truly unforgettable. “These make it so easy for me to capture all my child's milestones,” says Monica.
Philips Sonicare For Kids Interactive Toothbrush
Philips Sonicare For Kids now has Bluetooth® technology that connects the power toothbrush directly to its customizable free interactive coaching app. With the help of their fun personal brushing coach, “Sparkly,” kids learn proper brushing techniques and get rewards for doing a thorough job each time they brush. Parents can even monitor their child’s routine by reviewing their brushing habits on the app’s separate, parent dashboard and set up milestones and rewards to keep their child motivated, so they can be sure those sugar bugs are being brushed away. "My daughter is excited to brush her teeth with this interactive toothbrush," says David.
Hyland’s 4 Kids Bumps ‘n Bruises with Arnica
$8.79 for .8 oz.; Hylands.com
The first natural remedy in the children’s medicine industry to fill the need for soothing bumps, bruises and swelling. The natural topical ointment stick is made with arnica montana, a well-known homeopathic remedy for bruising and swelling. It's free from PABA, synthetic preservatives, fragrances and dyes. It also comes packaged in an eco-friendly paper ointment tube that features colorful, goofy, ‘splat’ faces to distract little ones at first sight of it. "I take this everywhere so I am prepared for all of life's bumps and bruises," says Julie.
ro•sham•bo Baby Sunglasses
Designed specifically for babies and children’s use, abuse and love of putting things in their mouths, ro•sham•bo are so durable that they can be bent, stretched, pulled, stepped on (they have even been run over and survived!) and bounce right back to shape. ro•sham•bo shades come in baby, junior and adult sizes. They block 100% of UVA/B rays, have a shatter resistant lens and are small parts tested, so safe for babies. Full lens and damage replacement is guaranteed if lens or frames break or get damaged. "Genius! Indestructible children's sunglasses! They look great and I can throw them in our beach bag and go," says Suzanne.
DC Comic Silicone Placemat
Set the stage (and the table) for a super meal with Bumkins superhero silicone placemats. These 100% food grade silicone, non-slip, flexible mats are also lightweight and convenient enough to take on-the-go in a coordinating wet bag. Easy to clean and dishwasher safe (top rack only). BPA, PVC, phthalate and lead free. "We take this to restaurants," says Trish. "Cleans easily, nice quality and great pouch for transporting it."
Boon SPAN Dishwasher Net
SPAN is a stretchy silicone net that hooks to your dishwasher rack and keeps everything locked down. Stretchy silicone adapts to any size load of dishes. No more water-filled dishes and it easily folds for storage. BPA, PVC and Phthalate free. “Keeps everything in place and clean,” says Trish.
Tommee Tippee Filter Water Bottle
$12.99 for 12 oz.; TommeeTippee.us
This bottle filters water as kids sip, reducing lead, the taste and smell of chlorine, and removing 99.9% of bacteria, for tastier water. This bottle is compact and lightweight, making it perfect for active toddlers. Soft spout and slim, this lightweight bottle makes drinking on the go easy. Easy to clean in hot soapy water or on the top shelf of the dishwasher. "My son loves using this bottle and I can throw it into the dishwasher at night," says Terese.
BazzleBaby Banda Bib
$8.99 and up; BazzleBaby.com
Dribble and drool don’t stand a chance with Bazzle Baby’s funky, fashionable and revolutionary Banda Bib. Now drooling tykes can be fashion rock stars wearing the coolest bibs on the market that also stop drool from annoying and irritating their skin. This hip and practical bib draws moisture away from skin and keeps clothes dry, doesn’t cut into sweet, soft chins, is quick drying and soft so youngsters stay comfortable, and is made of quality fabrics to keep looking great after many washes. "Finally an adorable bib that looks cute with my daughters outfit and really works," says Shay.
Dr. Seuss Large Reusable Snack Bag
The eco-friendly alternative to single-use plastic baggies, these snack bags are made from easy-wipe waterproof fabric. A smooth zipper closure doesn’t hold crumbs and single ply construction means no worrying about icky stuff growing between layers of fabric. Great for food or fun, snack bags help organize lunches, toys, electronics and more. Also available in a smaller size, 2 pack option. Machine washable and dishwasher-safe for easy cleaning. BPA, PVC, vinyl, phthalate and lead free. "Adorable snack bags that are durable and clean easily," says Danielle.
Boon FORB MINI Soap-Dispensing Silicone Brush
FORB MINI’s petals are made of super-tough silicone, which is far more durable than regular nylon bristles and won’t scratch your dishes. Just unscrew the top and fill with soap. Dispenses soap with a simple push. Durable silicone petals resist mold and mildew buildup. Safe for nonstick cookware. Soft, comfortable non-slip grip. Easily filled by unscrewing bulb. BPA, PVC and Phthalate free. "My kids like to help with the dishes now!" says Laurie.
Sip & Spin Straw Cup
The Sip & Spin straw cup has a pinwheel in the lid that spins as you sip. Playful artwork on the pinwheel disc coordinates with the cup art, creating an engaging drinking experience for your child. The racing trucks and soaring butterflies can encourage playing kids to take a water break, cheer up and rehydrate a sick child, or motivate a toddler to transition from a bottle or spouted sippy to a straw cup. Made with valve-free silicone straws because they are the best choice for dental health, speech development, hygiene, and food safety. "Makes drinking water so much fun!" says Julie.
Bumkins colorful cold pack chillers help soothe your little one's minor aches and pains. Also helpful for keeping snacks and lunches cool and fresh. Easy to clean, hand wash only. Filled with safe, non-toxic gel. "Cute cold packs for all of life's bumps and bruises," says Hannah.
Updated: April 2016
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