We are so excited for our 2019 NAPPA Award winners showcased in Bundle: Baby, Toddler & New Mom Gift Guide. We have the best products, all tested and evaluated. Flip the pages to find the perfect holiday gift including toys, accessories, books, strollers and other baby, toddler and new mom must-haves.
These NAPPA Award winning products are great for your new baby!
Lovevery Play Kits
The Lovevery Play Kits are an innovative early childhood subscription learning program delivering staged-based developmental toys to your door. Each Kit offers parents a wonderful opportunity to introduce their little one to toys specifically designed for early childhood development. Through the subscription, Play Kits are delivered every 2-3 months depending on your child’s age (2 months for baby, 3 months for toddler). Each one contains just the right playthings at just the right time. Each product in the kit is thoughtfully crafted using organic cotton, sustainably forested wood and baby-safe materials. From $36/per month, Ages 0-24 months.
aMACEing ZERO LEAK® Leak Proof Baby Bottle
The aMACEing Zero Leak Baby Bottle allows your baby to be in control. When baby is feeding on the nipple, the milk flows. When baby stops, so does the flow. No more spills, wasted milk or over-feeding. Anti-colic design helps reduce burping, gas, and reflux. The MACE collar makes opening and securing the baby bottle easier. BPA free, lead free and phthalate free. $14.99 & Free Shipping. ages birth+
Newborn 101: Secrets from Expert Nurses on Preparing and Caring for Your Baby at Home
Newborn 101 is a terrific book written by Carol Kramer Arsenault, RN, IBCLC, an experienced Labor & Delivery nurse and lactation consultant. The comprehensive book offers reliable and useful information to assist new parents through the early months of parenthood. It covers topics such as preparing your home for baby, including safety tips and must-have supplies; breastfeeding how-tos and flexible feeding schedules; baby’s essential first days and weeks and the milestones in between; welcoming multiples; caring for preterm babies; techniques for soothing baby to sleep; postpartum self-care and getting back to your routine. The book is easy to read and mixed with narratives, charts, bullet points, illustrations and text boxes to maintain the attention of the reader. The question and answer portions of each topic segment is also very insightful. $15.95.
Infineni by nenikanopi
The Infineni by nenikanopi is a nursing cover game changer designed for both mom & baby — It’s a 4-1 multi-use cover grown and sewn in America. Breastfeed baby without holding up fabric to see, latch, bond, and switch sides. Hands-free line of sight, 360 coverage, more air circulation, no fabric between you & baby. Converts from Scarf to Canopy in seconds. Wear as scarf or stow in bag. It’s all 4: Scarf + Canopy + Car seat Cover + Poncho. $59.99.
Lovevery Play Gym
Thoughtfully designed by child development experts, The Lovevery Play Gym provides years of learning fun. This debut product from Lovevery has a patent-pending design and comes with stage-based play guide providing a full year of play and activities for you and your baby. It features sustainably sourced wooden legs, an organic cotton high-contrast Montessori ball, a sustainably sourced wooden batting ring and an organic cotton teether with a BPA-free silicone ring. $140. Ages birth-2 years.
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Watching babies discover and explore new sounds and textures is so rewarding. These NAPPA-Award winning toys are perfect for enhancing your babies development and they are super fun!
Lights & Stripes Zebra
Dance all day with the Lights & Stripes Zebra™. Upbeat music and playful sing-along songs encourage your baby to move and groove. This zippy plush zebra features bold black and white stripes, colorful patterned fabric and a variety of textures to enhance tactile awareness. The friendly zebra’s tummy plays endearing phrases and introduces colors through catchy songs while glowing in five different colors. The plush zebra has a washable surface with removable electronics. This snuggly striped sidekick is perfectly sized for your little one to hug and bring on-the-go! $14.99, ages birth+
My First Farm
My First Farm is a farm set for toddlers, which playfully introduces them into the BRIO wooden railway system. This frustration-free play set will give small children hours of fun and help teach them about farmyard animals. The five wooden animals fit into the animal wagon ready to be transported by train to the farm. Each animal also comes with three distinct sounds, which are activated automatically when placed in the farm meadow. Learning about animals has never been so much fun! $59.99, ages 18 + months
Butterfly Counting Pal
Enjoy a flutter of color with the Butterfly Counting Pal™ plush learning toy. Five colorful number buttons play a variety of songs to teach colors and numbers. A kaleidoscope of color, Butterfly’s light-up wing shows the colors of the rainbow. She also helps your baby fall asleep with soft, classical melodies. Each segment of this on-the-go toy features a dangling toy that rattles, squeaks, turns or crinkles to help develop fine motor skills. Learn at home or on the fly by using the included straps to secure the butterfly to infant carriers and strollers. $17.99, ages birth+
Lalaboom Educational Beads
Lalaboom Educational Beads are designed for exploration and learning. Featuring vivid colors, unisex patters and soft texture. These beads are designed to guide children through their developmental learning curve based on the Montessori educational approach. Children will be able to explore five developmental functions by manipulating the beads at their own pace. All beads can be easily washed and cleaned.
10-15 months: Explore Colors, textures & shapes with basic POP IT action.
15-18 months: TWIST IT.
18-24 month: MIX IT.
24-36+: STACK IT!
36+: LACE IT! $5.99 to 29.99, ages 10 to 36+ months
Whimsical Wheel High Chair Toy
Capture baby’s attention with the spinning wheels, cascading beads and bright colors of the Whimsical Wheel! The spinning wheels encourage baby to reach, tug, and bat, strengthening hand-eye coordination. Trapped within the clear structure are colorful beads, which help baby connect the sound to sight. One wheel features a mirror, which is perfect for self-discovery. Plus, the suction cup base attaches to flat surfaces such as high chairs and table tops for frustration-free play. $9.99, ages 6+ months
My Peek-a-Boo LapPup
Learning is important business with My Peek-a-Boo LapPup™! Open the toy laptop and say hello to Scout or Violet before getting to work on learning about rhymes, shapes, colors and numbers. Press Scout’s or Violet’s name tag button to move their paws in front of their eyes and hear cute peek-a-boo phrases. Five crayon buttons light up while playing phrases and songs about colors. Shape buttons play rhymes about shapes, colors and numbers. Slide the clicking mouse up and down for additional imitative play. Close the lid and say goodbye! Available in Scout or Violet. $14.99, ages 6+ months
Do-Re-Mi Textured Tunes
Dance along to three fun melodies on the Do-Re-Mi Musical Toy, teaching baby cause-and-effect by pushing the buttons to hear each song. At the bottom are soft, textured surfaces that encourage mouthing, aiding in the development of communication skills. The easy-to-grasp handle has a black & white pattern and click-clack rings to stimulate baby’s vision and auditory awareness. A great toy for playtime on-the-go! $9.99, ages Birth- 24 months
Scout’s Learning Lights Remote Deluxe
Learning is on every channel with Scout’s Learning Lights Remote™ role-play toy. Explore all 17 buttons on the learning remote to hear more than 100 phrases, sounds and music while building fine motor skills. Flip between modes for role-play excitement or learning activities that introduce numbers and letters. Silly pretend channels inspire imaginative play. Switch to the Spanish channel to hear common Spanish phrases, listen and dance to three different music styles on the music channel and hear rain, snow and wind sound effects on the weather channel.$12.99, ages 6+ months
Spin & Chew Ring Rattle
Whether at home or on-the-go, keep your little one entertained with the Sassy Spin & Chew Flexible Ring Rattle. Perfectly-sized for little hands, this rattle is easy to grab and features a spinning ring and ball to stimulate senses. $6.99For Ages: Birth to 24 months
Bend & Twist Rattle
Sassy Baby’s Bend & Twist Rattle is soft and squishy — perfect for baby. The bright colors, different materials and variety of surfaces help stimulate baby. Rattle beads and click-clack rings stimulate baby’s developing vision and awaken auditory awareness. The soft, squishy material is perfect for baby’s environment. Dishwasher safe. $6.99, ages birth-24 months.
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Bring style and comfort to mealtime with Inglesina’s MyTime premium highchair. There are many things to love about this highchair — both the ergonomic backrest and the footrest can be reclined in 3 positions, ensuring the highest comfort for your baby. Also features easy-to-adjust height settings in four positions. MyTime is practical and stylish for parents to enjoy as well. The leatherette seat can be easily cleaned with a sponge, and the serving tray is dishwasher safe. Once folded, MyTime is extra compact and can even stand by itself. $199, ages birth to 36 months.
Tiny Love Magical Tales Black & White Gymini Deluxe
The Tiny Love Gymini Deluxe from the Magical Tales Collection is an infant play mat that encourages baby development from day one. A chic black & white fashion means parents no longer need to choose between style and development, while adjustable arches and musical melodies support the 7 developmental wonders – a comprehensive set of guidelines to measure developmental milestones. The Gymini enhances baby cognition and motor skills while helping parents bond with their littlest love. $47.99, ages birth-12 months.
The New Rules of Pregnancy: What to Eat, Do, Think About, and Let Go Of While Your Body Is Making a Baby
The New Rules of Pregnancy is a beautiful tribute and celebration of moms-to-be. In this lovely book, two leading OB-GYNs guide you, the modern pregnant woman, through all aspects of pregnant life in an easy-to-digest, compassionate and motivating way. Instead of a detailed week-by-week look at your baby’s development, it’s all about you, and how to help your pregnancy go as smoothly as possible. $19.95.
The Peanutshell 23 Piece Newborn Essentials Layette Gift Set
As a collection of essentials and accessories for baby, this 23-piece Layette Set from The Peanutshell gives you all the best newborn must-haves. Available in pink, blue, or a gender-neutral grey. Each set includes basic white options as well, which are perfect for mixing and matching. With so many options, this set goes beyond the basics to create countless mix-and-match combinations for a girl, boy or both. $49.99, for newborns.
Nanobébé Breastmilk Bottle
The Nanobébé’s bottle is specifically designed for breastmilk. With its concaved surface area, breast milk is spread into a thin layer, allowing it to cool quickly and warm quickly at safe temperatures. Provides familiar shape and feeding position for nursing babies. Multiple bottles can be stacked in the fridge and easy to clean. $10.99, ages birth-24 months.
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New baby coming? These NAPPA Award-winning products make the best gifts!
TWELVElittle On-The-Go Backpack in Stripe Print
Stylish and super practical! Designed with multitaskers in mind, the TWELVElittle On-The-Go Backpack in Stripe Print can be carried for any occasion — family outings, work functions and travels. The spacious main compartment has five pockets for maximum organization, and a separate opening for a fully padded laptop sleeve. The backside has a zipper pocket with an opening on the top and bottom, to be used as a sleeve to fit through luggage handles. The D-rings at the back of the backpack allows the bag to be attached to a stroller using the TWELVElittle Stroller Clip Set (sold separately). $165
Evenflo Gold SensorSafe EveryStage Smart All-in-One Convertible Car Seat
Designed for 10 years of use, the Evenflo Gold SensorSafe EveryStage Smart All-in-One Convertible Car Seat delivers a high level of protection and performance, from babyhood to toddlerhood and beyond. There’s a lot to love about this premium quality, easy-to-adjust car seat designed with the SensorSafe smart app. Ride with confidence, knowing that your baby’s car seat has been side impact and rollover tested, as well as tested for structural integrity at 2X the federal crash test standard. With EasyClick™ Installation, it takes just 60 seconds to get your child’s car seat 3x tighter for a wiggle-free seat. Trust in a brand that understands your need for the gold standard in safety, connectivity and quality—and more than delivers. $279.99, ages 4 – 120 lbs.
Pursuit All Seasons
The Pursuit All Seasons is comfortable, stylish and versatile for all weathers. It features LÍLLÉbaby’s sleek signature style, functionality and comfort, with an added focus on safety enhancements. With its customizable comfort, temperature control mesh panel and water-resistant shell, the Pursuit All Seasons has you covered no matter where your adventures take you and your little one. This carrier also allows for safe baby wearing with reflectors on the front and back of the carriers as well as reflective stitching. $150, ages birth to 24 months.
Kleynimals Toy Keys
Kleynimals are an innovative stainless steel toy keys created by a mom. We know that babies and toddlers love to play with our keys and Kleynimals provides the fun stimulations kids crave without the lead contamination and daily grime that comes with household keys. These keys are eco-friendly, non-toxic and American-made. As an extra bonus, these keys can be personalized to create a practical keepsake gift. $35.00, ages birth to 24 months.
The best of Lil ‘O’ Blossom bath and body care is a perfect gift. Pamper babies and little ones with Lil Essentials — made with nourishing ingredients that are gentle, effective and luxurious. Includes Gentle Shampoo, Detangling Conditioner, Fresh Body Wash, and Nourishing Baby Oil. 2 fl. oz. each. $28.00
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TotsBots EasyFit Diaper
TotsBots EasyFit diaper is the ultimate all-in-one reusable diaper. At the heart of it’s design, the EasyFit is made for your baby’s comfort, and makes changing time effortless. Super absorbent bamboo interior is soft on baby’s skin, stay dry edges make for leak-free wear and waterproof exterior comes in a range of fun, brightly colored prints. The clever adjustable popper design ensures a great fit from birth to potty-trained. $26.95.
The Molar Magician
The Molar Magician is a uniquely designed teething aid shaped specifically to reach and soothe the back of the mouth molar area for babies and toddlers. Unlike traditional teethers, the flexible, yet firm, arms and legs reach back around front teeth and gums to the areas your little one needs the relief the most. The oval shape is designed to prevent The Molar Magician from reaching too far while also allowing for easy one-handed use by small hands. $15.99, ages 6 months+.
The Lullabuddy is a lullaby player & speaker that comes pre-loaded with 2 hours of Mae Robertson’s award winning lullabies and love songs — music that both parents and babies will enjoy.
The super compact music player comes with a shuffle button, a one-hour timer and a mini USB cable for charging. When fully charged, it will play for up to 18 hours. The music was remastered specifically for the Lullabuddy with wonderful sound quality. The speaker is also Bluetooth enabled so that other music can be played from a mobile device. Lullabuddy is easy to use. Just press play and enjoy. $60, ages birth+.
Tommee Tippee Electric Steam Sterilizer
This sleek, compact sterilizer cleans five bottles in five minutes with the click of a button. The Tommee Tippee Electric Steam Sterilizer kills 99.9% of all germs without chemicals. BPA and phthalate free. $69.99.
MEMEENO Baby Belly Band
The MEMEENO Belly Band applies optimal amount of coverage, compression and natural warmth on a baby’s belly, providing womb-like security and just enough hug around the tummy to ease out gas and relieve aches caused by colic symptoms. The band is uniquely designed with a baby’s safety and comfort in mind. It’s made from high quality GOTS-certified organic cotton fabrics. All prints use organic water-based dyes. $17.99, ages birth-12 months.
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This lounger provides an ideal spot for baby – sides swaddle baby and prevent rolling with best in class breathability. The AiraTex three dimensional weaving technology cradles your baby on millions of fingers of thread, quite literally holding your baby up on a bed of breathable air for a safe and comfortable rest. Naturally regulates baby’s body heat. Washable, interchangeable cover available in several playful designs. Portable, lightweight and hypoallergenic. $189, ages infants – 8 months
This high quality video monitor helps your baby and you sleep like a baby. Nanit’s overhead HD camera tracks and understands everything happening in your baby’s crib (sleep patterns, parent visits, room conditions), and then provides personalized, scientifically-backed sleep guidance to help your baby, and you, sleep better. $279, ages birth to 36 months.
This efficient and compact breast pump features a Closed System designed with a barrier to prevent milk form entering the tube and the motor — an important feature since milk residue in the tubes and motor can cause contamination. This model also offers the IDC feature, allowing mom to control the suction levels on left and right pumps separately. Moms with different breast conditions can now express using both pumps adjusting the suction levels individually. $129.00, ages birth to 12 months,
This soft, safe, stretchy breathable mesh canopy for playards was invented by a British mom. It’s perfect for creating a darkened, calm and distraction-free sleep environment for little ones wherever they are.
Great for room-sharing with baby, trips away from home, camping, vacation or during bright summer months. It also gives protection from insects and mosquitos. $89.99, ages birth until child outgrows playard.
This car and home baby monitor is cute and portable. Comes with a free app for your smart device. Zooby lets you keep an eye on baby day and night even when baby is in a rear facing car seat. Features two-way audio and three preset lullabies. $169.97
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Make shopping for your favorite new mom and bundle of joy a breeze with our new NAPPA Award-winning products.
Grow with Me Floor Seat
The Grow with Me Floor Seat offers a contoured floor seat allowing your little one sit up on their own and to grow with them as they develop. Made of soft, yet durable expanded foam the baby floor seat is comfortable, easy to clean and designed for durability and safety. Holding up to 50 pounds, the floor seat is ideal for 4-12-month-old babies who are able to hold their head up. $39.99, ages: 4-12-months
Little Book of You
The Little Book of You offers a wonderful way to create whimsical and one-of-a kind illustrated baby books. Each book can be easily personalized to create a special keepsake. Tell your children’s unique birth story through fun and special facts about their birthday, the year they were born and about the wonderful people who couldn’t wait for their arrival. Tailored to each family, these books are timeless mementos that kids will love reading as they grow up. $49.95, ages: birth+
Organic Pajamas by Zutano
Your kids will love getting cozy with these new 100% organic cotton PJs from Zutano. Super soft and stretchy — making them a great choice for bedtime. Durable with a comfortable waistband. The wrists and ankles have a nice elastic cuff that keeps the pajamas from riding up, but don’t leave tight marks. Comes in a variety of adorable designs. Available in infant sizes through size 7. $32-38, ages: Infant sizes through size 7.
Happy Papas – Picture Book
Happy Papas is a beautiful read-aloud that celebrates the wonder of fatherhood, exploring how both animal and human fathers shelter, nurture, and interact with their little ones over the course of a day. From ocean to sky and savanna to jungle, Happy Papas speaks to the universal joys of fatherly love. $14.95, ages: 2 to 4
What makes a great toy for babies and toddlers — it has to be fun and colorful of course. But it should also enhance social/emotional learning and little ones’ motor skills. These recent NAPPA winners hit all the marks!
The Lulla Doll is a sleep companion for preemies, babies and toddlers. It imitates closeness to a caregiver with its soft fabric and soothing sounds of real-life breathing and heartbeat. With the help and guidance from doctors, nurses, midwives, psychologists and engineers, the Lulla doll’s stable heartbeat and breathing rhythm makes it the perfect sleep companion for your little one.
Ages birth to 4
Bright Lights Soccer Ball by Vtech
Left or right, up or down, roll the Bright Lights Soccer Ball™ all around to hear music and sounds and listen to the friendly ball encourage playtime. Press the happy light-up face button to hear playful phrases and three songs that introduce opposites and numbers. Kick, pass or shake the ball to activate the motion sensor and hear fun sounds and music, or touch the soft crinkly hands and give the ball a hug.
Ages 6 to 36 months
Spike the Fine Motor Hedgehog
This colorful hedgehog has lost his quills, and only your little ones can help him get them back. Spike the Fine Motor Hedgehog helps kids with hand muscles and fine motor skills development as they replace the chunky, peg-shaped “quills” within the holes that dot the smiling hedgehog’s back. The quills also lend themselves well to lessons in counting, sorting, and color identification skills.
Ages 18 months+
Disney Baby Mickey Mouse and Minnie Mouse Musical Crawling Pals
The Disney Baby Mickey Mouse and Minnie Mouse Musical Crawling Pals are the plush buddies little Disney fans will adore! Babies can interact with them by gently pressing Mickey or Minnie’s back to activate soothing music and watch as they really crawl. Dressed in sweet onesies, the Musical Crawling Pals are made with super soft and cuddly fabrics and come in the perfect size for little hands. Sold separately.
Ages 9 months +
Virtuoso Bears (Amadeus and Ludwig)
Introducing Virtuoso Bears with an adorable likeness to Amadeus Mozart and Ludwig van Beethoven. Each of these cuddly pals carry 40 minutes of carefully selected tracks of sonatas, concertos and symphonies. The compositions can be switched on and off and their volume can be regulated. Tucked in each bear’s pocket is a short biography of each virtuoso. It shares a brief history of the composer’s life, and introduces the title of every featured musical selection.
Ages birth to 7
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Elena Epstein is a mom of two and the director of NAPPA Awards, the longest running and most respected awards program in the industry, celebrating the best in family products for 28 years. For more product reviews, visit nappaawards.com.