Holiday Toy Guide for Infant Twins (0-12 months)

Look for bright contrasting colors, soft, cuddly toys and soothing music when shopping for infants. Toys like playmats and gyms that encourage kicking and tummy time are also ideal. Here are a few ideas to get you started. . .

Lamaze Spin and Explore The Sea - The Lamaze Spin and Explore the Sea puts a unique spin on tummy time play, an important developmental phase for all newborns; developed with pediatricians, reviewed by child development specialists and loved my moms.

Manhattan Baby Wimmer Ferguson Crawl and Discover Mat - This high contrast mat includes many features for baby to discover: flaps with reverse print graphics, fun textures and crinkle paper, plus a removable mirror, teethers and a pocket with a star-shaped ring attached.

Infantino Travel Gym, Happy Hippo - This travel gym features fun sounds and friendly characters on a soft playmat. The plush playmat and activity bar keep your curious baby entertained for hours with colorful sights, delightful sounds and fun-to-touch textures. Detachable toy bar becomes an engaging crib activity center. Zips together for easy travel.

Cloud B Gentle Giraffe Sound Machine with Four Soothing Sounds - Gentle Giraffe is the perfect night time companion to soothe children to sleep in a safe, calming and effortless way. A soundbox tucked safely inside Gentle Giraffe lulls one to sleep with pleasant "white noise"--soft sounds from a safari and the reassuring sound of a mother's heartbeat.

K's Kids CrocoBloco - CrocoBloco features four detachable blocks between his head and tail, and offers multiple activities. Babies enjoy poking CrocoBloco's nose or pulling on the flower and watching his wagging tail.

Chicco Toys Sing Along Airplane - Take a trip around the world with this fun, pull-along airplane, which features four melodies from around the world. Press the over-sized red button on top of the plan to meet residents of Asia, Europe, Australia and Africa.

Kushies Zolo Boa - A stack and squeeze toy that helps baby build her imagination and dexterity. Each toy contains squishy rings, each with a different sound and texture, a spine to stack the rings on and a giggling head to congratulate baby when the stacking is done.

Fisher-Price Lil’ Zoomers Spinnin’ Sounds Speedway - Ready, set, spin. Baby will love the put-and-take play fun of placing two race cars on the ramp. They roll down and around on the swirling light-up raceway, then, surprise. The spinning action sends each car out to the exit and out to the spinning flag. Or baby can pull the gearshift to start the fun.

Playskool Step Start Walk 'n Ride - Colors May Vary - It's two toys in one! As a sturdy, stable walker, the Step Start Walk 'n Ride toy helps babies learn to stand, take their first steps, and walk. As they grow older, it easily converts to a first ride-on toy! It has a locking mechanism that only parents can activate.

Smart Trike 1560511LED Deluxe Baby to Toddler Tricycle with Light Reflector Kit - Red - Smart Trike "Deluxe" is a "Right Start Best Toy" award winner. The unique 3 in 1 multi-featured tricycle is designed for quality and functionality for a baby 10 months and up.