Baby rattles help stimulate and develop your child’s senses while also helping to stimulate their visual and auditory systems. It is important to have an item they can engage to help grow connections in their brain and improve their dexterity and eye-tracking. Below we have listed the 10 best baby rattles to keep your baby happy and smiling!

Fisher-Price Rattle and Rock Maracas Musical Toy

Your baby will shake and have fun making music with these colorful maracas. They are shaped to perfectly to fit little hands with colorful rattle beads inside. Soft pom-poms on the end add a nice texture and easy grip. Perfect for curious little hands and also machine washable. No rough edges and very safe to play with.

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Fred BUFF BABY Dumbbell Baby Rattle

This dumbbell baby rattle will have your baby pumping iron in no time. Small and light enough for a baby to carry and shake, it has a gentle rattle sound and natural hand-grips. A great and funny gift for a baby shower, especially for active parents!

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Skip Hop Explore Rattle Toy

Suitable for 3 months and older, this roll around rattle toy is easy to grab and has rubberized textures for teething toddlers. It has a flexible shape and rattle beads for auditory stimulation. Great for rolling, rattling and engaging your baby with lots of easy-to-grasp spots to help build hand dexterity.

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Sassy Developmental Bumpy Ball

Chunky bumps and multiple textures and materials to help develop your baby’s tactile sensitivity and encourage playing. A gentle rattle sound and bright, bold colors and patterns to help stimulate your baby’s developing vision. Safe for babies who are just born.

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Sassy Rattlin Rings

A stimulating ring with a variety of textures and high contrast colors. This is a fantastic first toy for any baby and helps to teach cause-and-effect through the click-clack rings. There are also beads in the clear plastic portion to engage visual perception and eye-tracking. Suitable for little babies and very cute. Helps to keep their little hands occupied!

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The First Years My First Rattle

This is a multi textured rattle with soft surfaces for teething and high contrast patterns. The circular design has lots of small spots to make it easy for babies to grab onto to encourage grasping skills. Perfect for very little hands and newborns. The rattle sound is gentle but engaging.

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Bright Starts Grab and Spin Rattle

This oval shaped rattle has teethable textures, 3 textured sliding links that rattle, and a colorful spinning rattle with beads inside. Lots of bold colors and moving pieces to encourage your baby to think and interact. This is a very popular rattle that your toddler will always want to have with them.

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VTech Baby Rattle and Sing Puppy

A fun and very engaging baby rattle that plays phrases, sounds and songs. Easy to grasp with lots of visual and tactile stimulation and two textured rings. Rattling also causes the puppy’s cheeks to light up to show cause and effect. Requires 3 LR44 batteries for the lights and sound to work.

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Gund Winky Lamb Baby Rattle

A very soft polyester white lamb rattle shake that is very cuddly and plush. Very small in size and perfect to keep in a crib or cradle with small infants. Any baby will love how soft if feels and the shaking noises it makes when they play with it. Also looks super cute!

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Baby Einstein Take Along Tunes Musical Toy

This musical toy is a bit more advanced than a simple baby rattle. It can play 7 classical melodies and display colorful lights across the screen that go with each song. A safe caterpillar bead chaser serves as a handle for little hands. Safe for teething and has a high quality feeling. Particularly good for promoting auditory development and visual perception.

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