The Best in Baby Gear on PIX 11

With so many options out there, what are some of the best kinds of gear to add to your baby registry? Toy Insider Senior Editor Marissa DiBartolo stopped by PIX 11 in New York to talk about the best baby gear for parents. For more on the products featured in this segment, check out the product info below.


5-in-1 Dazzle (smarTrike)

  • The luxurious Dazzle is a versatile, high-end 5-in-1 trike designed for a stylish and adventurous outdoor ride! Created by smarTrike, the Dazzle showcases rich fabrics with a reclining seat and shock absorbers for happy naps on-the-go.
  • This trike features 5 convertible modes to accommodate children as they grow between 10 and 36 months.
  • Easy transition from stroller mode to child control mode. Includes UV protective canopy, a play phone, and bottle holder
  • Age: 10 months+
  • MSRP: $159.99
  • Available: Toys R Us

Fisher-Price On-the-Go Baby Dome (Mattel)

  • The On-the-Go Baby Dome is comfy and portable and perfect for naptime or playtime at home or on the go (at the beach or in the park)!
  • Comfy, portable baby dome is perfect for naptime or playtime, at home or on the go
  • Use it indoors or out! Canopy protects baby from sun (UPF20) & bugs
  • 2 colorful toys link overhead to encourage eye tracking, or let baby explore hands-on textures & develop fine motor skills
  • Folds flat, with handles for easy take-along
  • Age: Newborn
  • MSRP: $69.99
  • Available: Amazon, Walmart, Toys R Us, Target

JJ Cole Arrington Tote (Onyx/Ivory)

  • Find the perfect spot for everything with the multiple pockets and compartments in this fashionable tote. The Arrington comes equipped for your on the go lifestyle with three carrying options, a padded electronics pocket and coordinating changing pad.
  • 3 large organizer compartments, 12 pockets inside and out, padded electronics pocket and key clip, insulated side bottle pockets
  • Includes grips™ stroller attachments, removable padded shoulder strap, and coordinating wipeable changing pad
  • Comes in Onyx/Ivory or Black Aztec
  • Age: adult
  • MSRP: $69.95

Wiggle & Crawl Ball (VTech)

  • This interactive ball wiggles and wobbles on its own encouraging little ones to chase after it.
  • They can spin, twist and press the buttons to hone fine motor skills and learn about animals, colors and numbers with playful songs and lights.
  • Age: 6-36 months,
  • MSRP: $14.99
  • Available: Walmart, Target, Toys R Us, Amazon

Mirari Pop! Pop! Piano (PlayMonster)

  • When children press a key on the piano, they not only hear a sound, they see a star pop up!
  • The clear dome guides the shooting stars onto a different pipe so when another note is played, they’ll pop some more! Flip the switch to go from piano tones to hearing fun sound effects when the keys are pressed.
  • Age: 12M+
  • MSRP: $28.99
  • Available at local specialty retailers including Learning Express and Amazon

Kidz Delight My Lil’ Farm Stacker (KD Group)

  • The fun and colorful Farm Stacker introduces baby to animal names and sounds, shapes, numbers and letters in both English and Spanish. It comes with three stackable colored pieces, each with an instrument and a cut-out shape, plus a windmill top that spins.
  • When toddlers stack each piece onto the base, they will see an animal friend peek through the shape’s window and hear fun sounds. Each stacked piece triggers sayings and sounds for the pictured animal, an instrument, or a shape.
  • In Quiz mode, baby is asked to stack a specific color, shape or instrument. Once all pieces are placed on top of one another, baby can also listen to educational nursery rhymes. Farm Stacker is perfect for developing fine motor skills.
  • Age: 3+
  • MSRP: $17.99
  • Available: Toys R Us

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