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The Best Baby Bath Toys in 2020 to Make Bath Time Enjoyable for Everyone!


Bath time ought to be a fun time for babies and toddlers, so today we are sharing some of the best baby bath toys you can get your little one. Let’s make bath time more enjoyable for everyone!

Best Baby Bath ToysWhy It's BestMom Rating
Munchkin Wind-Up Swimming Penguin Adorable, easy to wind up, and fun to watch.♥♥♥♥♥
Crayola Bathtub Crayons with Color Bath Drops Unleash your budding artist's talents and enjoy the mess-free cleanup afterwards with these bath crayons!♥♥♥♥♥
Elegant Baby Rubber Jungle Animals Step aside, rubber ducky! There are new animals in town. These jungle animals are sure to be a hit with your child.♥♥♥♥♥
Hape Feed Me Bath FrogMultiple games in one toy, plus it transforms into a storage unit when not in use.♥♥♥♥♥
Innobaby Bathin' Smart Rainbow Spots Silicone Bath ToyFun textured donut circles that help to clean while kids play and don't get moldy!♥♥♥♥♥

The Best Baby Bath Toys in 2020

Munchkin Wind-Up Swimming Penguin

Elegant Baby Bath Time Fun Rubber Water Squirties, Jungle Party Bath Squirt Toys

This adorable little swimming penguin is sure to charm everyone in the family, including the parents. Watching it move through water will draw out plenty of giggles, and lots of requests for “more”! 

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After you wind up the fins, let him go in the bath and watch as this goggles-wearing little blue penguin takes off, paddling itself through the water. Winding it up is so easy that even a toddler can do it. Yet the toy is so entertaining that adults and children alike will sit and watch it’s frantic swimming, laughing the whole time.

 

Munchkin Float & Play Bubbles

Elegant Baby Bath Time Fun Rubber Water Squirties, Jungle Party Bath Squirt Toys

If you’re looking for the best baby bath toy, these Munchkin Float and Play Bubbles are hard to beat. They are intentionally created for curious little minds, and their large shape makes them easy for tiny hands to grasp. The toys inside keep little ones entertained all through bath time.

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These bath toys are clear plastic “bubbles” that contain a variety of rattles and toys inside of them. They float, rattle, spin, and add so much fun to bath time. The textured rings around the outside move freely around the bubbles, while adding extra grip for slippery small hands. 

Crayola Bathtub Crayons

Boon Building Bath Pipes Toy, Set of 5

These bathtub crayons are perfect for your budding artist! Not only will this keep your child entertained in the bath for a while, but it will help them improve their drawing skills at the same time. This kit also includes a box of color bath drops, for added fun in the tub.

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These bathtub crayons keep all the mess contained in the tub, which means that clean-up after your child’s art session will be really easy. The color drop tablets fizz, turning your child’s bath water into a pool of colorful liquid. Both the crayons and the color drops are non-toxic, so you can have peace-of-mind as your child enjoys the colorful adventure.

Munchkin Fishin’ Bath Toy

Crayola Bathtub Fingerpaint 5 Color Variety Pack, 3 Ounce Tubes (Bluetiful Blue, Screamin' Green, Radical Red, Flamingo Pink, Royal Purple)

Teaching both hand-eye coordination and cause-and-effect, this adorable fishing bath toy is just too fun to pass up! 

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The magnetic tip of the fishing rod is attracted to the magnetic noses on the plastic toy sea creatures. By holding the fishing line close to the bobbing fish, your child will be able to make a great catch! To make the experience even more realistic for your toddler, the reel makes clicking noises when turned.

Jungle Animals Rubber Squirt Toys

Crayola Bathtub Fingerpaint 5 Color Variety Pack, 3 Ounce Tubes (Bluetiful Blue, Screamin' Green, Radical Red, Flamingo Pink, Royal Purple)

Step aside, rubber ducky… some new animals are in town! These rubber jungle animals are super cute, and break the monotony of the traditional rubber duck.

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Similar to a typical rubber ducky, these jungle animal toys can either float on water or be used to squirt water in the tub. This set comes with a convenient carrying bag, making it super easy to take to grandma’s house for even more bath time fun! These are made of rubber that is free of BPAs, Phthalates, and Lead.

Boon Bath Pipe Set

Munchkin Caterpillar Spillers Stacking and Straining Cups Bath Toy

Teach your child the physics of water mechanics by getting this bath pipe set from Boon

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The pipes suction to the bathtub wall, allowing your child to pour water from the tubes into them. Your child will then be able to watch the water pour through the various spinners and shapes. The pipes can be used individually, or formed into a chain for the water to flow through all of them at once. BPA-free.

3 Bees & Me Basketball Hoop

Munchkin Caterpillar Spillers Stacking and Straining Cups Bath Toy

Sure to be a favorite with basketball fans, this bathtub hoop and ball set is perfect for your growing player.

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The basketball hoop easily Velcros onto your bathtub faucet, making play time in the tub so much fun! The three balls (included) can also be used separately as their own bath toys.

Beep Beep Bathtub Stickers

Crayola Bathtub Fingerpaint 5 Color Variety Pack, 3 Ounce Tubes (Bluetiful Blue, Screamin' Green, Radical Red, Flamingo Pink, Royal Purple)

Your child will enjoy creating his own roadway during bath time with these reusable foam bathtub stickers

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These foam pieces stick to your bathtub and tile when wet. This allows your child to build a new roadway each time, and then drive the various trucks and cars over the road. These stickers allow for lots of imagination and encourages creativity!

This set comes with a mesh bag for holding the stickers when not in use. The bag has suction cups so it can be stored right in the tub, making bath time prep a breeze.

Crayola Bathtub Finger Paints

Crayola Bathtub Fingerpaint 5 Color Variety Pack, 3 Ounce Tubes (Bluetiful Blue, Screamin' Green, Radical Red, Flamingo Pink, Royal Purple)

Bath time just got a lot more fun and colorful! These Crayola bathtub finger paints allow your child to create works of art in the tub that will clean right up without any mess!

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Finger paints are pretty self-explanatory, even for little children! Just hand them the tubes and let them get to work creating their newest artwork. (Note: not recommended for use on surfaces with grout, as it could lead to staining.)

Feed Me Bath Frog

Munchkin Caterpillar Spillers Stacking and Straining Cups Bath Toy

This bath frog is multi-functional. It can be used for a variety of games, and it also transforms into toy storage when not in use. This is a perfect toy for teaching children shapes and hand-eye coordination.

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This frog floats, with the net portion in the water. The first configuration for the frog is with its multi-shaped holes panel installed. This allows for the variety of included toys to fit into it, helping children learn their shapes and hand-eye coordination.

Next, the shapes panel can be removed, allowing children to practice their tossing skills by throwing the toys into the “belly” of the frog from a distance (they will collect in the net).

Once bath time is over, frog transforms into toy storage and suctions to the bath wall, ready for next time. The net allows the toys to dry thoroughly between uses.

BabyBibi Floating Bath Books

BabyBibi Floating Baby Bath Books. Kids Learning Bath Toys. Waterproof Bathtime Toys for Toddlers. Kids Educational Infant Bath Toys. (Set of 4: Fruit, Ocean, ABC, Numbers Books)

We all know that reading to our children is super important, so why not combine bath time with story time? Because of the importance of reading, these BabyBibi bath books are definitely an essential addition to our list of the best baby bath toys.

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These bath books are water-proof and float, meaning there is no fear of destroying them in your child’s bath water.  The books cover a range of topics, from ABCs and Numbers, to Ocean Animals and Fruits.

Bubble Bath Whisk

Yookidoo Bath Toy - Submarine Spray Station - Battery Operated Water Pump with Hand Shower and More

Make a bubble bath way more fun with this HABA bubble bath whisk!

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Add some bubble bath solution to the water, and let your little one whisk the bubbles into life! This will provide hours of entertainment for your kiddo.

Innobaby Bathin’ Smart Rainbow Spots

Innobaby Bathin' Smart Rainbow Spots Silicone Bath Toy and Scrub for Kids and Toddlers, 7-Pack Value.

The unique Innobaby Bathin’ Smart Rainbow Spots offer texture, color, and shapes to your child’s bathtime. 

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A pack of rainbow-colored textured donut circles stick to the tub and offer a fun texture to scrub kids’ hands while they play. No need to worry about mold or other issues like with some bath toys as these are silicone. Also, these are great for hand-eye coordination and make a great fidget toy!

Submarine Spray Station

Yookidoo Bath Toy - Submarine Spray Station - Battery Operated Water Pump with Hand Shower and More

This battery-operated Yookidoo submarine spray station will easily keep your child entertained during the entire bath.

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This toy comes in two parts: the water sprayer and the wall funnels. The water sprayer is battery operated, and pulls water up from the submerged submarine and sprays it out the sprayer head. The second piece suctions to the wall, and when your child pours or sprays water into the funnels it creates a domino-effect of entertaining reactions.

Sailing Ships

Munchkin Caterpillar Spillers Stacking and Straining Cups Bath Toy

This set of 8 sailing ships by Learning Recources is a fun lineup of colorful, floating boats that will keep your kids happily entertained.

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Another great and interactive way for children to learn their shapes and colors, as well as work on hand-eye coordination! Each brightly-colored boat comes in two pieces: hull & sail. Each sail fits into its coordinating hull with a specially-shaped hole, such as a star, oval, triangle, etc.

The boats can each be sailed separately, or they can be linked together to form a fun sailboat train.

Munchkin Caterpillar Stacking Bath Cups

Munchkin Caterpillar Spillers Stacking and Straining Cups Bath Toy

Most parents soon find out, sometimes to their chagrin (you really want the box instead of the toy?!), that the very best baby bath toys are also the simplest. That’s why these Munchkin stacking bath cups are so great!

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These multi-sized cups can all link together, forming a colorful caterpillar. When used individually, they can be used for general play by straining water with them, or for practicing fine motor skills by stacking them. The smallest cup even contains a spinner, for added fun as the water rushes through it.

Conclusion

If you found this list of the best baby bath toys to be helpful, don’t forget to check out our other bath time essentials articles, from baby bathtubs to baby bath products!

Laura Ohlman
Laura Ohlman
Laura Ohlman is a Christian, wife, and mommy of 4-under-5. She enjoys her role as a professional home executive (aka, stay-at-home mom), and she finds time to write on the side. She's also a certified Birth & Postpartum Support Specialist (aka, doula)... which basically just means that she's a major birth nerd. ;) She loves writing about all things motherhood, pregnancy/birth/postpartum, and homemaking.

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