We’re excited to bring you another great article from LilSugar, a fantastic source for mamas who want advice and news about everything from packing healthy lunches to mastering the art of stroller chic. This week, we’re featuring their unique rattle options.



Your baby loves reaching out and touching all the amazing things around her, making a baby rattle a wonderful way to encourage her budding tactile, visual, and auditory skills. These rattles run the gamut from organic to modern to seriously educational, ensuring that you’ll find just the right baby rattle for your newborn. Baby rattles also make cute and memorable baby shower gifts. Click through to find a rattle that fits with your style.

Blanket Style

This supersoft blanket includes a Jellycat bashful owl rattle ($19) that’s ready to soothe your little one. Perfect for babies who love a little cuddly blanket and the soft sound of a rattle. You can also pick up one of these adorable rattle blankies at invenTORI (in store or online!).

Wrist Rattles

Strap these adorable Sassy animal rattles ($7) to your babe’s wrist for hours of delightful shaking. With bright vibrant colors to encourage your little one’s developing eyesight and soft rattling to keep her entertained, these wrist rattles are fun friends for your newborn.

Traditional Ring Rattle

This soft and sweet pink giraffe ring rattle from Angel Dear ($7) is ready to entertain your tot for hours and hours.

Stainless Steel

This Michael Aram modern stainless steel rattle ($69) is sure to become a family heirloom once little one has moved on from enjoying its soothing rattle. Seriously durable and rust-resistant, the rattle keeps its lustrous shine even after lots of shaking.

Stuffed Animal

Perfect as a baby shower gift, this Bebe stuffed bear rattle ($11) is seriously soft and offers a soothing sound when shaken.

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Soft Knit

Made from organic yarn, this Franck & Fisher baby rattle ($35) is cuddly and durable. Along with being darn cute, this foxy crocheted baby rattle creates a sweet noise that will keep your little one smiling.


Whimsical and beautifully handcrafted, this eco-friendly baby rattle from ImagiPLAY ($11) has a minimal design that will delight your little one. Sanded smooth and finished with beeswax, this rattle is also wonderful for teething babes.


BPA- and PVC-free, this plastic dumbbell rattle from Green Baby ($9) is made from cornstarch, making it a baby-safe toy and teether.


Part toy, part rattle, this unique baby rattle from Land of Nod ($17) encourages your child to shake, rattle, and roll with bright colors to stimulate your babe’s vision and movable parts to encourage tactile skills.

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