The Tot 10: Best of Active Play Toys

Keep tots busy and engaged with our bestselling toys for active play, all Tot-tested for safety and designed from premium, eco-friendly materials to promote learning and motor skills as they climb, slide, explore and swing.

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Kids have a seemingly endless store of energy, which is why they need toys that will help them get their ya-yas out! Our expertly selected assortment of active play toys inspires excitement and joy while supporting children’s gross motor development, coordination, balance and cooperation skills. 


Check out the year’s bestselling active play toys by scrolling below:


#1.Wonder & Wise Square Activity Chair

The perfect place to hang out and play, this oh-so-cozy sensory seat features a thoughtfully designed collection of crinkle sounds, peek-a-boo flaps, squeakers and movable characters.


#2. Jupiduu Slide

Designed for living spaces, this stylish slide helps train your child’s motor skills, with child-friendly steps and high sides that ensure safe, stable and easy climbing.


#3. Wiwiurka Foldable Triangle with Rock Climbing Board

Perfect for burning off excess energy while developing hand-eye coordination, gross motor skills and balance, this foldable wooden triangle includes a rock climbing board for added adventure.


#4. Plum Climbing Pyramid Wooden Climbing Frame with Swings

Designed with serious play in mind, this multi-activity center includes a climbing rock wall, cargo rope ladder, camouflage fabric den, wave slide and two swings on an FSC-certified wood frame — a sure-fire way to keep kids moving and exploring!


#5. Lily & River Birch Wood Climber

Suitable for crawlers, walkers and bigger kids, too, this fully modular climbing triangle offers endless combinations, helping tots build self-confidence, motor skills and balance as they play.


#6. Balu Organics Premium Ball Pit with 300 Balls

An annual favorite year after year, this super-cushy fabric pit inspires hours of fun, especially with the included set of 300 light, durable, crush-proof balls!


#7. Wonder & Wise Indoor Play Gym

A dream come true for active kids, this indoor playground includes a slide that reverses to a climbing wall, a rope climber, monkey bars, ladder and even a basketball hoop!


#8. Explore Nook Wooden Waterways, Starter Family Set

Ready, set, wet! Spark curiosity and experimentation with rustic wooden channels, blocks and a funnel that encourage kids to go with the flow.


#9. Lily & River Little Gymnast

Surprisingly lightweight and easy to carry, this FSC-certified wooden beam promotes self-confidence, motor skills, balance control and muscle growth while walking, dancing and tiptoeing across the sturdy 6” high plank.


#10. Mindful & Co Kids, Yoga Mat, Sweet Print

Stretch, rest and pose on a decorative, cushioned mat made from recycled tree rubber with a microfiber suede surface —perfect for pint-sized feet and lightweight enough for tots to carry all by themselves.