6 Bathtime Basics

Looking for ways to make bathtime fun and safe? We’ve got six picks ranging from non-toxic baby washes to mold free toys that are not only kind to the earth, but also gentle on your baby’s skin.


Bathtime can be an enjoyable and relaxing way for babies and toddlers to wind down from a busy day of exploring their world. To make sure you’re not accidentally exposing your kids to toxic chemicals often found in bath toys and towels, we’ve searched far and wide to find the ultimate bathtime essentials for you and your little one.

1. Pehr Hooded Towel – Noah’s Ark

Made of 100% organic cotton and and screen-printed by hand using AZO-free dyes, this thick, lush hooded towel is perfect for bathtime. Measuring 30” x 30”, it’s easy for little hands to wrap around their bodies keeping them nice and warm before putting on PJs.

2. Albetta Baby Tiger Muslin Robe

Some kids just don’t want bathtime to end. Getting them out of the tub can often in a battle of wills, but not with this cozy robe! The baby tiger hood and vibrant yellow hue, not to mention the soft muslin fabric will make this a tot favorite.

3. Erbaviva Baby Body Wash + Erbaviva Baby Shampoo

Formulated for sensitive skin, Erbaviva’s baby body wash is made with soothing chamomile, nourishing aloe, oat and calendula extracts to naturally clean even the most sensitive skin. Free of laurel sulfates and unwanted chemicals, Erbabiva baby shampoo effectively lathers without drying using Quillaja, a tree bark extract.

4. Mudpuppy Andy Warhol Color Magic Bath Book

We love this cool take on a traditional bath book. Turn bath time into an art lesson as Andy Warhol’s iconic imagery instantly come to life when the pages come into contact with water and the colors magically appear.

5. Oli & Carol Origami Boat

The non-toxic and biodegradable Oli & Origami Boat is available in two colors and has a flexible design that makes it easy for small hands to grasp. It has also been engineered to float without a hole in the bottom, so it won’t grow bacteria and mold like traditional bath toys. Made with 100% pure latex and hand painted with food-grade dyes, you don’t have to worry if it happens to get chewed as it sails by.

6. Gryph & Ivy Rose Poppin Bubbles Bubble Bath

Make bath time more fun with frothy bubbles! Irritant-free and PH-balanced, this bubble bath is gentle on the skin and free from harmful toxins.