Rub a dub dub, kids love spending time in the tub. A bubble bath with their favourite toy in tow is the perfect way for bubs to end the day. But bath toys that trap water night after night tend to turn a little yuk.
For a squeaky clean tot and a squeaky clean toy, avoid using bath toys with holes and opt for one of these fun alternatives instead.
Here are 11 brilliant bath toys that don’t mould.
Oli & Carol
Made from 100% latex and hand-painted using food grade dyes, the collection of bath toys from Oli & Carol are completely free of nasties and hidden holes. Perfect for chewing, playing and splashing without the worry of mould. Hurrah!
These seriously cute suction cups stack and stick to wet surfaces like walls and the bathtub, transforming bath time into building time. The hard part is getting bub out of the water afterwards!
Keep bub’s bath free from mould and grime with the natural rubber bath toys from Hevea. This darling trio is super soft and tactile to touch without the use of BPA, plastics and PVC.
Ahoy! This 14 piece set lets kiddies create their own fun as they mix and match the foam puzzle pieces. There’s even a handy mesh bag for storage, allowing the puzzle to drip dry ready for the next soaking.
Bookworms and bathtime collide thanks to this super-duper bath book. More than just beautiful illustrations, this book changes colour when dipped into the water. Now that’s pretty special.
Completely sealed to keep bacteria and mould at bay, Kala the whale is perfectly sized for baby to grasp. There are multiple textures for tactile exploration and the natural rubber is ideal for teething tots to chew on.
Made from 100% recycled plastic milk containers, this charming tugboat is good for the earth and incredibly safe for kiddies at play. The wide spout lets little hands scoop and pour water for endless bathtime entertainment.
Creative creatures will get a kick out of bath time thanks to the clever bath crayons from Honeysticks. Made from natural beeswax and coloured with food-grade pigments the bright, chunky crayons wash off easily without staining the tub. Winning!
Stack them, link them, float them and knock them down. These stacking cups are the perfect bath toy to keep kids busy while in the tub. With different shapes at the base of each cup, young minds will be mesmerised as they watch the water fall.
Join the jellyfish by their tentacles, match them by colour or simply stick them to the side of the bathtub. However wee ones play with this colourful foam puzzle, time in the tub will fly by!
And finally, why not turn Friday night bath time into a Friday night disco?! This genius idea from Crafty Morning sees glow sticks transform the water into a florescent pool of fun for little ones. Just be sure to supervise soaking sprouts at all times.
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