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Reddit reviews: The best sorting & stacking toys for babies

We found 345 Reddit comments discussing the best sorting & stacking toys for babies. We ran sentiment analysis on each of these comments to determine how redditors feel about different products. We found 49 products and ranked them based on the amount of positive reactions they received. Here are the top 20.

Top Reddit comments about Sorting & Stacking Toys:

u/DinkaAnimalLover · 2 pointsr/Rabbits

Wait hold on a sec you are not actually keeping them together are you? If you are you will have babies! But my guess is not...

You are right it's hormones... I can suggest a few thing below that may help in the short term.

Start with giving each a stuffed animal to take some frustration out on.



For flooring I highly suggest this indoor/outdoor rug - it is easy to clean, inexpensive, and due to a tight weave hard to chew. A lot of bunny parents on here use it and love it. :)

  1. If they love to dig though don't deny them, provide a good alternative instead on top of the rug below in one spot - these seagrass mats - they are safe and awesome.
  2. Giving toys and things that are actually meant for digging and chewing will prevent the carpet digging (as in more targeted toys) - try to provide a box full for shredded paper to dig like this in or a cat scratcher like this one or something like this.

    For moldings and baseboards:

  3. you can try a spay in this video (it will not stain) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x_QNPkPbqDk
  4. you can also try this tape (but be very careful to be sure they do not chew it!) - I think it doesn't ruin paint, but try in one hidden spot to test.
  5. You can also get some white colorplast, cut to size and attache along the baseboards with some command strips that do not damage pain and come of cleanly.
  6. You can also use NIC storage cube grids to tie together with zip-ties and make a sort of barrier to place along the baseboards. This would work better for a room and particular spot, for a whole house I think colorplast strips are more elegant solution.
  7. The last and most important point - bunnies are smart and they need toys to entertain them and stay out of trouble. In the absence of good things to chew they will chew the other things - chewing and digging is their natural instinct, so the solution is not to stop them, but to provide alternatives specifically meant for them to chew and dig and to reinforce them using it. Bunnies are very food-motivated so you can use food to train them to do what you want them to do. :)

    1. I will mention some things to buy and make for toy for your bun below - don't think you need to get everything - start with some basic things and rotate toys to keep him interested. But the most important thing is reinforcing and redirecting. Bunnies do really understand positive reinforcement and build positive associations when you redirect bad behavior and reward good behavior. So you have to actively and diligently train the bunny overtime not to chew and dig the wrong things. Anytime you see digging or chewing, immediately try to offer a toy or some alternative instead and reward with a small treat when it works. This does need to be done very diligently each time you see him do things like that.

      So what to give as toys?

  8. Bunnies like exporting type toys - tunnels, cardboard houses, willow and hay balls, chews, and treat puzzles . The two thread below have examples:

    1. https://www.reddit.com/r/Rabbits/comments/an8cut/rabbit_room_ideas/
    2. https://www.reddit.com/r/Rabbits/comments/ajf2vl/how_to_enrich_my_rabbits_life/
  9. Also a couple suggestions below that are my personal favorites and all buns tend to enjoy:

    1. Treat/pellets ball - feed pellets in it vs a bowl
    2. Nesting cups - hide little treat bits between stacked cups, I have not met a bun who doesn't love these
    3. Plastic slinky - most buns love these
    4. Play house
    5. Dig box
  10. Also try homemade things - the best I found was an empty egg carton stuffed wit favorite greens for him to figure out how to open. :)

    1. Or something like this https://www.reddit.com/r/Rabbits/comments/be338f/diy_pellet_dispenser/
    2. Or a homemade castle like this person did https://www.reddit.com/r/Rabbits/comments/bcl9p4/cardboard_castle/ - she has instructions on how to make one, send her a message.
  11. Chew toys specifically - there are what you need to get to offer as alternatives to him chewing furniture!

    1. Willow and hay balls are great - good quality ones here https://shop.smallpetselect.com/collections/natural-toys-and-chews-for-rabbits
    2. They also have these logs where you can hide treats and pellets for fun - the bun would love to chew those I think and they last too. :)
    3. Great quality toys that are super fragrant and yummy to chew here https://www.farmerdavepetsupply.com/toys
    4. And thicker good chew sticks here https://www.farmerdavepetsupply.com/chew-sticks

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      Litter training:

      To begin two things are key - proper set up and knowing how to train/reinforce the habit of using the litter box. I assume you have the correct set up already to I'll move on to the second part.

      Some great advice in this thread https://www.reddit.com/r/Rabbits/comments/a53dzf/litter_training/

      The key is to reinforce diligently! Bunnies are very food motivated so use that to you advantage... Use positive reinforcement to build a clear association that using the litter box leads to good things. Remind her that a litter box is a good thing by giving a tiny treat every time you see her use it for a while - a treat can be a pellet, a small piece of favorite green, etc. If you are ever there and see her get ready to go (her tail kind of lifts up like in this video https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ym7-BBY4ep4) scoop her up gently and put in the litter box. If you see her make one poop, as soon as you see it place her right in the box so the rest she does in there. Once she goes give that little treat as a reward. This reinforcement if done consistently over time will really help (though spaying is still a must). Place any poops you find back into her litter box together with the bunny to reinforce and if she pees outside use a napkin to blot it and again place back into the litter box

      Lastly be sure you clean the spot she pees outside her litter box each time wit white vinegar to remove the scent of her pee so that she doesn't keep coming back to the spot.
u/roximonoxide · 1 pointr/Random_Acts_Of_Amazon
  1. Mid range price + best rating

  2. Korean language kids toys
    [Letter blocks. A classic. Always highly rated.] (http://www.amazon.com/Uncle-Goose-Korean-Character-Blocks/dp/B003XMFF0M/ref=sr_1_8?ie=UTF8&qid=1377044368&sr=8-8&keywords=korean+language+kids)

    [Flash Cards for Kids - Highly rated, inexpensive] (http://www.amazon.com/Tuttle-Korean-Kids-Flash-Cards/dp/0804840091/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1377044368&sr=8-1&keywords=korean+language+kids)

    Or a DVD set plus flashcards and a poster for a more immersive experience. Lots of great reviews but more expensive and sold through AmazonSellers.

    [Alternatively and not at Amazon I just thought this was cute.] (http://www.etsy.com/ca/listing/65696573/korean-alphabet-hangl-quilt-pattern-kit?ref=sr_gallery_25&ga_search_query=korean+baby&ga_view_type=gallery&ga_ship_to=CA&ga_search_type=all&ga_facet=korean+baby)

  3. Highly rated powder solution for roseaca

  4. [Highest rated at mid range price] (http://www.amazon.com/Hoover-FloorMate-SpinScrub-Vacuum-FH40010B/dp/B003A2IDMC/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1376520553&sr=8-1&keywords=vacuum+mop)

  5. [On the premium price side of things but a beloved and highly rated brand with lots of color and style options] (http://www.amazon.com/bumGenius-Freetime-All-In-One-One-Size-Closure/dp/B0072FRENC/ref=sr_1_2?ie=UTF8&qid=1376869531&sr=8-2&keywords=bum+genius)

  6. Almost 50 pounds but great reviews and good price

    Weighs in at only 34 pounds. Higher on the price scale but fantastic reviews

  7. These are craaaaazy handy if you have the height for it! Great rating and a very cheap solution

    A more comprehensive, but affordable closet solution with great ratings

    And just a personal favourite—These things are awesome to as you can clip them together in a few different configurations to make some cubbies that fit your space

  8. Good price for, highly rated, multicolour, Egyptian cotton set at 900 GSM

    Similar price for US Pima cotton set (another quality cotton), does not list the GSM but also highly rated.

  9. These Tommy and Klein collections seem to get a lot of good reviews on quality and comes in sets for a mid range price. The Tommy sets seem to be a little less expensive:
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    Outside of Amazon though Target is great for kids clothes:
    I'm a big fan of these t shirts. They come with a cape.
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    Cute sweaters for fall (more from Target not the 'Zon. Just 'cause)
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    An Amazon alternative to sweater #2

    Jeans to go with everything. Dark to hide stains:
    at Target
    Or a great alternative from amazon

    And one cute jacket to look like a spokesmodel for LL Bean Kids (via target)

    Complete outfit in 2 parts from target: 1 2 (turn up the cuffs for an adorably hipster look)
u/[deleted] · 6 pointsr/Rabbits

Cardboard boxes with shredded paper, pieces of cardboard, paper towel rolls, and some hay stuffed inside with a tunnel attached is by far my buns' favorite toys. They love going in and ripping everything apart and finding hay/treats to eat. Bunnies love cardboard boxes in general. They'll rip them apart and move them around, chew on 'em, make hidey holes, climb on them. I'll even cut out some holes on the side of the boxes and stuff cardboard tubes frayed at the ends/stuffed with hay for them to have fun with.

Tunnels rank at number 2 favorite toy. Their favorite is the crinkley cat tunnels which have holes throughout them they can dart out. They like the crinkle noise too.

They love manipulating objects, hard plastic slinkies (not metal ones!) are fun for them ... and to watch, haha. Hard plastic baby rattles, baby keys, etc. Just no gel/soft plastic as it would be easy for them to bite and ingest.
http://wabbitwiki.com/wiki/Toys_and_Games This has an awesome list of toys and also places to buy bun toys. I've bought cottontail cottages, activity tables, rosewood activity trees, etc--buns love them all! But they are expensive for sure. The activity tables last forever but it would definitely be cheaper to build one !

Oh, also--I would recommend games like the Teach N Treat for mental stimulation as well: http://www.amazon.com/Hagen-Living-World-Teach-Treat/dp/B004HYW9B8/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1393474030&sr=8-1&keywords=teach+n+treat

There are tons of dog and cat games like that too that buns will love: http://www.amazon.ca/Trixie-4594-Products-Solitaire-White/dp/B0057G1WT0/ref=wl_it_dp_o_pC_S_nC?ie=UTF8&colid=3EH8O533V5DMS&coliid=I346NPTH7GATHZ

Also they love moving around these treat balls when you stuff em with pellets: http://www.amazon.com/Smarter-Toys-Treat-Inches-Colors/dp/B003ARUKTG/ref=sr_1_2?ie=UTF8&qid=1393474058&sr=8-2&keywords=treat+ball

They love games that have anything to do with eating/end result being eating. :P

http://www.amazon.ca/Kitty-Mansions-Memphis-Tree-Beige/dp/B0043Z0EUE/ref=wl_it_dp_o_pd_S_nC?ie=UTF8&colid=3EH8O533V5DMS&coliid=IHU58PNBHRME6 CAT TREES! Build your own if you want! Make sure if you buy one to cover any non-safe bun material.

I also got them one of these: http://www.amazon.ca/gp/product/B0038B2EKM/ref=oh_details_o01_s00_i00?ie=UTF8&psc=1

http://www.amazon.ca/gp/product/B00005C5H4/ref=oh_details_o02_s05_i00?ie=UTF8&psc=1 Stack cups! Put treats between them and watch them knock them over and nom the treats. :)

http://www.amazon.ca/gp/product/B00000IZQP/ref=oh_details_o04_s01_i05?ie=UTF8&psc=1 They also like knocking these off.

http://www.amazon.ca/Super-Pet-Tropical-Fiddle-Stick/dp/B000HHO26E/ref=wl_it_dp_o_pC_S_nC?ie=UTF8&colid=3EH8O533V5DMS&coliid=I1Y9U0EEWOMV8N These things!

http://www.amazon.ca/Ware-711-Roller-Assorted-Colors/dp/B001CQFDJY/ref=wl_it_dp_o_pC_nS_nC?ie=UTF8&colid=3EH8O533V5DMS&coliid=I3D5TZDNHU5HM8 This makes eating hay a bit more fun for them. :)

My boys love rolling around and destroying these: http://www.amazon.ca/Peters-Woven-Grass-Play-Ball/dp/B0009YJ3OG/ref=wl_it_dp_o_pC_S_nC?ie=UTF8&colid=3EH8O533V5DMS&coliid=I2VYO2771IW0LJ

Bunnies really enjoy long-term projects, which is why they like the dig boxes I described in the first paragraph so much. They dig and rearrange the boxes foreeever until I make a new one for them.

u/literaltent · 4 pointsr/beyondthebump

If you do the math it’s not so jaw dropping!

297 (total price) /3 (months) is 99

99/month is still pretty pricy for my family, as I think most people in our socioeconomic group can agree with (first time parents under the age of 27, just barely breaking into our career fields)

However, the package comes with 6 toys each

99/6 is 16.5

Given that there is science to back up how beneficial these materials are for the child’s development at that particular stage in their life, $16.50 per toy per month is not a price I am against paying. That’s probably around the price people spend on plastic crap that doesn’t benefit their child’s development or eating at McDonalds per month anyway.

Let’s look at one of these packages and compare pricing on amazon, shall we?

https://montikids.com/we-recommend-level-4/#gf_11

This package is the next age appropriate set for my child. The material it comes with includes:

A level two object permanence box
A push ball set
A stable ring stacker
A peg box
A four piece first shapes puzzle set
A Ball tracker Maze
And five cloth storage bags

On amazon we have:

A comparable object permanence box (29.99)

Montessori Object Permanence Box W/ Drawer https://www.amazon.com/dp/B06XZVT3KW/ref=cm_sw_r_cp_api_P4s3BbNETTNEJ

A wooden ring stacker (12.00-but not explicitly the same as it does not come in the the same set up as the Monti Kids set. I wasn’t able to find one more similar, but based on typical industry pricing that I’ve seen I’d put something more comparable at around $20. However, for these purposes I will be using the $12 price point)

Melissa & Doug Rainbow Stacker Wooden Ring Educational Toy https://www.amazon.com/dp/B000067PWG/ref=cm_sw_r_cp_api_Y7s3BbV9QWTX1

Push ball tower (currently on sale but usually priced at $19.99, as listed, so I will be using the $19.99 price point for these purposes.
Also, the closest I could find to the Monti Kids set but not the same. I personally like the Monti Kids set more because it is more developmentally appropriate for my child and we are also teaching him not to hit, so we are avoiding things like hammers and drum sticks)

Melissa & Doug Deluxe Pound and Roll Wooden Tower Toy With Hammer https://www.amazon.com/dp/B000VO3GME/ref=cm_sw_r_cp_api_w.s3Bb1QXHJ0K


Peg Box (35.99 and nearly identical)

Montessori Materials Imbucare Dowel Peg box Set Toddler Preschool Toy https://www.amazon.com/dp/B01ET0BVE0/ref=cm_sw_r_cp_api_.ct3BbFBB4RW0

First shapes wooden puzzle (21.99 and extremely similar)

Montessori Single Shape Puzzles Wooden Puzzle Board Knob Wooden Puzzle Geometric Shape Puzzle Early Education Material Sensorial Toy for Toddler Shape & Color Sorter (4 Pieces) https://www.amazon.com/dp/B07CRFTX4C/ref=cm_sw_r_cp_api_1et3BbQ9FR3T2

Ball Tracker Maze (86.95 PLUS 24.98 shipping. Extremely similar to the Monti Kids set NOTE: this is the only item I found with listed shipping; everything else does not have shipping added)

Amazing Tracker Ball Maze https://www.amazon.com/dp/B000BTIG88/ref=cm_sw_r_cp_api_tgt3BbPFDHVN4

Cloth storage bags (comes with three each- 27.98 for two sets, so you will get a bonus storage bag!)

Misslo Cotton Breathable Dust-proof Drawstring Storage Pouch Bag (Pack 3 L) https://www.amazon.com/dp/B06WP4L1K8/ref=cm_sw_r_cp_api_eit3BbDEZ3DTK



So- lets do the math. Just for the physical items (which are similar but not the exact same) ordering off Amazon comes out to:

$259.87 without tax or shipping (aside from the noted item)

Leaving us with a $37.13 difference.

If all the Monti Kids order came with was the materials, then sure, why not save 40 bucks (assuming shipping and tax doesn’t come up to that amount)

However, the Monti Kids order also comes with online classes for you to take so you can better understand and help your child’s development, one-on-one support from certified Montessori instructors, a “toy timeline” helping you track your child’s development and when is best to introduce each new material, and 10 instructional videos on how to set up your space so your child learns the as much as possible through their play.

I’m okay with spending that extra $40 bucks.

Please note: I have not ever ordered through Monti Kids. I am not a sales person or affiliated with them in any way, as I had not heard of them until today. I did this comparison for my own research as we have several holidays coming up- and also a little bit because u/guardiancosmos is kind of going out of their way to be a jerk. Super exited about Monti Kids though!

u/uwjames · 8 pointsr/personalfinance

People will want to buy things for the baby. Some are useful things, many are not. What you really want is gift cards - Walmart, Target, your local grocey store, etc...

Do not fall into the trap of buying every toy, gadget, and outfit you can for your baby. The time your baby spends with her mother or you (or best of all, both of you together) is infinitely more valuable than any toy. This seems obvious to me, but then again I see so many families who are obviously broke but still have bought a lot of nice stuff for their kids. They don't need nice stuff, they need you. And they need you to have the money to fix the car when it breaks down, or to get through lean times when the next recession hits. I have a baby girl BTW, and her favorite toy is these nesting cups I got for $4.

Hopefully the mom will understand this too.

Minimalism is becoming a pretty popular idea, even among people who could afford to buy all the stuff. Here are some articles you might want to read:

https://redandhoney.com/crunchy-minimalist-baby/

https://littlehouselovelyhome.com/minimalist-baby-checklist/

https://www.theminimalistmom.com/minimalist-guide-to-baby/

https://theartofsimple.net/8-essentials-for-a-newborn-baby/

Whatever stuff you decide to buy, see about finding it on craigslist or local mommy groups on facebook before buying it new.

Other advice: If you haven't started this already, start going with the mom to every doctors appointment. The more supported she feels the better for everyone. Also the more informed about the medical side of things you are, the better for everyone. Follow the doctors advice. Go for walks with your baby's mom. Walks are a good way to bond and a perfect exercise for pregnant moms. The fitter she is when she goes into delivery the better for everyone and for your budget.

Last thing: Hopefully your baby's mom is enthusiastic about breast feeding. It's not easy for all women. That's why hospitals have lactation specialists. Breast milk is the best food for a baby up to 6 months, and beyond that they should still be able to nurse as they transition to solid foods. Breast milk is also free. Go to the store and check out prices on formula and baby food - it's expensive stuff, especially if you want the organic stuff.