The Best Toys for 7 Month Old Babies

As your little one hits the 7-month mark, the world is transforming from a blur of shapes and colors into a playground of fascinating wonders. It’s a time of rapid development and learning, so why not enhance this phase with toys that promote fine motor skills, cognitive growth, and sensory stimulation? While the months do seem to blur into one another, toys for 8 month old babies have different benefits, too!

Here at Estella, we've handpicked an array of baby gifts that are designed to not only fascinate our youngest connoisseurs but also make the parents' hearts flutter in delight. We invite you to browse through our list of 25 essential baby items, including the crème de la crème of toys for 7 month old babies. A journey into a world of plush comfort, playful learning, and sartorial elegance awaits!

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Teething Toys

Teething can be a tricky phase for babies. They'll need something to soothe their gums, and teething toys are perfect for that. They're designed to be soft on the gums but durable enough to withstand biting and chewing. These are also particularly great gifts for babies under 1.

Nanchen Natur Teether 'Frog'

Soothe your baby's teething woes with the Nanchen Natur Teether 'Frog'. This eco-friendly teething toy is meticulously handcrafted with organic cotton and filled with pure wool, making it a safe and healthy option for your baby. The charming frog design is not only visually engaging but also perfect for tiny hands to hold and explore. The organic materials ensure a soft and soothing texture against your baby's tender gums, making this toy perfect for easing those teething blues.

Sophie La Girafe Teething Toy

Introducing the celebrated Sophie La Girafe Teething Toy—a global favorite among parents and babies alike. Lovingly made from 100% natural rubber and food-grade dyes, this teething toy is entirely safe for your little one. Its variety of chewable parts and soft, skin-like feel stimulate physiological and emotional responses, offering comfort during a challenging teething period. Moreover, Sophie’s friendly giraffe design and gentle squeak are sure to delight and entertain your baby.

Konges Slojd Limonade Teether

Delight your baby's senses and provide relief from teething discomfort with the Konges Slojd Limonade Teether. Made from 100% silicone, this teether is not just safe—it's GOTS certified, meaning it meets the highest standards of organic certification. The teether is designed with an easy-grasp ring handle that doubles as a spinning feature, adding an element of play while offering your baby the comfort and convenience they need during teething.

Cam Cam Wooden Teething Bracelet

Combine elegance and practicality with the Cam Cam Wooden Teething Bracelet. This teething toy is a stylish bracelet made from 100% natural Hevea rubber, offering a safe and effective solution for teething relief. The chic design allows it to double as a sensory play toy, enhancing your baby's tactile experiences while easing their discomfort.

Moulin Roty Lion Teething Ring

Discover the fun and functionality of the Moulin Roty Lion Teething Ring. This delightful teething toy is designed to be soft, tactile, and easy for little hands to hold. It features a charming lion character that your baby will adore, along with a fun rattle for added entertainment. The unique design stimulates your baby's senses while providing comfort during teething.

Sensory Toys

At seven months, babies are exploring their senses and developing motor skills. Sensory toys are some of the best toys for 6-9 month old babies, and they help enhance these skills by stimulating their sense of touch, sight, and hearing. 

Estella Hot Sauce Rattle

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Introduce a dash of whimsy and fun with the Estella Hot Sauce Rattle. Designed to engage your baby, this brightly colored toy not only amuses with its unique design but also stimulates auditory senses with its charming rattling sounds. Perfect for little hands to grasp, this rattle promises hours of fun and exploration.

Liewood Dino Fabric Book

Stimulate your baby's budding curiosity with the Liewood Dino Fabric Book. This charming fabric book offers an array of pictures, textures, and shapes that can engage and fascinate your baby. It's a great toy for sensory stimulation and learning, offering your little one a safe and delightful way to explore the world of textures and colors.

Grimm's Large Rolling Wheel

Introduce your baby to the joy of sound and movement with Grimm's Large Rolling Wheel. This colorful, wooden rolling wheel provides both visual and auditory sensory stimulation, captivating your baby's attention as the small wooden beads inside create gentle, soothing sounds when moved. The vibrant colors and moving parts not only entertain but also stimulate your baby's developing senses.

Estella Organic Avocado Baby Toy


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Provide a sensory delight with the Estella Organic Avocado Baby Toy. This soft, hand-knit toy not only offers an adorable avocado design but also features an eco-friendly, safe construction. Perfect for tiny hands to grasp and explore, this toy stimulates your baby's tactile senses with its smooth outer layer and textured 'pit' at the center.

Fabelab Big Buddy Bunny

Give your baby the gift of a soft and cuddly friend with the Fabelab Big Buddy Bunny. Made with organic cotton, this charming toy is perfect for snuggles. The long ears and limbs are easy for tiny hands to grasp, making this bunny a comforting companion for your little one.

Stacking and Sorting Toys

Sorting and stacking toys are great for teaching your baby problem-solving skills and fine motor development. 

The Wooden Wagon Stacking Tower

Enhance your baby's learning experience with The Wooden Wagon Stacking Tower. This beautifully crafted stacking tower, made with polished natural wood, aids in teaching size recognition and order. It's a delightful way for your little one to engage their budding motor skills while experiencing the natural texture and warmth of wood.

Ostheimer Wooden Toy Car

Ignite your baby's imagination with the Ostheimer Wooden Toy Car. This high-quality toy is crafted from sustainably sourced wood and features removable parts for sorting and stacking, encouraging creativity and fine motor skills development in a fun and interactive way.

Grimm's Stacking Rainbow

Boost your baby's creativity and cognition with Grimm's Stacking Rainbow. This aesthetically pleasing toy encourages your baby to stack the wooden rainbow arcs in various ways, enhancing spatial thinking and imaginative play. Its vibrant colors and various sizes provide a visual feast, making it a beautiful addition to your baby's play area.

Liewood Luna Stacking Cups

Give your baby a fun way to develop their motor skills with Liewood Luna Stacking Cups. These aesthetically pleasing stacking cups are perfect for learning about colors and sizes while improving coordination. The varying sizes and bright colors engage your baby's attention, promoting cognitive development and fine motor skills in a playful, interactive way.

Djeco Topanifarm

Inspire imaginative play with Djeco's Topanifarm. This playset combines stacking and imaginative play in one fun package. Crafted from durable, eco-friendly materials, it features animal-themed cubes that can be stacked and nestled. It's a delightful way to encourage fine motor skills development and imaginative play, all while teaching your baby about various farm animals.

Interactive Plush Toys

Plush toys that make sounds or have parts that move can help 7-month-olds develop an understanding of cause and effect. 

Moulin Roty's Les Zazous Elephant Doll

Introduce your baby to the soothing sounds of Moulin Roty's Les Zazous Elephant Doll. This plush elephant doll is not only soft and lovable, but it also contains a musical chime that is activated when you pull its string. It's a delightful way to engage your baby's auditory senses while providing a comforting companion for cuddles and naptime.

Palumba Star Comfort Blanket Doll

Bring comfort and sensory exploration together with the Palumba Star Comfort Blanket Doll. This soft and cozy doll is perfect for little hands to grasp, twist, and explore. It provides a tactile experience for your baby, encouraging their curiosity and sensory development while offering a comforting presence.

Maileg's Mouse in a Box

Encourage imaginative play with Maileg's Mouse in a Box. This charming little mouse toy comes in her own tiny matchbox bed, sparking your child's imagination and providing comfort. Whether it's for playtime or naptime, this adorable mouse promises to be a delightful companion for your little one.

Estella Pierre Doll

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Welcome the chic Estella Pierre Doll into your baby's toy collection. This cuddly companion is made from organic materials and embodies French fashion, adding a touch of elegance to your baby's playtime. Its soft texture and comforting presence make it an ideal friend for your little one.

Estella’s Sports Rattle Set


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Introduce your baby to the exciting world of sports with Estella’s Sports Rattle Set. This set of organic rattles features various sports-themed designs that are not only engaging but also safe for your baby. The soft, jingling sound and easy-to-grasp shapes stimulate your baby's senses while fostering an early appreciation for sports.

Activity Centers

Activity centers provide multi-faceted fun that keeps your 7-month-old engaged and helps with their overall development. These are also some of the brain boosting best toys for babies 6 to 12 months.

Nook LilyPad2 Play Mat

Provide a luxurious play area with the Nook LilyPad2 Play Mat. Crafted from organic materials, this all-in-one play mat offers a comfortable, non-toxic space for your baby. Its innovative design allows you to add toy arches or other toys, making it an engaging and versatile play area. When not in use, it can be easily folded and carried, making it perfect for travel or storage.

Finnish Baby Box

Experience a touch of Finnish tradition with the Finnish Baby Box. This unique concept box comes equipped with a range of luxury baby products, including high-end toys suitable for your baby's developmental stage. The box itself doubles as a safe play area, offering a unique take on the traditional activity gym. This luxe, boutique alternative has been praised for its novelty and effectiveness.

Gathre Maxi Square Mat

Transform playtime with the versatile Gathre Maxi Square Mat. While not a traditional activity gym, this luxe mat provides a large, safe space for your baby to play. Crafted from premium bonded leather, it's durable, wipeable, and water-resistant, ensuring a hassle-free cleanup after playtime. Pair it with a variety of toys for enriched playtime.

Elks & Angels Playmat

Discover the luxury of the Elks & Angels Playmat. Made from 100% Australian sheepskin, this playmat is naturally hypoallergenic and antimicrobial. Its soft and comforting texture makes it perfect for tummy time, naptime, or playtime. With its timeless design, this playmat is a stylish addition to any nursery or living room.

Taf Toys North Pole Play Mat

Introduce your baby to a world of sensory stimulation with the Taf Toys North Pole Play Mat. This premium play mat provides a comfortable environment filled with a variety of activities. From a teething ring and baby-safe mirror to crinkling textures, there's always something to explore. The charming design and durable materials make it a fun and safe choice for playtime.

FAQs About Toys for 7 Month Old Babies

What should I look for in a toy for a 7-month-old?

At this age, your baby is developing fine motor skills, so look for toys that can be grasped, squeezed, or bitten. Teething toys are great for soothing gums, sensory toys provide a variety of experiences, and interactive toys offer an introduction to cause and effect.

Are toys necessary for my baby’s development?

Toys are tools that help foster the development of your baby. They can help promote fine motor skills, enhance sensory processing, and create opportunities for problem-solving and learning.

How can I ensure the toys are safe for my 7-month-old?

Ensure the toys are age-appropriate and meet safety standards. Check for small parts, sharp edges, and make sure they're non-toxic. Always supervise playtime.

How many toys does my 7-month-old need?

It's not about quantity but quality. It's better to have a few well-chosen toys that will engage and develop your child's skills and imagination. You should also choose age-appropriate toys, as the best toys for 10 month old babies and the best toys for 11 month old babies may be different.

Can the same toy still be beneficial as my baby grows?

Absolutely. Many toys have multifunctional uses and can be adapted as your baby grows and develops new skills. Toys for babies under 1 tend to be beneficial for all ages under 1.

When it comes to supporting your baby's growth and development, quality, safety, and engagement are key. Estella NYC understands this well, suggesting a carefully researched selection of toys and playmats tailored for your 7-month old's specific developmental stage.

With products ranging from the eco-friendly Nanchen Natur Teether 'Frog' to the luxurious Elks & Angels Playmat, Estella NYC shows parents the tools they need to enhance their baby's sensory skills, fine motor development, cognitive growth, and emotional well-being. The items in their selection not only promote play and exploration but are also crafted from sustainable, baby-safe materials, ensuring your little one's well-being.

Choosing Estella NYC means investing in your child's growth while being assured of their safety and comfort. Whether it's the endearing Fabelab Big Buddy Bunny or the innovative Nook LilyPad2 Play Mat, every item is designed to encourage curiosity, foster learning, and provide enjoyment.

Make playtime more than just fun. Make it an opportunity for growth and exploration with Estella NYC's premium, organic toys for infants 0-12 months. Your little one's joy, comfort, and development are their priority.

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