When babies first begin developing parents will often feel excited and eager to help them learn. So when they start looking around we get them pretty things to look at, when they start rolling we get them tummy time supporters and toys to encourage them, and when they start walking we get them toys to use as physical support in their efforts. But what walkers are available? And with the wide range out there, which ones will suit your baby best? We’ve tracked down the top 10 best baby walkers 2017 and had a look at what makes them great.
Top 10 Best Baby Walkers 2017
Melissa & Doug Deluxe Chomp and Clack Alligator Wooden Push Toy and Activity Walker
This walker is a self-supporting one, meaning it is good for babies who can already stand, but may not be very steady. The alligators snap their mouths in a delightful way, and there are insect-themed beads which can be spun and played with.
Bright Starts Giggling Gourmet Shop ‘n Cook Walker
This walker is another self-supporting one. It has a number of different modes to keep your baby entertained. It can all be pushed together. It can be pushed as a cart only. The stove top can be put on the ground for play cooking. And your baby can play at sorting through the sides of the cart.
Fisher-Price Bright Beginnings Activity Walker
Based on Fisher-Price’s original walker with a phone, this self-supporting walker features some newer designs and a variety of activities that will keep your toddler very busy. It can be wheeled along upright or flattened into a play center.
Kolcraft Tiny Steps 2-in-1 Activity Walker -Seated or Walk-Behind Position
This walker grows up with your baby. It starts out as a seated activity center on wheels, but then upgrades into a self-supporting walker as your child becomes steadier on their feet. It features some fun toys, and can be collapsed to make it easier to store and move.
Fisher-Price Learn with Me Zebra Walker
This self-supporting walker features a friendly zebra character and a range of activities. Your baby can use it for walking along, or sit down and play and learn with a combination of fun finger activities and learning games on the main body of the walker.
Little Tikes Light ‘n Go – 3-in-1 Activity Walker
This self-supporting walker features a jungle theme, and can be folded down into an activity table. It has a whole range of tactile and experimental games to keep baby busy for hours. And this walker features a projection unit to produce a beautiful kaleidoscope light for baby to watch.
Safety 1st Ready-Set-Walk Walker, Nantucket
This seated walker has a nice range of fun toys at the front of it, to keep baby busy. It flattens right down, for convenient travel and storage. And the seat grows in height with baby, fitting them well for longer. What is more, the what design is cute and modern.
Disney Minnie Music and Lights Walker, Garden Delight, Minnie
Perfect for a little girl, this Minnie Mouse seated walker is very busy, with many toy options at the front of it. There are two trays that the toys sit on, which you can remove for easy baby feeding. The seat adapts to three different heights, growing with baby. And it folds down.
Baby Einstein Baby Neptune Walker, Ocean Explorer
This marine-themed seated walker features some great learning toys, and has additional link loops so you can add their personal toys as well. The walker can be adjusted to grow with baby and compresses for easy storage.
Stork Craft Mini-Speedster Activity Walker, Red
This classic racing car themed baby walker is great fun for baby to race around in. It features a little dashboard of activities to keep baby busy. The toy tray can be removed to free up a small table. The seat grows with your baby and the whole thing can be collapsed for storage or travel.
Disclaimer: Please, when using seated baby walkers, always use them safely. You may be aware that in Canada and some other countries this style of walker is illegal due to how many people left babies in them unattended, or for too long. Always supervise your child in their walker, always put the wheel locks on when your child will be left unattended or not receive your full focus, and make sure your child gets plenty of time on their stomach and sitting independently to ensure they develop their muscles properly. Used safely these are great toys for babies.