101 Best Activities That Will Help Improve Your Child’s Growth

This is a list of activities for kids in the age group 0-3 years. I feel that activities are so important for thr kids. It keeps them engaged, entertained and also helps to exploit their true potential. Activities improves their concentration, focus, emotional intelligence, creativity and the communication skills. Activities are the best way to teach our children.

It’s very important to introduce our children to activities. The first toy that I got for my son was an activity table and a few teethers. He still loves to use the table.

As a first time mom it is normal to get overwhelmed by the plethora of options that are available in the market. I have made a list of 101 different activities that you can use for your child. Have also given the links for the specific toys that I used for my son, Veer. I hope you will find this resource super useful.


Abacus is a good way to introduce your child to the concept of counting in a fun way. Kids love colours and beads. This encouages them to learn counting in a more interactive way. Good for kids in the age group 1.5 – 5 years.

Imagimake Junior Abacus Skill Building Activity

Alphabet Beads

This is the best way to introduce your child to the letters of the English Alphabet in an interactive way. The colours and the 3 D pieces makes learning letters a lot of fun. Make sure you are around your child when you play with these pieces. Good age group 2-5 years.

HOME REPUBLIC- ALPHABETIC Beads 100 Piece DIY English Beads Mixed Beads Cube Alphabet Letters Educational Toys

Baby Jumper

Baby jumper allows mothers some free time to finish errands around the house and also encourages the child to sleep. This is a fun toy and most kids love it. Some people avoid using a jumper. However, this is a personal choice. I think it’s perefctly fine. I introduced my son to one when he was just 4 months old and he just loved it.

Baby Bucket Jumperoo With Music And Light – Multi Colorl

Baby Walker

Baby walker definitely encourages kids to walk quicker and also helps to build the muscle strength in their legs. My son started to walk a few weeks before his first birthday and I think it’s because I gave him a walker when he was just 9 months old.

Fisher-Price Musical Walker Lion
Plutofit® Children Music Walker with Lights and Fun Developmental Activities

Bath Toy

Bath toys are a lot of fun and they make bath an interesting activity. Most kids love toys during their bath time. Age 0- 5 years.

WISHKEY Baby Bath Toy Set of 14 Pcs Chu Chu Colorful Animal Shape Toy


Blocks are so important. They encourage creativity, structure and hand-eye co-ordination. I make sure that we spend some time with blocks everyday. Age: 9 months – 8 years.

Toyzone Giant Kids Building Kids Blocks 90 Pcs
Toyshine Baby’s First Shape Sorting Blocks Learning- Educational Activity Toys
Mega Builders Lets Start Building, Multi Color

Board Books

Picture board books are a great. This helps improve your kids vocabulary and also introduces them to the objects around the. I have been showing my son board books since he was just 3 months old. Age: 3 months – 3 years.

The Little Blue Box of Bright and Early Board Books by Dr. Seuss (Bright & Early Board Books)
My First Learning Library: Boxset of 20 Board Books for Kids 

Book Teething Toy

Teething toys reduce the pain that the babies go through by providing a soft chewing surface, Must definitely get some of these for your child.

Baby Touch: Snuggle Cloth Book
Playgro Picnic Pals Teether Book

Bouncy Seat

Bouncy seats relaxes the baby and also keeps them entertained. My son just loved the bouncy seats. The one I used is.-

Fisher Price New-Born-to-Toddler Rocker Glacier Wave
Fisher-Price Newborn to Toddler Rocker (Multicolor)

Bumpy Ball

Bumpy balls encourages grasping skills and hand eye co-ordination. This is a great toy for kids. Age group: 6 months – 3 years.

Fisher-Price Newborn to Toddler Rocker (Multicolor)
Sassy Bumpy Ball
Sassy Bumpy Ball (Multi Color)

Colouring Books and Crayons

Colouring books is good for kids. Give them a plain surface to scribble. This encourages creativity and imagination skills. Also improves grasping. Age: 2 years and above.

Colouring Books Collections by InIkao (12 Books) 
Colouring Books Collections for Early Learning by InIkao(english) : Pack of 6
Dabble Non-Toxic Organic Beeswax Crayons in 8 Fun Shapes for Children 

Crib Mobiles

Crib mobiles are very important. They calm and sooth the baby. Crib mobiles also encourages sensory interactions in new born babies. Age 0- 1 year.

Baby Bucket Premium Quality Music Hanging Bed Safety seat Plush Toy Bell Multifunctional Plush Stroller Mobile Gifts
P S Retail Rabbit Baby Music Hanging Bed Safety Seat Plush Toy – Multi Color

Crinkle Books

Crinkle books are definitely very interactive and attractive. Most kids love crinkle books and the way these books feel. Age: 0 -2 years

Fuzzy Bee and Friends (Touch and Feel Cloth Books)
Pinfect Infant Kids Early Development Cloth Book Learning Educational Baby Toys


Dominoes help to develop number and pattern building skills. This is a very intellectually stimulating toy and great for your kid’s over all mental growth. Age: 2 years onwards

Toyshine 28 Pcs Printed Educational Wooden Toy Domino Animal Puzzles
Generic Imported Authentic Standard Wooden 12 Colors Set

Drop Ball and Roll

Almost all kids love to play with balls. Balls are important and useful in so many ways. Improves motor skills and hand-eye co ordination. Actitivies like throw and catch also improve concentration. Age: 6 months onwards

WP 5 Layer Ball Drop and Roll Swirling Tower for Baby and Toddler Development Educational

Finger Puppets

Finger puppets are so much fun. Kids just love them. Also helps improve fine motor skills. My son just loves these. Age: 0 -3 years.

House of Quirk Animal Finger Puppets – set of 10
ThinkMax 16 Pcs Finger Puppets Set 10 Animals and 6 People Family Members Story Time Velvet Toys 

First 100 Words

This is a great collection of words that you can introduce your toddler to. Age: 4 months – 2 years.

First 100 Words 

Flash Cards

Flash cards are amazig in so many ways. Super portable, interactive and amazing visuals. It’s the best way to combine play and learning.

Shumee Double Sided Flashcards
Imperial English Uk Essential Flashcards
Kyds Play – Combo – Alphabets + Numbers + Colours & Shapes, Wipe & Clean Activity Flash Cards

Sticker Activity

Stickers help develop pincer grasp skills and are so much fun. You can also teach your child new words with the help of stickers.

Melissa & Doug 4190 Sticker Collection-Fashion
Melissa & Doug Sticker Collection Book; Arts & Crafts; Princesses, Tea Party, Animals, and More (500+ Stickers)
A’SHOP Glitter Foam Self Adhesive Alphabets, Butterflies, Stars, Numeric’s and Smileys Stickers for Art and Craft

Interactive Baby Books

Press, touch and feel books are an amazing way to make your children fall in love with books. They are like a kid’s best friend. Age: 3 months – 3 years.

Press Here (Interactive Book for Toddlers and Kids, Interactive Baby Book)


Jumperoo is a fun toy that improves the muscle strength of the legs. Jumperoo keeps the children entertained and engaged.

Jukkre Jukkre Baby Bucket Jumperoo with Music and Light – Multi Color 

Kinetic Sand

My son definitely loves kinetic sand the most. It’s the best sensory material for kids. Age: 2 years onwards.

Jiada Ekta Active Never Dries Sand Clay, 2 Colours with 8 Moulds
GLeo® Active/Magic/Kinetic Never Dries Sand Clay

Lacing Toys

Lacing toys are equally effective educational and developmental toysLacing toys promote fine motor skills, improves eye-hand coordination, builds pincer grip, develops patience and perseverance and increases attention span in children.

SN Toy Zone Wooden Cartoon Tree Wearing A Rope Game Puzzle Set
Trinkets & More – 56 Piece Fruit Bead Game Lacing Toy Stringing Beading Game Early Educational

Lamaze Cloth Books

Lamaze cloth books are bbay friendly and super interactive. The touch and feel is amazing. Most kids fall in love with these books. Age: 3 months- 3 years.

Lamaze Tilly Twinklewings Discovery Book
Lamaze Captain Calamari’s Treasure Hunt


Lego is definitely my top pick. It is amazing in so many ways. Encourages creativity, patiences, following instructions and hand eye co-ordination. These are super interactive and engaging. The more you play the better you get at it. It is just so much fun.

LEGO Classic Creative Bricks Building Blocks for Kids ,Multi Color (221 pcs) 10692 by LEGO
Lego Classic Creative Brick, Multi Color 484 pcs
LEGO Classic Bricks and Eyes Building Blocks for Kids (451 Pcs)11003
AdiChai 100 Pcs Blocks Toys Building and Construction Block Set More Bricks & Shapes, Interlockig Connection Educational Toy for Kids (Multicolor)
FunBlast Building Blocks for Kids – 72 Pcs, Big Size House Building Blocks with Windows, Block Game for Kids,Boys,Children (72 Blocks)

Magnetic Toys

Magnetic toys improve fine Motor Skills and hand eye co-ordination – As your child puts pieces of magnetic toys on the various surfaces they are learning about spatial awareness, hand eye co-ordination and developing fine motor skills in their hands and fingers. 

Fun with Shapes Type 1 ( 44 Colorful Magnetic Shapes )
Play Panda Magnetic Learn to Spell : Animals with 32 Picture Magnets, 72 Letter Magnets, Magnetic Board and Spelling Guide
SYGA Wooden 26 English Upper Case (A to Z)Alphabets Stencils Letter Refrigerator Fridge Stickers Toys

Matching and Memory Game

Matching and memory games improves critical thinking, attention to details and visual recognition. You have to introduce your children to these games.

Shumee Memory Cards Game
Funskool Peppa Pig Memory Game

Musical Egg Shakers

These toys are great fun and also like a musical therapy to the kids. Veer loves them

Generic 1 Pair Plastic Percussion Musical Egg Maracas Shakers – Green

Musical Toys

Musical toys are so important for sensory development. It improves gross and fine motor skills. Kids love music and musical toys are a must. Age: 4 months onwards

Toyshine Multifunctional Learning Play Center with Drum, Phone Learning Musical Toys
Crafts India Wooden Xylophone Musical Toy with 8 Notes for Kids, (Multicolour)
Zitto Drum Keyboard Musical Toys
Galaxy Hi-Tech® aby Activity Cube Toddler Toys – 6 in 1 Shape Sorter Toys Baby Activity Play Centers for Kids Infants Educational Music Play Cube Preschool Toys for 1 2 Years Old Boys & Girls Holiday
Super Toy Animal Sound Piano Musical Toy For Kids (Multi-Color)

Piano Gym

Piano gym is so essential for toddlers. Good tummy time and exposure to visuals and sounds. Very good for their gross and fine motor skills. Age: 0 – 18 months.

Fisher Price Deluxe Kick and Play Piano Gym
Sky Tech® Latest Baby’s Piano Gym Kick and Play Multi-Function ABS High Grade Plastic Piano Baby Gym

Play Dough

Play dough improves fine motor skills, hand muscle strength and also encourages creativity. The different colours and the texture is exciting to most kids.

Play-Doh Confetti Compound Collection
Play-Doh Flip ‘n Frost Cookies

Plush Toy Seat

These seats are super comfortable and most kids enjoy sitting on these soft plush toy seats. Encourages the kids to sit and have a good time. My son just loved it and I can never forget the smile on his face, everytime I put him on the seat.

TIB Monkey Shape Baby Soft Plush Cushion Baby Sofa Seat

Pop Up Surprise Toys

I have never seen a kid who doesnt love these pop up surprise toys. They are super interactive and fun to watch.

Samaira Toys POP UP Animals Game with Music
Fisher Price Laugh and Learn Busy Learning Tool Bench

Ring Connect

Ring connect improves hand eye co-ordination, concentration and creativity. Great toy for sure.

Sassy Ring O Links (Multi Color)

Shape Sorters

Shape sorters improves the children’s fine motor skills and problem solving skills. Introduces them to different shapes and colours.

E shopping Wooden Geometric Shape
Toyshine Wooden Shape Sorting Blocks
Toyshine Wooden Four Column Geometric Blocks Building Stacker Shape Sorter
Toyshine Big Size Hard Wood 12 Piece Colorful Wooden Domestic Animal Themed Jigsaw Puzzle

Sound Books

A combination of audio and video works like magic. Most kids fall in love with these books. If you kid is not showing a lot of interest in reading then make sure you get a sound book for him/her.

Ladybird Big Noisy Book: Farm Hullaballoo! Board book 
Ladybird Big Noisy Book: Farm Hullaballoo! Board book 

Stacking Toys

Stacking toys develops children’s cognitive, mental and physical abilities. Children love stacking toys and it keeps them engaged for at least 15- 20 minutes.

Funskool Giggles Stacking Cubes + Kiddy Star Links
Giggles Stacking Barrels, Multi Color
Fisher-Price Brilliant Basics Rock-a-Stack, Multicolor
Fisher Price Stacking Cups


Swings help to develop children’s core muscles and their sense of balance. Also helps to stimulate their brains.

Step2 Infant to Toddler Swing

Take Along Musical Toys

Melodies, songs and music is so important for children’s overall development. These take along musical toys keep the little ones entertained and engaged.

Portable First Piano. Educational Toy for Music Learning and Entertainment
Baby Einstein Take Along Tunes

Take Along Stroller Clip On Toy

Stroller clip on tops are very cute and kids love colourful and attractive things. I personally love this.

LAMAZE Freddie The Firefly – Clip on Pram & Pushchair
Lamaze My Friend Emily


Teethers soothe the gums of our children and also relaxes them. It is very important to give teethers to our little ones.

WISHKEY Colourful Plastic Non Toxic Set of 8 Teether and Rattle for New Borns and Infants
Generic 1 Pair Plastic Percussion Musical Egg Maracas Shakers – Green


All kids love tents. Tents encourage kids to crawl, move around and also encourages creativity in them.

PIGLOO Pop Up Play House Tent for Kids Ages 3+ Years
Homecute Hut Type Kids Toys Jumbo Size Play Tent House for Boys and Girls

Toddler Learning Kit

Learning kits are so holistic and amazing for the kid’s development. You have to try this with your kids.

Teach My Baby

Touch and Feel Cloth Book

Cloth books are amazing. Kids love to play with these and also instills a love for books.

Fuzzy Bee and Friends (Touch and Feel Cloth Books)

Toy Organiser

This is super essential for moms. Toy organisers are great. These help to keep the place clean. A clean environment is the best way to stay calm and productive.

Homesmiths Toy Organzier with Book Rack White Board
BabyCenterIndia Rack with Top Board Pastel

Training Toothbrush

Training toothbrush is very soft and easy on your baby’s gum. It is better to start with this.

Pigeon Baby Training Toothbrush Lesson123 7M+
Pigeon Training Toothbrush L2 (Pink)

Tummy Time Support

Tummy time support is very important for kids. This helps to build kids strong neck and shoulder muscles.

Infantino Prop-A-Pillar Tummy Time & Seated Support

Wonder Wheel

Spinning wheel encourages baby to reach, tug and strengthens hand-eye coordination.

Sassy Wonder Wheel

Wooden Toys

This is a great way to introduce your child to the letters of the English alphabet. My son loves it. Wooden toys look and feel great. It is important for us to introduce different instruments of learning to our children.

Woodykraft Wooden Xylophone Musical Toy for Children with 8 Note
Shumee 5-in-1 Wooden Activity Triangle for Kids (2+ Year olds) – Learning Toy with Abacus, Chalkboard, Alphabet Blocks, Clock & Gears
FunBlast 38 Pcs Wooden Building Blocks for Kids
Toyshine Wooden Four Column Geometric Blocks Building Stacker Shape Sorter Column Puzzle Stacking Set for Kids – 4
CraftDev Wooden Nature Theme Magnets 
Webby Wooden Small Alphabets Letters Learning Educational Tray Toy for Kids


Toys are very important. However, it is even more important that we introduce our children to the correct toys. I hope this makes your selection process a lot easier.

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