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Best Musical Mobile

Musical mobiles suspended above your baby offer strong stimulation for their developing senses. As their name implies, these mobiles also play soothing music intended to gently transition your little one into dreamland. There are hundreds of musical mobiles to choose from, but we’ve chosen the five best options to feature on this list. These mobiles each feature a cheerful assortment of hanging adornments that move in order to further aiding in the development of your baby's eyesight, night lights for a comfortable glow at night for both baby and parent, and lastly they have audible variety by playing soothing nature sounds in addition to songs and other ambient melodies.

Fisher Price Rainforest Peek-A-Boo Leaves Musical Mobile

The shiny leaves on the Fisher Price Rainforest Peek-a-Boo Musical Mobile open and close as a friendly dragonfly plays peek-a-boo to the accompaniment of classical composers like Bach, Beethoven and Mozart. Brightly colored, plush rainforest friends circle around the mobile and there’s also a setting which plays the naturals ambient sounds of the rainforest. Three settings are offered including music, motion and lights, music and motion, and music with night light. Best of all, when it’s time to remove this mobile from baby’s crib, you can still use the sound and nightlight features well into the toddler years.

Tiny Love Soothe and Groove Mobile

Your little one is sure to love the 18 different tunes and 6 musical categories that the Tiny Love Soothe and Groove Mobile offers. The mobile also offers the option to play white sounds which are known for their ability to soothe even the fussiest babies. To ensure a quality audio experience, this mobile also feature two speakers for more immersive sound. As the music plays, friendly colorful, plush animal friends dance overhead while the gentle glow from the night light ensures your little one feels secure and allows for easy checkups without disrupting their sleep. When your little one outgrows the mobile, remove it and they can still enjoy the music box. It can also be used as a portable music box which baby can carry around and use through the toddler years.

Fisher Price Precious Planet 2 in 1 Projection Mobile

Smiling and vibrantly colored animal friends dance around the planet to one of the three musical settings. Your little one can enjoy listening to the lullabies of Bach, Beethoven and Mozart, nature sounds from the ocean or sounds closer to baby’s consciousness like a heartbeat and sounds from the womb. There’s the option to play the music or sounds for up to 20 minutes and to add to the audible enjoyment, this mobile projects a colorful and sweet light show onto the canopy, keeping the images close-up and easier for little eyes to focus on. The projected light show also does double-duty with its warm glow serving as a night light. When your little one has outgrown the mobile, he or she can continue to use the sound and projection features.

VTech Baby Soothing Ocean Slumbers Mobile

This brightly colored animal mobile offers a soothing and stimulating experience for little ones to enjoy. A collection of friendly ocean animals dance overhead to more than 45 melodies and sing-along songs. The crib attachment features a friendly whale, offering company to baby and adding to the overall enjoyment of this mobile. A light show of ocean-themed images projects onto the ceiling, helping to further develop your little one’s eye sight and it also acts as a night light. When your baby is too big for the mobile, it can be removed and the device can be used as a crib toy and light projector.

Tiny Love Magical Night Musical Mobile

This sweet 3-in-1 musical mobile offers a light show and pleasing melodies as three colorful animal friends gently circle around the canopy. The mobile provides volume control and muting for nine tunes across three different musical categories including classical music and nature sounds to soothe baby to sleep. There’s also a light show of animals which is projected onto the canopy, making it ideal for aiding in visual development for newborns. Take off the mobile and canopy once your little one reaches four months and your baby can enjoy watching the light show projected onto the ceiling. The projector also acts as a soothing night light for your baby at nighttime.

Bridget Galbreath
As a mother to two young and very spunky boys, I have first-hand experience with virtually every baby and young child product on the market. From strollers to carriers, I can tell you everything you need to know about the best quality and the best priced baby products.
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