Product Roundups

Our favorite baby gear, kids books, toys, gift ideas and more.

Our Favorite Bath Toys (+ Tips to Keep Them Clean!)

As a mom of 4, I’ve logged in countless hours tub-side while my little ones bathed. If you’re looking to up kick start your bath-time routine, here’s a rundown of the best bath toys (according to his mom of 4).

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10 Classics That are Still Fun to Read Aloud

Who remembers the scene in “E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial” when the mother is reading “Peter Pan” to her daughter (yes, the adorable Drew Barrymore)? I sure do. Here are 10 classic chapter books for reading aloud with your children that’ll help you to re-create that heartwarming scene from the movie (and I mean the bedtime reading scene, not the scene where E.T. first emerges from the corn field …  hello, terrifying!).

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12 Items for a Rainbow-Themed Nursery

In the world of babies & toddlers, rainbows are all the rage right now. We love rainbows for nursery décor because they’re so versatile; they can be soft, muted colors or bright bold reds, greens, and yellows of the rainbow. For inspiration and ideas, check out these rainbow-themed nursery décor items.  

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In the Shop: Our Favorite Baby Gift Pairs

Isn’t it fun when you find the perfect rattle to match the footie your gifting? Well, we think so. That’s why we’ve offered plenty of gift pairing ideas here at Bicycle Pie. Just check out our top 8 favorite gift pairings in the shop right now!

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Time for Dinner: Take a Seat

When it is time to introduce solid foods to your baby, you will need a place for him to sit and eat. Options abound. Second to strollers, I found highchairs – and highchair alternatives – to be the most difficult to select because of the range of possibilities. Here’s a quick and easy breakdown.

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An Extra Special Touch with Keepsake Gifts

The first time I received an item with my son’s name stitched on the side, I broke out into a smile. As someone who doesn’t have her own name or initials monogrammed on many personal items, it didn’t occur to me to do that for my child. But these personalized items strike me as the ultimate keepsake gift. If you are looking for a keepsake gift to give to a special child in your life, here are a few things to consider.

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Our Top Picks: Best Blocks for Building Imagination

Blocks are classic, versatile toys with so many applications. You can build with them, use them to build letter & word recognition, or bring in other toys for make-believe & storytelling foundations. Here’s our list of favorite block sets that make our list for toddler & preschool fun.   

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15 Gift Ideas for 4-Year-Olds

A 4-year-old is growing by leaps and bounds. Physically, but also emotionally. Their range of emotions is expanding, and their newfound independence is startling to some. Cognitively speaking, toddlers this age are speaking more, concentrating longer on activities, applying ideas to the real world, and using their imagination much more. These amazing developments can open up the doors for some amazing gift ideas, that will entertain little ones and reinforce these important developmental milestones. Here are 15 gift ideas that’s sure to please any 4-year-old.  

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Our Family’s Favorite Books

We have read to our son since he was an infant, when the reading was mostly a ritual and soothing mechanism. Now that he is a toddler, he gets educational enrichment through his books and can make his own choices and show preferences. Here are some of the books our whole family loves to revisit over and over.

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