Ten Essential Products for your Toddler

From baby-proofing everything you can to clutching your chest every time your toddler tries to climb on or off the furniture, raising toddlers is no joke. They are on a sprint every time they see something interesting and have you running around chasing them. 

If you have a toddler at home, this article is for you. We have listed some essential items that you should have if your baby is a toddler. Chances are that you might already have some of these things at home, but it is always helpful to spread the word around. Go through this list and grab any item you do not have but deem important. 





1.The First Years Take & Toss Spill-Proof Sippy Cups

Now that your toddler has completed his/her first year, it is time to switch to sippy cups! Baby bottles cannot serve you forever. Your toddler now needs a sense of independence. They start copying adults by now and insist on having their cups to drink from. 

What could be better than a colorful set of spill-proof sippy cups for your toddler? These sippy cups by The First Years have Snap-On lids that completely prevent leakage or any such incident. They are also valve-free, so cleaning them is a piece of cake, and you do not have to worry about germs housing in the corner of the lid. The best thing about these cups is that they are reusable. 

If you have been around a toddler, you know how often they have the urge to throw things around without thinking. These sippy cups are best for reuse after cleaning; therefore, a pack of them will last you forever. 

2. Regalo Swing Down 54-Inch Extra Long Bed Rail Guard

Toddler years are the transition time for most of the families from baby crib to kid beds. If you have completely transitioned your baby to the bed or are struggling with it, this product is the ultimate one you need. This Swing-down Bed Rail by Regalo is a lifesaver. It forms a 20-inch-high protective barrier that prevents your toddler from falling on the ground while tossing and turning in sleep. 

It stretches to about 43 inches which mostly covers the length of all the kid beds. The convenient-most feature about this bed rail is that it easily swings down when not needed. Compared to similar products by other manufacturers, this swing-down bed rail does not have to be installed every time you have to change the sheets or deep clean the room. It is perfectly safe for your little one as it is lead and PVC-free and has the approval of the American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM). 

3. The First Years Training Wheels Racer Potty System 

In addition to transitioning to sippy cups and toddler cutlery, now is the time when most parents start potty training their kids. For this, one of the toddler must-haves is a good potty-training system that intrigues your kid to explore and learn the process. There are various designs you can choose from, but for the racer kids, this wheels racer potty system is the most suitable. 

It has a comfortable potty seat, eradicating any feeling of fear in your child related to potty training. Also, the car design is so cute and attractive that your toddler will want to sit on it. 

And if you are worried about cleaning the seat, then behold. This seat has a detachable potty seat that can easily be fitted on the family toilet seat; thus, leaving no room for any messes. 

4. Skip Hop Moby Bath Spout Cover Universal Fit

If there is anything that makes bath time easier and accident-free is this spout cover. Have you ever worried about your toddler hitting the faucet while splashing away in the bubbles? Have you ever been worried sick about your toddler hitting or grabbing the hot water faucet and the bath time ending in a complete mess? Well, this toddler must-have puts all your worries at rest.

It is a universal fit and covers the faucet completely. It has a cute little hole on the top that splashes water just the way toddlers like. Moreover, it is made of BPA-free plastic and is completely safe to be used around toddlers. 

5. Ingenuity SmartClean Toddler Booster Seat 

Since your toddler has been transitioning from baby things to toddler items, it is high time that you get a booster chair. This booster chair perfectly fits almost all adult chairs and has a secure 3-point harness belt to keep the unpredictable toddlers in place. Whether it is mealtime or fun playtime on the booster seat, this portable toddler must-have should be included in every baby registry.

6. Toddleroo by North States Childproofing Deluxe Kit

Whether your toddler gives you trouble or not, you should do everything you can to make the environment safe for your kids – at least around the house. The house or the playroom should be their haven. If you have to spend every minute of your day worrying about your toddler giving his fingers in the sockets or hitting the corner of the table, you would not be able to do anything.

This childproofing kit by Toddleroo comes with gel corners, doorknob covers, outlet caps, plug protectors, and much more. They are made of BPA-free soft material, which is safe for kids. You can protect your kids from hitting the corners of the furniture or shuffling through the important items in your drawers with this deluxe kit. 

7. Prince Lionheart Faucet Extender

In their quest to be more independent, toddlers want to do everything on their own. Be it opening the toilet lid or throwing trash away, expect toddlers to do things on their own – including washing their dirt-ridden hands. This faucet extender is best to make this task easier. It fits any type of faucet and brings the flow of water closer to the kids. It is also made with EPA-approved antimicrobial agents; thus, keeping away the germy germs from your toddlers. 

8. BORITAR Baby Blanket Super Soft Minky  

There is nothing more comforting for a baby than a precious item to hold on to while things are constantly changing around them. From transitioning to sippy cups, kids’ beds, potty seats, booster chairs, etc., if you could give your toddler a soft baby blanket to hold onto, it would mean the world to them. Traveling with toddlers is also said to become easier if they sit in the backseat with their favorite soft blanket. This Minky by Boritar is super soft and comfortable – your toddler will surely love it. 

9. MediBuddy – First Aid Kit by me4kidz

This is for your toddlers’ little boo-boos and to bring a smile to their faces. This animated first aid kit is recommended by doctors and is a hit among toddlers. Whether it is a camping trip or a picnic to the local park, this medical kit is a must-have for all toddler parents. 

10. Baby Jogger City Tour 2 Single Stroller

The importance of a baby stroller cannot be stressed enough by any mother. Be it a toddler or a newborn, a stroller will make your life tons easier. You can easily go to the parks, visit friends, go shopping, etc. Never second guess putting a good baby stroller like this one on the baby registry. 


The toddler years are difficult for both babies and their parents. It is hard to keep an eye on kids who are curious about everything they lay eyes on and almost impossible to say no to things all day long. However, with some of the items we mentioned above, you can stay worry-free knowing your toddler is safe. Especially with the childproofing kit, you won’t have to worry about your baby putting his/her fingers in the sockets or hitting the corners.