by Kathy Gold 

In a toy market filled with moving parts, loud noises and distractions, it’s refreshing to take a look back on the simpler ones of your childhood. There’s a reason why they’re considered classics; chances are you played with them until they wore out. The good news is you don’t have to wish you saved them for your kids because many are still available. So take a walk down nostalgia lane with these updated classics for babies and toddlers. No batteries required!

Nesting Cups

Colorful and playful the First Years Stacking Up Cups promote imaginative play. Babies and toddlers can not only stack them, but also fill them or hide things underneath. They are embossed with numbers on the bottom, so they grow with your child.

Available at, $8.16.

What are your favorite toys from childhood? Share in a Comment!

–Katie L. Carroll

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