Updated December 5, 2020
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by The First Years
Ages 6 Months +
The classic toy for stacking, counting and bath play. Trusted brand with safe design: no BPA, lead or phthalates.
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What We Liked
• Trusted brand. This brand has a good safety record. This toy is made with NO BPA, lead or phthalates.
• Drainable for water play. A small hole in the bottom allows them to be used in the bathtub as well.
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