Fisher-Price Pom-Pom Colorful Baby Rattles, 2-Pack

Last updated: September 19, 2022

This baby rattle is easy for tiny hands to hold. The top pom poms are nice and soft, while the bottom of the rattle contains three colorful balls that make noise when baby shakes the rattle. The two maracas are specifically designed to help baby develop important sensory and gross motor skills.

We looked at the top Baby Rattles and dug through the reviews from some of the most popular review sites. Through this analysis, we've determined the best Baby Rattle you should buy.

Product Details

Key Takeaway: If you're looking for a baby rattle that is more traditional in design, this model is an excellent choice.

In our analysis of 125 expert reviews, the Fisher-Price Pom-Pom Colorful Baby Rattles, 2-Pack placed 6th when we looked at the top 17 products in the category. For the full ranking, see below.

From The Manufacturer

These rockin’ maracas are just the right size for your baby’s little hands to grasp and shake! With soft, fabric pom poms and colorful beads that make fun rattle sounds, these maracas will get your little one rattling and rocking to the beat in no time! Where development comes into play; Gross Motor: All that grasping and rattling gives your baby’s gross motor skills a great workout! Sensory: The variety of colors, textures, and fun rattle sounds help stimulate your baby’s developing senses.

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Expert Reviews

What reviewers liked

The bottom is a soft pom-pom, allowing for a comfortable, easy grip for little hands. The maracas rattle with colorful beads that baby can watch through the clear plastic. This toy is designed to strengthen baby’s sensory and gross motor skills.
- Heavy
Fisher-Price makes this rattle set, which looks like maracas and functions as an interactive toy set. Each rattle has small balls inside the handles that make noise as a baby shakes them. The handles have a curved design that babies can easily grasp too.
Cute, vivid, and eye-catching, the Fisher-Price Rattle 'n Rock Maracas are small enough for tiny hands to grasp and just busy enough to hold your little one’s attention. You’ll get two per order, and you can choose from several color options.
These rock maracas have pom poms on the bottom which have a soft design. Not only are these stimulating newborn toys for 1 month olds to touch, they also help them to get a much better grip which is great for their motor skills.
This set of maracas gives a bit more flavor to old rattles of the past. Not only are the beads in the maracas visible through the clear surroundings, but the bottom is a soft pom-pom grip that will allow baby to experience texture variation and will likely end up in his mouth (like everything else).
The topside of the maracas is made of soft fabric, while the rest of the toy comes in smooth plastic.These textural differences, coupled with the soft sounding beads, will help expand your baby’s sensory knowledge.
These maracas toy come with a soft, squishy end for safety and chewing on, while the musical end is see-through to keep your baby’s attention. They’ll be delighted to watch the colorful beads move around as they shake the toys.
Pom poms are soft for teething and mouthing.
The small handles are easy to grasp and once they start moving their hands around they'll giggle at the sound they'll produce. On one end of the maracas is a soft pom-pom that baby can also grasp onto or put in their mouth to explore while the other side contains the shaking beads.
This is a great toy that is easy to grasp and rattle, enabling your baby to develop gross motor skills.
This is an excellent, simple toy that would enhance the development of your baby’s fine and gross motor skills. Additionally, the colors and fabric material would stimulate tactile senses and the ability of the kid to appreciate different colors.
Each rattle has a soft pom pom which is good for teething.
It makes a sound when babies shake it. But apart from that, it can also double as a teether as babies seem to like to bite it! The good news is that one end is very soft and squishy.
This rattle for babies is really easy to use. This toy is great because it has two different functions on it. Your baby can use it as a teether or rattle! It makes funny noises when your baby shakes it!

What reviewers didn't like

Some consumers have noted that these maracas toys don’t actually sounds like real maracas and that the rattle sound is not as vibrant as they had expected. These rattles are not machine-wash safe.
- Heavy
Too large for some newborns
However, there are only about three beads, which doesn’t make a loud noise.
Beads do not make much noise as expected.
It’s too big for a young baby to hold and the sounds are not like from real maracas.
Babies are likely to hit themselves while shaking the toys.
The rattle can be a little big for babies under three months.
These don’t make exactly the same sound as a real pair of maracas.
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