While play mats aren’t a necessary purchase, many parents will agree that a play mat is a very helpful baby buy!

Play mats provide a safe and soft play area for toddlers and babies to explore the world around them and grow.

Play mats for babies or a baby play gyms offer a range of developmental benefits as they provide a safe and soft area for babies and toddlers to explore and grow.

Play mats are also the perfect spot for bubs to hone their tummy time skills which help with healthy physical development.

With a huge range of baby play mats to choose from, we’ve rounded up a list of our favourites to help you find the right mat for your little one.

The 10 best baby play mats in Australia