A foam floor for baby is very popular to use when baby has to tumble around on the floor in the first months. The foam floor is easy to keep clean, while providing a soft and comfortable base for baby to lie on his tummy and get to know the world.

See selection of foam tiles for floor further down in the text

Why is a foam floor so popular

When your little one is lying on the floor and playing, it is best if the surface is not too soft. It makes it easier for baby to learn to roll and move forward if they're not lying on a loose blanket that can easily roll around and make it harder for baby. Fortunately, foam flooring comes in many different shapes and colours. Foam floors are usually shaped like a jigsaw puzzle. The puzzle pieces are put together so you can easily shape and move the floor as you like. Here we have taken a look at different floor puzzle pieces for flooring.

Smart foam changing pads for floor

All the foam floors we mention here are put together from puzzle pieces. This allows the floor to be assembled in several different ways, which is handy when packing away the floor.

Toys for the foam floor

For baby to really unfold on the foam floor, it's great to have lots of exciting toys for baby to explore. Toys that make sounds when pressed, or rattle like a rattle, help stimulate baby's senses. It makes him or her more eager to learn and explore. That's why it's important to have good toys. Since babies don't have to be very old before they start putting everything in their mouths, their toys should be made for babies. This means that it should be too big to swallow so that it doesn't go down the wrong throat. Of course, it's also a nice thought if the toy is free of harmful chemicals and other nasty substances. That's why we've chosen to highlight a number of the best baby toys to put on baby's play floor at the bottom of the text.

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Storage of toys

As your baby gets better and better at playing and moving around on the floor, the need for a good toy storage solution will arise. It's nice to be able to tidy up quickly when baby is asleep or guests arrive. It's also good for the baby to have the toys sorted so that they're not all out at the same time. By having good storage solutions for the toys, baby's play corner can become more cosy and manageable. See great options for storing toys after the foam changing trays for the floor.

Bobble's foam floor / tumbled floor

Bobles foam flooring is in super good quality and available in several colours. Shown here in a grey colour, it will look great in most homes. Since a foam floor is often in the living room, it can be nice that it doesn't have the brightest colors. The floor consists of four large puzzle pieces, which can be put together in several different ways. The floor comes with small pieces that can be placed in matching holes. A great way to make the floor fun for older kids too. The price of the floor is DKK 499.95. It is not the cheapest foam floor, but it has the good quality as all Boble's other products.

Sebra foam floor - a round play floor

Bobles foam flooring is in super good quality and available in several colours. Shown here in a grey colour, it will look great in most homes. Since a foam floor is often in the living room, it can be nice that it doesn't have the brightest colors. The floor consists of four large puzzle pieces, which can be put together in several different ways. The floor comes with small pieces that can be placed in matching holes. A great way to make the floor fun for older kids too. The price of the floor is DKK 499.95. It is not the cheapest foam floor, but it has the good quality as all Boble's other products.

Colourful puzzle for floor

If you like colour, this play floor from B Toys is a good choice. It consists of four large pieces, which also contain smaller pieces you can play with. The play floor provides baby with a soft and comfortable surface that also minimises draughts. It measures 113 x 113 cm overall. Seen at Children's Cartel for 349,95 kr.

Cheap play floor

A single play floor for only DKK 129.95. This foam floor consists of 9 puzzle pieces, each measuring 30 x 30 cm. Also available in a dark grey. Seen at Children's Cartel.

Foam floor with Memory Mouse

A colourful and fun toy for the little ones who love Minnie Mouse. The floor consists of a total of 9 puzzle pieces with numbers on them. This is a play area for young and old alike.

Play rugs are a good alternative to foam floors

Foam floor with puzzle pieces

Here's a foam floor that really goes the extra mile. Each puzzle piece has a nice picture that can be taken in and out like a puzzle. The play floor can therefore be used both as a base for baby to play on, but also as a starting point for learning new words, looking at pictures and of course putting the puzzle together again and again. The pictures include a ladybird and a butterfly. A fun and colourful play floor. Also available in blue.

Blue foam floor with puzzle pieces

A fun foam floor in blue colours, consisting of a total of 9 large puzzle pieces. Inside each piece is a number and a picture of a small animal. A fun way to make the play floor educational for baby as he or she gets older. If the floor needs to be packed away, it's easy to take the puzzle apart and pack it away. This foam floor for baby costs £4.

Foam flooring for baby in blue and grey colours

A foam floor that's not an explosion of colour, but still not completely monochrome. It consists of a total of nine puzzle pieces, which can be combined in different ways.

Bobble's foam floor / tumbled floor

Here is the beautiful foam floor from Bobles in a nice purple colour. It consists of four large puzzle pieces that can be put together in many different ways. The floor also comes with smaller pieces that can be placed in matching holes. A great way to make the floor fun for both baby and big brother or sister. The price of the floor is DKK 499.95. It is not a cheap foam floor, but it has the good quality as all Bobles products.

The best toys for baby's play corner

Of course, baby's play corner isn't complete until there are plenty of exciting toys to challenge and entertain baby. Here we've gathered some of the best toys that baby can get a lot of pleasure from when he's on his play floor.

Activity stand - perfect for the playground

Make baby's play corner even more fun with an activity stand like this. You can change the toys regularly, so they stay exciting for baby to look at.

Perfect toys for baby's play corner - an activity centre

Babby can go for hours with this activity centre, where there are plenty of opportunities to challenge motor skills and all the senses.

Lamaze baby toys - perfect toys for baby

Lamaze toys for baby are super good toys for the little ones. It is filled with bright colours and makes different sounds when the baby touches the materials. These fun monkeys are perfect for hanging on the pram, but can also be taken apart and given to baby. They are easy for a little baby hand to hold.

Storage of toys

Most babies keep most of their toys in the living room. Therefore, a neat and simple solution for storing toys in the living room is needed. Here we've put together a few suggestions for an easy and uncluttered way to store baby's toys. This makes it easy to clean up after baby has played on his foam floor.

Three fabric bags for storing toys

In these three bags there is room for large and small toys. They are very practical and spacious, and it is easy to clean up all the toys in the bags when baby is done playing.

Fabric bag with closure

In these three bags there is room for large and small toys. They are very practical and spacious, and it is easy to tidy up all the toys in the bags, This fabric bag is smart for storing toys, as it can be closed at the top so that the toys can not be knocked out. It also prevents dust and dirt from getting into the bag as long as the bag is closed. Shown here in a pretty pastel colour, but also available in other colours.

Large box in felt - perfect for the room divider or for the children's toys

Beautiful grey felt box that helps keep the look clean and tidy. It fits the compartments of a room divider, but can also easily be used in the living room for toys or other items. The price is DKK 149 without lid. A lock can be purchased for 75 DKK. The boxes are available in several colours. They can be bought at boxdelux.dk, which specialises in smart storage solutions for the home.

Why baby should be allowed to lie on his tummy

It is important for a baby's motor development that he or she is allowed to lie on his or her tummy and play. A foam floor is perfect for this, as it is not too soft, but at the same time prevents baby from hitting himself when he rolls over. The floor is the best place to place baby when it comes to motor development. This is where baby learns to lift his head, crawl forward and later crawl and walk. A cosy play corner for baby is therefore a great idea.

Letting your baby develop his motor skills will result in:

  • Joy of movement and play
  • Good condition and normal weight
  • Easier to participate in games and thus make friends

When baby is lying on his tummy, it takes a lot of effort to lift his head. This strengthens the muscles in both the neck and back. Avoid piling your baby up with pillows and duvets before she can sit up herself. It's best if your child is allowed to develop her motor skills at her own pace, becoming more confident and motorically strong.

If you need inspiration for good motor toys for baby, you can see a lot here