Your babe may only have milk on the brain, but her days of non-stop play will be here before you know it. Prepare for it with blocks that sharpen his or her senses from the get-go. From customized cuties to tried-and-true wooden cubes, click through the gallery to see the most exciting ones around.

Character Play

Your baby goes from blissfully content to meltdown central in a matter of minutes. Might as well have blocks that change just as quickly. Choose between themes like superheroes and animals, and then flip 'em to create different characters.

Available at perfectlysmitten.com, $15.

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— Susan Banchek