10 Best Baby Ball Pits In 2022

For this post, I have put together a collection of the best baby ball pits. For more top picks, see my outdoor toys buyers guides.

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Best Baby Ball Pits
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Baby ball pits are an excellent choice when it comes to keeping your little one happy and entertained.

It’s down to personal preference whether you go for a pop-up design that’s easy to put up and put away when it’s not being used, or an inflatable one which can even double as a paddling pool.

Ball pits are also great for babies to help develop their hand-eye coordination.

We’ve put together our top picks of the best baby ball pits.

All of our recommendations have 4-5 star ratings and excellent customer reviews.

Looking for more entertainment for your little ones? See our buyer’s guides on the best sand pits and best baby paddling pools.

So here is my list of the the best baby ball pits.

My First Ladybird Ball Pit

  • Size: 82 x 82 x 22 cm
  • Age Range: ‎6 months – 5 years
  • This pop-up ball pit can be put up in seconds.
  • It features a peek a boo mesh and circular ball holes, which are perfect for peeping out and playing games with friends or siblings.
  • So easy to put up store away.
  • Balls not included.
  • Good reviews. From 222 ratings 82% of buyers gave this 4-5 stars.

KiddyMoon Foam Ball Pit

  • Size: 90 x 61.5 x 32.5 cm
  • Age Range: 9 months +
  • This stylish indoor ball pit is made of high quality fabric and foam, which is durable and long lasting.
  • The firm sides of the ball pit can be squeezed by kids and retain its original shape.
  • Includes 200 or 300 balls in 30 different colour mixes.
  • Fabulous reviews. From 4,005 ratings 92% of buyers gave this 5/5 stars.

Intex Baby Pool 3-Ring Sunset Glow

  • Size: 19.3 x 18.8 x 6.6 cm
  • Age Range: 2 Years To 7 Years (for pool)
  • This baby pool has three colourful air rings and a soft inflatable floor for comfort. It could be filled with balls to use as an outdoor ball pit instead of a paddling pool.
  • Repair patch included.
  • Balls not included.
  • Plenty of great reviews. From 19,224 ratings 70% of buyers gave this 5/5 stars.
  • See more of the best baby paddling pools.

Kuuqa Ball Pit

  • Size: 100 x 50 x 37cm
  • Age Range: Under 4’s
  • A bright polka dot hexagon kids ball pit which can be put up and stored away easily.
  • Compact and lightweight so can be used indoors or outdoors.
  • Balls not included.
  • Bargain buy!
  • Great reviews. From 1,147 ratings 75% of buyers gave this 5/5 stars.

Hide N Seek Ball Pit and Tent

  • Age Range: 1-5 years.
  • This ball pit has tents and tunnels for plenty of crawling and sensory fun.
  • Collapsible for easy storage and can be conveniently packed in accompanying bag.
  • Balls not included.
  • Good reviews. From 5,574 ratings 73% of buyers gave this 5/5 stars.

Selonis Play Tent Ball Pit

  • Size: 105 X 90cm.
  • Age Range: ‎9 months and up.
  • Kids will love this cute pop up play tent which is castle shaped and includes balls.
  • It’s portable with carry bag so can be taken to the beach or park or used at home.
  • Provides protection against sun.
  • Available in pink, blue, grey and mint with a choice of 100-600 balls included in plenty of colour mixes.
  • Very good reviews. From 4,234 ratings 74% of buyers gave this 5/5 stars.

Peradix Pop Up Ball Pit With Sunshade

  • Size: 94cm x25cm.
  • Age Range: ‎3 years and up.
  • This multipurpose ball pit can be used as a paddling pool outdoors or ball pit indoors and outdoors.
  • Pop up easily and sunshade is perfect for hot weather.
  • With a basketball hoop for more fun.
  • Easily accommodates two kids.
  • Available in blue/yellow and yellow/green.
  • Balls not included.
  • Great reviews. From 991 ratings 73% of buyers gave this 5/5 stars.

Bestway Fisher-Price Train Ball Pit

  • Size: 121 x 94 x 89 cm.
  • Age Range: 24 months and up.
  • This is a long train-shaped ball pit with a unique open enclosure design.
  • With a crawl through door and squeezable horn for extra fun.
  • It has a sunshade for outdoor use.
  • 25 multi-coloured play balls included.
  • Good reviews so far. From 6 ratings 72% of buyers gave this 4-5 stars.

World’s Apart Zebra Square Sensory Ball Pit

  • Size: 80cm x 80cm x 30cm.
  • Age Range: 6 months+.
  • This square pop-up ball pit comes with insert rods at each corners.
  • It comes with 30 balls and 3 sensory bean bags and there are holes in 1 wall for posting balls and beanbags through.
  • Bright and colourful, this is great for sensory play.
  • Excellent reviews. From 1,037 ratings 83% of buyers gave this 5/5 stars.

KiddyMoon Corner Foam Ball Pit

  • Size: 90 X 30cm.
  • Age Range: 9 months +
  • This high quality foam ball pit will fit nicely into the corner of any living room, nursery or kids bedroom.
  • The firm sides of the ball pit can be squeezed by kids and retain its original shape.
  • Available in a wide variety of colours including neutrals or brights with a great choice of ball colours.
  • Includes either 200 or 300 balls.
  • Great reviews. From 643 ratings 91% of buyers gave this 5/5 stars.

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FAQ’s Baby Ball Pits

Are ball pits good for babies?

They are great for babies to develop their fine motor skills. They can enjoy grabbing and catching the balls and learn other skills like sharing with others.

At what age can a baby use a ball pit?

From around six months old, your baby can start to enjoy sitting in a ball pit and playing with the balls.

How often should ball pits be cleaned?

If you have a small ball pit at home you can clean the balls after 2 or 3 uses and then thoroughly clean the entire ball pit every 3 to 6 months.

I hope this list of the best baby ball pits was helpful.

If you think I have left any out that should be included or have a suggestion for a future article, let me know in the comments below.


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