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From tummy time through those first steps and beyond, a baby play mat offers a soft, cushy space for your little one to grow and play. Need to take a shower? No problem. Just drag it into the bathroom. Time to cook dinner? Slide it into the kitchen. Play mats are a must-have in every new parents' home—and with their bright, primary colors and loud designs, they're also almost impossible to take your eyes off of.
Looking for a beautiful and modern baby play mat that complements your style instead of clashing with it? Look no further, mamas; we've rounded up our 16 swoon-worthy favorite kids' play mats that you won't want to roll up the second your little one is done using it. From foam play mats to padded play mats we've rounded up some of the best-looking gear on the market.
Check out our favorite baby play mats below!
A version of this story was published October 8, 2021. It has been updated.