A Play-by-Play with the Tiny Love Gymini Move & Play {Giveaway Ends 5/13}

When our little girl reached the 2-month mark, I fell into a common mom trap. I saw my friends’ babies, of similar age, reaching some milestones and I got a little worried because my baby wasn’t doing the same. So I hopped online and started Googling, and that made it even worse. Gross motor skills? Fine motor skills? Hand/eye coordination? Was her development affected because she was born early? Were these things I should be worried about? As it turned out, the answer was no. I put her on her playmat, gave her a little tummy time, and within days she was laughing and playing just as I had hoped.

I promised myself I would put all those “milestones” in their place and remember that every baby is different and develops at her own pace, but I also promised myself that I would make a bigger effort to help her engage in age-appropriate play. The play mat she had was pretty boring, with just 4 clip-on animals dangling down for her to swat. So, I started looking for another option. One with a little more action. And when I found the Gymini® Move & Play, the folks at Tiny Love were kind enough to send one our way!

I was looking forward to trying out the Gymini baby playmat because I had read that it will change along with my baby to provide what she needs during each developmental phase. The most unique feature is the flexible arch that allows the clacky, stretchy, vibrate-y hanging toys  to change position. If baby is on her back, you can position it like this, adjusting each toy so it can be within baby’s reach…

Notice how the sides snap up for an enclosed, cozy feel.

Or, if baby needs a little tummy time, you can easily slide the toys (including the larger lights and music toy) down lower, so she can face them.

Yup, I said lights and music. How fun is that?! This adds a dynamic element to the Gymini that makes the whole thing so much more fun and keeps baby interested. I think the music is what got our little lady really interested, and now she gets excited and kicks her feet every time we play it. The lights have caught her eye, too. Each animal lights up a different color as the music plays several short songs.

And, in case you ever need to know, your 3-year-old’s dark crayon will come off the light and music toy quite easily with a magic eraser.

Every time we play, I get to watch my tiny girl discover something new. (I’ve relaxed a little on the plastic toy ban in our home since some toys just don’t come in wood, but since I don’t let her mouth plastic toys we use the teether as a clacker!)

Can you guess how much she likes it?

But there’s more to this mat than just what’s “up”. There are fun surprises all over the mat itself to keep baby interested and engaged. From the soft felt mane on the zebra to the crinkly fabrics and bright colors, there’s always something new to catch baby’s interest. I don’t think it’s possible to get bored! (The only thing I think it needs is a taggie flower. Wouldn’t that be cute!?)

In a short time, Tiny Love has provided us with many smiles, and I owe them one for that. Baby smiles make the world go round, don’t they? Here are a few of the fun Gymini moments I’ve been able to capture…

And we rarely play in the Gymini without our favorite visitor…
Do you think maybe I should keep the Gymini around for when they’re in their teens? I bet I’ll need all the help I can get… :)

Buy It!

The Gymini® Move & Play from Tiny Love (0-12 months) is available in the neutral print shown above or Tiny Princess pink at TinyLove.com for $74.99

Win it!

Tiny Love is letting me give one Gymini Move & Play away to one lucky reader! Enter using the easy Rafflecopter form below. Ends US only, 18 or over. Good Luck!
*Disclosure: I received a product sample to facilitate this review. All opinions are my own and honest based on my personal experience with the product being reviewed. You experience may differ. As always, I will only bring you products that I personally recommend and use with my own family.

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118 Responses to A Play-by-Play with the Tiny Love Gymini Move & Play {Giveaway Ends 5/13}

  1. Christy G

    I would love to try the 3 in 1 rocker napper!

  2. Donna

    Does the website say it’s for girls? Yours isn’t pink. Anyways, other than this, would love to try the Gymini® Super Deluxe – Lights & Music! Great reviews on Amazon too!

  3. beth y.

    This mat looks like just what my 4 mo needs!!

  4. Jemima P

    that 3 in 1 rocker napper looks great

  5. I had a similar Tiny Love gym for my son when he was younger. He loved it!!
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  6. Tiny Love® is a multiple award-winning global toy and baby product manufacturer founded in 1991. Their baby toys look wonderful – love the colors!
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  7. Anne Perry

    I like the 3 in 1 rocker napper and follow me Fred

  8. I love the 3-in-1 Rocker Napper!

  9. Melanie

    The rocker napper for sure!

  10. Sabrina

    Rocker Napper.. My little one needs something like that so mommy can put baby down and relax herself!

  11. Rebecca Xavier

    I like the 3-in-1 rocker napper.

  12. Abby

    We have the Tiny Love mobile and my son loves it!!! He is 10 weeks and its been a lifesaver

  13. Amanda C

    Would love the follow-me-fred

  14. Ashley S

    Soothe ‘n Groove Mobile is adorable

  15. Christi

    That mat looks great! I love how you can reposition the toys for tummy time too. I’d be so excited to win this!

  16. Katie Pitcher

    This looks awesome! I would love to win one!

  17. meg

    love the travel mobile! And the rocker too!

  18. Sandee Hill

    I love the Follow-me-Fred! My son would go nuts!

  19. Alex Liz Robinson

    I like the take along mobile!

  20. slb3334@gmail.com

    my nature pals mobile.

  21. Margaret Smith

    I like the Gymini Tiny Princess Move & Play

  22. Beth R

    I love follow me fred

  23. Jamie

    I’d love the 3 in 1 rocker napper.

  24. Tamar

    I like the 3 in 1 rocker napper in Red!

  25. Rochel S.

    I love the Sunny Stroll!

  26. Jaimie Adams

    I really like the 3-in-1 Rocker Napper. Thanks!

  27. carol

    I really like the Tiny Princess Soothe ‘n Groove Mobile

  28. Jenilee

    The 3-in-1 rocker napper is nice!

  29. Melanie Montgomery

    I like the stroller mobiles

  30. Sophie

    My girls would love the Tiny Princess™ Gymini® Bouncer!

  31. Heather V

    That’s what I am looking for now!

  32. Katie Roch

    I like the Tiny Princess™ Gymini® Bouncer

  33. I love the Sunny Stroll! We have it and my little guy loves it. I love that it’s portable, super bendy, and easy to use!
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  34. Rebecca Graham

    I like the 3-in-1 rocker napper.

  35. Leah Young-Chung

    The mini mobiles look really neat. It is a cute fun way to entertain without having a ton of attaching toys on the stroller/crib/play yard.

  36. Alaine

    I love the gymini bouncer!

  37. June S.

    I like that smooth n groove mobile in blue for a boy.

  38. mogrill12@gmail.com

    The 3 in 1 Rocker Napper.
    Thanks for the chance.

  39. I really want the follow me fred for when my son starts crawling (do I really want him crawling???)
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  40. Angela Yeremenko

    I like the 3-in-1 Rocker Napper.

  41. Sonya Morris

    I like the 3 in 1 rocker napper!

  42. polly

    love their musical stack & ball game

  43. courtney b

    i want the tiny love 3 in 1 napper

  44. Sandy VanHoey

    I like their 3-in-1 Rocker Napper, my niece has that for her baby

  45. I would also like the 3-in-1 rocker napper.
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  46. Lisa P.

    Sweet Island Dreams Mobile

  47. Jessica Snow

    I love this and the Classic Developmental Mobile.
    Thanks for the giveaway! =)

  48. Stephanie Larison

    I like the Spin-Ball toy

  49. daisy

    I like the 3-in-1 rocker napper

  50. Cassandra Eastman

    I love the Tiny Princess Sooth N’ Groove Mobile too!

  51. melissa pettus

    I would love the Move and Play mat for my nephews (triplets!)

  52. hayley schermerhorn

    I like the 3 in 1 rocker napper!

  53. Cindy B

    I love most of the tiny love products but my fav is 3-in-1 rocker napper


    Another fantastic item is the Soothe N Groove mobile.

  55. Heather Hayes Panjon

    I Like The 3-in-1 Rocker Napper !

  56. amy rouse

    Love their 3in1 rocker napper

  57. I also like the 3 in 1 Rocker Napper.
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  58. Vanessa Coker

    I definitely like the 3 in 1 rocker napper in red. :)

  59. Heidi Daily

    I like the Soothe ‘n Groove Mobile

  60. Eileen D

    i also like the Tiny Princess Gymini Bouncer

  61. sharlene caisse

    Napper 3 n 1

  62. Beth Gallinger

    I love the Gymini® Bouncer.

  63. Jamie

    I love that there is a bumper around this play mat! We got rid of our 2 mats after baby #3 but I would love to win this Tiny Love Gymini Move and Play with baby #4 due any day now.

  64. Carla C

    Love the Gymini Bouncer and the Tummy-Time Fun: Frog

  65. Nicolle

    Soothe ‘n Groove Mobile

  66. Car Bomb Mom

    Follow Me Fred is a winner

  67. Jen

    pack and go mini mobile

  68. Lasonda

    The 3 in 1 rocker napper looks great.

  69. Dawn Monroe

    I like the pack and play mobile. After they out grow the mobile they can convert it.

  70. Susan Johnson

    I learned that Tiny Love actually works with psychologists, child development experts, quality assurance specialists and parent groups in order to produce toys that are on the cutting edge of child learning, which definitely is important to me when choosing toys.

  71. Marianna

    I like the Follow me Fred

  72. I love the 3 in 1 rocker, we have it, and my baby girl is thrilled with it.
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  73. Elena

    I like the Sunny Stroll

  74. Claudia Leal

    I like the soothe n groove mobile!

  75. Carol

    i like the 3 in 1 rocker napper.

  76. Sheila Hickmon

    I like the Tiny Princess™ Gymini® Bouncer !

  77. Candace

    I like the travel mobile. I can see it coming in handy for roadtrip entertainment! :)

  78. i love the soothe and groove mobile
    Delightful Ideas
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  79. Michele P

    I also like the 3 in 1 rocker napper

  80. Brenda Elsner

    I love th 3 in 1 rocker napper.

  81. Breanne

    I like the Follow Me Fred

  82. Valerie Taylor Mabrey

    Love the 3 in 1rocker napper
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  83. April bever

    Tiny Princess Mobile

  84. Lyn

    I really like the 3 in 1 Rocker Napper from Tiny Love

  85. cpsnsamples@aol.com

    Soothe ‘n Groove Mobile

  86. Carolyn Daley

    I like the 3 in one Napper

  87. I like the 3-in-1 Rocker Napper!
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  88. Sherry Compton

    3-in-1 Rocker Napper – RED

  89. Sheryl

    I really like the Sweet Island Dreams Mobile

  90. Katherine Donovan

    The FOllow me Fred dog is so cute! My grandson would love this!

  91. Danielle F.

    I like the 3 in 1 rocker napper

  92. mary renshaw

    I love the 3 in 1 rocker nappy!!!! Its a LIFE SAVER

  93. Gianna

    Soothe ‘n Groove Mobile.

  94. kathy pease

    I like the 3-in-1 Rocker Napper – RED

  95. susan smoaks

    i would also love to get the follow me fred!

  96. Allison

    I really encourage everyone to have one of these and I also like the soothe n groove mobile

  97. Gina Ferrell

    I like the Follow Me Fred Toy.

  98. lilshuga2001

    oh boy, so much to LOVE!
    I like the 3 in 1 rocker napper!! Thanks for the chance~~

  99. Leanne Hill

    i love the 3 in 1 rocker napper!

  100. Sara Wood

    my son would love the spin ball

  101. cassandra

    i like the follow me fred toy :) he is too cute

  102. I love the 3 in 1 rocker napper !
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  103. amanda whitley

    i like the Sweet Island Dreams Mobile

  104. Stephanie G

    I like the Gymini bouncer!

  105. Carolyn

    Follow Me Fiona

  106. shirley zolenski

    I like the Gymini® Bouncer

  107. I also like the Musical Stack and Ball Game!
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  108. Tina T

    I’d love to try the 3 in 1 rocker napper!

  109. Jessica Hughes

    I’ve been eyeing the Gymini for weeks!

  110. I had the old gymini with my daughter and she loved it. I also have the 3 in 1 rocker napper which my 4 month old l0ves.
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  111. Vikki Billings

    I really like the Musical Stack & Ball Game

  112. the 3-in-1 rocker napper
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  113. holly

    i love the 3-in-1 rocker napper

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