28 Eclectic Baby Mobiles
When a child is young and just starting to explore the world, visual stimulation is an important part of the learning process. Since newborns and infants are too young for books, and often need time to adjust to interactive toys, mobiles are a great addition above any crib. Hanging mobiles often play double duty in a nursery: Besides entertaining your baby before and after nap time, it also acts as additional decor, especially since they come in so many beautiful patterns and colors. As you make your purchase, be sure to consider these two functions, as well as these tips. More
Birds of a feather...flock together. They do on this mobile at least. Teach your kids about diversity, or another meaningful lesson of the sort, through the visual aid of this hanging art. If that's too much of a stretch, even for parents, admire its airy balance.
Created by SkLO Studio, a collaboration between a Czech glass blower and an American husband-wife design team, this art installation adds modern whimsy to every open space. Includes two 12" steel extension links. Blown glass, powder-coated steel, brass chain.
You'll always know what's at the end of the rainbow with the Spektral Mobile. Brighten your baby room, office or classroom with this unique, eye-opening ceiling mobile designed by Tat-Tat.
Whether you're raising a ballerina or a soccer player, all babies are drawn to primary colors like red and black. These bright, contemporary dancers are the perfect addition to any nursery.
Black and white works for the wee ones too. This kitty mobile is super cute and fun for a nursery or kids' playroom. I think this piece is perfectly playful, modern and whimsical.
This bird mobile was inspired by a mom and her son watching sparrows hop around in their yard, and the unusual shape truly sets it apart from the standard circular design. It also has a wonderful organic feeling, which I love.
For a more classic approach to a circus vibe, you can't go wrong with elephants on bicycles. Can they really do that?
These delicate crystal dream catchers will have your little one entranced from the minute you lay them in their crib. Filtering light through each delicate crystal, these hanging wonders add subtle detail to a room. Place them near a window as shown for their best effect.
Resisting the passe trend to go gaudy with baby decor, these quaint animal mobiles nod at the quaint and homemade world of magic. These elegant animal mobiles are as eye catching to adults as they are the infants cooing beneath them.
I love this Orbital mobile featuring metal hoops strung with striped, distressed balls. I know, that sounds terrible — but it looks awesome.
The second thing I bought for my daughter’s nursery was a customized felt dog mobile from the talented Sheep Creek Needlecraft Etsy shop. Miniature felt versions of our chihuahua and bully calm the little one whenever we put her down.
Adorable little boats with spinning sails hang from white painted branches on this mobile from Made by Mosey. I love the patchwork details and softly stuffed shapes, and baby will too! Each piece is handmade by Melbourne-based artist Madeleine Sargent.
This adorable hand-knitted mobile is a simple way to add color and individuality to your baby's crib area. These dangling fellows will have your baby smiling for the birdie for minutes on end.
Flensted's mobiles are the gold standard of all mobiles. I particularly like this design because the silhouettes are so unexpected.
Encourage eye tracking and sound perception skills with this Dr. Seuss Blue Oh, the Places You'll Go! Musical Mobile by Trend Lab. Mobile canopy features a dot print framed by a swirl print in cornflower blue, powder blue, grass green, key lime and soft yellow. Four matching plush hot air balloons...
This knitted mobile redefines counting sheep. Dangling in a simple circle, these sheep will keep your baby content for minutes on end in their crib. Yessss.
Mobiles are early tools of development and are an easy way to add a finishing touch to a crib. These felt butterflies, balls and flowers in bright 3-D shapes will delight both you and your wee one. Available in any of the shown colors.
Featuring bluejay, oriole, pheasant, peacock and hawk feathers, this mobile pays homage to the spiritual significance of feathers.
Rustic meets neon on this handmade mobile. Add a little accent near the changing table for something to catch the eye while you change baby.
Neon Feather Mobile
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