baby play mats 2022

The Best Baby Play Mats in AUS in 2022

By Olivia Windsor   |  

A tummy time must-have, stimulate your baby’s imagination and their muscles in one-go with a baby play mat

Generös Play Mat from Little Wiwa

little wiwa playmat

Let’s cut straight to the chase here- this is our #1 best-selling baby foam mat. This is your mat if you’re looking for a waterproof baby play mat! Designed in Australia and inspired by minimalist Scandi aesthetic, the Little Wiwa play mats are a cult classic for a reason. Basically, they’re super plush and thanks to their reversible print it’s basically like buying 2 for the price of 1. Built for function, the thick cushioning works as the perfect place for your baby to play (think tummy time, toy time, crawl time), while parents can use it as a sleek floor centrepiece that can also be used as a nappy change station or even a pilates/yoga mat.

Key features of Generös Play Mat
  • Waterproof
  • Reversible print
  • Soft and thick cushioning up to 15mm
  • Portable measuring 2x1.4m
  • Non toxic foam
  • PVC & BPA-free

2. Terrazzo Play Mat Round from Harlow & Co

Harlow & Co

Terrazzo is for you if you’re on the hunt for a seriously stylish play mat. From Australian designers, Harlow & Co, these are simply gorgeous play mats with a focus on a contemporary aesthetic and neutral colour palette. They’ll perfectly suit any space whether that be in your nursery room or out in the dining room. Plus, their reversible design features two minimalist patterns to give you options to mix and match with your furnishings.

Super plush, this stylish round play mat is built for function with thick cushioning (15mm) that works as the perfect place for your baby to play.

Key features of Terrazzo Play Mat
  • BVA & PVC-free
  • Reversible print
  • Eco-friendly materials
  • Water-resistant
  • Non-toxic materials
  • Thick cushioning

3. Tami Mat from Charlie Crane

Charlie Crane Tami Mat

This is the mat for you if you want thick cushioning (it’s our thickest at 3cm) and have a little less space to play with. This thick baby play mat is super plush, and built for comfort so bub will relish tummy time on this one. Bonus part of these mats? When they get dirty, chuck these soft play mats in the washing machine on a delicate cycle, hang out to dry and repeat!

Key features of Tami Mat
  • Thickly cushioned (3cm)
  • Machine washable
  • Available in three neutral block shades
  • Slightly smaller mat- 100x100cm

4. Oval Play Mat by Jnr. Life

jnr. life play mat

For versatility and taste all at once, choose Jnr. Life’s play mats. These incredibly versatile play mats from Melbourne taste makers Jnr Life can be rolled up or down to use in your nursery, bedroom or living spaces and can be kept as a gorgeous addition to grown-up interiors. We love the oval shape and geometric design and the beautiful array of colours that you can select from. The padding is cushioned and soft for tummy time and is tough enough to withstand the rolls, tumbles and sticky fingers of little ones. Going on a picnic? Pack it into its carrier tote for outdoor adventures.

Key features of Oval Mat:
  • Non-toxic
  • BPA-free
  • Oval shape- 200cm x 120cm
  • Hand-wash only
  • 15mm thick padding
  • Outer is quilted acrylic canvas and inner is memory foam

Best baby play gym Australia

Once you’ve chosen your favourite play mat, we recommend adding on a Mioplay gym that keeps aesthetics front of mind with it’s beautiful wooden arch structure and pastel coloured dangling toys. Otherwise Done by Deer’s Activity Arch is a super cute fabric option. And if you want a play mat and activity gym in-one, you can't beat the Activity Play Mat from Done by Deer.

Play mats Australia

Ready to buy your padded baby play mat? There’s no better place to shop for them than at the memo. We offer free delivery on orders over $99 Australia-wide and a free 30 day trial guarantee to give you the extra confidence you might need when buying online. With AfterPay available at checkout, you can choose to pay in the most convenient way for you.

Liked this? Have a read of our article on nursery room essentials, and decorating your baby room over on our blog.

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