TikTok parents are obsessed with this £9.99 dancing crab toy for babies – and we can totally see why

Tummy time just got a whole lot more exciting.

TikTok Dancing Crab Toy

by Jade Moscrop |
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TikTok is a wealth of knowledge. It's the place we all flock to for skincare recommendations, cleaning hacks, SKIMS dupes and much, much more. It's an especially useful resource if you're a parent or are expecting, with tips and tricks just a scroll away that will make your life so. much. easier.

If you're a proud member of #ParentTok, you might have spotted a few dancing crabs on your FYP. No, you're not hallucinating, the era of the dancing crab toys is here. Loved by new parents to entertain their babies during tummy time, the £9.99 dancing crab is a hit across the globe.

It's been growing in popularity with parents since last year, and it's not hard to see why.

The perfect companion to tummy time, the crabs dart about with flashing lights and have sensors in their pincers to hopefully stop them from bashing into your furniture. One clever parent, @alexarevello_, even came up with a life hack which involves using a hula-hoop to contain the critter so you don't have to chase it across the living room... genius. What's more, when your baby is learning to crawl, we're sure they'll have lots of fun chasing Mr or Mrs Crab around the house. It's a win-win.

If you're wondering where to buy the dancing crab toy, as seen on TikTok, you'll be delighted to hear that one of these crustacean friends will only set you back between £9 and £15 - a small price to pay for a highly entertained baby or toddler.

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Featured image credit: TikTok/@alexarevello_/@deaotoys

Jade Moscrop is the Commercial Content Editor for Closer, specialising in lifestyle topics. When she’s not writing about affordable homeware, beauty products and gym leggings, she can usually be found on a hot girl walk, buying houseplants or listening to female-fronted rock bands.

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