Toys are not simply toys for babies. The right toys will help your baby to develop their senses. When you are shopping for toys, you must consider several things. What you think a cute and perfect toy may not be suitable for your baby at that age. Therefore, make sure that it meets all of the consideration below.
The toys you bought for your child must not endanger his life. Make sure that you read the label carefully before you make the purchase. Most toys have age label on the package. Therefore, you must choose one that is suitable for his age. If your child loves to put anything in their mouth you must make sure that the toys are made of safe material. Its paint must not peel. It must not have small parts that can choke him either. If your child is under six months old, choose toys that are soft and free of sharp edges. It must not too heavy either. It can hurt him if it falls on him. If you buy him stuffed animals, make sure they do not have ribbons and buttons that can choke him up.
When you buy toys, look for CE symbol on the toys you buy. CE stands for European Community. If a toy has this symbol, it means that it meets the EC toy safety requirements. To get high quality toys, make sure that you buy it from trusted suppliers.
Toys to develop baby senses
Once you make sure that the toys are safe, the next thing you must think about is how the toys can help your baby to develop their sense. Newborn babies are already developed their hearing well. They will turn their head looking for the source of the sounds they hear. They will look at you when they hear your voice. At the first month, giving her rattles and moving objects with soft music.
When your baby is a month old, his vision is still fuzzy. At this age, his eyes can only focus on objects that are between 20 and 30 cm away from him. To help him develop his visual ability, hang high contrast colored toys (red, white, and black) 30 cm from his eyes. You can also hang pictures of face or family photos. Colorful hand held toys and unbreakable mirror will also be very helpful in helping your baby develop their vision. Move the handheld toys here and there and he will follow it. Mobiles are also great toys to help your baby to develop his eyesight. If it can produce music, your baby will love it even more.
The toys you buy for your baby must be able to help your baby to develop his soft motor ability. To help your baby have better soft motor ability, you can buy her sensory toys. A soft toy animal which can produce sound when it is pressed is a good alternative. It will make your baby realize what his hands can do. It will also help him to grab toys with all his fingers and pick toys using his thumb and forefinger.