Christmas is approaching and the time to buy gifts and toys for your children. A good toy can stimulate and encourage the development of your little one, that is why it is important to know how to choose properly. We help you by giving you a few clues.
Babies 0-6 months
In the first months of the baby, towards the fourth week of life, he is able to fix his eyes for a few moments on faces or objects, about 30 cm away. For this reason, at this age you can start teaching them certain images, books, or hanging rattles adapted to these ages.
At the end of the first trimester, the baby will be able to hold certain objects in their hands and put them in their mouths; That is why at this age it is good to play with the baby with rattles that emit some sound or that are made of plastic or cloth so that he can touch and suck.
During the following trimester, up to 6 months, the baby gains skill in the hands, notably increases his visual capacity, begins to vocalize, it is time to show him his own image in the mirror, he will have a lot of fun.
It is recommended:
- Toys that stimulate the senses: with different colors, textures and sounds, such as activity rugs, rattles, cradle mobiles or cloth stories.
- The toys for very young children have to fulfill a series of characteristics to be fit: soft, without small pieces, with different textures and striking colors… Toys that attract your baby attention and help her development.
- Toys that help discover your baby’s own body: teethers, rubber dolls.