Toys are an indispensable part of your baby’s growth.
Toys bring babies not only joy, but also great imagination and creativity, which are an important part of their cognitive world.
So, in this dazzling Internet society, which toy is most suitable for babies?
The baby has a big development law: sleep in January, trouble in February, three heads up, four turn over, five teething, six pairs of food, July sitting, August climbing, nine weaning night milk, ten learning language, eleven stops, twelve walks. Mothers can also choose toys for their babies according to this rule
Below I have sorted out the 0-12 months baby early education toy strategy for the reference of parents and parents.
One month of age
American psychologist Fantz once did an experiment:
Show the newborn two different images at the same time, and if you find that the newborn looks at one of them for a long time and gazes for a long time, it means that he prefers that one.
According to this reasoning, a study of hundreds of newborns found that they were more interested in figures with rings and lines, while those that were not colored were clearly unpopular. This means that newborns prefer complex, curved, and content-rich graphics.
The first month is recommended for the baby black and white card, which can help improve the baby’s visual focus and visual tracking ability.
Two months of age
The baby in the second month begins to look up at the world, begins to listen to good music, the mother’s gentle voice, likes to kick his legs, and the baby with high strength kicks his legs until the bed is shaken.
The recommended toy for 2-month-old babies is a fitness rack.
As the name suggests, the fitness frame is used by the baby to exercise the body, which can train the baby to kick, step, raise the head, roll and finger grasp and other fine movements,
Promotes the overall development of your baby.
A typical gym consists of keys and small objects on the frame.
The piano keys have multiple functions, not only can exercise the baby’s leg strength, and then make different sounds, not only bring endless fun to the baby, but also help to develop the potential art cells of the baby’s brain, cultivate the baby’s musicality and auditory sensitivity.
Hanging a lot of brightly colored small decorations and bells on the baby fitness rack can enhance your baby’s imagination and cultivate your baby’s curiosity.
Three months old
The 3-month-old baby has completely detached from the characteristics of a newborn and entered infancy. It becomes more and more cute, with delicate skin, bright eyes, and the ability to raise its head.
The 3-month-old baby will hold the toy in his hand, although the movements are clumsy, and will begin to put the toy in his mouth and suck the toy, start eating his hands, make fun and laugh, and like to play with the bath water.
Focus on grasping, verbal stimulation, and practicing looking up. It is recommended to buy toy rattles and Manhattan balls.
The Manhattan Ball is a hand-gripped ball collection that combines toys and teeth grinding. It’s not just a toothm, soft and snappy, with a good bite that helps your baby relieve teething pain, it can also be used as a toy.
The colors of the Manhattan ball shape design are very bright and can stimulate the baby’s visual development. And it is easy to grasp and exercise the baby’s hand development, as well as the coordination of hands, eyes and brain.
Built-in colorful rattle, shake sound, bring baby a clear and delicate pleasant ringtone.
Four months old
A 4-month-old baby lies prone with his head up 90º, his eyes turn 180º, he can hold a rattle and smile when he sees people.
Begin to be curious about new things, have simple pleasures and displeasures, focus on training singles, vestibular training, hand-eye coordination, and playing with various tactile toys.
It is recommended to buy teether toys to help babies who are beginning to erupt small teeth through the craving period.
Therefore, mothers should choose safe and non-toxic teethers to help babies get through the oral desire period and exercise the grasping ability of small hands.
Sit for a while, turn over, turn your head to find the source of the sound, and babble.
The 5-month-old baby can grasp things with both hands at the same time, and the hands and eyes are gradually coordinated, and they can distinguish whether to praise or criticize from the tone, voice, and expression of their parents, and the focus of training is to sit and sit back.
Tactile toys at this stage are more attractive to babies, and toys of different materials can exercise the baby’s tactile development ability very highly.
And babies especially like to look in the mirror from 5 months.
Mom and dad stand in front of the mirror holding the baby, and the baby will be very happy, dancing, and some will make babbling sounds. At this time, you can buy the kind of mirror that will not break for the baby to play.
Six months old
Sit alone for a moment, grab a nearby toy, call your baby’s name, turn your head, and start recognizing life.
The 6-month-old baby began to add complementary food, and the focus of early education was fine motors, thinking cognition, picking up things, flipping books, hiding cats, etc.
Recommended toy cloth books,
Encourage and guide your baby to turn the books
, let the baby learn to turn the book with the thumb and forefinger to meet the needs of the child’s sensitive hand and mouth period.
This book of animal tails,
Colorful colors and patterns are a great way to grab your baby’s attention
, kneading with your hands will also make a rustling sound.
Coupled with the “tail” of various animals exposed, the baby will be full of curiosity and can’t help but want to pull, pull, and taste.
Seven months old
Can sit alone steadily, reach far away toys, will look for lost toys.
Train your baby’s thumb and other four fingers apart to pinch things, clap hands, etc.
It is recommended to play with blocks of various materials for toys, and playing with blocks is a process in which the heart, hands, brain, and eye power work together.
Blocks made of fabric or soft rubber teach your baby to recognize colors and graphics and shape during play.
The time span of building block toys is large, which is a good exercise for the baby’s imagination, structural thinking, and modeling ability.
8 months old
Sitting alone is more stable, not shaking, grasping small objects with the palm or fingers, changing hands to hold toys, and being able to distinguish between acquaintances and strangers.
Recommended toys stacking music, similar to stacking circles, stacking cups, five-story towers, rotary turrets, set cups…
The best for young toddlers to play, yes
Made of plastic
Mom demonstrated taking off the collars one by one and putting them in one by one. At first, the baby will like to take out the ferrule and put it directly in his mouth, or the baby will prefer to take the ferrule out one by one and do not like to put it in.
The mother demonstrates more, slowly and patiently lets the baby learn to put it in, and after the baby masters the skills of the sleeve, then increase the baby’s cognition of the size and color of the collar.
Nine months old
Can stand up, thumb and forefinger to pinch small objects, continue to chase toys, can imitate sound.
Recommended toy around beads.
The process of moving the beads, exercise the baby’s wrist flexibility, cultivate hands-on ability,
Stimulate visual tracking ability, establish spatial concepts, and promote your baby’s intellectual development.
Ten months old
Can climb, can support the sofa to walk a few steps, can use gestures to indicate “welcome” and “goodbye”, can pronounce “da-da” and “ma-ma” and other simple syllables.
Recommended toys for beating, such as hand clap drums, can stimulate hearing in simple touches such as patting, tapping, and pressing, and exercise hand coordination.
11 months old
Stand alone for a moment, thumb and forefinger skillfully pinch and pick up small things, consciously pronounce a word, understand the names of common things, and like to imitate adult behavior.
Toys with lids or boxes are recommended.
For example, a bottle with a lid, let the baby observe the process of screwing and unscrewing the lid, or put the toy into the box and let the baby find it, all help the baby understand the cause and effect relationship and hand-eye coordination.
12 months old
Standing alone performs well, walking well in walking, consciously calling mom and dad, will identify several parts of the body.
Recommended cute and interesting drag toys, cute and interesting shapes, drag function to stimulate the baby’s interest in walking, help steadily.
Write at the end
Buy toys for your baby, no more, no less.
Too much will make the baby feel monotonous and uninteresting.
So give the baby a little time, let them slowly get acquainted with a toy, discover new functions day by day, play familiar and play thoroughly and then change one.