It is hard to choose from so many baby toys which is right for your baby. Some people believe if baby has many toys it will spoil her. Some say playing with toys actually develops the brain. Which one is true? Both. Baby doesn’t need all kinds of toys you see on the market, fancy and good looking one. Baby needs to learn using senses while playing with baby toys. Babies use hearing, taste, smell, touch and sight to understand the world around and to learn.
Baby toys will help your baby learn how to move body parts, learning coordination, to control muscles, to find out how things are used and how they work actually. Baby gets new ideas, developing imagination, solving problems and cooperating with people around.
Baby needs many toys to stimulate learning. Baby toys are new to baby and making baby curious. But not always toys need to be from a shop. You can use many home made toys, like a small empty box, rubber ball, set of cubes different size and so much more. Crumpled paper will be a new experience for your newborn.
Toys should be a different size, texture, shape, color, weight, smell etc. What they learn about such objects, they will apply later on similar they see around. That is why you should be careful what you give them to play with. Babies like to play with water. Filling one bowl with water and give the baby some spoons and cups and see what happens. Kitchen is a wonderful playground for your baby. Many plastic containers, glass holders, pots can keep baby busy for a long time.
What toys to buy? Electronic toys are fun for a while but baby will stay busy with something that can last a long time. They don’t like toys that do everything by them self. Babies like to be the one who will make things move, change their shape, make noise pressing buttons etc. Find toys that will keep their attention long time, which can resist to be stepped on and banged. Toys have to be simple and to be made according to their needs. babies can’t play with toys for 3-4 year old children.
Babies will like hand puppets, rattles, toys that make sounds when pressed, rings for their teeth, anything with bright colors. As the baby grows you can start buying some car, dolls, picture books, blocks, stuffed toys and to