Choosing the toys and baby learning are very important, the baby development stage must be considered when selecting toys for your new baby this can be quite a challenge. Baby learning toys, line the toy shop shelves but we never really know, which toys are suitable for baby development. It would be much easier if your new baby could talk and point out which toys that he or she likes the best?
Educational toys and baby story books, what should we choose? Baby development and baby learning requires that we choose the right toy and baby selection depending on the sex of the baby? Baby boy and girls needs can be very different? We need to understand the real needs of a new baby.
Here are some tips that can help make it easier for you to choose a real good toy, the right choice in toys to help with your baby’s natural growth and development:
Always be safety conscious:
Whatever toys a baby can get their hands on inevitably ends up in their mouth. Make sure that the toys for your baby has no small parts that can be swallowed accidentally. Any painted toys should not contain toxic substances. The chosen baby toy should also not be able to be broken easily leaving sharp edges, which can injure your baby or even you yourself should accidentally step on that broken toy!
Babies eye sight and physical development:
New babies generally have very poor eyesight. Toys with bright colors can help develop your baby’s eyesight. Buying toys with bright contrasting colors along with motion and you can improve your baby’s vision tracking and focus. From this perspective the best first educational toy for the new baby must teach your new baby to visually coordinate his or her vision, sound recognition and physical movement.
The Story book is more for the older child as the spoken language is not developed in a new baby, baby toys which have writing on them achieve very little, only the colors of the letters stimulate the babies development. Leave that story books till later when the baby is older and can benefit from the educational toy series.
Choosing the toy from a new baby’s perspective:
Because the spoken language is not developed in a new baby, and babies have no say as to what toys they want. The toy companies sell the baby toys to the parents. The baby toys are designed to be pleasing to look at from the parents viewpoint. When you walk into a toy store, the toys needs to capture the parents attention to be able to sell. There is nothing wrong with buying a toy that looks nice from your point of view, but keep in mind that it must be interesting from your baby’s point of view.
Buying simple and effective toys:
Many marketing gimmicks are always used to sell the baby toys. All too often popular cartoon/TV/movie characters/themes are used. A child of several years will be able to relate to these characters and can appreciate them. For a new baby, they will mean nothing. A new baby is just interested with the sound, color and motion of a toy. If they move it, it can makes a noise, so they move it some more. It makes no difference if the toy they just moved is a popular expensive brand or a more economical brand.
The choices available in baby toys is immense, take you time in finding the right toys and the babies development will result. The toy r us store and other similar toy stores are full of children toys and new baby toys. Be careful and thoughtful when buying baby toys, the right toys and the babies development will always go hand in hand.
Hope this article helps you in deciding your new baby toy selection, good luck on your next baby toy purchase!.