From the very beginning, since they learn how to walk and talk, they are going through a learning process. The first thing that a baby does after they are born is see and feel and then gradually they observe the things around and then build an impression about those things. They begin to learn and acquaint themselves with certain specific faces and sounds, be it mother’s face or daddy’s sound. As they start growing, they begin to play with toys, learn to express and communicate.
Babies have a close affection towards their toys. They can easily connect themselves with their toys. Therefore it is very vital for parents to give such toys wherein kids can learn and connect while they play. At every stage of a baby’s growth, there is a toy that helps them.
1. Baby gyms (0-6 months):
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At this stage, babies require entertainment and a lot of comfortable sleep and rest. These baby gyms cater all these necessities. Such baby gyms are perfect for babies to play on their tummy or while sitting up.These gyms also play music and have many toys hanging on the top or in the sides. This activity filled gym develops the baby’s gross motor skills and enhances the sense of curiosity when he kicks and the music plays.
2. Stacking toys (6-24 months):
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When babies learn how to sit, that’s when they actually learn how to play with toys rather than just holding or chewing them. These stacking toys have many rings of different colors and shapes and the child needs to stack them up based on their shapes and sizes. It makes them use their motor as well as cognitive skills. Thus, the toy helps them improve visual and spatial perception and makes them understand relative sizes and shapes and also helps them to balance their body while sitting and controlling their limb movement.
3. Basic alphabets and numbers (24-36 months):
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At this stage, the toddler is actually ready, to begin with his/her basic education. This will help them to learn basic alphabets and numbers. It’s a fun toy!
4. Role Plays (36+ months):
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These toys are useful for kids to learn about roles and activities. They imitate to be like someone they observe around. These toys help develop their imagination and creativity. They also become socially open as they are able to express. And that builds their confidence. Girls generally love to imitate their mothers and play with some kitchen set or if they aspire to be a doctor they play with some doctors set. Similarly, for boys, they imitate to be like their father or play with some care mechanics.