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Baby Toys and Gifts and Toys for Infants
Baby educational toys, learning toys for babies and developmental infant toys help children to learn basic skills in a fun and easy way! Personalized baby shower gifts.
Whether you are in the market for your own son or daughter or the child of a loved one, you've probably already figured out that educational baby toys can be hard to find! Educational baby toys need to fill a number of requirements before they can safely be handed over to a newborn, and when you are shopping around, you'll probably find many toys that fulfill some but not all of the of the requirements.
When you are shopping for baby toys and gifts, there are a number of things that you have to keep in mind. The first is the concept that no matter what it is, there is a good chance it will end up finding its way into the baby's mouth. In light of this, you need to remember that the object should not be toxic in any way, shape or form. Newborn toys and gifts should also be of a certain size and not contain small parts. Anything that can be swallowed or otherwise ingested is out, so make sure that you look for toys that have no small, detachable parts. When you are looking for baby toys and gifts, safety is the first thing that you need to keep in mind. Similarly, when you are on the hunt for baby toys, you should be aware of the fact that these toys will need to be cleaned. Because of this, make sure that the toys you buy can be wiped clean with a mild solution of soap and water or tossed into the washing machine. You are already aware that children can be quite messy so make sure that your toys will be around longer than the first juice spill.
Wooden building blocks and toys are one sort of toy that covers all of these aspects and more. In terms of educational baby toys, wooden building blocks are ideal. They help your baby work with fine motor control and can also help with muscle development. You will also find that these toys are easy to wipe clean and if designs like letters and numbers have been burned into them that your child will grow up familiar with written language. As your baby grows older, you can show her how to build letters into words, giving her a head start in terms of literacy.
If you are a little leery of the hard edges found on wooden blocks, take a look at the soft baby blocks and books that are available. While not as hefty as their wooden counterparts, soft blocks are still stackable and have enough bulk so that your budding engineer will still get a lot of use out of them. Soft blocks will stimulate your child's sense of touch and are quite durable and washable without giving up a bit of their tactilely-pleasing texture.
Manipulative toys and rollercoasters are a great way to keep your child occupied and make sure that she enjoys herself. Rollercoasters toys gives your child all the joys of playing with small movable parts but takes away the danger of her swallowing them; all the movable parts slide along metal runners. When she plays with wire and beads toys, she will learn things about movement and force and if you work with her on it, you will find that it is easy to teach her things like colors and numbers on it.
For more educational baby toys that encourage critical thinking, take a look at the variety of wooden puzzles that are on display. These chunky wooden puzzles are sized perfectly to fit small hands and while they are not complex enough to be intensely frustrating, your child will still need to exercise her brain to make sure that it all fits together right. When you are thinking about getting your child a wooden puzzle, you can soon see that she will enjoy the brightly painted pieces and she'll be absolutely delighted by the way they fit together.
Remember that even when thinking about unique toys and gifts for baby, toys can be educational as well as fun. There is a lot that a child can learn while she is playing so make sure that you get her educational baby toys and capitalize on this sensitive point of her development.
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