I am the mother of an eight month old baby. Right now, my baby likes playing with toys, more than anything, and I carefully pick out toys for him. There are many things to be kept in mind when choosing toys for your child, which I will discuss, below.
At every step of their growth, children need a variety of toys. Sometimes, they need different toys every day, or even week. No matter which one, kids consider everything as a toy, and remain occupied with the one they have in hand.
However, is is essential for moms to know which toys their baby should be playing with. Usually, kids have a habit of putting toys in their mouth, especially at a younger age. Hence, we should only choose soft toys like soft balls, teddies, etc, as long as we wash them regularly. It is also safer to choose larger items for a younger baby, so there are no choking hazards. Additionally, we should buy different educational toys at every step of growth, so we can develop the skills of the baby.
Make sure to change the type of toys, as your baby grows. My baby is now eight months old, and I give him clean soft toys, as he loves bringing them to his mouth. I will begin giving him brain developing toys in his next level of growth, which will sharpen his intelligence, and make him smarter and more alert. Give your child blocks, puzzles, etc., and support their creativity with papers and colours. I give my baby boy cars, balls, etc. If you have a baby girl, you can choose dolls or various kits. Make sure to avoid sharp toys, tools etc., and take away anything that seems dangerous for your baby to play with.
Always choose the best toys for your little one. After all, no one knows them better than their moms!
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