Toy for every age

toy for every age

Toy Review

Playing is all about learning. Here are some age appropriate toys to help your child develop.

Baby’s Very First Cloth Book: Faces

Age: Newborn to 3 months

Black and white book

Black and white toys are a great way to stimulate your new baby’s vision and help them determine shapes and colors. This cloth book in black and white is important for strengthening their cognitive abilities as well as their gross motor skills when holding on to it.

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Activity mat

Age: 4 to 7 months

activity mat

The earlier you start tummy-time with your child the better. One of the best ways to do it without tears is to use an activity mat that encourages them to lift their heads to see different objects, as well as grasp the different textures on the surface of the mat. This activity mat comes with brightly colored toys and a mirror to stimulate visual interest.

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Wooden stacking toy

Age: 8 to 12 months

Wooden Stacking Toy

It is around this age that your child will start sitting independently, which is also a good time to start helping them develop some fine motor skills. This stacking toy with keep them entertained, while developing fine motor skills and hand-eye coordination.

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Baby Walker with Blocks

Age: 13 to 18 months

baby walker

Your little one should be pulling themselves up by now and preparing to take their first steps. This baby walker will assist them in developing their walking skills and balance. It is also conveniently filled with blocks for them to practise their fine motor skills with some building.

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Wooden animal ball game

Age: 19 to 24 months

animal ball game butterfly

As your baby grows, so does their need for more stimulating and challenging toys. Queue this adorable animal ball game. It develops fine motor skills when they grasp the hammer, hand-eye coordination when they have to hammer the balls into their holes, cause and effect when they see each ball roll out the bottom after they have hammered them in.

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Peg board

Age: 2 to 3 years

wooden peg board different size pegs

Hailed as one of the most beneficial development toys around, peg boards do an exceptional job in teaching your toddler the basics of math, physics, spatial relations, and fine motor skills. All this by them placing the right pegs into the correct sized holes.

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