Almost every month in a multi-person home, your baby will be buying a few different new toys. And most of these toys are left unused. There are so many types of toys on the market. So at different ages of the baby, which toys should be more suitable? Let’s take a look at how to choose baby toys!
1. Whether the toy is suitable for the baby
When choosing baby toys, the first thing to consider is the age-appropriate characteristics of the child. Because children of different ages have different comprehension and hands-on abilities. The types of toys that are suitable are different. Generally speaking, toys for younger infants and young children should be brightly colored. Such baby toys are easy to grasp. It can exercise its sensory perception ability and hand-eye coordination. Also pay attention to toys that should be gentle and free of small parts that can easily fall to avoid injury. Larger blocks are a good choice. And toys for older children do not have to stick to these requirements.
2. Take into account gender characteristics
The formation of different personalities, hobbies and behavioral characteristics of men and women has a great relationship with the tendentious parenting style in childhood. In fact, most parents also choose toys for their children consciously or unintentionally according to their gender. For example, buy dolls for girls, toy guns, cars, etc. for boys. But for very young infants and young children, this gender difference should not be overemphasized. Also take into account your child’s own interests! This is conducive to the comprehensive development of abilities and interests.
3. Does the toy have an intellectual effect on the baby
Childhood is the most critical period for intellectual development. The toys are used to embody entertaining and entertaining, so as to achieve the purpose of developing intelligence. This is the most suitable form of education for the characteristics of children’s receptive abilities and interests. In a broad sense, it can be said that almost all toys suitable for children are educational. Because no matter what kind of toys, children exercise the cognitive ability, operation ability, hand-eye coordination ability, etc. necessary for intellectual development to varying degrees in the process of playing with and operating. But generally speaking, educational toys refer to toys that require active participation of thinking, solve problems or achieve certain goals in the operation process. These toys have such characteristics. For example, the form is lively and can attract children. It requires hands-on operation, and requires the participation of brain activities such as judgment, thinking, and reasoning to varying degrees.