Babies are naturally playful and curious about the outside world. And most babies learn knowledge and understand the world through play. Taking advantage of your baby’s playful nature can teach your baby a lot of things. Toys are also a good tool to keep your baby happy and soothe their emotions. Toys play an important role in a child’s development. But the toys suitable for babies of different ages are also different.
After the age of 2, the baby’s language development is accelerated. At this time, the baby has mastered more vocabulary, can speak complete sentences, and is particularly fond of talking. And have you found that babies at this stage like to watch commercials and cartoons on TV. That’s because their ability to recognize colors and graphics has improved at this stage. And gross and fine motor tend to be flexible and coordinated. Therefore, this stage is very suitable for using toys to let the baby develop in many ways.
What are the toys suitable for 2-year-old babies?
1. Sound toys
By the age of 2, your baby can already speak some words. At this time, their language ability is in the golden stage of development. And they are also curious about sounds and like to listen to all kinds of sounds. So let the baby talk and sing more, it is very good for his language development. You can buy a talking doll for your baby, and let your baby talk with the doll more. You can also use some audio toys to teach your baby to learn about animals, utensils and plants. Some toys that can put children’s songs can also be played for the baby to cultivate the baby’s interest in music and art. These toys can help your baby learn to speak more quickly and develop your baby’s communication skills.
2. Active toys
A 2-year-old baby is already walking steadily. To exercise the strength of your baby’s legs and feet, you can buy some toys that can move them. Let your baby play with the toy. For example, you can buy some cars or children’s tricycles for your baby. These toys allow your baby to walk more stably. Moreover, when the baby is playing with these toys, it can consume energy, exercise the body, and promote its growth and development.
3. Educational toys
It is also very important to develop your baby’s intelligence at this time. 2-year-olds are already pretty smart. You can use geometric toys to teach your baby about shapes. You can also use jigsaw puzzles to exercise your baby’s thinking ability. And coloring books and stickers can enhance your baby’s awareness of colors.