Infants under three months
During this phase, infants’ life is monotonous but not boring because they always try to know the mystical world through their tactile sense, sense of hearing and sense of smell. Therefore mother can provide some simple toys that can be cleaned easily to infants. What’s more, it is better to sing or wave the cradle slightly so that infants’ sense organs can be developed.
Classic toys recommended: Mirror that can’t be crashed easily
Infants begin to have some self-awareness in this stage and have strong interest in the face. Mom can hang a mirror on the bed so that infants can watch themselves through the mirror. In addition, mom can hold a mirror and move in front of infants slowly so that they can follow the mirror to capture the image.
Infants between three and six months
With development of babies’ vision, babies in this phase can follow moving objects with eyes.
At the same time, some babies begin to sit and grasp toys with consciousness. Therefore, all things around such as feeding-bottle, pillows and small scale quilt can be used as toys for them to play.
Classic toys recommended: Cloth books
Babies begin to become interested in languages so it is better to offer something for them to read although they can’t understand anything. Cloth books are not easy to be worn and can be grip easily. At the same time, it is very suitable for little babies to read because of colorful patterns on book. Reading during this stage plays an important role of develop babies’ language and also has significant influence on social skills development.
Infants between six and nine months
It is the critical period for babies to learn exercise in this stage. They can clap their hands, hit two building blocks and walk by carrying sofa or baby’s cot. All in all, little guys become more and more capable.
Classic toys recommended: building blocks
It seems that it is easy to play with building blocks. However, babies can learn the mystical three-dimensional through playing with building blocks in addition to learn knowledge about colors, sizes and shapes.
Infants between nine and twelve months
In this stage, your babies begin to crawl all around and even can walk stumblingly. Mom sometimes discover that little babies can follow the simple instructions to complete some simple task,
Classic toys recommended: musical toys
Babies begin to learn music and can even dance with music. They shake their hands, arms and heads to their emotion. At the same time, they are keen to make music by themselves through hitting instruments.