According to the baby’s growth and development course, 6 to 9 months old is the cradle game period of the baby and is a very happy time. The “discovery” toys are the most suitable for the baby at this stage. For example, the tumbler can meet the child’s curiosity at this time, and they are very keen on the change of the tumbler fell down and restore.
The other appropriate toys like plastic animals, for example, mothers can put the plastic ducks in the water in bath time, press the duck into the water and release it, and the baby will be very happy to see the duck float to the surface. At the same time, the baby can learn about “the permanence of the objects”. Although the object disappears suddenly, it still exists. Therefore, the plastic bath time toys are the most suitable toys to develop the baby inner language.
Until about nine months old, the baby starts to grasp objects from using the whole hand processing to the use of fingers.
Therefore, the toys that can shake, squeeze or pinch to make sound are all suitable toys that can let infants at this period make full use of their fingers.
Let the children to turn or press with their fingers, if there are a lot of movable parts, the toys can not only meet the curiosity of children, also at the same tine exercise the flexibility of their fingers and also good way to train them to grasp small items with the thumb and index finger.
When the baby is 11 months old, he can stand alone and can say not standard a single word. Parents at this time can buy them some appropriate books or books and pictures including simple stories, as well as assembly blocks and so on.
According to the above analysis, toys appropriate for the baby 6 to 12 months old should contribute to the development of sensory and muscles. Therefore, children toys should be managed properly and each time give the child 1 to 2 toys, and lead him to use brain actively and to play in more ways. In addition, the suitable number of toys helps to train the child’s good attention and interest in exploring things, and develop their creativity.
In short, toys suitable for baby this stage include rattle bells, balls, plastic animals, dolls, building blocks, small bowl, small baskets, buckets, etc.