Selecting suitable Christmas gifts for a baby means more than finding objects to keep the little one occupied and silent. Baby toys and gifts are often carefully designed to assist the development of the young child as abilities that adults take for granted to take time for young children to learn. Here is a list of popular items that has been researched with a few of the biggest online retailers of baby products.
Of course, every infant and toddler requires staple items such as bedding, women’s clothes such as furniture and other gear. But, babies also need opportunities to understand movement and co-ordination, as well as how to differentiate different textures, colors, tastes, shapes and sounds. Musical appreciation may also be started at a very young age, as can an awareness of numbers and letters. Fun toys and games can be found which aid in developing easy reasoning skills.
Here are some of the most popular gifts for babies:
The Elephant Baby Shower giraffe is very flexible, being made of rubber, and it offers tons of parts – such as ears, horns and legs – to chew on. Not only can it be soft to touch, like a baby’s mom, but it also has a squeaker to keep the baby amused.A chance to introduce the little one to baby-friendly variations of a few of the greats of classical songs, for example Mozart, Chopin, Vivaldi and Rossini. A huge button enables the baby to make its way happily through 7 classical melodies. This is a baby’s variant of an MP3 player and in addition, it entertains with colorful lights which show on the monitor.
1. Baby’s First Blocks from Brilliant Basics
Ten brightly colored plastic blocks in a bucket encourage unlimited sorting, filling and dumping, which also aids eye-hand co-ordination and learning how to recognize unique shapes. The container box has a handle making it easy to carry.
4. Jacques the Peacock from Lamaze
A beautiful peacock with beautiful colors, a mirror, many textures and sounds, it was created with the help of development experts at Yale University. It has an easy attachment for strollers and carriers. It’s easy to take with you on shopping trips and play dates. The soft velour body encourages playing snuggling and is easy for little hands to use.
5. Playskool Busy Ball Popper from Hasbro
Winner of many awards, including American Baby’s Best Toy, the little one drops balls onto a spiral track and pumps a plunger. The balls scoot to the bottom and pop out the top. It’s crazy sound effects and 8 resilient songs that add to the pleasure.
6. Learn & Groove Musical Table from Leapfrog
Suits ages 6 mths and up, it’s lots of musical activities which make learning fun. The Musical Table delivers a carnival of learning experiences, with sparkling lights and more than 40 songs and melodies.
7. Munchkin Mozart Magic Cube
Additionally an award-winning toy, the Magic Cube provides a fantastic musical base for babies and tiny children. The chosen instrument plays to the beat of this music or all of them may be combined to an orchestra. It has lots of bright colours and soft, rounded corners.
8. Rainforest Jumperoo – Fisher-price
With a rainforest setting, this infant jumper stimulates movement, using a fun gaming chair and toys in five locations on the stage. There is also an electronic toy on front which goes and provides lights and music which can be triggered by the baby. An elephant, monkey, parrot and tiger increase the excitement.
9. Baby Einstein Animal Exploration Tunnel
Crawlers will adore this four-foot-long tunnel which comprises a chirping reddish bird, an apple teether, mirror toy, monster photograph cards, plus links to add more toys and other baby stuff.
10. Sleep Sheep from Cloud
The lavish Sleep Sheep is quite cuddly and contains five calming sounds which help to calm a restless kid. Included in these are a heartbeat (such as mother’s), a silent stream, spring showers, ocean waves and harmonious whale sounds. It’s a great audio and tactile pacifier, which helps to block unknown and disturbing sounds and relieve stress. An extremely good traveling aid.