{Best} Baby Toys for Baby Development – Month by Month

Baby toys.  As a first time mama, it can be overwhelming and intimidating to browse infant toys and try to figure out which  are best  for baby development. To help you out, Kids Activities Blog would like to offer this list of best baby toys for  infants 0-6 months old.

{Best} Baby Toys for Baby Development 0-6 Months

Baby Toys

1 Month

Snuggle time with mom & dad.  Newborns don’t do much beyond eating, sleeping and making dirty diapers in their first few weeks of life. They call it the 4th trimester for a reason! Skip the noisy rattles and flashing lights and just snuggle with your little one these first few weeks, enjoy this stage!

2 Months

Sassy Ring O’ Links Rattle Developmental Toy  – This cute toy attaches easily to stroller or car seat to help keep your little one busy. Keep the rings hooked all on one ring, or make them in to a chain. Your baby will be entertained by the bright colors and different textures as they reach and hold on to the rings. (affiliate links)

3 Months

Activity Gym-The activity gym isn’t just fun for babies, but a saving grace for mamas. Find one that has the ability to play music, and your little one will bat away for long enough to give you time to take a shower or get dinner started. Your baby will be stimulated by the music and hanging toys while lying on their back, or use it for much needed tummy time as they strengthen their upper body.

Here are the best baby toys {month by month} for baby development

4 Months

The World of Eric Carle: The Very Hungry Caterpillar Teether Rattle by Kids Preferred – This combination teether and rattle is perfect as your baby is starting to put everything in their mouth. The end has soft plastic that soothes babies gums, textured fabric and tags to keep baby interested. This interactive baby toy stimulates baby and can hang from the car seat or to the side of your stroller to ensure you don’t loose it.

5 Months

Sophie the Giraffe Teether  – Most mamas will tell you that Sophie has become a staple toy for their baby. There are two sizes, we have the small Sophie, and Lulu can’t get enough of her. She loves biting away and her neck, legs and ears as each part of Sophie has different contours to sooth her gums.

6 Months

Exersaucer/Jumparoo and Books –  Since babies are gaining strength in their back and legs, they love  bouncing away and interacting with the attached toys.  At 6 months babies are very interactive, which makes reading books loads of fun. Lulu loves kicking and coo-ing while we read her books.

Month by month best baby toys for baby development

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Baby toys can be colorful and cute but they also help you baby learn about the world around them.  What are you favorite toys for baby development?  Kids Activities Blog has more great kids activities and baby toys to help your little one reach those developmental milestones.

One Comment

  1. I find musical toys are best for any age, especially ones that give off different sounds; crinkle, rattle, bang boom etc. I always get babies that i know the soft books that have a squeak and crinkle page in them so they can touch and feel for the noise.

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