Cot toys offer a means of exciting your baby’s senses whilst they rest and provide some amusement for your baby in an otherwise sparse location.
Whether you are a parent or a friend shopping for baby gifts there are a few things you should remember.
Did you know that newborns are short sighted? They can only focus on objects that are about 10 inches away with everything else a fussy haze.
Some experts say that newborn babies prefer to look at patterns that have high contrast, light and bright colours are more stimulating and different object can help to develop their vision.
Numerous cot toys include striking elements to their design which in turn helps your baby to carry on learning while at rest.
Also, babies learn a fantastic amount about their neighbouring environment through the feelings created by handling items.
They favour soft, warm sensations to hard cold objects and choosing cot toys that encompass diverse textures and materials will stimulate and the baby’s sensual development.
New baby gifts that are specifically for the cot or pram should also encourage your baby to stretch and reach towards them enabling different kinds of physical development.