Did you know? Toys and play materials
Did you know that there are certain toys and play materials that support and aid infant and toddler cognitive development?
We've compiled a handy list for you broken up into three seperate age groups – two months, six months and one year of age.
Does your child play with any of the following toys or objects? Let us know your thoughts in the comments below!
From two months old
Handheld sound making toys e.g. bell on handle
Music recording with gentle, regular rhythms, songs and lullabies
From six months old
Clutch and textureballs
Stuffed animals and soft bodied toys
Large and small blocks
Pots, pans and spoons from the kitchen
Simple, floating objects for the bath
Picture books with realistic colour images
From 12 months old
Cars and trucks
Push and pull toys
Riding toys that can be pushed with feet
Sandbox, shovel and pail
Shallow wading pool and water toys
Balls of various sizes