Saturday, February 25, 2012

Toys Suitable for the One Year Old Baby

First, kinds of balls easy to grasp and made of soft materials such as rubber, plastic or foam etc.; sound toys, slides, baby carriage, small pulling cars, toy telephone, small xylophones, small drums, metal pots, and metal plates, squeaky rubber toys and not easily torn cloth books.

Second, animal toys, inflatable tumblers, pull toys with music or voice, beat toys, large dolls, stuffed toys, toys can push and pull such as small cars, durable plastic cups, bowls, funnels and measuring spoon.

Third, foam pigment, simple puzzle games, simple building models, old magazines, baskets, esophageal or containers with lids, modeling clay, activity toys, such as small toy truck or toy train, working tools, kitchenware, puppet of varieties of roles, toy animals or dolls suitable for hug.

Fourth, choose some hands-on toys, such as tableware toys, small toys that allow baby to put into baskets, boxes, and take out; or provide some bottles or boxes with lid, let the child to open and cover.

Fifth, buying some sets of stacking towers, bowls, let the child to take apart and then set up, according to the order of sizes.

Sixth, balls, play balls can exercise body. One year old child could start to play balls, first playing small patting ball. Next is a small play volleyball, small football, badminton, playing with hands or kicking.

Seventh, blocks: in the process of playing blocks, children understand the graphics, learn the correct classification, improve their thinking skills and promote their intellectual development. Children can first classify blocks by various standards of colors, shapes or sizes, and then arrange them into complex games.

Friday, February 24, 2012

The functionality of Educational Baby toys

Parents always tend to buy toys beyond the range of baby age in order to make children happier, or more rapid intellectual growth. But to buy toys beyond the age range and with multiple functions is not necessarily to please children. Sometimes children will fail to use and generate fear in the heart or suffer a setback, thus reducing the child's ability and willingness to learn. Now a lot of smart toys fully take into account the ease of operation. Simple toys can subtly cultivate children's habit of learning and exploration, and let constantly have sense of achievement enhance children's self-confidence. Therefore, it is important for parent to consider the functionality of toys while buying educational baby toys.

Thursday, February 23, 2012

How to Help the Baby Form Correct Concept

babies' brain growth has the same speed of light. External stimulation more frequent, more intense, nerve cell development faster, while the baby is born, he is helpless and cannot change the surrounding environment.

Very young babies cannot concentrate and require a lot of encouragement and stimulation. So, constantly changing the objects baby can see is particularly important. We can hang colored chain within baby's vision and stimulate the development of baby eyesight. 24 colored chains of 6 colors can help baby build concept of classification by color.

Wednesday, February 22, 2012

0 to 6 Years Old Baby's Spatial Intelligence Development

Spatial intelligence is eye's sensitivity of relationships between space and lines, colors, shapes, and third dimension, and able to presented these received visual messages in brain. Visual - spatial intelligence is the integrate capability of observation, image force, sense of beauty, sense of space, sense of direction and a variety of capacities. People with outstanding spatial intelligence accumulate large amounts of visual and spatial images in the brain, to provide materials for development of imagination and creativity, easier to understand the more abstract point, line, plane and other plane geometry and solid geometry theories, and generally excellent in mathematics in future. They will also have a good sense of direction, space, color, lines, and in daily life able to remember road and people easily, have good grasp of visual elements, and perform better in drawing, construction, molding, clothing and graphics memory and future career tends to design kind of work.

Children of weaker spatial capability have lower master degree of spatial orientation and other visual elements. Spatial intelligence is in charge of occipital region of the brain, and the development of occipital region concentrates on 0 to 6 years old. Therefore, purposely stimulation and development of baby 0 to 6 years old contribute to spatial intelligence, allow baby more keen observation and learning more responsive. If parents want to know whether baby has excellent spatial intelligence development, you can observe his daily behaviors. The following are six characters of excellent spatial intelligence.

First, like beautiful pictures, colors, and easy to be attracted, this means children already have sensitivity and rough distinguish ability to pictures and colors.

Second, like to use building blocks and clay to shape ideas in mind. This means that baby already has enough space structure ability and could bring virtual ideas into real life.

Third, like to graffiti, try matching of different colors, and use pictures to express their inner thoughts. In graffiti, children can express their thoughts through combination of lines. Children love graffiti usually able to establish a complete space concept.

Fourth, love and be good at puzzles and combined toys. Excellent puzzle ability requires strong line and color sensitivity.

Fifth, have great sense of direction. Baby able to recognize prominent marks immediately in places visited several times, and can quickly identify directions in a strange place.

Sixth, be good at "maze", "look around" and other puzzle games. This means that children already have certain logical thinking ability.

Monday, February 20, 2012

Useful Tips for Choosing Baby Inflatable Toys

Inflatable toys are made from polyvinyl chloride (PVC) films by high-frequency welded, after inflation showing a variety of shapes. The majority styles are animals, and other water toys like toy swimming ring. The using objects of Inflatable toys are mainly infants and young children. When the child was born two months later, you can pick some colorful inflatable balls, hanging in the bed in order to exercise the child's vision. In addition, also choose a number of exaggerated animal toys for kids to touch and play. Only when children grow up to one year, can you choose some sort of water inflatable toys. The following are some tips for choosing inflatable toys.

First, Modeling choices: choosing inflatable toys is first to meet the child's interest in shape. For infants less than 12 months, mainly choose toys of bright colors, large size and smooth shape, such as colored ball, ducks, goldfish, etc. The selection of these animals should pay special attention to the color of their eyes and funny. When a child is 1 year later, you should pick some realistic animal shapes, and even animals terrifying, to cultivate children's spirit of courage. In the selection of inflatable water toys, in addition to swimming circle, also select some water animals such as ducks, swans, goldfish etc.

Second, Seal check: the key to quality of inflatable toys is the sealing performance. First of all, lay out the uninflated toy to observe whether the prints are clear and beautiful, whether the chromatography of the main parts is accurate, surface has no other stains or yellowing. Welding seams between each film shall be uniform, evenly melted without wrinkling and swelling on the skin has occurred.

Third, check whether it can be filled with air. When charge pump into the air or by other means, the toy should be showing a full shape, and be able to stand steady on the desktop instead of rickety. Some toys may focus on center of gravity, after adjustment, tilt should be not obvious. Surface of inflated toys should be smooth and no obvious depression and wrinkles. Gently press toys with hand, and the gas nozzle on the ear, should not hear the leak sound. Inflatable toys remain standing 5 minutes to observe whether there is the apparent deformation or standing firm. When the above checks are normal, you can pull the gas nozzle plugs, put the toy natural gas, if not pressing with hand, its internal air should be able to maintain a part, rather than a sudden total discharge.

Toys Suitable for Development of 0 to 1 Year Olds

There are different standards choosing toys for baby at different stages. Toys being musical, colorful, sturdy, non-toxic, health and easy to play will benefit baby's perception, action, as well as physical and mental development. This article provides you with the following tips to choosing toys for baby 0 to 1 year old.

Birth - 3 months

At this stage, baby's hearing and vision begin to focus and can pay short time attention to colorful toys. Mothers should hang big colored balls, bells and flag etc. on the top of baby with height of 40-70 centimeters. Change the suspension position of toys constantly and attract baby's attention from all directions.

4 - 6 months

At this stage, baby's eyesight will be caught by moving toys or walking people and has directional response to sound. Hands begin to learn to grip suspension toys and play with toys. Baby this time is busy seeing, listening, griping and weaving hands. Therefore, parents should select toys colorful, sound, non-toxic, can bite, and easy to grip. Let baby watch chandeliers, hanging spin toys, rattle bell with a handle, non-toxic rubber toys, cloth toys, entertainment toys for watching, such as tumbler, baby piano, panda drums and other mobile toys.

7 - 9 months

Baby at this stage can already sit alone, learn to climb, use hands-eye coordination ability to grip, weave thing, and beat toys, especially prefer to throw things on the ground and pick up. After 8 months, baby has begun to identify the nature of toys, know how to play toys, such as to hug doll, beat drum, and roll the ball. Baby this time should sit or crawl on the bed to play. There are lots of toys for baby at this stage such as rattle bell, blocks, doll, stacking bowl, small drum, bells, piano, and ball, etc. let him play in front of the small table. In order to train the baby crawling, parents should choose some moving toys, such as plastic ball, balls and small moving cars and other toys to attract crawling babies to catch and chase.

10 - 12 months

Baby at this stage has been able to crawl skillfully and learn to stand and walk. Baby can also pick up bead with thumb and index finger. Toys selected this time should be able to help baby learn to walk such as baby walker, small handcart, pull toys, balls and animals, and other toys training fingers such as building blocks, roll collar, small tableware, hollow wooden plug, and dolls.

Saturday, February 18, 2012

Playing silly putty inspiring baby imagination

Plasticine, the ever-changing modeling clay, like Harry Potter's Philosopher's Stone, make the baby's childhood more colorful. It benefits children from the following several aspects.

First, strong shaping and restoring ability

Plasticine has strong shaping and restoring flexibility. Compared to the other toys, plasticine is much more economic and resistant to destroy. So when parents are buying, they usually give the baby a can of silly putty to play alone. This makes the baby busy with playing, think freely and also make their little hands more and more flexible.

Second, open the door of imagination for the baby

In the beginning of play plasticine, even rubbing a long coarse stick with modeling clay will be an extraordinary work for the baby. They may imagine the stick as a long worm, a snake, or a chopstick, etc. Under the guidance of parents, the baby will complete doing a hemp flowers, a snail, a noodle, a fish etc. which greatly develop their imagination and improve their confidence.

Third, cultivate divergent thinking

For the 2 to 3 year olds, their self-awareness begins to increase. The plasticine being flexible, parents should let the baby full play himself and show the aggressively creation. Offer some auxiliary materials for the baby when it is necessary, such as toothpicks, feathers, promote the baby using his brains, better foster their divergent thinking.