It is never too early to start thinking about the little one's sensory development. However, the most critical time for sensory development is before the age of 3 years old, which means that you want to make sure your child has plenty of opportunities for developing their senses. Sensory toys can be a great way to help develop your baby boys' senses! This blog post discusses five essential sensory toys for babies and includes information on how each toy benefits them during their development.
1. George the Dinosaur Knitted Soft Toy - Green
The first essential sensory toy for your baby boy is a soft, knitted green dinosaur. The different textures of this toy help to develop the senses and tactile awareness in babies while they play with it. This soft, plush animal will allow your child to feel secure while developing their sense of touch and hearing at an early age. In addition, this toy can help to develop your baby's hand-eye co-ordination.
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2. Touch Ring Rattle in Rainbow
The second toy on our list of sensory toys for baby boys is a touch-ring rattle in rainbow colours. This toy is great because it provides lots of different textures and colours, which babies will love to explore with their hands while they work on improving their grip strength at the same time!
The rings make fun rattling noises when shaken or thrown down onto any surface - your little one will never get bored of this activity! Lastly, you can use the ring as an attachment point for other toys, such as teething rings or attachable pacifiers if needed. The mix-and-match features make sure that there are endless possibilities to keep your little boy entertained all day long!
3. Pebble Fairtrade Crochet Octopus - Blue
The third essential sensory toy for baby boys is the Pebble Fairtrade Crochet Octopus. This adorable companion not only looks cute but it stimulates all five senses, making this a great early learning tool. It encourages hand-to-eye coordination as well as social and emotional development through playtime fun!
This octopus has many textures to explore with its soft tentacles that are made from 100% cotton in bright colours. Suitable for children up to 36 months old, he can be machine washed, too, so it’s very easy to keep clean during those messy playtimes! An ideal first friend for your little one who loves to cuddle, the Pebble Fairtrade Crochet Octopus will provide hours of fun and entertainment!
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4. Taf Toys Kimmy the Koala
Another great toy for your little one is the Kimmy the Koala by Taf Toys. This cute koala will become an instant favourite with your baby as it has many different textures and features to keep their attention and stimulate all of their senses, giving them a fun playtime experience. The soft plushy body is perfect for cuddling – so this makes a great comforter too! They can also be chewed on safely without causing any harm. To add more sensory benefits, there's even a cute little squeaky noise!
This is a great toy that will provide hours of fun for your baby, and the more you play with them, the stronger their sensory development. It's also really soft, which means it can be used to comfort children if they get upset or anxious too. Lastly, this koala comes with a handy little clip to attach to a stroller or pram so he’ll never get lost!
5. Taf Toys Paul The Bear
The last essential sensory toy for baby boys is Paul the Bear from Taf Toys. This cute and cuddly bear features a variety of textures, sounds and shapes to stimulate your little one's senses. It includes crinkle ears, a squeaker nose and hard teethable paws with claws that make him ideal for chewing for teething babies. He also has lots of interesting patterns all over his body to help develop hand-eye coordination skills in infants too! He comes attached by an easy-grip ribbon so he can be accessed easily at any time throughout playtime and will fit nicely into your little boy's hands once they're older too. This little guy also comes with an attachable clip for ease of use.
These are just five of the many sensory toys you could buy for your baby boy that would be great to have in their toy box. So if you haven't already got them, make sure you get one before your little bundle arrives!
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