Excellent recommendations from a speech-language pathologist and mother of twin toddlers on why and how to choose developmentally stimulating, battery-free toys for babies and toddlers along with a thorough gift guide.
Being a child is great, isn't it? Everything revolves around play, and play is learning. I'm a huge fan of all the toys available these days and walking down the baby toy aisle is quite fun. I love seeing how educational and interactive so many toys ...
MPMK Gift Guide: Best Toys for Babies & Young Toddlers
MPMK Toy Gift Guide: Best toys for babies & young toddlers - great list for that tricky 6 - 12 month age range. Such a great guide! Lots of detailed descriptions and all of our favorites are covered! Bookmarking for anytime someone has a baby and I need the perfect gift.
Sensory Play for babies who put everything in the mouth
Sensory Bag- take a sturdy gal-sized freezer bag & dump in a large container of $ store colored hair gel. Toss a few small, non-pointy toys into the bag with the gel. Small balls/marbles work great. Big plastic buttons add nice high-contrast colors. Squeeze air out from bag & seal it. Duct tape to be sure. Tape the bag to smooth flooring for Tummy Time fun!