At the age of 5 months baby, toys will be useful to work on their muscles through movement, for example when your baby learns to crawl, you can move the toy little by little, it will make him curious to reach it so he can finally crawl. Toys will help motor development baby roughly and smoothly so that gradually the movement to reach objects that are colored and sound responds to some of his abilities. Not only that, with the help of toys, your baby will learn to develop his five sensory abilities. Some toys will help socialize with the environment, train their emotional abilities so that your baby is not easily fussy. Even so, you still have to be selective in choosing baby games. Do not choose toys with expensive prices but do not provide benefits for your baby.
Besides that, don’t just be interested in the form of toys, but pay attention to the safety of the baby which includes materials that are not harmful, paint doesn’t peel easily, and is made of strong materials because in general your baby aged 0-18 is still in the oral phase. Toys that are too small should be avoided at the age of 5 months because some components of your baby’s toy are too small to endanger them. Avoid buying the same model or shape because your baby will get bored easily, toys that are too complicated are less liked by babies. By using toys you have provided learning value in a fun way, choose the right toys so that your baby can easily master them. At the age of five months, using blocks, remember that at this age the baby can sit up.
The striking color makes the baby even more curious. You can put your baby on the chair given a wedge then start a block and let your baby get used to it, you can pay attention to how to hold the block. Some of them deliberately put their blocks in curiosity, such as weighing, slamming, storing gently or easily getting bored with one block and taking the other. This educational game is very helpful in providing exercise to your baby’s fingers in holding objects firmly in their hands. For those of you who will choose a game for a 5 month old baby, you can use medium-sized balls, balance active and passive toys so that their mobility can develop optimally. Choose an attractive model with striking colors and sounds that your baby will love. You can introduce different textures to optimize the sense of touch, a soft ball then a soft spiny ball can be your choice in determining baby toys at this age.