Security is a very important thing that must be considered. The safety of baby toys is in terms of material, texture and size. The strength of toys is the next important point, avoid toys with fragile materials that will injure your baby. Always clean your baby’s toys when they come in contact with the mouth to reduce the entry of organisms into their digestion. At the age of six months, first avoid toys that use a rope that is longer than 15 cm which will interfere with your baby’s movements. For those of you who want to introduce toys that make noise, avoid foods that are too loud because they will interfere with their hearing. The ability of babies at 6 months of age is that they are attracted to their self-image in the mirror besides being attracted to objects that are strikingly colored around them, thereby increasing the baby’s neck’s ability to see objects and roll or sit to reach them.
Here are some toys that will support your baby’s growth and development at 6 months of age:
The material is made of plastic, cloth or soft rubber that stimulates the growth of baby teeth. In addition, this type of toy is safe and sounds so it really attracts your baby’s attention. Available in various shapes that are easy for the baby to hold and stimulate the baby to listen and move objects due to sound stimulation.
2. Play Music
There are many different forms you can choose from for this type of music-producing game. In the form of a star, a car or a cartoon character that will make a sound, you can invite your baby to find the source of the sound.
3. Baby Mirror
You can choose a plastic mirror that is not harmful to the baby. At the age of 6 months, his curiosity began to grow as did his attraction to the mirror. Every now and then you can ask him to play in front of the mirror then introduce some of his organs.
4. Hand puppets
It’s fun when you start to invite him to interact, you can use the help of hand puppets according to the character of his idol. Inviting your baby to respond to your words so that it helps stimulate communication, besides hand puppets with attractive colors you can make a tool to attract their attention.
5. Light Toys
Introducing a light through a flashlight that emits colors to determine the baby’s response to light and color in improving his visual abilities.
6. Musical Instruments
Choose some musical instrument such as drums or piano to learn fine motor movements. By learning to hit and squeeze objects that make sound so your baby can recognize the source of the sound.