Tinylove Tiny Smiles BirdPrice: £3.52
Attach one to baby's crib or stroller with the large handy rings. Keep one in the nappy bag to keep baby busy anywhere. A multi-sensory play experience Fun accessories for developing the senses and coordinating between them, with bold contrasting colors, textures and rattle sounds. Any one of the four Tiny SmilesTM toys will entices baby to grasp it, pull it, shake it and inspect it with his hands and mouth. When he watches, feels and listens to the rattle sounds, baby's sight, touch and hearing develop, as does coordination between these senses. Fine Motor Skills Baby strikes the toy hanging in front of him, or grabs it. He pulls the monkey's or frog's legs and watches as they retract. He shakes it to hear it rattle. He uses his hands in different ways, perfecting and developing fine motor skills and hand-eye coordination. Cognition When baby pulls the legs and watches as they spring back, he learns the connection between his actions and their outcome, the foundation of cause and effect. 0-2m The hanging toys offer interesting visual stimulation. When hung at a distance of 8 to 12 inches 20-30 cm. from his eyes, baby will watch the colorful toy with interest and develop his sense of sight. 2-4m Baby randomly stretches out his hand towards the hanging toy in front of him. He strikes it and causes it to swing, a captivating result that encourages him to repeat this action. Gradually the random striking of the toy becomes intentional, as he perfects and develops hand-eye coordination. 4-10m The grasping reflex has disappeared and hand control has improved, allowing baby to stretch out his hand and grasp a hanging toy and play with it. He pulls one of the toys' legs and watches how they spring back.