How can you help your child cope up with the delay in the growth and development?
Have you noticed that your kid is little late in reaching the developmental milestones? Are you worried? Simple daily activities and playing can pace up your child’s growth and development.
From birth to 6 months
Rattles may be the first toy you would like to introduce in your baby’s play. Rattle toys make typical loud sounds when you shake them. The baby moves the eyes in whichever direction you make the sounds. Furthermore, your baby becomes fascinated with these sounds and tries to reach and grab the rattle toys. This helps to improve the baby’s vision, cognitive skill development. More over these rattle toys come in many colours that help to develop the concept of colours.
Some of the rattle toys are used as teethers. These teethers are used as supporting devices during the teeth eruption. They feel comfortable when they chew on a hard textured surface.
From 6 months to 1yr
As your baby grows old, you can introduce building blocks or stack rings that come in different colours. They help to improve the concepts of colour, sizes, and shapes. They mark the development of eye-hand coordination along with the improvement in the finger grasping and motor skills.
Shape sorting toys are also a good choice to improve thinking, learning, reasoning, and puzzle solving abilities. It helps your kid to develop coordination between the eyes and the fingers.
Some of these toys come with a string that helps to pull the toys. It encourages your kids to learn to walk as early as possible.
Above 1 yr
Now you can try different types of musical toys that improve your kid’s ability of grasping and strength, i.e., fine and gross motor skill development. Give encouragement to develop the skills of role playing, cause and effect.