Babies have big jobs as they constantly explore, play, learn and develop. After all, what's a more remarkable feat than going from being unable to hold your head up to running around and saying sentences within just a couple short years?
You want to give them all the support and encouragement you can, but—good news—that doesn't have to mean filling your closets with toys. A few well-selected items to stimulate their imaginations and move their bodies will serve you both well.
Here are our science-backed must-have toys.
2. A way to make tummy time even more fun
Experts advise starting tummy time as soon as you arrive home with baby—and gradually extending sessions as they (rapidly) become stronger. Make it fun and engaging for both of you with this squeaky, crinkly, engaging play mat with adjustable spinner in the middle.
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