HOW TO CHOOSE QUALITY BABIES FOR BABIES
A variety of baby rattles allows parents to regularly purchase new models and thereby give more joy and benefit to the baby. The following rattles are especially in demand.
For the smallest: hanging products that are mounted in beds in the reach of small handles – above the head, on the side of the crib. These are the simplest products – round, oval, in the form of animal figures.
From a month to six months – hand rattles with elements that make sounds. You can alternate round, triangular, square patterns with balls and small filler in cavities that make noise when moving.
From six months to a year and a half. When the baby’s teeth begin to erupt, buy silicone rattles that will not only entertain him, but also help relieve the itching of the gums.
Experts recommend choosing products that combine a lot of colors and materials that are different to the touch. Together with plastic, it can be parts made of rubber, fabric, leather.
SIGNS OF QUALITY DRUM
You should not buy baby rattles of dubious quality, which are sold on street stalls and from Chinese toy dealers. If they do not have a certificate of quality, they can be dangerous to the skin and health of the baby due to the release of toxic substances. Quality products are distinguished by the following features:
strong and durable over the entire surface, with tightly connected parts;
do not have traces of glue, protruding elements, gaps between the joints;
do not change the appearance and structure after washing with soap or in hot water;
Qualitatively marked with a famous brand name.
Such products are sold in large hypermarkets or company stores, where all products have quality certificates and meet the requirements for child safety.
On sale you will find different types of rattles: whole garlands on the suspension, hand-held with moving elements and sound effects, as well as sets. It is very convenient to purchase a set of 3-5 different rattles and offer the child, alternating them or replacing the lost ones.
When choosing, follow the recommendations of experienced mothers:
it is most convenient to use Velcro toys and holders that can be mounted on a stroller or crib; they will not get lost and will not get dirty if they fall to the ground;
for a variety of tactile sensations, in addition to eco-friendly plastic toys, you can offer your baby to play with wood, silk or linen ball-filled items;
Avoid sharp corners and small parts that break easily.