15 Educational Toys to Help Boost Your Baby's Skills
One thing you learn as a mom is that it's never too early to start teaching your little one. From day one, babies absorb everything, which constantly helps build and boost their motor skills. Your little ones can start exercising their brains with toys as soon as they're just a few months old. Check out some of these fun and stimulating tools to help increase brain activity while keeping them busy.
Manhattan Toy Birdhouse
This soft Manhattan Toy Birdhouse ($37, originally $42) includes a rattle, squeaker, bell, and crinkle paper, which will help them learn sounds. It also features bright colors and patterns, which are visually stimulating for a baby.
Manhattan Toy Classic Baby Beads
This Manhattan Toy Classic Baby Beads ($13) is like a Rubik's Cube for babies. It's strung together by a cord so it can be twisted around and manipulated into many shapes. The toy is made from nontoxic materials so you don't have to worry if it ends up in their mouth.
Fisher-Price Growing Baby Animal Stack & Nest Blocks
Nesting tools often increase learning with problem-solving techniques. Try this visually stimulating Fisher-Price Growing Baby Animal Stack & Nest Blocks ($12, originally $17).
Melissa & Doug Shape Sorter
This cute and classic Melissa & Doug Shape Sorter ($20) helps toddlers to learn about color-matching and problem-solving.
Leapfrog Letter Factory Leaping Letters
Starting when they're 3, you can introduce your kid to learning the alphabet with these Leapfrog Letter Factory Leaping Letters ($15). This set also comes with extra add-on activities that get harder so they can use this for several years.
Manhattan Toy Treehouse Wooden Stacker & Block Set
Your kid can get creative with this Manhattan Toy Treehouse Wooden Stacker & Block Set ($31). This 12-piece set can be stacked in hundreds of different ways.