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Baby Toys for Ages 4 to 6 Months

Watching your baby learn and grow is a large part of the fun and excitement of being a parent. Most babies love to play with toys so getting the right ones will ensure that your little one will be busy for many hours.

Of course, reading to little ones also ensures great learning fun so books should definitely be part of your baby's life as well.

Here are some toy ideas that will provide educational fun and help baby develop his skills.

  • Toys with music buttons

  • Music and alphabet electronic play tables

  • Rattles

  • Wooden toys safe to chew on

  • Squeezable toys with or without squeaky noise

  • Unbreakable mirrors

  • Teething toys

  • Floor gyms with hanging toys (get one with a thick pad so baby is comfortable)

  • Soft cloth or vinyl books

  • If baby is able to sit with assistance, consider a Bumbo seat or bebePod style chair to promote propper sitting. Get one with a toy tray.

Babies love to put everything into their mouth at this stage, make sure the toys you get are safe to chew on and also check the age ranges on the box.

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