Soft toy - an important attribute in the development of the child
Purpose of a soft toy
From the first days given by parents orrelatives, a teddy bear, a hare or a puppy becomes the best friend of the baby for the baby. Embracing him, the child not only feels more confident and calmer, but also in the process of playing with him brings up his personal qualities:
- need to take care of others;
- interest in work;
Soft toys that exactly repeatreal animals, develop children's imagination and thinking, with their help the kid plays out familiar fairy tales and stories. Acting as a director, he himself speaks and acts for the characters, in the process of the game, changing and coming up with new actions for them. Such fluffy animals are useful to all kids from two to four years old.
What kind of soft toy to choose for a baby?
If earlier mothers for their children sewed by hand onlysimple dogs and cats, today in the shops eyes run away from a variety of plush toys of all sizes and colors. How to choose and not make a mistake? Psychologists are advised to carefully approach the model of the model, take into account the age, the features of the child's mental and physical development. So, a child up to 2.5 years is better to buy toys in the form of pets and fairy-tale characters.
An older child will be more interested in exotic andwild beasts: wolves, bears, crocodiles, hippos, etc. With them, he will receive elementary knowledge that animals have eyes, mouth, ears, paws, and they are able to eat, drink and move around.
In addition, soft toys must havethe optimal size and not be too large, otherwise the child will find it difficult to take, embrace and transfer. Huge tigers, dogs and bears are not suitable for this purpose and often become pillows, armchairs and other interior items. A tiny toy is also inconvenient, since it is difficult for a toddler to hold it in his hands, let alone use it for his games. It is better, if the toy pet will be of medium size - 10-40 cm, then the baby will be able to act freely with it
And most importantly - a furry toy shouldmeet all hygienic requirements, do not contain acute elements and be safe for the health of the child. To do this, before buying, once again make sure of the safety of the chosen product and ask the seller for a hygienic certificate.