From the very beginning, babies are learning about their environment and absorbing knowledge faster than we can really comprehend. Even tiny infants with their limited eyesight stare in amazement at crib mobiles – especially those that have high contrast colors (such as black and white mobiles).
When our daughter had her first birthday, I was surprised at the sheer number of educational toys that she received. From farm animal puzzles to fun and inventive music creation toys to the Melissa and Doug alphabet art puzzle, today’s education toy choices are vast.
Sherri over at Little Smarties (www.littlesmarties.com) has a huge selection of educational toys for children and is worth a look when searching for a great baby gift. They have very reasonable prices and offer a solid exchange policy as well.