Mirror Is the Good Toy to Develop Baby Sociality
When baby is a few months old, parents always start to think what toys to buy for baby. Experts suggest that for baby less than 6 months, mirror can be used to cultivate his sociality.Mommy may have found that their loved baby is interested a lot in the mirror. When the baby saw the mirror the first time, he may be a little nervous, but slowly baby will feel interested in that "fellow" in the mirror. If given a mirror to look at, the baby''s eyes might move along with the movement of the mirror. A baby may be shy or delighted whenever he is in front of a mirror. Becoming older, baby will reach out to touch the mirror and look at himself in the mirror make faces.
Baby''s intimacy, love reaction to the "partner" in the mirror is actually a reflection of baby''s trust and sense of security to surroundings, and this is just one part of the social content. That is to say, mirror is a good toy to train baby''s social affinity, and also good to rich baby''s visual experience, is a good friend to baby. But parents should pay attention to the following problems when let baby play with mirrors.
First, the best time to train baby''s sociality with mirror is the 8-9 weeks after baby birth, do not miss this opportunity. This time most baby cannot yet completely independent vertical head and neck, and will not take things. It is best to hang mirror beside the baby bed and let him lying down to watch. But parents should pay attention to frequent changes of direction, to avoid the baby head always to one side and sleep head flat.
Second, grasp the best mirror sight distance. Generally, mirror should be hung 15 cm away from the eyes of the baby. Not too close or too far away, not too high or low, the advisable place is the baby can look at the mirror horizontally. When baby''s head and neck can vertical, you can always hold the baby to look in front of the dressing mirror, let baby play with "partner" in mirror and tell him the "kids" is the baby himself. Baby will feel interest to communicate with "children" in the mirror.
Third, pay attention to safety. Mirror is made from glass, fragile, so parents must be next to baby while he is playing with mirror. Especially if the edge of mirror is not smooth, it is better to have the edges packed with rubberized fabric to prevent scratching baby. Best to use not hazardous and not breakable stainless steel products, but ensure the flat surface and the image is not distorted. The appropriate size is 10 - 12 cm.
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