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Baby Play Mat & Activity Toys

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Our baby play mat and activity toys collection will give your child a fun and safe place to learn and grow. These baby playmats and baby toys will keep your baby's senses active. It also helps them develop their motor skills and keep their brains healthy. Baby activity mats, on the other hand, keep your child busy and help them learn important things at the same time.

Want a baby play mat that is both fun and educational? We also have baby activity toys in this collection that will keep your child busy on the playmat. Your baby will always have fun and learn when they play with a musical play mat or activity toy. Check out MiniDream products, which offer a variety of play mats with baby activity toys.

Get our activity toys and baby play mat right now to help your child learn and grow in a fun way. Continue reading to learn more about play mats.

Benefits of using a baby play mat

Playing on playmats is beneficial for babies in a variety of ways. Baby play mats provide a clean and safe space for infants to play and grow. Easy to carry, you can use them at home or on the go. By getting babies to reach, grab, and point, play mats help babies develop their hand-eye coordination and motor skills. The bright colours, different textures, and different sounds help babies learn new things.

Doing tummy time on the mat strengthens the muscles in their neck and shoulders, which is important for rolling over, crawling, and sitting up [2]. Overall, a playmat is a useful item that helps your child grow physically, mentally, and sensoryly in a safe and enjoyable way. Discover more here.

Baby Play Mat and Activity Toys FAQs

What should you look for in a baby play mat?

When picking out a baby play mat, safety should come first. Look for one made of non-toxic materials and free of choking hazards. To keep your child busy, look for patterns, colours, and textures that are enjoyable to look at. Also, make sure that the mat is simple to clean. You should be able to wipe it down or put it in the washing machine.

What is the difference between a baby play gym and an activity mat?

There is little difference between baby gyms and activity mats. The name depends on personal preference and where you buy them. Both are soft mats with textured, musical, or interactive toys that help your baby explore. They are great for infant development through play.

How will a baby play gym help a child grow and learn?

During the first six months, a baby play gym helps your child grow and learn in many ways. It provides kids with bright toys that help them focus and coordinate their hands and eyes. If you let your baby touch things, they will learn how to control their body and make things happen. These activities will keep your baby happy and entertained while they learn and play with their new skills [1].

How do you clean a baby playmat?

As babies get older, they try to use their muscles, but they are weak. Which makes them more likely to spill things and make a mess by accident. No matter what spills happen, playmats have a soft surface that is easy to clean. Most baby play mats are made of safe, soft materials that are good for babies with sensitive skin, like cotton. Because of this, you can wash them most of the time. Depending on the playmat you buy, the instructions may be different, so make sure you check these out first! Check out this leaf play mat in turquoise, which is fully machine washable up to 40 °C.

References:

[1] BabyCenter. (n.d.). Baby gyms. [online] Available at: https://www.babycentre.co.uk/a568116/baby-gyms [Accessed 18 Jun. 2024].

[2] NHS (2023). Baby moves - Start for Life. [online] nhs.uk. Available at: https://www.nhs.uk/start-for-life/baby/baby-moves/.

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