The Importance of Play

Anna Modrich & Jenifer F. & Amanda

Different Toys for different ages

Differetn toys are needed at diffferetnt ages not only for the entertainment but for safty.

10 to 12 months

-need things to crawl to

-toys they can manipulate

-baskets and boxes

-books to look at alone or be read to

-floating toys

baby playing with toys
Child Development thru Play
Infant & Toddler Care : How to Stimulate an 8-Month-Old's Senses

Usefulness & Safety

-use common house hold items

ex. bowls baskets cardboard

-interesting for many years

ex. set of books or blocks



-watch out for toys that are chocking hazards

ex. older sibling's toys

-things they see their parents use and want to touch them too

ex. keys, forks, knifes