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Toys for 8mo

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graysor Fri 29-Jul-16 15:07:41

My Dd is nearly 8mo and I want to get her some new toys as she's getting bored with the few I have a the moment.

What do your dc enjoy at 8-9 months?

We have stacking cups, a shape sorter, a press the button pop up thingy, shakers and rattles and loads of books. What am I missing?

She sits up well and can roll but can't crawl yet so gets quite bored and frustrated.

HeyMicky Fri 29-Jul-16 15:13:56

Things that drop, roll, post are good at that age. Melissa and Doug do a 'pound and roll' tower that both of mine loved. Post box game (you could make one). Also toys where the ball gets dropped in the a noise is played - we were given an elephant but can't remember the brand, sorry

Gingergen2013 Fri 29-Jul-16 18:42:57

Have you thought of doing a 'discovery basket/box.' My DS used to spend ages picking out, for instance, a hairbrush, a pine cone, a whisk etc, just things of different texture for him to explore. Was nice to rotate a few items once a week to add variety. Otherwise stacking rings on a pole (IKEA do one that's like a light house but am sure you can get lighter weight versions.)

graysor Fri 29-Jul-16 21:08:29

Great ideas here, thanks. Will investigate a drop and roll thingy and make a discovery basket. She's a big fan of a whisk and a wooden spoon so I'll add these to a few other bits. Mil arrived with some stacking rings today too smile

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