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Which toys etc.. stimulate 1 month olds the best?

My two daughters love to look around but it seems like they get bored. Does anyone have any suggestions on toys or play mats that have worked well for their infants? We have bouncy seats and swings but their not to into them at this stage.

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Asked by Danielle2008 at 4:24 PM on Feb. 13, 2009 in Babies (0-12 months)

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  • At that age mine liked anything that was black and white. One dimensional pictures were great on the wall by the changing table.

    Answer by GrnEyedGrandma at 4:27 PM on Feb. 13, 2009

  • The best thing for a 1 month old is mommy and daddy's face (stick out your tongue, make O faces, talk to them, sing to them) and they also love patterns. Toys with black and white and brightly colored patterns tend to get their attention. They are likely not bored though. When they get that look at this age, sometimes they are actually overly stimulated (i.e. they look away or zone out). Some babies will actually cry when they're overly stimulated. Once your babies are a little older, get them a little gym. I got a baby einstein underwater one that sings when you move it and also has "lift the flaps" on the mat for tummy time adventures. =) She liked that a lot from about 2 mo. to 5 mo.

    Answer by ANGIE409 at 4:29 PM on Feb. 13, 2009

  • anything bright seems to catch thier attention.

    i liked those on the floor gyms that they lay on and there's toys hanging there, they cant play with them but they sure like to look at them.

    mobile's with the music that hang from a crib, my MIL had one that hung from the diaper changing table.

    Answer by americansugar80 at 4:31 PM on Feb. 13, 2009

  • black and white pattern toys

    Answer by Anonymous at 4:57 PM on Feb. 13, 2009

  • Wrist and ankle rattles, mommy & daddy.

    Answer by kaycee14 at 5:43 PM on Feb. 13, 2009

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