toys for gifted babiesDid you know that signs of giftedness can appear as early as infancy? Quite often parents of gifted infants think their little bundle of joy has colic or is just a cranky baby when the problem is really that the baby is bored. Yes, bored. Gifted babies are no different that other gifted kids – they need stimulation, both sensual and mental. When they don’t get that stimulation, the get frustrated. That means that sitting in the same environment with nothing new to look at can cause them to fuss and cry. Sometimes all they need is a new view – or one of these stimulating toys.


Lamaze Mortimer The Moose (Toy)


Mortimer the Moose has colorful, satin, knottie legs and multiple textures on his hooves with fun crinkles and jingles. His large, textured antlers are perfect for teething and his body is made of super soft material that baby will love to touch. Mortimer's squeaker tummy and clacking tail rings add extra fun and exploration for baby that stimulate the senses.The Lamaze clip lets you hook Mortimer to strollers, carriers and diaper bags to take him along for on-the-go fun.
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Manhattan Toy Winkel Rattle and Sensory Teether Toy (Baby Product)


The Winkel rattle and teether, by Manhattan Toy, is an award winning classic, a true “must have” for parents and infants. Its maze of soft, continuous tubes and its stunning colors instantly capture and hold baby’s attention. The mesmerizing loop design and lightweight construction make it very easy for little hands to grab, hold and rattle – a perfect clutching toy to engage baby’s gross motor skills. The center cube features a quiet rattle so baby can explore sound and cause and effect. The soft, pliable BPA-free teether loops are perfect for teething or gumming babies. Winkel can also be refrigerated to provide a more soothing experience for particularly sore baby gums and teeth. Winkel’s patented design and developmental features have made it a baby toy favorite and a parent “go to” for over 25 years.
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Galt Drivetime Monkey Toy (Toy)


The Drivetime Monkey from Galt Toys will keep your baby happily entertained when you're on the go. Use the handy ring to attach the Drivetime Monkey to the stroller or car seat handle. This fun travel buddy will provide plenty of visual and tactile stimulation for your child. A shiny mirror is perfectly placed to catch your baby's eye. Infants and young children can't resist the monkey's smiling face and will reach out to play with the toy. The floppy toy has a soft velour body, crinkle ears and legs, rattle rings and a squeaky head. There's even a textured, banana-shaped plastic teether securely attached to one of the monkey's leg. The Drivetime Monkey is a fun companion for your baby any time. The soft toy is machine washable. The toys in Galt's First Years Collection provide multi-sensory developmental stimulation for infants and young babies. All Galt products are quality controlled and meet all American, Canadian, British and European standards for toy safety.
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Sassy Developmental Bumpy Ball (Baby Product)


The bright colors, bold patterns and easy-to-grasp bumps make the Sassy Bumpy Ball a must-have. The high contrast colors of the ball allow baby to focus, strengthening vision. The gentle rattle sounds from the trapped beads create neural connections in baby’s brains from birth through 3 years of age. Chunky sized bumps on the ball encourage reaching, grasping, and transferring from one hand to another, developing baby’s motor skill. The differing materials engage baby’s developing tactile sensitivity and teach baby about variety.
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Tiny Love Meadow Days Super Mat, Meadow Days (Baby Product)


Give your baby extra room to play and explore with the Tiny Love Super Mat. The Super Mat is truly super-sized and features a variety of engaging activities to encourage your baby's development with each area providing different types of stimuli to encourage motor skills: from a crinkly fox tail to an engaging peek-a-boo tree and more. This variety of textures, images and toys provides baby with a space to be entertained as they learn important developmental skills. The extra-large size of the mat is great for play dates with plenty of room for two. The Super Mat is also a cozy place for bonding with baby and has a removable mirror that is perfect for helping you to extend tummy time. Easy to fold and carry, the Super Mat is great to take on the go and is designed for both indoor and outdoor use.
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Sassy Tumbling Toy Tubes (Baby Product)


Soft, plush huggable tubes are great for baby to stand up, roll or tumble over. Easy for baby to grasp. Promotes gross and motor play. Attracts baby's sense of vision. 6+ Months.
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Lamaze Octotunes (Toy)


An award-winning classic toy, the musical Lamaze Octotunes features a full octave of notes that allow mom and baby to make merry music together. Eight colorful tentacles are composed of different textures and patterns, and when squeezed, a different musical note can be heard from each. Young infants will love the bright colors and big friendly face, and older babies will enjoy exploring and learning that each tentacle plays a different sound when they grab and squeeze them.
List Price: $32.99 USD
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Manhattan Toy Wimmer-Ferguson Mind-Shapes Multi-Sensory Soft Activity Shape Set (Baby Product)


Mind Shapes is an award winning infant development toy designed with a variety of multi-sensory activities to engage and stimulate your baby. Each shape makes a unique chime when rolled or rattled, introducing baby to the cause and effect world of sound. A variety of textured fabrics and crinkle paper will engage your baby’s sense of touch. The bold patterns and contrasting images will instantly capture and hold your baby’s attention. Parents also share a fondness for Mind Shapes and this activity set makes it very easy to bond with your baby through play. Wimmer-Ferguson toy graphics and designs are based on scientific research of visual development in early infancy. Each Wimmer-Ferguson toy is designed to engage baby from birth, providing playful opportunities to practice developmental skills. All toys feature high contrast graphics to encourage early visual activity and graphics are repeated from toy to toy to encourage “pattern recognition”. In addition to visual development, the Wimmer-Ferguson collection by Manhattan Toy also offers a variety of toys with features to benefit other key areas of an infant’s developmental growth including: eye-hand coordination, gross motor activity, self-awareness, sense of object permanence, and experience with cause and effect. Since 1979, Manhattan Toy has been making award-winning, high quality, educational toys for your baby, toddler or kid. From infant toys and baby toys to sensory development toys, our goal is to provide the safest and best toys available. All of our products, from the newest concepts to our time-tested classics, are innovatively designed to inspire imaginative play and are routinely safety tested to pass strict CPSC, ASTM, EN71 and Health Canada safety standards.
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Galt Toys Inc First Years Farm Playnest and Gym (Toy)


A soft, supportive, multi-sensory environment for baby. Playnest features a fun farm scene with the gym as the sky above. The five gym toys are different on each side to give varied colors and patterns to provide visual stimulation and may be rearranged on the colorful links to create a changing environment. A guide gives suggestions on how to use the playnest and gym for play activities which stimulate development.
List Price: $64.99 USD
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Fisher-Price Go Wild Jumperoo (Baby Product)


Baby will have a wild time laughing and jumping, with two ways to play. In Musical mode, a variety of toy stations and overhead toys let baby activate lights and music. A bat-at monkey, flip book, fruit shape sorters, butterfly roller ball, lion clicker and more keep baby busy and entertained. In Early Learning mode, sing-along songs and spoken words introduce baby to animal sounds, colors, first words and more.
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Carol BainbridgeToysInfants
Did you know that signs of giftedness can appear as early as infancy? Quite often parents of gifted infants think their little bundle of joy has colic or is just a cranky baby when the problem is really that the baby is bored. Yes, bored. Gifted babies are no...