When babies are between five and eight months old, they are able to see the distant objects such as tall buildings, cars on the street. Because of this characteristic, which toys are suitable for babies during this phase?
Since the five months old, the relationship between babies and mothers is established, babies are able to distinguish acquaintances and strangers. When seeing their mothers or acquaintances, they would be happy. On the other hands, they would feel uncomfortable when seeing the strangers. In order to draw other people's attention, they begin to cry, or throw things around them to express the bothersome sentiment. At the same time, their eyes can move with the movement of objects. They begin to like things with bright colors, especially the red. They have the clear response to their mother's language. For example, if they are crying, once they hear their mothers' calling, they would immediately stop crying and even begin to laughing. When mothers call their names, they also have the reactions, which are expressed by different ways.
According to babies' characteristic of psychology and intelligence at this stage, young parents can do with these games introduced below with their babies together.
Firstly, take the toys out from the box
Prepare a box for children, in which there are too many items such as toys, then you take these toys out from the box one by one to teach them what the toy is. I am sure they would be more happy.
Secondly, do the rubbing and tearing games
During five and eight months, babies are more likely to do the game of rubbing paper and tearing paper. In fact, it is a good way to practice babies' fingers so as to make them flexible. At the playing process, parents can give them a variety of different paper such as advertising paper, wrapping paper, cellophane, tissue paper and so on. After playing for several times, they can clearly know different papers have the different touch feeling and sounds when rubbing and tearing.
Thirdly, listening to sounds
Let your children listen to the sound of the alarm clock, doorbell, telephone, etc., and then ask them to find the source of the sound. At the same time, mothers say what the sound is and when babies find the things, you would say it is the sound of ring.
Fourthly, dancing with music
The way of dancing with music can develop their sense of music. At the beginning, parents hold children's hands and let them dance with the rhythm of the music. Gradually, children are able to finish the task by themselves.