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Toys, Toys, Toys

Toys are learning tools for babies. Often,
simple household objects like pots and
wooden spoons are great toys. If you buy toys, make sure they are safe for your baby.
Don’t let your baby play with anything that
has parts he can choke on. Check for sharp
edges and points that can cause injuries.

Offer the following kinds of toys to your 11-
month-old. His muscle control and balance
will improve. He will begin to use his
imagination. These toys also help him
understand size—the beginning of math skills.

Save the following “beautiful junk” for your baby’s play. When the
containers become ragged, toss them away. You’ll almost always have a
clean, sturdy replacement.

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