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Playmats For Your Baby

By Mads Petersson

There are hundreds of different baby play mats available, so you shouldn’t be ashamed of your confusion when you try to find a good one. Here are some good tips for choosing the right baby play mat for your child.

playmats-for-your-baby.jpgYou have to make sure that the play mat is safe, so your baby doesn’t hurt herself when she lies on it. The blanket have to be thick enough, the arches must be well secured and you must make sure nothing can get loose and be swallowed.

You should also consider if your baby would enjoy lying on the play mat. Most babies are happy if the play mat is colorful and has some bars or arches that she can look at while she is lying on her back. Baby play mats without bars and arches should be avoided, since there will be nothing to look at for your baby unless she lies on her stomach.

It’s good if the play mat has some hanging toys that your baby can touch. Its helps development her hand-eye coordination and also make it more fun to lie there. It’s especially good if the toys can be detached and given to your baby to play with.

When you look at the blanket and the hanging toys, you should check if there are any built-in sounds or music. Babies love it when their toys make some kind of sounds and it also stimulates their development.

Finally, you may want to check if the play mat fits inside your baby’s playpen. You should also look at a bumper, so you baby doesn’t hurt herself if you put her play mat inside a playpen.

About this Article:
Mads Petersson has a
website about baby toys where he give advice, answer questions and review exciting baby play mats and other baby things. His website is written from one parent to another, so it’s a great place to go for some good advice about baby things.

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