Today is my daughter's 2nd birthday and I thought it's a great idea to dedicate this blog to toys, toys, toys and more toys. After all we are approaching Christmas and you may wonder what to get your little ones.
Today we feature four toys from the Brightbeans toy store for babies from 0 - 12 months. We have been working with Brightbeans for many years and are excited to have secured a 10% discount for our readers and clients. Buy anything from Brightbeans now and get a 10% discount using this promo code: UIFHERO. Click here to go straight to the Brightbeans website.
What makes a good toy?
A good toy encourages your child to play and develops one or more of the key developmental skills. Most importantly these toys are safe to use and free from harmful toxins. A good toy draws and holds a child's attention through use of bright colours and beautiful designs.
Bigjigs Personalised Train Name (3 - 9 letter names)
Create a personalised train spelling your child's name for display on a shelf or use on a wooden train track! The brightly coloured Bigjigs Rail Name wooden letters are the only personalised train system that runs on wooden railways (they also run well on floors and tables too). Compatible with other leading brands of wooden railway they make a fantastic personalised gift for any child.
Pound ‘n Roll Tower - Melissa & Doug
Melissa & Doug have taken the classic pounding toy to new heights! Knock the four brightly coloured balls through the holes, then watch and listen as they roll down the ramps. This toy develops fine motor, peceptual and cognitive skills.
Wooden Baby Walker from Moover Toys
Moover Toys' Baby Walker is both a fun and perfect helper when small children are learning to walk. Designed in such a way that the first steps are made safely, and at the child's own pace.
Farmyard Friends Activity Book - Manhattan Toy Company
Discover the wonderful world of soft books with a variety of engaging fabrics and peek-a-boo fun! . Engaging fabric, finger puppet and peek-a-boo fun keep little minds busy discovering new, interesting things.
How to choose the right toy?
We have created the Brightbeans Child Development Chart which you can download here. This chart shows how your child's skills develop as they grow, and what toys and activities are appropriate for each age group.
How to apply the 10% discount?
Thanks to the Brightbeans team you will get a 10% discount between now and the end of the year on any purchase you place. This is how to do it:
Go to www.brightbeans.co.za
Place the items you like to purchase in the shopping trolley
Go to Your Cart (before you go to check-out)
Scroll down to where it says Redeem / Validate and enter the code UIFHERO (make sure it's in CAPITALS)
Click on the little arrow
The discount will be calcuated and displayed under the sub-total
Still confused? The screenshot below highlights the steps:
At Brightbeans we believe that great fun and child development should go hand in hand. Play is the way children learn about and engage with the world around them, while developing the fundamental building-block skills that will enable them to perform and excel as they grow. There is no better way to encourage constructive play than with a well-chosen toy!