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  • Writer's pictureKelsey Walk

Developmental Gift Guide: 6-12 Months

Updated: Nov 30, 2023

  • Fine motor skills

  • Spatial awareness

  • Sensory input












  • Great for sitting balance practice- having to maintain balance without arms propped

  • Facilitate reaching while on belly- great crawling prep

  • Fine motor skills

  • Cause & effect












  • Fine motor skills

  • Spatial awareness










  • Can be used for tummy time (front comes off), tall kneeling, kneel walking & walking practice!











  • Crawling motivator

  • Fine motor skills

  • Cause & effect













  • Sitting balance

  • Sensory input

  • Fine motor skills












  • Sitting balance

  • Fine motor skills

  • Cause & effect

  • Reaching while on tummy, great crawling prep










  • Can be used to facilitate tall kneeling, 1/2 kneeling, standing & cruising

  • The top pops off & can be used on the floor or propped for tummy time & sitting practice











  • Can be used to facilitate standing (inside) & cruising (outside)

  • Adjustable footplates so feet can be placed flat in standing (a must! baby being up on tip toes can contribute to toe walking/tight calf muscles)

  • Transitions to a play table











  • Fine motor skills

  • Colors

  • Can be used in the bath tub as mini water fountains

  • Sensory input












  • Awesome tummy time & crawling motivator











  • Sticks on tray tables, mirrors & windows

  • Great distraction during tummy time, sitting & standing practice at a vertical surface












  • Fine motor skills

  • Colors

  • Sticks on tray tables, refrigerators, mirrors & windows

  • Great distraction during tummy time, sitting & standing practice at a vertical surface











  • Great motivator for tummy time, crawling, sitting, cruising, etc.

  • Fine motor skills

  • Utilizes the alphabet, animals & music












  • Facilitates speech & concepts of "put in" & "take out"

  • Learn about animals & colors

  • Fine motor skills

  • Do this in sitting or standing to promote balance (without hand support)









  • Fine motor skills

  • Sensory input


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