What is it
A plastic baby mirror with a soft surround. The crinkle velour sun, rainbow ribbons and squeaky butterfly are designed to attract a baby to the mirror. As they look in the mirror, they will begin to learn about the concept of self.
Attach the mirror to a cot or use for tummy time play.
What our team of testers said
"She liked exploring the different toys on it." - Mum to a 4 month old girl
"He smiled at himself in the mirror." - Mum to a 10 month old boy
- Develops children's concept of 'self'
- Fosters curiosity
- Develops fine motor skills
What our experts think
Mirror play is a brilliant way for children to explore the concept of self (I, me, mine) and this mirror is perfect for doing that. It is colourful and caught the attention of our little testers; for such a simple toy, there was lots for baby to explore – which held and developed attention and provided multi-sensory stimulation.
The crinkle noises from the butterfly were a big hit and the children enjoyed trying to make the sound, which teaches early cause and effect logic and fosters curiosity. Toys that encourage baby to reach out and grasp things strengthen arm and hand muscles, promoting fine motor control. We liked that the toy is adaptable and can be used for tummy time as well as being hung on a cot or playpen, and can be folded – this also makes it ideal for taking out and about.
- RRP: £16.99
- Brands: Galt
- No batteries required
- Toy Types: Baby Toys
- Types of skills developed: Cognitive
Colour, shape and pattern recognition
Fine motor skills
Gross motor skills
Identity, awareness & belonging
Memory, concentration & attention
Personal, social & emotional development
Physical & motor skills