Best Baby Rattles

Updated September 2019
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At around 3 to 6 months old, your baby will begin learning how to amuse herself. This is an ideal time to introduce her to a rattle because it can help her achieve a longer attention span while she develops her fine motor skills. The best rattle has no small parts that can break off or pose a choking hazard. Additionally, one with no hard or sharp edges is preferable as she will hit herself from time to time. A soft rattle, that's easy to clean and not too loud is a good option. Nowadays, however, rattles can be a baby's first tech gadget. If inclined, you can find colorful, illuminated rattles that make a variety of sounds and come with a volume control.

 

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