At birth, babies can’t see as well as older children or adults. Their eyes and visual system aren’t fully developed. In the first six months of life, a baby’s eyesight develops rapidly, since vision is closely linked to brain development. So as your baby’s brain matures in leaps and bounds, so does her eyesight. This is why the kind of books for a 3-month-old baby should follow her development phase.
One can start reading books to children as young as a few days old. Or even in the womb. But it should be taken care that the child is not over stimulated with the reading. For infants, just 5 minutes a day is enough.
As they grow, one can introduce board books and let the babies handle the books themselves. It will give them an opportunity to handle books without the fear of tearing them. One can also introduce interactive books like sound books, lift the flap books etc to help generate interest for books in children. For starters, choose books that have very less text and more of pictures. And then move ahead as per the child’s preferences.
6 amazing books for a 3-6 months old
At this age, choose books with bold, uncluttered images, and simple shapes and patterns. This will help your baby learn to focus. Take the time to tell babies about the pictures. If they’re simple shapes or patterns, describe them. You can even take your baby’s hand and gently trace circles, squares, wavy lines – anything! This will help your baby learn more about what they’re seeing, but most importantly, they will love hearing your voice.
Babies are also drawn to books with black and white pictures. Although they don’t always appeal to adults, these books capture the attention of babies. Here are 6 great books for a 3-6 months old. All these books are available in our collection and can be rented for a month at an unbelievable price.
From a bright yellow sun to a juicy red strawberry, the high-contrast pictures in this board book will captivate babies. The alternating black and white backgrounds allow babies to focus on both the clearly defined pictures and the contrasting colors, as they look at and learn their very first words.Have a look
This big board book introduces key times in baby’s day using highly contrasting pictures with simple word labels, combined with visually stimulating patterns such as spots, stripes and stars. Babies will love to reach out for and play with the fun activity bar with its three moving, noisy novelties, and will be fascinated as they look at themselves in the shiny round mirror.Have a look
This charming board book with fantastic fingerprint pictures is a delightful and captivating way to help children learn their first colors.
Brightly colored fingerprints are turned into a red tomato, green peas, blue socks and more by adding photographs of fun, everyday things for children to spot. With first words to learn and raised embossing for little fingers to reach out for and explore on every picture.
This is an interactive playbook for babies and toddlers who are slowly getting familiar with books. Featuring bright and bold illustrations, the book is perfect for little ones to enjoy and learn new things. To make it easier to turn pages without hurting babies, it comes in different soft textures along with large flaps.
From pictures of animals to helicopter, tractor and caterpillar, the book helps babies to learn about different things around them. Although it is a fun playbook, the publisher has arranged whimsical illustrations in a systematic manner.
A brilliant first playbook from the Ladybird Baby Touch series. Parent and child can explore the world together with this multi-sensory book from the innovative Baby Touch range. This bright and bold book features flaps to lift and die-cut pieces on each spread, all perfectly designed for first discovery and experience.
Ladybird’s Baby Touch series is the perfect way to introduce babies to books, and to the world around them. Encouraging interaction and play, these books are lots of fun for the very youngest babies, as well as toddlers.
This bold book introduces ten vibrant colors in the shape of familiar objects, all contrasted against black and white backgrounds. Curious little hands will love to play with the fun activity bar which has noisy, colorful beads to move up and down, helping to develop baby’s early hand-eye coordination.