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Splash & Sing Bath Book
12-36
MONTHS

Splash & Sing Bath Book

£19.99

Developmental Benefits

Discovery Exploration
Discovery Exploration
Independent Play
Independent Play
Language Development
Language Development

Developmental Benefits

Splash & Sing Bath Book

Discovery Exploration
  • Heightens curiosity and encourages exploration.
  • Even young babies love to learn about the world through exploration. Kicking and waving their arms while lying in their cot can lead them to discover that a kick can make a banging sound. Exploration and play are closely linked in infants where, for example, discovering that a toy makes a noise leads to infants repeating the action that made the noise. Babies learn a great deal through repetition. Once babies are either crawling or walking their mobility gives them more opportunities to explore their world.
    Babies need to satisfy their curiosity about an object or toy by approaching and handling it. Adults can influence an infant’s confidence about the world by encouraging and smiling at them when they approach an unfamiliar object or toy. Babies can show uncertainty about a new toy and in order for them to confidently explore and discover it they need the emotional reassurance from their parent or caregiver. The confidence to explore and discover new things develops during infancy and creates a healthy curiousity about the world throughout childhood.
Independent Play
  • Games and voice prompts allow children to control the pace.
  • Early play in infants tends to be solitary or takes place alongside other children. Young children learn how to interact with other children through play but they can also explore and learn independently. The initial play experience for infants is when they begin to explore through moving and acting upon the world. Many toys offer infants the opportunity to learn more about their world. Young children will sometimes act out some aspect of their lives e.g. going to the shops and then they involve their toys in these activities. These young children are playing independently but they are also reinforcing their understanding of the social world by acting out scenarios.
    Young children can consolidate their existing skills by repeating actions whilst playing a game. Learning to play independently has its benefits, for instance, children using an educational game can control their own pace. Children sometimes choose to work independently in order to build up their confidence. Toys and computer games that facilitate independent activity at the right level for the child enhance problem solving skills and increase hand and eye coordination. Although cooperative play increases during childhood, children still spend the equivalent amount of time in solitary or independent play.
Language Development
  • Introduces the alphabet, letter sounds and vocabulary.
  • Babies start to babble at an early age and this can be seen as the first signs of language. They are predisposed to pick up the sounds of the language that they hear around them. Adults can facilitate babies’ language development by playing with them, focussing on particular toys, reading books and naming everyday objects. The more babies are exposed to language the faster they will begin to pick up it up. There are social skills involved in language acquisition such as realising that it is necessary to wait until the other person has finished speaking. Babies begin to learn about conversational turn-taking from an early age; if a baby is babbling the adult waits for a pause and then talks to the baby. Babies learn to take turns even before they are using words. Social interaction is important for language development and turn-taking games are a fun and educational way for babies and young children to learn.
    Young children also need to practice their language skills. Toys that name alphabet letters and everyday words satisfy young children’s need for repetition and rehearsal when practicing words and sounds. For instance, young children can press a button repetitively to hear the same sound or word again. Babies and children learn a lot through repetition and pick up words rapidly in this way. Once children begin to read their vocabulary expands enormously.
  • Fully waterproof interactive bath book with 3 pages.
  • Buttons within the pages introduce body parts and bathing.
  • Light-up button plays entertaining melodies.
  • Pages are soft, pliable and easy to clean.
  • Includes over 20 songs, melodies, sounds and phrases.
Best for ages:
12 to 36 Months
Highlights
Interactive bath book that features soft, pliable pages with easy to press buttons that play sounds, melodies and sung songs.
Description
Splish, splash, bath time can now also be reading time! This interactive and fully waterproof bath book features 3 soft and pliable pages that are easy to wipe clean, your baby will feel at ease turning and touching them. Within each page are buttons that trigger great sing-along songs and sounds that will help your baby discover more about early bathing experiences and to learn about numbers 1-5. Pressing the engaging light-up music button on the book spine will play exciting melodies that can be sung by the duck or monkey. Bath time is lots of fun!
  • Product Number: 80-143703
  • AAA Batteries Required

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Consumer Reviews

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Abi, Asanga
11-Dec-2013
keeps my little girl entertained in and out of the bath but volume very low in bath when we are not holding it up.
Karen, Gregory
24-Jun-2013
I love this book and so does my son
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