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How To Choose A Playmat

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A playmat has shown to help with the development of your little one's education, imagination, visual and hand-coordination. It can be daunting for first-time parents to find the perfect playmat that is not only safe but entertaining too.

Read our guide, which will explore the variety of sizes, shapes, themes and safety features, and make the best choice for your child.

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What Safety Features Does a Playmat Need to Have?

Depending on the age of your child, you can choose different materials to ensure their safety:

Simple Grey Geometric Foam Playmat
Road Style Oversized Fabric Playmat
Portable Building Brick Silicone Playmat
Large Colorful Two-Sided Cotton Playmat
Town Styled Vinyl Playmat
Pink Waterproof Decor Playmat

What Kind of Mats are There?

Baby Play Mat with Detachable Toy
Play Mat with Detachable Toy
X and O Foam Interlocking Play Mat
Colorful Foam Interlocking Play Mat
Round the Site Construction Truck Themed Play Mat
Clock Themed Soft Play Mat
Baby Gym Play Mat with Hanging Toys
Blue Baby Gym Play Mat with Toys
Active Gym Play Mat Set
Paintable Graffiti Play Teepee
American Flag Styled Play Teepee
Colorful Indian Styled Play Teepee
Multi-functional Baby Tummy Time Mat
Mickey Mouse Baby Tummy Time Mat
Forest Animal Theme Baby Tummy Time Mat
Cuddle Plush Folding Nap Mat
Grey Elephant Baby Play Mat
Bear Baby Fabric Play Mat

How to Pick a Playmat that is Both Fun and Encourages Child Development?

For toddles that have begun developing learning skills, you can choose a play mat that incorporates the alphabet or numbers, or both. A child should always have a lot of fun, but it should be combined with personal mental development.

Colors play a vital role in developing your child's visual senses. Bright colors attract attention and are easier for babies and toddlers to comprehend. Choose a play mat that has at least one or two of these colors- blue, green, yellow, red and purple

How Big and Thick Should a Playmat be?

Your baby might be small now, but it will grow and will start crawling soon, so it is important to have this in mind when choosing the size of the mat.