Little yellow ponies needing new homes – neigh!
Galt’s new addition to the first year range has been designed especially with little ones in mind for activity and imaginative play. The Activity Pony is suitable for young babies from 3 months and will help a child’s development gallop along with features specifically designed to aid developmental progression and imaginative play.
Why is imaginative play so important? Basically it encourages creativity, which is essential in daily life from early childhood onwards. As Erik Erikson puts it: “Imaginative play is a precursor of conceptual thought – in which possibilities are explored upon the inner ‘stage’ of a child’s imagination.”
Toys that leave room for creative play are the ones that they return to over and over again. It’s important to start children on the right road to imaginative play from their earliest months of childhood. Imaginative/pretend play will help increase a child’s self confidence and self awareness. It encourages a child to think creatively improving their memory, language and social skills.
The Activity Pony is perfect for any young baby – they will be attracted by the Activity Pony’s friendly face, bright colours, textures and sounds. With a fleece tail and mane, squeaky ear, jingle rosette and corduroy saddle, the Activity Pony will soon become a familiar friend to ride on, lean against during play, or just to cuddle and squeeze to hear its delighted neigh sound. Light and easy to transport, the Activity Pony will go anywhere with its new owners.