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Decorating the nursery to stimulate your baby's imagination

Decorating the nursery - nursery room ideas - decorating baby's roomThe nursery is a place for mom and baby to spend time bonding. It should be a quiet place where you can both relax. However, decorating a nursery to stimulate baby’s imagination is important, as well. Here are some ideas for decorating baby’s room.

Nursery room ideas: Adding color

Decorating a nursery with color is an important factor in stimulating baby’s imagination. Infants do not need to see a lot of bright, bold colors in the nursery, however. Colors in baby’s room should be soft and muted. Decorate the nursery in soothing colors that will stimulate the baby’s imagination but will not make her cry.

Nursery room ideas: Adding mobiles

Decorating a nursery calls for toys that will stimulate the imagination. Mobiles give something for baby to look at while he is lying in the crib. They stimulate the imagination and keep baby occupied while mom tries to get things done. Decorate baby’s room with a fun mobile that will keep his attention for a period of time.

Nursery room ideas: Adding toys

Toys are an important part of the nursery. Even if baby isn’t old enough yet to play with them, decorating a nursery with fun toys helps prepare for when she is able to. Include some interactive toys (appropriate for baby’s age), musical toys, building blocks, and even some stuffed animals.

When mom is busy, the nursery provides a safe place for baby to play and grow. Decorating baby’s room with items that stimulate the imagination is beneficial to his personal growth. You do not need to decorate the nursery with bright colors and oodles of toys – choosing soft colors and adding a few carefully selected toys to the room will be enough. 

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For more on decorating the nursery: 

Decorating baby's bedroom or nursery: The personal touches
Decorating baby's bedroom or nursery: The necessities

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