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Our new Baby Contrast Cards are the best sensory experience for little explorers, discovering their new environment. If you’re a mama-to-be or a new mom, LUMA is here, and we can figure this out together!
What are baby contrast cards?
Contrast cards are bold black and white illustrations with contrasting patterns or images, also called infant stimulation cards, and are easy for your newborn to focus on. This encourages and develops their vision, focus, and attention.
How to use baby contrast cards:
These are great during tummy time! Put your baby on your thighs belly down, or on a LUMA Play Mat and gently rub their back. You can lift one of your legs so it is higher than the other, so she can see a little more when trying to lift her head. Show a high contrast card in her line of vision, about 20-30cm away from them, and slowly move it upward to see if their head moves up or down while he/she gazes at the cards in awe. It’s amazing how long they will stare at them as they discover the magic of their eyesight.
How long does my baby need high contrast cards for?
Until about the fifth month, babies will use their eyes as the primary source for information about the world and how it works. From birth until about 14 weeks old, your baby's pupils are working hard to coordinate the two eyes, and baby contrast cards will be highly beneficial before you can move on to LUMA Shapes and Colour Flash Cards.
In addition to developing your baby's vision, focus, and attention, this exercise is also precious bonding time between you and your baby that will last a lifetime.
Shop these for yourself and your newborn, or a mama-to-be as a thoughtful and beautifully packaged baby shower gift!