Tap the two elegant little birds and perky cat to see them bob, or push a bit harder and watch them leap out away. Returning the wooden animals to their homes will encourage your baby’s eye-hand coordination, and retrieving them after they have flown the coop will burn off a little pre-nap energy. Pop-up peg toys are classic additions to Montessori classrooms and are favored by physical therapists, but Baby Popi by Djeco is unique in that it has been designed with sophisticated charm.
Age Recommendation: 12 months+
This is another product I went out on a limb to try with my 20-mo-old, and am glad I did. He's still figuring out how to push down just right to make the pegs jump, making it a good toy for older siblings to play with him - and one his little brother will grow into soon, too.
Ages 1, 3 and 4 are absolutely in love with this toy! I bought it for the 1yo birthday and it keeps him engaged without assistance. I was concerned at first because a simple up and down push didnt seem to be enough to pop the pieces out, but rather sliding your finger off the side to sort of "flip"" it out. But all three children got it almost instantly and we all fell in love with it! Sweet, attractive and developmentally beneficial!