A child is never too young to be introduced to the wonderful world of music. Because a lot of pregnant women know this, they will place a radio to their bellies or sing to their babies in order to affect them in a positive manner. These types of learning techniques are excellent for children before birth, but those children who are already born need something more; a baby toy piano may be the exact thing they need to stimulate dormant musical talent. Baby toy pianos are either made purposefully for infants or, instead, the name may simply describe the size of the toy piano. Depending on the age group, there are a variety of styles in baby toy pianos available from simple to ornate. A piano meant for a baby probably isn't sophisticated enough for virtuoso compositions; it's meant to help them learn music and become interested in it. These pieces, though meant for children, are so beautifully crafted and detailed that grown-ups have been known to buy them as decorative elements for their homes. Toy pianos for children have big, colorful keys that make a musical tone when the child touches them. The keys may actually be located on a little toy piano unit or may even be made to be a part of a crib toy that hangs down for the baby to kick. When the child hears the sound produced after they strike the key, they will be happy and want to repeat the process. There are certain baby toy pianos that have a more complex design and strongly resemble actual full-size pianos. There are more keys on these toy pianos than others of the same size. Some come with or without colored keys. These toy pianos will produce sounds that are similar to a chime because the hammer hits steel rods or steel wires. Intricate baby pianos have legs that stand on their own. These versions are the perfect size to be placed in the parents lap. The parent can place the baby safely behind it while the baby happily taps the piano keys. If you are interested in aiding your child's interest in music you should certainly consider purchasing a baby toy piano for them. What a wonderful gift it is to provide your baby with the opportunity to learn an instrument such as the beloved piano! Of course, if it turns out that the fancy baby toy piano you invested in doesn't bring out your child's musical inclinations after all, it can always double as a beautiful conversation piece for your home. John Fisher is the author of, "A Baby Toy Piano Makes The Perfect Gift". You can view a baby toy piano selection at ToyPianoStore.