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Educational Toys for Toddlers that Stimulate Learning

Mar 2, 2008
Children are considered toddlers if they are older than one year. This means that they are now ready to graduate from their infant toys. Because they have grown, they can hold toys and carry them around with ease. Parents should now buy them toys suitable for their growth. Physical, emotional, social and mental development also comes into the pictures and there are toddler toys that can help them achieve it. More and more toys are now made not by just merely playing with it but also learning something from it.

Toddlers are now appreciative of the things that you show them. Plus, they are now able to understand the instructions and the things that you tell them. More so, toddlers are curious and perhaps will grab the new toy you present him.

Toys that may be of interest to him can be puppets. Create the illusion that the puppets are really talking to your child. Make your kid talk to the puppet and tell him that the puppet is his new friend. Rocking horses can also be a toy for him. He can enjoy and imagine that he really is riding a real horse.

Stacking rings gives him the idea of what big and small is. Arranging them accordingly can make the child understand the meaning of biggest to smallest and vice versa. Jack in the box is another toy you can give him. This toy helps the child understanding the meaning of hide and surprise better.

Push toys are a great way in helping the child balance himself. Also, push toys guides the child in being able to push things without tripping over it. Floor puzzles are also other great toys for your toddler. Because they always want to be on the floor, these puzzles enable them to have more fun.

Other toys suitable for your toddler are the treasure box and alphabet block. They take learning in a whole new level. Treasure boxes can be a nice storage for other toys while alphabet blocks helps toddlers to read the letters.

Musical pull toys are great to use when the toddler is about to sleep. The melody and tune of this toy can help put your toddler to sleep faster. It helps that kids have background music while sleeping so that there will be brain stimulation.

Even though most of the time, toys are only as plainly toys. But come to think of it, there are benefits brought by these. With toys, children are able to share and lend their stuff to others. Also, toys are also a means that enables children and parents to bond together. They help in building a relationship of love and trust between them that nothing or no one can ever break. Toys are just a medium in making the family ties stronger and it also helps children establish friendships among kids their age. Toys really can do a lot of things in this world. Also, taking good care of the toys ensures that they can be passed down to their future children.
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Rachel Nunez is ready to answer your kids toys questions. For more tips and information about toddler toys check out http://www.thekidstoystore.com.
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