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Some Of The Reasons You Should Buy Educational Toys For Your Toddler

Aug 17, 2007
It can be fun to buy a toy for your toddler, because they are so cute and you can imagine the smile on your child's face when you give it to them. More and more parents are recognizing that not all toys they give their children should be just cute or cuddly. They are looking for toys that are educational as well. There are many of these toys available, both online and in toy stores. So many in fact, that it can be difficult to choose which is the best one for your child. The toy stores alone offer a multitude of them and when you add the ones advertised online; it can truly become a mind boggling experience. There are toys that parents have found to be excellent learning tools and these are the ones that are the most popular.

Curiosity Cube.

This toy is great for toddlers because it helps them learn to recognize colors, shapes and sounds. It has many activities that will occupy your children for hours and educate them as well.

Building Blocks

Building blocks have been around for years and many parents can remember playing with them themselves. They now come in softer versions for children under 6 months. These blocks develop a child's concentration skills and their ability to manipulate objects.

Chatterbox Telephone

A Chatterbox phone comes in different languages, allowing the child to learn basic language skills in their native tongue. It also teaches your child numbers and social skills.

Rollercoaster

The Rollercoaster is one of the most educational toys on the market and also one of the most popular. Some doctor's offices provide them for the child to play with while they are waiting to be seen. The child plays with it by sliding shapes along a track and it helps develop the child's ability to manipulate items.

Spin and Play Center

The Spin and Play center is another favorite of toddlers. It features toys that your child can spin, turn and slide. It has a suction cup at the bottom so it can stick to whatever surface you place it on and helps teach a child how to solve problems.

Ten Counter

This is a toy that will help teach your child number recognition and counting skills. It has numbered arches and each arch contains beads in ascending order, matching the number on the arch. It's fun for them to play with and it's a great teaching tool.

Puzzle

There are many puzzles designed for toddlers to play with. They teach your child reasoning abilities and shape recognition. They are also a great way to spark their creativity.

Buying educational toys for your toddler is very important. They help them develop their reasoning, manipulative and creative skills, giving them a head start before its time to send them off to school.
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