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Teach Your Child Through Playing Using Toys That Teach

Aug 17, 2007
Everyone knows that toddlers love to play with toys, and are compelled by curiosity to reach for everything that comes their way. Well, it's time to use that curiousness to babies' advantage and give them toys that will teach them.

There are several different ways to get educational toys for toddlers. The first, and most obvious, place to look would be your local toy stores. You'll almost certainly come across an educational toy between the aisles of Barbie and toy soldiers. In fact, you might be overwhelmed by the selection! But if you can't find anything suitable at your local toy store, then you can turn to the Internet. Go on-line and search for "educational toys for toddlers" and see what pops up. The results would keep your kids busy until they've got kids of their own! After you've investigated some of these options, you might want to consider the products below, which have proven useful for many parents.

The chatterbox telephone is a toy telephone that speaks to kids who play with it in several different languages. You can use it to teach your toddler your native language, or even perhaps help them to pick up a bit of a foreign tongue. Children love to pretend to talk on the telephone so this toy is always a big hit.

Spin and play centers are engrossing toys that stick to any surface with their suction cup bottoms and provide logical problems for your toddler to solve by spinning dials, pulling levers, and turning knobs. Needless to say, it will keep them occupied for hours, and build their ability to think abstractly.

The curiosity cube is a cube that provides a wide range of activities tide to different senses. It will help toddlers focus their attention, and increase their knowledge in various areas, including understanding of words and recognition of different colors, shapes, and numbers.

This is a veritable classic of children's toys, present in waiting rooms around the world. The primary colored wooden blocks glide along metal rails, directed by toddlers' hands and gravity. This will teach toddlers that most basic premise, what goes up must come down.

These are just a few of the toys available that will help educate your toddler, and the field continues to grow daily. By keeping your eyes attuned when you are in toyshops, or doing an occasional web search for educational toys, you will stay on top of recent arrivals. And it is worth it to do so, because everything that helps your toddler increase their mental ability will help ensure that they succeed later in life.
About the Author
Gregg Hall is an author living in Navarre Florida. Find more about this as well as educational toys at http://www.educationaltoysandgadgets.com
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