Showing posts with label pre k toys. Show all posts
Showing posts with label pre k toys. Show all posts

Tuesday, March 25, 2008

Preschool Learning Online & Toy Ideas: Toddler Toy Basics


Toddler Toy Basics

Introduction

Toddler Toys offer toddlers a myriad of activities to explore, introducing them to ride on toys, puzzles, and more. We believe that the best toddler toys are the one which are age appropriate and support the physical, emotional, social, cognitive and language development of toddlers. Some toddler toys at this age include singing toys, toys with buttons to push, blocks, shape sorters, pull and push toys to name a few.

Learning


Remember, like I said, even toys as basic as blocks are considered learning toys: when toddlers engage in the great fun of building up and tearing down they're developing skills they'll eventually need to grasp basic principles of math. This cannot be stressed enough. Children's toys that introduce your young one to auditory processing, cognitive learning and gross motor development. If possible the best thing you can do is provide your little one with a variety of toys and learning experiences in a warm supportive environment. Pressuring a child to learn or going overboard by making every interaction with you a lesson, may lead to taking the fun out of learning. Kids do not feel like they are learning, but rather playing.delimiter

Toy

Toys need to entertain as well as educate your toddler. Toddler Toys will keep developing important skills, while introducing the fun of play. Push toys (like the Corn Popper) give toddlers an opportunity to enjoy the benefits of physical exercise and improve the coordination important to development. Even toys as basic as blocks are considered learning toys: when toddlers engage in the great fun of building up and tearing down they're developing skills they'll eventually need to grasp basic principles of math. Toddlers will love to play with these following toys: climbing toys , toddler pull toys, toddler push toys, toddler riding toys, swinging toys, play tunnel, slides, rocking toys (including toy rocking horse)and balls. If you're on a budget, get the balls and the push toys or even think about checking about programs such as Free Cycle, where people sign-up to give away things they don't need any more for free.delimiter

Language

You can use any toddler toy to improve your child's language development. Play with your child and talk to them about the toy. Explain to them how it works, the colors of the toy, or the function. Also, teaching your toddler to share toys will improve his/her social skills, also increasing their ability to communicate with others without screaming "MINE."

Conclusion

There are many types of toddler toys out there for your toddler. When choosing, just remember that the toy is not as important as how you present the toy to them. Use every opportunity as a way to teach and develop them into the person they are going to be for the rest of their life. Toddlers are at the age at which people are most impressionable, they pick up everything and immolate everything. So, let the games begin, and learn a little too.

Amy Bew is a devoted parent and has published other online content. She is the owner of http://toddlertoys.foundithereonline.com and a member of the Found if here online network @ http://foundithereonline.com
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