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Educational Toys --> Your Child & You #007
January 04, 2009

Educational Toys: Why They Are Important

As a parent you are naturally concerned with what is best for your child. From food to toys you want the best for your children.

Many parent's feel that exposing a child to colors, shapes, and sounds can be stimulating for a childís brain, especially if introduced at a young age.

It is important that the toys maintain a fun level. If your child is enjoying the toy, they will not see that they are being taught something, and it will still allow your child to have creative urges.

Toys that aid in the development of knowledge, but encourage playing are the considered the best. These toys can help improve basic skills which is very important in your childís development. Donít bother with toys that are complicated, but look into toys that have skill levels so that the toy will grow with your child.

Educational toys should match your childís learning style. There are many ways a person can learn. Some people are visual learners while others learn through sound. It is important to find how your child interacts with these toys and what your child is most responsive to.

Be sure that whatever you may pick, that your child will actually want to play with the toy. There are many options out there as far as educational toys go.

There are even educational videos, that play music and have demonstrations that will ask your child questions so that they will participate and also learn something. If your child can learn something and have fun, isnít that the most important thing to you?

That's it for this months newsletter.

See you next month :-)

Warm regards,

Mary & Daniel

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