Children who are between ages 1 to 3 years old are toddlers. It is at this stage that they begin to realize that they are separate persons from you.
They enjoy being able to move away from you but they become scared if you move away from them.
Toddlers are very curious and want to explore everything around them. They are full of energy and playing is important for their development.
It is their way of learning new things. Providing your child quality toddler educational toys is very beneficial for they are tools for better learning.
Toddlers love to experiment and are very imaginative. By playing with educational toys, she can exercise her creativity, independence, and problem-solving skills.
There are many educational toys for toddlers available in the market today and you might not be sure what to buy.
So here's a list of the top 5 educational toys for toddlers...
It also promotes her motor skills by simply picking up the blocks and moving around to get the blocks in place.
Building blocks are available in many colours, shapes, sizes, and material. Some would bend, connect, lock or move. It enhances intellectual skills too.
According to Erik Erikson's Stages of Psychosocial Development, the developmental task a toddler must achieve is to learn independence or a sense of autonomy.
Push and pull toys such as trucks they can make go, or waddling ducks they can pull, are toys she can control or manipulate which will help her gain a sense of autonomy.
There are also push and pull toys that can also be used as a walker for your toddler who is still trying to take her first steps.
Ride-on vehicle toys are suitable for this stage and would really give your toddler so much fun.
It will help her learn to balance her body. It will also help her physically as she will be able to move around which can be a good exercise.
It can also develop her imagination as she would enjoy role-playing.
By drawing or scribbling, it will also enhance your toddler's creativity as she makes her own design and colours. It also allows her to express herself.
This can be very fun and exciting for her as she will be able to mimic what you usually do.
She will be able to widen her imagination by role-playing or "let's pretend" games. Playhouses can be placed outdoors which can be a good physical activity too.
It will also assist in her development of emotional and social skills as she will have a chance to play with other children.
These are just some of the many toddler educational toys you can choose from. Toddlers are very eager to learn and explore the world.
Their brains are like sponges that will absorb everything they see, taste, touch, or hear. Toddler educational toys are very helpful tools for encouraging your young one to learn while having fun.
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