Educational toys are very important throughout the growth of children. These toys can help build up and develop senses and skills for children since they are born. Introducing educational toys is not limited to certain ages, but you do it from birth. Here are some of the top picks for educational toys for all ages
This apple shaped toy inspires curiosity for babies as it closes and opens in a peek-a-boo motion. It encourages babies to use their fine motor skills and their small muscles. The various textures and sounds will develop the baby’s senses, and round shape will help your baby practice crawling.
This entertaining block cube has 20 smart blocks with voice output. The variety of music and knowledge gives the baby a sense of intimacy, and teaches the idea of shape. It can be rolled around as well allowing the baby to exercise.
This activity center will accompany your baby till the age of 4. It has three height positions which can be adjusted to the baby’s height. It includes lights, sounds, music and textures to keep playtime exciting and keep all the senses stimulated. It is also great for physical activity as it helps the baby bounce, turn, and later stand.
This toy is ideal to help your baby’s first steps. Babies can grab the handle of the walker easily to stand and walk. It develops the child’s visual, auditory and motor abilities along with stimulating the coordination of the first children’s movements.
Playing with blocks and bricks is important for toddlers as it teaches them how to hold on to things, how they feel, how heavy they are, and it encourages them to explore the bright colors. This store table is great for building bricks. It has 3 collapsible bins slide out for easy building brick storage, and its pinch-free design keeps little fingers safe when opening and closing tables.
Another toy that stimulates hand eye coordination skills is this multi-active blocks box. It includes a magnetic board to use 20 blocks in shaping colorful mosaics. Toddlers can start by placing the blocks randomly, then mimic the included cards, and gradually start creating their own mosaics.
For Primary and Secondary School
Introduce your children to the world of science with this entertaining and safe chemistry set. More than 80 safe and fun experiments can be made using the illustrated instruction manual and set of scientific tools. Children will have a blast discovering information about chemical elements.
You can sing “Head, Shoulders, Knees & Toes”, and you can get this double-sided magnetic human body which includes 17 magnetic pieces to learn human body parts. It also includes a multilingual Activity Guide with reproducible diagrams for students to label!
Another Montessori toy for older ages is the Zig & Go. Children will learn about chain reaction with its construction set which is made of 28 pieces. It introduces several new concepts such as gravity, force and momentum. Also, many traits can be developed during the game such as problem solving, critical thinking, and perseverance
Entertaining children during breaks and holidays can be educational as well. It also can be an activity for the whole family to enjoy and bond. Here are some educational board games you can play together:
This trivia game is fun for all ages; parents, young adults, teenagers, and children. It is a race and winning takes answering all the questions right. It teaches discipline, waiting for turns, and it stimulates memory and jogs it!
Help your children to spell and guess words with the Scrabble Junior. It is great for helping children to turn the letters on the board to meaningful words. Just flip the board over, and older children can enjoy making words all by themselves!
Using these educational toys will make learning more enjoyable for babies, toddlers, and the whole family!