The best educational toys for toddlers are those that engage them in activities, but present the information to them in a way they can understand and enjoy what they’re doing at the same time. If you give your child a toy that isn’t fun or interesting to them, then there’s no incentive for them to want to play with it. It’s important to know what kinds of toys will be best for your child, and the next section has the information you need.
1. Shape sorters
There is a useful toy called “shape sorter”. Shape sorters allow children to match and stack shapes and colors to fit through the appropriate opening or slot in each corresponding shape sorting box or tower. This educational toy helps young kids develop their matching skills, eye-hand coordination, and fine motor skills.
A shape sorter is a great toy for toddlers because: –
it’s very easy to use
helping children develop their cognitive and sensory perceptions
it’s brightly colored and has different shapes
helps children learn color recognition
it improves hand-eye coordination.
2. Nesting blocks
Toddlers play with nesting blocks in many different ways, not just stacking them up and knocking them over. They can place the smaller shapes inside of larger ones or they can match colors and pictures on the blocks together. This toy also helps toddlers with color recognition, fine motor skills, and their sensory perceptions.
Here are some ideas on how to use nesting blocks
toddlers learn creativity by building their hand-eye design
they practice sorting colors and shapes into proper order.
3. Wooden puzzles for kids
Puzzles are a great educational toy for toddlers because it encourages them to develop their fine motor skills, hand-eye coordination, and visual perception skills. In addition, it makes children think about how to put together images in proper order and how to identify images.
Here is a list of puzzle types
4. Toy figures for infants
Toy figures are good educational toys for toddlers because they help children learn the names of different animals, get familiar with new things, and learn how to tell the difference between colors.
Here is a list of toy figures
wooden toys (bears, horses)
5. Stacking toys
Toddlers are intelligent enough to play with stacking toys at the age of 14 months. Stacking different shaped blocks helps toddlers improve their motor skills, hand-eye coordination, and concentration. It’s also a great educational toy for them because it helps them learn about shapes and colors.
Here is a list of some stacking toys
wooden blocks with shapes carved
A ball is a good educational toy for toddlers because it helps them improve their motor skills, hand-eye coordination, and concentration. Here are some interesting examples on balls :
7. Rug puzzles for toddlers
This educational toy develops problem-solving skills in toddlers, makes them think logically about how to put puzzles together, and encourages hand-eye coordination. Additionally, it helps children learn about shapes and colors.
Here is a list of rug puzzles for toddlers
8. Building toys for toddlers
Building toys are very interesting educational toys for toddlers because it helps them develop their creativity, fine motor skills, problem-solving skills, and concentration.
wooden blocks toy
construction cubes toy – this educational toy is a perfect gift idea for 2 – 4-year-old boys and girls.