Toddlers are very much interested in the exploration and manipulation of toys. Toys for toddlers are specially designed to trigger their mind activities and to refine their movements. The movements of small muscles along with the organization skills are very important part of a child’s development. Toddlers are very keen and sharp to create small projects with the help of their toys. Toddler toys are definitely somewhat different from the toys made for other ages including more than two years of age and less than a year. The toys must be available to toddlers in large variety, sizes and colors with unique styles to help them in developing the skills. The toddlers enjoy the extensive range of toys by dragging, pulling, joining and associating the parts.
To fulfill the playing needs of a toddler, some measures are good to take. Consider the usefulness of toys for the children but do not forget the safety as well. The material used to make the toys is the primary matter of thoughtfulness. Parents and caretakers must examine the toys and should watch the toddlers during play. The toys of larger size and organic materials are better for them due to eco friendly qualities with less catch of dust and germs. The toys must be light in weight to ease the handling for toddler’s tiny hands. Toys are not only pushing but also help in educating toddlers regarding their environment, nature and initial course of letters and words. The things we use in daily routine ranging from the food items, clothing, bathing and room accessories are all required to learn by the toddler earlier to communicate for the requirements to lead a healthy toddlerhood period. The motivation given at that time will cater the future of these children. The well established toddler’s foundational activities are fine for the major life achievements.
The priority is given to the toys created with wood. The wooden toys are very much popular and convenient to provide the toddlers rather than synthetic plastics and rubber materials. There are many categories of such toys, Banging, cars and wheels, pushing, pulling, books, peg boards and sorting toys are some great examples of the toys. The peg boards, sorting and categorizing toys among with the books are the educating elements in the toys. They are highly used to teach children after the simple blocks to start learning process in toddlers.
Different colors of blocks are used to give the sense of colors and sometimes different sizes are used to sort and order abilities i.e. bigger to smaller and vice versa sequential techniques. Similarly the sticks and pencils are also used to show the organization of objects. The creation of stacking tower and rings are used for counting as well as balancing tasks. Creativity has no end; it is an ongoing procedure to let the toddlers grow into a sensible and intelligent being.