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Give your child a head start with educational toys. Many of these are designed to not only to be educational, but fun as well.
Remembering back when my own daughter was a baby and toddler, I wanted to give her toys that would help her expand her mind and grow mentally as well as toys that help physically with balance,eye and hand coordination and more. The first three years of a child's life is the most crucial time. Their brain is expanding and taking more information in these early years. Their coordination skills are developing.
With their short attention spans educational toys not only need to be educational but fun as well to keep a child's attention.
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Melissa & Doug Shopping Cart
Get your list handy for some educational toys. This little shopping cart is idea for your little one to take along and fill up the cart to help them feel all grown up.
About Melissa & Doug
Melissa & Doug toys are designed to fuel imagination, inspire exploration, and encourage the natural curiosity that leads to a lifetime of learning! From classic wooden toys to creative crafts for every age, Melissa & Doug’s timeless products educate and enrich in a way that’s as natural as playtime itself.
Since their company’s founding 25 years ago, Melissa and Doug have been committed to making exceptional children’s products, with a focus on hands-on creative play and superior customer service.
With their recognizable red-oval logo, Melissa and Doug put their names on every product they make—a symbol of their commitment to quality, attention to detail, and dedication to improving playtime for families around the world.
Pat the Bunny Book
Education for Baby to Toddler
Pat the Bunny was the first book that we read to our daughter as a baby. It was originally published in 1940 and is just as popular now. This is a touch and feel book that you share with your child. Brittany would laugh every time we would say; "Now you pat the bunny." She loved to feel the soft fur. Then we would get to the peek-a-boo mirror and laugh. We would finish the book and she would insist on going through it again and again.
Pat the Bunny Deluxe Edition
All VTech Educational Toys - VTech InnoTab 2S Wi-Fi Learning App Tablet
VTech Educational Toys
Find all the VTech Educational Toys - Available Here on Amazon.
VTech has been around since 1976, providing high quality electronic learning toys for children of ages from birth to beginning teens.
This also includes high tech learning tablets and the one shown in the photo. VTech InnoTab 2S Wi-Fi Learning App Tablet- Blue.
This tablet has WiFi and your child can download the learning apps from the Learning Lodge Navigator. He can have hours of fun with the e-reader, art studio, educational games, video recorder and camera, and MP3 player. This tablet is ideal for children ages 3-9.
Tech Little Apps Tablet
Look for the Right Educational Toy - Remember that fun and learning go together
VTech - Rhyme and Discover Book
Rhyme and Discover Book
This discovery book for children ages 6 months to 3 years old is an educational electronic book of the favorite nursery stories that add the rhythm and rhyme together. Babies and toddlers alike will love the light-up buttons, pages that turn easily and the bright colors with a music button. The movable pieces will encourage learning and fun time that an adult can share with his or her child.
The Rhyme and Discover Book is wonderful for the child's mind development, verbal skills, interaction, and strengthens motor skills.
This is an example of the many kinds of educational toys that are sold on the market today, which will help your child develop their learning skills. The different learning toys out there can make it an easy choice to teach your baby and preschooler about numbers, spelling, memory games and reading.
Computer software on different learning tablets have various levels which can be customized with your child's age that start from babies up to middle school age children. Best education toys also completed with sounds or light up to make it more attractive.
What to look for in shopping for educational toys?
Here are three most important things to look for when buying an educational learning toy.
1. Will it expand a kid's imagination and creativity to make something new?
2. Exercise a child's fine motor and problem solving skills.
3. Will it be entertaining as well as educational?
VTech Sit-to-Stand Learning Walker
Fun Educational Toy
VTech Move and crawl Ball -FFP
VTech Move and Crawl Ball
Wonderful stimulation toy
How does this educational toy improve on a child's learning skill?
With the Move & Crawl Ball being so bright colored and it lights up, it is sure to be a hit with the baby. You little girl will learn about numbers and shapes, she will learn how to pronounce six different animal names and enjoy their sounds. And with the ball that rolls everywhere, she will be crawling around with it. After all, crawling is the first step to walking. To sum it up this wonderful and fun toy for your young one will encourage language development, visual skills, neurological stimulation and coordination between hand to hand and feet to feet.
With this toy that spins, moves, helps your child with numbers, animal sounds, shapes, play songs, has a flashing light, moves and wobbles. She or he will learn for hours on end and have fun all at the same time.
Sum Swamp Game
Learning Resources Sum Swamp Game
Amazing Math Adventure Game
Playing games like the Sum Swamp subtraction and addition game not only promote math skills it is also fun to play. This is game is geared for 2 to 4 players. As a parent with one child and a husband who was always tired of getting beat by me, I could always rely on my daughter Brittany to play a game. The trouble is as she got older, she actually started to beat me at least half of the time. Playing a kids game with your child is just as fun. It is also a wonderful bonding experience.
Fun to Scribble and Write
LeapFrog Scribble and Write
Learn how to write A-Z for age 3 and up
Where were the electronic educational tablets and game when I was a child? Oh yeah, I am too old and they weren't around at that time.
This Scribble and Write tablet will encourage to learn to write in lower and uppercase letters. They will learn about pictures and shapes.
Knock-Knock Blocks - Soft stacking blocks you child will love
Small World Toys IQ Baby - Knock-Knock Blocks
No household is complete without the building blocks for your child. These soft blocks are so light and cool to touch with their satin, corduroy and cotton fabric. Ideal for the older baby to enjoy with the different block shapes. Plus the make noise.
Melissa & Doug 200 Wood Block Set
Durable Fun Shapes in a Case
Fun way to develop the visual, thinking and fine motor skills
Let your children's imagination go wild with magnets in colorful blocks and sure to add fun while increasing the fine motor and thinking skills when your child designs animals and other creations on a magnetic board that also doubles as a dry-erase board for double the fun.
Imaginets Expansion Pack
Melissa & Doug Toys - Fun in Learning
Melissa & Doug Children's Products
You can find all of Melissa & Doug Products Here!
Melissa & Doug children's products are known to help a child develop their motor and learning skills with their variety of toys, games and puzzles. With these educational fun toys shown here children can learn all about colors their names, coordinating the motor development, enlighten a child's imagination, and develop a child's differentiation in shapes and sizes. Some of Melissa & Doug products teach responsibility and help children become more independent. Other toys help your child lean to balance and walk faster then if there were no toy available to help guide your child.
The reputation of Melissa & Doug toys and products have been a gift for parents and children for many years. Below are some of these toys that offer the building skills above. Their products are for babies up to older children. Click on the images below to view and purchase.
Deluxe Pounding Bench
Favorite Toy of Our Daughter's
We remember out daughter playing with her Melissa & Doug Deluxe Pounding Bench, giggling all the way while hitting the cute faced pegs on the bench. She was so cute and fun to watch. It is a fun toy and at the same time it develops the motor skills with hand and eye coordination.
Plush Giraffe Toy
Melissa & Doug Giraffe Plush
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