In today’s digital age wherein everyone is ‘wired’, including kids, there are some toys which are neglected. Unfortunately, these toys can help the young ones in their formative years. While we appreciate the wonders of technology, it is important to note that the ‘old – school’ toys have tremendous benefits and that is why we encourage parents to have few of these items for the children. Kids being too exposed with tablets, Smartphones and other technological advances have less attention span and less social skills, something parents should avoid happening.
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Balls are very helpful, most especially for toddlers. And since a lot of sports use balls, it’s a good practice while they are still young. Just make sure that it’s the perfect size and weight for your kids as we want to avoid getting hurt. Playing with balls also encourages them to go outdoors. Engaging in outdoor activities should be a must for a growing child.
There are a lot of benefits of having building blocks. It can improve children’s spatial kills. Apart from that, their imagination is being exercised, simply because they try to make the most out of it. Can you still remember the days when you were still young and that you pretended that your building blocks were your dolls’ fortress? That’s something we don’t hear often nowadays because kids are more engaged with their android tablets.
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And speaking of imagination, why don’t you buy art supplies? This doesn’t necessarily mean that you need an art area in your house. Why don’t you make use of the outdoors and use their bare hands to paint? It is fun and also a great learning experience for parents and kids. You might even be surprise to discover the next Picasso in your children.
We all love music, especially our kids. Can you still remember the days when your kid would dance over a jingle he heard from a TV commercial? Now is the time that they make their own music. Who knows if you have your little Mozart, right? Learning a couple of instruments is also great for children because this can be their outlet for creativity and their emotions as they go through changes and challenges in life.
Can you add more toys which you think are best for the kids? We are open for ideas. Let us know and help us teach our kids to be their best.