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Best Toys for Children 5 Years and Under

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Best Toys for Children 5 Years and Under

Children 5 years and under can greatly benefit from and prepare for kindergarten with educational toys. Here are three such toys that develop their fine motor skills, problem-solving skills, and imaginary play. Learn more...

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5 Benefits of Imaginative Play

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5 Benefits of Imaginative Play

The late and great Albert Einstein once said “Logic will get you from A to Z; imagination will get you everywhere.” As a toy company that sees the power and impact of imaginative play--we totally agree! While logic and knowledge have their own important roles to play in the development of children, without imagination, our society wouldn’t be where it is today. Imagination plays a key role in the creative process for musicians, actors, artists, scientists, inventors, and authors, all of whom contribute a great deal to society and culture. Imaginative play is a key way to help children develop...

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Build Self-Confidence and Social Skills with Imaginative Play

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Build Self-Confidence and Social Skills with Imaginative Play

“I’ll be Superman, and you can be Batman.” “How about we build a castle for a dragon?” “Let’s use our dolls to act out the Little Mermaid!” Whether dreaming up and acting out storylines for animal kingdoms or medieval times, imaginative play has been a source of children’s enjoyment for generations. It makes sense--the ability to create, share, and act out stories is part of what makes us human. However, imaginative play serves several other essential functions beyond entertainment. It’s also a great way to develop two important qualities that help children grow up to be well-adjusted adults: self-confidence and...

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4 Skills Educational Toys Help Develop in Children

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4 Skills Educational Toys Help Develop in Children

Many of our fondest childhood memories involve playing with educational toys--memories such as building out train sets or strategizing to solve a new puzzle with friends. Often, our favorite toys did more than just take us to our happy place--they also developed skills that we now use on a regular basis, such as completing tasks with our hands (otherwise known as fine motor skills) or cognitive problem solving. Now that you have your own children, you’ll want to be certain that they develop the motor, cognitive, and emotional skills that serve as the foundation for their learning path for years...

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