Saturday 19 February 2011


Educational Toys for Toddlers 2-3 years old

Here are a list of toys suitable for this age:

1. Tricycle

2. Leap Frog Alphabet magnets

3. Art supplies - markers, crayons, watercolors, and construction paper (ask your child to draw the sky, grass, or even the sound of rain)

4. Play kitchen - plastic fruits and vegetables that can be cutted, pots, and spatulas.

5. Books - Search out some well-tested favorites, such as Eric Carle's Very Hungry Caterpillar, Dr. Seuss's There's a Wocket in My Pocket, or Laura Joffe Numeroff's If You Give a Mouse a Cookie.

6. Sand toys - a pail and shovel — he can build a castle or just make piles. For added interest, consider a bright yellow dump truck or front-end loader. He'll have a grand time loading up trucks and dumping his cargo.

7. Bath toys

8. Large construction blocks such as Lego blocks

9. Pull toys

10. Jigsaw puzzles

12. Wooden blocks for stacking and building

13. Wooden beads through the wire mesh

14. Wooden beads to string a string through

15. Balls (playing basketball with wastebasket)

16. Musical instruments - tamboourine, drum, rhythm sticks (encourage your child to dance, clap and hop to music)

17. Dress-up clothes - cowboy clothes, etc (Designate a drawer or a box for dress-up clothes, hats, shoes, etc.)

18. Rocking horse

19. Simple board game such as matching pictures


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