When our children get to those trying ages where nothing seems to grab their attention, parents are in need of toddler games that will entertain their children as well as educate them. Parents might seem stumped at first by the lack of educational toddler games available but there are actually plenty.
1. Online Stores
Online stores selling toddlers games are the best place to start your search. There are a variety of games, books and toys that have been developed to improve your child mentally and intellectually. There are games that cover the left side of the brain, the right side of the brain, numbers, letters, colors and even animals. The books and games can be used to help made learning fun for your child while still helping them develop. The best brand that we know of at the moment is Brainy Baby. With their unique selection of games and books, you’ll find everything you need.
2. Online Resources
Moms love helping moms. There are hundreds of websites that provide games and ideas for toddler games. You can find educational games or just games for the fun of it. Remember that when looking for games online you look for games that are suitable for your child’s specific age. There are also a lot of ideas for do-it-yourself games that you can make for your toddler. These games can be very encouraging and exciting for your child. Plus there is a sense of pride in your child when they know they’ve created something from the scratch.
If you’re struggling to find toddler games for your kids why not check at your local library? Usually your local library will have a section dedicated to small children. If you’re struggling to find them ask your librarian. If there isn’t a section for young kids why not start a petition and ask your library to start stocking them.
If you’re sending your kid to a kindergarten then why not go and visit them there. Most of the teachers at kindergarten don’t mind if a parent watches while their kids join in on the fun. Take a pen and paper and write down tips that you can use when you’re alone with your kids. Also ask the teacher for any hints or help that they can provide. They love sharing their expertise and will not mind.
With a little bit of patience you’ll be able to find toddlers games that are perfect for you and your child.
Melanie Thomas (CEO Melrose Kids Ltd) is a mother of two boys and lives in London, England. Melrose Kids Ltd are the official distributor of Brainy Baby products in the UK and Ireland. For 15 years, The Brainy Baby Company has been a pioneer and leader in DVDs, Books, flashcards, Games and Toys for babies, toddlers and pre-schoolers. The award-winning line of videos, CDs, books, pre-school games, and toys introduce childhood early education subjects such as letters, languages, shapes, animals, art and music.
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