“Toddlers are very curious beings who love to explore their environment. Their minds are sponges that can easily grasp anything around them which is why they learn at a rapid pace. Before you know it, toddlers speak new words that amaze their parents. In terms of motor skills, one year old toddlers are very clumsy but gain balance by age three so they start running around. By that age too, they can speak in short sentences that express their thoughts. It is important then that parents choose wisely educational games for toddlers.
Generally,toddlers are active at playing with their parents. Nonetheless, it is best to teach toddlers socialization skills since they can be self-centered at times. However, if a toddler is timid, educational games for toddlers can also be played alone. One of the best educational games for toddlers is stacking blocks since this enhances fine motor skills. According to the University of Utah website that features pedineurologic exam of toddlers, stacking blocks benefits toddlers since they gradually develop their motor levels. On the average, an 18 month old can stack at least 4 blocks according to thestudy.
Aside from this, toddlers can also put beads in a container which is an excellent way of developing fine motor skills. Alphabet Nesting and stacking blocks are made of wood or heavy grade cardboard building blocks. They learn by recognizing the letters, identifying colors and hand eye coordination. These educational games for toddlers are really a good investment for all the benefits they give to toddlers!
Coloring sheets is another popular educational games for toddlers. They can scribble, write or color sheets which are free from Internet sites like Kneebouncers or ToodleToons. An 18 month old toddler would benefit from this activity by developing his fine motor skills and coordination. Also, coloring educational games for toddlers teach the child to concentrate on a task. Coloring sheets with connect the dots are best for hand eye coordination.
Educational games for toddlers shouldn’t be costly, a lot of them can also be found online for free.”