Educational toys designed to support different stages of development of children are modules that aim to provide both fun and learning for each child. Remember, incorporating these toys into children's games at an early age will make a significant difference in children's development!
What does educational toy mean?
Educational toy is a toy that helps to teach children the concepts that they want to be gained at an early age (matching, finding different, merging the pieces, grouping, sorting, placing them to the appropriate place, establishing relations, moving from place to place…) both entertaining and educational methods.
In the preschool period, educational toys should aim to teach the following concepts:
more or less
night and day
morning noon evening
yesterday Today Tomorrow
more or less
back and forth
far and near
Rhythmic counting from 1 to 20
Recognizing numbers from 12 to 9
Subtract-increment with objects from 1 to 10
salty and sour
the flavor odorless
shapes of objects
geometric shapes (circle, triangle, square, rectangle)
Main colors: red-yellow-blue
intermediate colors: orange-green-purple
don't be happy
Do not be surprised
do not be afraid
The educational toy should be made according to the development and experience of children and should be prepared for all concepts according to the principle of learning from easy to difficult. Educational toys vary according to age. For example, from infancy to three years of age, toys such as mobiles, play blankets, crib guards, which stimulate the senses of vision, hearing and touch, are more useful, whereas for older children, parts such as bomps, dominos, matching cards, jigsaws, etc. can be played alone or in groups. toys will also be useful.
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