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Teach your child with educational games

Teach your child with educational games

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:

Size:
large-medium-small
thin-thick
long short
Wide narrow
Quantity:
more or less
heavy-light
empty full
odd-even
all-moiety
crowd-secluded
Time:
before-now-after
night and day
morning noon evening
yesterday Today Tomorrow
year
Direction:
include-out
more or less
Anteroposterior
back and forth
right left
Place:
far and near
front-back
above-below
inside-out
Next to-back
Number:
Rhythmic counting from 1 to 20
Recognizing numbers from 12 to 9
Subtract-increment with objects from 1 to 10
Sense:
sweet-bitter
salty and sour
hot-cold-warm
Hard soft
fresh-stale
rough-slick
the flavor odorless
voice-quiet
Figure:
edge-corner-to-flat-crooked
shapes of objects
geometric shapes (circle, triangle, square, rectangle)
Color:
Main colors: red-yellow-blue
intermediate colors: orange-green-purple
color shades
black White
Feelings:
don't be happy
being sad
anger
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.

Source:Education Environment and Equipment in Preschool Education Institutions
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