Toys

26 Dec

What kinds of toys are best for children:

Do you want to grow their brains or just buy yourself a few moments of peace as a parent?

“A toy should be 10 percent toy and 90 percent child, and with a lot of these electronic toys, the toy takes over 90 percent and the child just fills in the blank.”

http://well.blogs.nytimes.com/2015/12/23/traditional-toys-may-beat-gadgets-in-language-development/?_r=0

Sometimes, simplest is best:

Stick. Box. Dirt. Pots and Pans. String…

http://www.wired.com/2011/01/the-5-best-toys-of-all-time/

 

More here:

http://qz.com/156218/parents-are-buying-their-kids-all-the-wrong-toys/

Blogs on the topic:

http://www.toysaretools.com/

Suppliers:

http://www.difflearn.com/product/Color_Cubes/patterns_sequencing

http://www.magformers.com/

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