Toys play a key role in kids’ lives. The type of toys to be given to a kid depends on the age. Since a child is about six months old, they look for various types of things to play with. At that stage of life, it is only the color or the sound that matters and if it is a colorful object with some music, they tend to look for it grab it, and try to hold it so well.
But it is very important at this stage that parents should be aware of the toys that they give to their toddlers as they put everything in their mouths they get hold of. Be it a plastic iron glass or even a sharp object they try to identify the object by putting it in their mouth. Well, which is probably why parents are extremely vigilant about their kids especially when they are younger.
When they are older
When they grow older and when they are around the age of five or six years, they do understand what is harmful and what is not yet it is still advisable for parents to keep an eye on them. Playing with a suitable toy is very important for a kid to improve mental skills and hand movements which in the future will help him or her in improving writing skills.
While you can for sure buy expensive toys from shops, finding things from our outer environment is also a very good option for kids. Even the kids will enjoy it much more than artificial toys, I am sure.
Building blocks and many more toys
Playing with building blocks is also very good to keep the attention and keep the child in one place. Similarly playing with sand, or items with different textures, balls, and obstacle courses are some great ideas for kids to keep them entertained. You can even give them a londji puzzle to play with which they will enjoy for sure.
Ten years and above
Children who belong to the age group of above ten years tend to be much more mature and they can usually figure out what they want to play with and what not. As they are well aware of digital equipment and games, they may show a great liking towards such devices therefore the lives of parents become much easier.
For this age group, it is also very much advisable to ask them to play with sports equipment or engage in extracurricular activities in school as that will help them in this period when muscular development happens. It will not only improve their physical health as well as mental health and also instill the values of sharing facing defeat, taking the joy of winning with a calm mind, and team spirit.
We are all still kids
Well, no matter how old you become sometimes you may still want to play with kids as well as their toys! Well, even though most people may look at you in a weird way it is okay. We all have a child inside us and occasionally you need to let them out!