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How to Choose Counting Toys for 2 year Olds?

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How to Choose Counting Toys for 2 year Olds?

Learning toys are readily available these days but some parents are still unaware of the advantages of these games. They are not sure which educational toys they should buy for their kids. They want their kids to learn but they do not know which skills they should be encouraging. Here we’ll talk about some very simple counting toys for 2 year olds and what kids can learn.  1# Building blocks with numbers Plastic or wooden blocks with numbers is a basic toy that helps toddlers become aware of numbers. By counting the blocks and matching the blocks to the number,...

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Counting Toys for 2 Year Olds - More Than Just for Counting

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Counting Toys for 2 Year Olds - More Than Just for Counting

When I was a preschool teacher many years ago I would use one toy in many different ways. This was for several reasons. One, it was economic. Two, it encouraged children to try new experiences. Three, it added variety to the play. Four, toys used in different settings enhance different skills. This is not brilliant in any manner. Children do this naturally. If you give a child a small cardboard box it may become a mouse house or a treasure chest or a boat or decorated like aflower. Many counting toys for 2 year olds can be versatile in this...

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Linking Heart Activity for V-Day

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Linking Heart Activity for V-Day

SHARE THE LOVE!  A quick fine motor activity to do with your preschooler!  This heart activity works for Valentine’s Day or any day to show you care.    SUPPLIES YOU WILL NEED: 1 sheet of cardstock paper Pair of scissors Crayon/pencil/marker A Set of Links Hole Puncher    PLAY IDEAS: Cut different shapes – stars, squares Sort the links by color as you put them in Count the links  We hope you and your little ones enjoy!

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