There are many fun educational games for toddlers.
Most of these games are very simple, because kids of this age cannot get engaged in more complicated activities. However, these simple games play vital role in toddlers’ development. Many of these games are used to develop hands and fingers function and overall body motor function.
Scientists have proved that fingers and tactile sensations greatly influence speech development. There is a direct link between the two. So, developing your child’s motor functions through fun educational games for toddlers, you help your child to develop his or her speaking ability. There are many small and fun learning games for toddlers, which massage their palms and fingers. You may teach your kid to count fingers, gently rubbing each of them.
Or, you may use small poems and songs to count fingers or play little hand games. You may also want to use buttons, threads and needles in your games. Of course, you cannot leave the child alone with those things. It can choke on them or prick his or her fingers. But, a baby around one year or 18 months old can start learning how to put buttons on a thread, using a needle. It is a fun thing to do. Your kid can make simple rings or bangles of buttons and develop his or her fingers, speech and attention.
Playing fun educational games for toddlers you may want to use balls. You may want to get balls of different sizes, colors and some balls might be with little rubber spikes to stimulate hands and fingers of your kid. You may play simple games of rolling or throwing balls to each other. Or, aiming to get the balls into a bucket. At this, every time you throw a ball, you may name its color to teach colors to your toddler. This would be one of the first steps made on the early development path.
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