Preschool Toys Boston MA

Despite the warnings you may have heard that recommended ages listed on toys can be inaccurate, it is still possible to find the right toy as a gift if all you know is the child’s age. In particular, age categories are more consistent with younger children, from babies up to four or five years old.

Funmobile Games Incorporated
(617) 722-4125
197 Portland St
Boston, MA
 
Fao Schwarz
(617) 262-5900
67 Newbury St
Boston, MA
 
Bay State Games
(617) 727-3227
20 Somerset St
Boston, MA
 
Kb Toys
(617) 494-8519
100 Cambridgeside Pl
Cambridge, MA
 
Institute of Contemporary Art
(617) 478-3100
100 Northern Ave
Boston, MA
 
Lagoon Games
(617) 437-7285
264 Newbury St Ste 1
Boston, MA
 
Lannan Ship Model Gallery
(617) 451-2650
99 High St
Boston, MA
 
Black Incorporated
(617) 723-3883
101 Charles St
Boston, MA
 
Build-A-Bear Workshop
(617) 227-2478
6 N Market St
Boston, MA
 
Compleat Strategist
(617) 267-2451
201 Massachusetts Ave
Boston, MA
 

Early Learning Toys from Babies to Preschoolers

cuddly toy 280 Early learning toys from babies to preschoolers Despite the warnings you may have heard that recommended ages listed on toys can be inaccurate, it is still possible to find the right toy as a gift if all you know is the child’s age. In particular, age categories are more consistent with younger children, from babies up to four or five years old.

Baby Toys
In general, babies like toys that stimulate their curiosity, and parents like baby toys that are safe. Simple toys are best. Choose ones that are vivid in color, have varying textures, and make exciting sounds. The key for babies is to choose a toy that is responsive to them. So consider toys that rattle or make noises when buttons are pushed. However, stay clear from toys that are loud or annoying – remember that parents will be hearing these toys bleeping and mooing all the time too.

Toddler Toys
Toddler toys are similar to early infant toys in that they are designed to develop a child’s curiosity about the world through interaction. Basic educational toys can provide hours of fun while teaching a toddler about colors, animals and shapes.

The difference is that toddlers also are becoming more socially aware. So pick toys that can be played with or shared by two or more children at a time. This early group play is important for developing social skills. Simple puzzles and other goal-oriented toys are appropriate here, so toddlers can learn how to play together.

Preschool Toys
This age group is where educational toys really take off. There is no ...

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