It is fun to see enjoying themselves playing outdoors. But this feeling is not there when you children spending hours playing online games on a tablet while lying down on the sofa or sitting outside under a tree.
This is actually what is happening now and parents and teachers know about it. Eveywhere, children even as young as two years old are more interested in playing computer and online games. The feeling is different when you happen to pass by children playing hopscotch in a parking lot of kicking a football on the lawn.
But there are children who are not the type who love the outdoors. Indoor loving children can still be happy playing inside the home with educational toys that can stimulate them mentally and help them to learn. There are still many educational toys out there that promotes active and effective learning. You can get your children wooden educational toys, blocks, Lego, and play kitchen. With these toys’ children can use all their senses in order not only to enjoy but to learn something. If you are a parent, choose wooden toys for your kids that help them to learn and use all their sense. Below you can find some good reasons why wooden educational toys are the best for your kids.
First of all, wooden toys are safer to play with. They don’t contain lead or other chemicals that some toys contain and that is why they are sometime being pulled out of stores because they can harm one’s health. Wood is a natural product and so wooden toys are safe and do not contain lead or any harmful chemical.
It is quite clear that wooden toys are environmentally safe and friendly. Renewable sources like tree farms are where the raw material for wooden toys are derived from. You don’t have to feel sorry for a tree that has been cut down simply to make a wooden toy for children. Plastic toys are non-biodegradable and they release harmful chemicals into the atmosphere and the environment.
There is something about wooden toys that encourages learning. They present the very basic concept of things young learners can actually build upon. They provide children experience of quiet playing and it also promotes a more effective and successful learning process for the young.
So, if you are someone who has children under your care, don’t give them you cellphone or any gadget that will just destroy many of their abilities but give them a wooden toy which will encourage them to use their minds as they build up on its basic concept.