Hi there everyone! This is hopefully the start of a series on educational toys for kids of all ages, starting today with young children ages 0-3! Having five kids in such a short time span, it was so important for me to have durable toys that could last through the years and even become hand-me-downs for my friends’ kids, too!
This is hopefully the start of a series on educational toys for kids of all ages, starting today with young children ages 0-3! Having five kids in such a short time span, it was so important for me to have durable toys that could last through the years and even become hand-me-downs for my friends’ kids, too! Whether you’re looking for baby shower gift ideas or starting to think about holiday gifts for children, this list can certainly come in handy. Here are five quality toys for babies that won’t break the bank!
This isn’t your ordinary baby walker. The VTech Walker comes with working piano keys, bright lights, more than 70 sing-along songs, and a pretend telephone. Your child will spend hours building their role-play, creativity, and motor skills, all while learning how to walk! The Sit-to-Stand Learning Walker sells for $29 and is recommended for children 9 months to 3 years old.
A must-have for the future engineer or architect in your family! These building blocks come in primary classic colors and are sturdy enough to endure years of play. And the heavy-duty bag makes for super easy storage, great news for busy parents. This award-winning toy won’t put a dent in your wallet at only $9.99. Recommended for children ages 1-5.
A great friend for any infant! This adorable puppy will teach your child so much, from the ABCs to the 1-2-3s, the different parts of the body, and popular children’s songs and games! For only $24.95, this huggable, lovable pal is a must-have. Recommended for children 6 months – 3 years.
Your children will love building up this 5-tier tower and watching the three spinning activity balls race down. This toy will teach your kids essential development skills, including cause and effect, problem solving, and fine motor skills. And the best part? The whole tower can be taken apart and stored neatly away in no time! The Roll ‘n Swirl Ramp sells for $17.95 and is recommended for children ages 9 months and up.
Your child will have so much fun building up her fine motor skills with this exciting toy! She’ll love figuring out how to operate the beeper, key, levers, and switches to get the fun animal characters to pop up. With a handle included, this makes the perfect on-the-go toy for your little one! The Busy Poppin’ Pals are $19.00 and are recommended for children 1-3 years old.
I hope you’ve enjoyed this list and that it’s given you some educational gift ideas either for your own children or for a friend. Stay tuned for new lists on educational toys for older children coming in the next few weeks!