What are the functions of educational toys?
1. Develop intelligence:
Strictly speaking, educational toys should be divided into children’s educational toys and adult educational toys. Although the boundaries between the two are not very obvious, they should still be distinguished. The so-called educational toys, whether they are children or adults, are, as the name suggests, toys that allow us to develop intelligence and increase wisdom in the process of playing.
2. Educational toys stimulate organ response:
In fact, in addition to developing intelligence, educational toys have more functions. For example, to stimulate functional development, educational toys with brightly designed colors and attractive lines can stimulate children’s vision; and the “rings” that sound as soon as they are held, the “small pianos” that make various animal sounds when they are pressed, etc. can stimulate children The sense of hearing; the rolling colored balls can develop the sense of touch in children.
Therefore, different educational toys are effective tools to assist children in understanding the world, helping them to cooperate with the various sensory reactions on their bodies to contact and recognize all novel things.
3. Educational toys coordinate body functions:
In addition, educational toys also have the function of coordinating physical functions. For example, when a child builds a box of building blocks into a figure, in addition to using his brain, he must also have the cooperation of hands. In this way, through playing with educational toys, the child’s hands and feet can be trained and gradually built up. Coordination, hand-eye coordination and other physical functions;
It has the function of practicing social activities. In the process of playing educational toys with their peers or parents, children unknowingly develop their social relationships. Even if they are prone to stubbornness and quarrels in cooperation or competition, in fact they The spirit of cooperation and the psychology of learning and sharing are being developed to lay the foundation for future integration into society. At the same time, language skills, emotional release, and hands-on skills have all been improved.