Playtime is one of the best times to educate your child: you have their rapt attention and they are having so much fun they don’t even realise they’re learning. Leading online retailer of educational toys DiscoverMe (http://www.discovermetoys.co.uk/) sells a wide range of the respected toy brand Melissa and Doug toys which are busy developing core skills while your child is happily having fun.
Melissa and Doug toys are renowned for their clever designs which encourage your children along the path of developmental progress, while also being great entertainment for your little ones. The toys come in designs which are suitable for all age groups, from baby toys to toys for toddlers. For instance, the stacking ring toy the Rainbow Stacker is for babies over 18 months. This is one of the most traditional wooden toys and underlying the simplicity of smooth multi-sized wooden rings on a rocking base is the way it encourages hand-eye co-ordination, motor skills and curious play and discovery.
As your baby grows into a little toddler, Melissa and Doug have lots of toys which will educate them as they play which are available from the DiscoverMe website. Children will love to spend hours playing the magnetic fishing and catch-the-bug puzzle games, without even noticing that they are constantly improving their fine motor skills. Similarly, they will while away the hours happily sorting the shapes into the correct slots in the Shape Sorting Clock, all the time getting to grips with the abstract notion of the passing of time and sowing the seeds which will help them learn to tell the time.
Bring out their creative side with the Decorate Your Own Wooden Train, encouraging them to express themselves through art and craft and to learn patience and precision. Simultaneously stimulating creative and practical impulses is the Take-Along Tool Kit which comes with a wooden hammer, screwdriver, nails, nuts and bolts.
Melissa and Doug have worked hard to design a range of toys which educate children in all the key developmental areas as they grow from babies into young children, all the time entertaining them with fun playtime activities. See some of the best examples at http://www.discovermetoys.co.uk/.