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Construction Toys and Building Kits for Kids
Construction toys, building toys and wooden blocks enhance young children imagination and creativity!
Building blocks are essential for any child's toy set. In preschools and elementary schools building blocks and building toys are usually among the favorite and popular toys. Children like building blocks because they allow kids to virtually create any structure they want; this is extremely important when making a castle or building a fortress to protect yourself from enemies. This sounds like ordinary child's play but what's really going on is that your child is expanding their imagination. As your child enters these imaginary worlds, building blocks serve as a means to express their creativity. They can also serve to establish real boundaries like for example not being able to build your fort/castle on the roof. This might seem small or not educational but kids are actually learning basic science.
It is known that blocks play increases child eye-hand coordination. It also encourages logical thinking. Wooden building blocks also increase toddler's awareness. While constructing and stacking, a toddler is constantly aware of the space in which he is working and subconsciously works within the confines of that space. Having building blocks as part of toddler's toys also encourages appropriate social behavior, a toddler learns to share and build with siblings, parents and friends. Language skills have also been found to greatly improve by playing with building blocks. This happens when the child is encouraged to speak about what he or she is building.
What's truly great about the collection of building blocks and construction toys is the variety from which to choose from. Let your kids become one of the characters from the themed building play sets like the Fire Station Building set or the 600 piece building set that can be used for making virtually anything. These toys will truly challenge your child's creativity. You can also let them create life size structures with the light but sturdy 40 Piece Giant Building Blocks set. This set of blocks is necessary in a child's collection because it not only develops personal motor and creative skills but they can also promote your child to play with others developing teamwork and social skills. Teamwork and social skills are probably one of the most important and difficult subjects you can teach a child at a young age since they are still in a stage where they think the world and everyone and everything in it is there for them. Whatever the lesson is, construction toys and building blocks can really help.
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