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« on: January 25, 2009, 03:43:25 AM »

i want my son to play with toys. so that he is involved in something himself.i wont him to explore things himself and get creative. i do give him crayons and stuff. but after some time he get bored and draw on the wall, which is if he is unassisted. as i am a working mother i want him to be involved in activities that can keep him busy, so that he dosent get into fights with other todlers. what do i do to make him feel loved and not lonely even when i am away

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« Reply #1 on: January 26, 2009, 11:38:20 AM »

Do you mean toys to give him to play with at home or at the playschool?

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« Reply #2 on: January 26, 2009, 09:04:32 PM »

i like to give him a soft toy to cuddle with him.To eliminate drawings on the wall put a big white paper and tell him to write on it and praise him when he do it.At home give him puzzles and wooden bloks and show him how to build on each other.

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« Reply #3 on: January 26, 2009, 09:46:39 PM »

I agree with Jake that wooden blocks are ideal for children to build simple constructions.  Wooden puzzles - provide different themes ones.  Wooden car block container.  Wooden trains and train rail.

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« Reply #4 on: January 30, 2009, 06:20:54 AM »

mY SONS FAVORITE TOYS ARE....

Little tuned guitar
Little minature piano
xylophone

Other top rated toys.... Puzzles, things to dress up in, hats,  boxes of different shapes and sizes along with glue foam cut stickers, glitter glue, markers, pipe cleaners, feathers, pens, sparkles, bubbles. 

Leap pad fridge mates

Newspaper to fold and make hats out of... cars that move with people that fit inside

Things a kid can stack- large legos, large foam blocks, play mats, parachute or large blanket with friends and stuffed animals, leaves to put on top

thomas the train

LOL if you need more ideas let me know..


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« Reply #5 on: February 01, 2009, 05:06:05 PM »

educational PC games

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« Reply #6 on: February 03, 2009, 04:51:16 PM »

My daughter is two and she really enjoys playing with building blocks and interactive books

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« Reply #7 on: February 16, 2009, 03:02:41 PM »

a toy which play a song..
toy cars
Building blocks



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« Reply #8 on: February 16, 2009, 04:42:01 PM »

My guy loves plastic animals--dinosaurs, water creatures, insects, spiders, etc. They're cheap and fun. You can throw them in the bath and they become "water toys"  LOL

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« Reply #9 on: February 16, 2009, 07:44:10 PM »

Building blocks definitely,
and a ball

for my son the best gift anyone can give him is a magnetic board second best being building blocks!!!!


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« Reply #10 on: February 16, 2009, 08:43:54 PM »

my son loves the lego duplo series more than the megablocks. he also loves the fisher price garage/car port and can play with it for hours. he also loves anything that plays music like play piano, drums, harmonica, xylophone, etc. he also loves puzzles. the good thing though is that there are a lot of toys out there that are also learning toys like educational puzzles, learning drum, musical books, etc.

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« Reply #11 on: February 17, 2009, 03:33:39 PM »

I agree with the above. Books, or any type of toys that encourage symbolic play, or even imaginative play. Its not the toy that is important but if he has someone to play with them. Playing with the child is very important. The simpliest toys can be so interesting sometimes.

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« Reply #12 on: February 17, 2009, 04:01:19 PM »

Definitely would recommend Lego Duplo blocks!

Felicity at that age (actually, still!) also loves Disney princess miniature dolls, which she would play on a doll house.

And if your child is interested in drawing, then coloring/drawing kits.

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« Reply #13 on: February 20, 2009, 01:05:26 AM »

logan loves the little people fisher price play sets

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« Reply #14 on: February 20, 2009, 03:22:53 AM »

My son enjoys his melissa and doug easel and also his doctor kit and tool kit.

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