Toys and daycare children physical development actually cannot be separated. Nowadays, toys is not only to create a fun and enjoyable environment but also to support children physical development. Of course you cannot simply choose any toys to get the right effect. Just try to choose the toys that can stimulates children growth for both of their body and brain.
Even though providing proper toys can help you to support children physical development but you do not need to spend a lot of budget for it. What you need to do is trading with other daycare, asking for donation or left over from unneeded school. Buying a used one is also not a problem as long as it can functioned the same. Need more information about the kind of toys for children development? Reveal it as follow:
Toys for large motor skills
Toys to boost large motor skill is the one that can help you to maintain children coordination and balance including arm and leg strength. The type of perfect toys for this skill are push or pull toys, ride on toys, action toy, sport equipment and rockers. Push and pull toys are shopping carts, animal on a string, vacuums, light wheelbarrow and baby carriages. While ride on toys are perfect for train children balance. Great ride on toys are wide and low vehicles and wagons. Sport equipment toys can be large rubber, foam balls, running and kicking the balls.
This sport equipment is very helpful to improve hand and eye coordination. Next is action toys. For action toys, choose low plastic structure with a slide and surface that can climbed. Swings, play tunes, spinning seats, sofa cushion and large cardboard carton is a great example. Rocker toys is also another type of perfect toys to play. You can try several toys such as rocking chairs, rocking horses and rocking vehicles.
Toys for fine motor skills development
If you want to provide toys for daycare children fine motor skills then it should be the one that can help hand and eye coordination.
Basically, you will need to provide various type of paper, pencils, crayon, sidewalk chalk, coloring books, watercolors, washable markers and play clay.
Pattern maker toys
You can try to teach children to make pattern with magnetic boards, felt boards, peg boards and matching games. It can help children development since it is train their hand movement to become precisely correct.
Stacking and building toys
If you want to do some stacking and building then you can use some blocks from plastic, cardboard, wooden and foam. By doing this, you can teach them to sort the blocks based on its color and shape.
Foam puzzles is perfect for this. Besides that, tea sets, large threading beads, lacing cards and musical instrument is another perfect choice.