The Educational Functions Of Baby Toys
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Baby toys is the material basis of baby games, it has positive significance of promoting baby’s physical and mental health development and all-round development. Toys play a very important role in a baby’s life, but some people do not know its functions, they just think that toys just for baby to play and make baby do not cry. Today, I want introduce the educational functions of baby toys.

First, arousing the enthusiasm of baby’s activities. Baby’s physical and mental development must depend on activities, Baby can arbitrarily play, operate and use toys which both suit for their psychological characteristics and their ability level. Toys can meet the needs of baby’s activities and arouse the enthusiasm of their activities.

Second, promoting the development of baby’s senses. Toys like kids talking pen, music toys have intuitive image, baby can look, hear, touch, blow and play toys. These can promote healthy development of baby’s sense of hearing, touching and other sense organ function.

Third, promoting the development of baby’s intelligence. Toys’ intuitive image and the authenticity of the imitation of real life can inspire baby's imagination, thus can active thinking, develop their creativity, exercise their power of memory and imagination, and finally promote the development of their intelligence.

Fourth, cultivating baby’s good character. When baby playing toys, he will meet some difficulties, he must rely on his own efforts to overcome these difficulties, so he can benefit from them. Some toys require babies play together, such as telephone toys, the baby must cooperate with his partner, if he don’t, he can’t enjoy these toys. Therefore, toys are good for training baby’s collective idea and spirit of cooperation. They also can cultivate good qualities of overcoming difficulties and let baby have the courage to overcome difficulties.

Fifth, helping baby’s action coordination ability and health. The reason why baby like toys are like bellows:1 Toys is a kind of specific things, they suit for level of baby’s cognition development and sensory ability. 2 Toys have bright color, sound and can be moved and manipulated, these characteristics attract baby’s attention and make he be interested in them. 3 Toys generally have many characteristics, such as changeable and no fixed switch, these can meet his needs of curiosity and exploration. 4 Toys is a means of learning which can satisfy baby’s desire to participate in the adult’s society life and learning environment. 5 Toys can satisfy baby’s thirst for knowledge. 6 Toys can hone baby’s willpower.


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