Toys are made and used as play companion for children. However, it serves many purpose which results in great benefits. Toys can help enhancing motoric and language skills of children. Besides, they also help enhancing creativity to become more blossoming which is beneficial for children to grow up. Besides, not all children can express their creativity freely. Most of them are having a hard time to do it. Thus, toys can provide children and allow them to get creativity through imagination like an adult when playing. Toys also help children to get creativity since they learn by doing. Here are toys which considered beneficial for children to enhance and develop their creativity:
- Art Toys can encourage children to build their creativity. it will be easier for children to express their creativity through artworks. Drawing tools and washable markers can be used as their toys. Other toys include magnetic drawing boards and finger paints. However, make sure to supervise children while playing art toys since they are made of chemical. Even if they are not toxic, it’s still highly recommended to accompany children playing.
- Building toys are good for building creativity. Children will be able to imagine creatively about how to build according to their liking. Blocks and Legos are recommended building toys to play for children. However, make sure to choose bigger building toys for children who still like putting everything in their mouth to avoid choking.
- Crafts kits are also great toys to play by children. This type of toys consists of kits needed to accomplish a certain craft project. This will help children building their imagination so their creativity will be enhanced. This will also help children to enhance their motoric skills since they have to move, build, remove, and rebuild the kits until they can finish the project perfectly.
- Musical toys are great learning tools for children. It is easy to find musical toys and make them yourself. There are many things at home that can be made into instruments. However, it is also great to give them real instrument to learn. The most important thing is to choose instruments made of safe materials to avoid injury. Music can stimulate brain to be more active and receptive. Thus, it will help children to be more creative. Instruments can be chosen by age. For example, plastic tambourines are for babies, a kazoo is for preschoolers, piano is for kindergarteners and up.