What makes a toy a classic? It can be because of its lasting worth and timeless quality. These are toys that we have grown up with yet remain popular until now that kids of today can still enjoy it. These are durable that it surpasses years or decades and it is still intact and with some that are still working. These toys enhance children’s motor skills, and develop one’s imagination and creativity and teach social interaction.
The advent of modern technology also paved the way to different types of toys and games. Games are readily available in mobile devices. New releases of toys contain flashing lights and rich sounds. But despite all these changes, classic toys remains a favorite for toddlers. These types of toys are still available in stores and online sites.
Walk down the memory lane as we look at toys that have become a part of our childhood which are made available for the kids of today to enjoy.
Lincoln Logs – Centennial Edition Tin
A favorite wooden toy for kids, this special edition set contains 153 classic pieces made of high-quality maple wood stained with a rich brown finish. Each of the pieces contains indention making it easier to connect to create walls, porch, fences, roofs and more. It enhances children’s hand-eye coordination, fine motor skills, imagination, creativity, and problem-solving skills.
This mechanical drawing toy is recommended to toddlers ages 3 and up. It has knobs to draw up, down and curve. After finishing a sketch, just shake and it is erased and you can start all over again. This classic does not require batteries and is also gaining popularity among adults.
Fisher-Price Chatter Telephone
This Fisher-Price educational classic retro toy enhances creativity, imagination and early role play for kids. It is also a recommended baby toy to encourage babies to talk and begin their communication skills. Kids can be introduced to numbers through its dials and it is complete with fun ringing sounds and moving eyes.
LEGO Classic Creative Building Block Set
Another classic favorite that makes kids enjoy building figures from colorful pieces. It enhances a child’s creativity, hand-eye coordination, and fine motor skills. It is recommended for ages 4 and up. Even adults can enjoy playing this too.
Melissa and Doug Shape Sorting Cube
This classic wooden toy promotes color and shapes recognition and problem-solving. Each colorful piece is designed to fit through matching holes. It has a smooth finish colored with non-toxic paints.
Barrel of Monkeys
This classic monkey game challenge a player to pick up a monkey and build a parade or line to win. Dropping monkeys means losing a turn. Available colors: Elefun blue, hippo orange and cheeky purple.
Mr. Potato Head
The parts are compatible with other Mr. and Mrs. Potato Head versions. It includes eyes, nose, mouth with teeth, ears, a pair of legs with shoes, hands, tongue, mustache, hat, and glasses. These can make kids practice their fine motor skills as well as hand-eye coordination. Expect wacky versions of Mr. Potato Head kids can make while they enjoy and learn.
This is always a part of a little girl’s toy collection. You can play with it as is or you can buy assorted dresses and shoes for her to change in different outfits and hairstyles.
Hot Wheels Cars
A favorite kid’s toy for boys, this set includes twenty cars in flashing colors with that classic appeal. Great way to start up a toy car collection.
It is more than just a game, it’s a learning experience too. Enjoy this famous classic toy for kids with this set that includes 3 reels with storage.
Classic game boards are making a comeback or never lose the limelight like Guess Who?, Othello, Sorry, Monopoly, chess and checkers
We may have grown up and seen all these classic toys for toddlers remind us of the delight and the memories we have played with it as a child. Recreate those memories now with your kids and share with them the joy these toys brought to your childhood.
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