Finding the perfect present for special occasions can be hard at the best of times. With more choice than ever, it can be a struggle to find the right gift that will resonate with your child.
But, the fundamentals of play still exist. Sometimes, it’s best not to overthink it and go with a present that has never gone out of style.
In this post, we’ll share top toys for kids that have been around forever, but still are a load of fun.
The cornerstone of a versatile present, bikes are still relevant today as they were decades ago. Not only do they promote physical activity, they provide a sense of freedom to kids, as well as a social activity.
If your child is stuck in front of tablet and smart phone screens, a bike might be the perfect catalyst to get them outdoors. Who can forget going bike riding with a bunch of buddies when you were younger?
Just remember safety is also important with learning how to ride and riding itself. A helmet must always be worn, and you may also want to consider knee and elbow padding.
If your child is too young to balance properly on a bike, training wheels can be useful. However, balance bike for kids are also a fantastic way for them to learn this balance and coordination at a very early age.
These playsets are famous for their durability and classical style. The wooden playset makes for an ideal gift option for little ones with a tendency to break things.
While you may think the humble playset isn’t a popular item with kids, you may end up being very surprised. Believe it or not, children can spend hours playing with these traditional wooden playsets, letting their creativity run wild.
You can buy wooden playsets with wooden tools. It is a great way to boost their cognitive skills and coordination. They can also be used as learning tools, as most come in a range of colours and sizes.
Stacking toys are a fantastic gift for boys and girls. Kid’s just love stacking objects as much as they love the idea of knocking things down.
Like wooden tools, these toys will help your child learn a range of things from different colors to sizes and shapes. You can also teach them how to count things.
If you are looking for a present for a toddler there are a range of stacking toys suited specifically for them. It’s a simple task that helps build cognitive development.
When we use the phrase ‘teddy bear’ we are referring to all the soft dolls or characters you can buy in plush form. Most adults have a lingering memory of a favourite ‘teddy’ and there is a reason for this.
Teddy bears provide a sense of comfort and help with reducing anxiety and stress in children. They are often used as transitional items to help with parental separation anxiety. If your kid is getting ready for kindergarten, then getting a teddy of their own might be a good idea.
The popularity of board games hasn’t diminished over the years. In fact, there is a massive range of games to suit every kid and age.
While classics like Monopoly and Scrabble sometimes are not the best for children, there are plenty designed for younger minds. These include games with lots of interactivity such as Mouse Trap, Guess Who or Jenga.
It also provides an activity that the whole family can enjoy from children, to teenagers to adults.