Our range of shape sorting toys and stacking toys is ideal to encourage babies' and toddlers' fine-motor skills, coordination and curiosity. It's a creative way to understand colours, shapes, sizes, textures and sounds.
Shape sorting toys and stacking toys are fantastic tools for promoting the development of babies' and toddlers' fine-motor skills, coordination, and curiosity.
6 Advantages to stacking up with Stacking and Sorting Toys
Fine-Motor Skills: Manipulating the different shapes and placing them into the corresponding slots or stacking them helps strengthen and refine the muscles in babies' and toddlers' hands and fingers.
Hand-Eye Coordination: Sorting and stacking toys require hand-eye coordination, as children need to visually assess the shape and position their hands accurately to place the objects in the right spots. This helps develop their ability to coordinate their hand movements with what they see.
Cognitive Skills: These toys stimulate cognitive skills such as problem-solving and critical thinking. Children must observe the shapes and figure out how to match them with the corresponding openings or stack them in the correct order - counting toys are excellent for this.
Sensory Exploration: Shape sorting and stacking toys often incorporate various colors, shapes, sizes, textures, and even sounds. Babies and toddlers can explore and experience these sensory features, fostering their understanding of different sensory inputs.
Conceptual Development: Through repeated play with shape sorting toys, children gradually develop an understanding of shapes, colors, sizes, and spatial relationships such as with Balancing Games.
Creativity and Imagination: While the primary goal of these toys is to match shapes or stack objects, children often find alternative ways to play with them. They may experiment with different arrangements, create patterns, or use the shapes in imaginative play. This encourages creativity and imagination.
Shape Sorters and Stacking Toys are perfect birthday presents, useful and tidy in size. Remember with every Mimitoys order goes a Free Gift Bag and Gift Tag - no more wrapping paper and birthday cards!
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