Explain why developmental toys are essential for a child’s development and which types of toys are appropriate.

Motor development in babies creates excitement among parents who enjoy seeing their child learn new skills. Motor, social, cognitive, and language competencies develop together and support one another. In this discussion we will explore these concepts further.

As you create your discussion post, consider the following:

  • Which types of developmental toys have you given your children, if you have any? If you do not have children reflect upon developmental toys that you have seen or would give a child. Are these age appropriate? Is the parent the only person responsible for a child’s development?

By the end of this discussion, you will be able to:

  • Explain why developmental toys are essential for a child’s development and which types of toys are appropriate.