Looking for the perfect gift for your children this Christmas? Here's some good news, especially if you're watching your wallet!
Experts say you can skip those electronic toys with the bells and whistles-- the best toys for kids are the simplest ones!
The American Academy of Pediatrics is offering parents some tips for finding toys that will really benefit your children developmentally. They say to skip gadgets and instead look for puzzles, blocks, musical instruments, and toys that encourage creative play.
These types of toys will help children develop a lot of life skills, including:
- conflict resolution
- emotional regulation
- imagination and creative thinking
- fine motor skills
- gross motor skills