18:20 11 December 2012
If you want to be a cool grandfather this Christmas, or if you’re a parent looking to buy a child close to your heart a toy, then you want to be sure you’re making the right decision as there are many toysavailable in the market.
There are certain favourites. Your niece might be an Angry Birds fan, or your grandchild might be into Batman. But there’s one thing for sure, every child seems to enjoy toys that they can ride on.
This could relate to bicycles, skateboards, or pretend plastic push-cars. There are lots of these types of toys to consider.
Here are some advantages of toys that children can ride on, to help you with your gifts this Christmas:
No. 1 – Toys that can be ridden on not only give ample of pleasure to children, but they also help build the muscles in their legs; if the toy is a push-toy and not a mechanical one.
No. 2 – They can help children to learn to share. If another child sees your granddaughter, nephew or son riding on a toy they may want to join in, and a child should learn to negotiate the use of their new Christmas toy, for example.
No. 3 – This means that toys, such as those that can be ridden on, can help a child to socialise. They could interact over the toy, as well as having to think about operating, steering and using the toy. Factors that include toys creating mental stimulation are always a bonus when it comes to choosing the right one.
No. 4 – Some toys have handles on them in order for children to pull them along. This could be good for children as it may help them to learn to play responsibly with their toys.
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