Educational games: which games for children aged 2 to 3?

Published on : 14 May 20202 min reading time

Children are full-fledged persons who have a constant need to move but also to play. But he cannot yet play all the games that exist. Be aware that there are specific toys adapted to the development of his brain as well as his physical capacity.

Children from 2 to 3 years old and toys

2 years is the age when a child knows how to do a lot of things on his own. It is the period of self-assertion and great learning. Moreover, it is from this age that he enriches his vocabulary in a prodigious way (negative and interrogative sentences) and enters the famous “age of no”. He begins to be clean, to dress himself, to imitate others, he is also able to concentrate, to create a project and to lead it to its conclusion. His hands become more and more skilful and his body becomes more and more adroit. He will then enjoy games where he feels in control such as collecting, aligning, filing, emptying and filling which will make him gain more autonomy. In addition, his imagination and attention span begin to develop.

Which toys should be prioritized for a 2 year old child?

For a 2 year old child, it is advisable to give him toys to ride on wheels, finger paints, washable felt-tip pens, wax crayons, blackboard and chalk, cardboard boxes, play dough, large balls to be threaded on a cord, musical instruments, a set of blocks, picture books, toys to pretend (crockery set, tool box, small cars, dolls, etc.), toys to play with, and toys to play with. ), association games (memory games, lotto, etc.), puzzles with 3 to 4 pieces, ball, soap bubbles, garden sets, outdoor games.

Which toys for a 3 year old child?

From the age of 3, a child likes even more imitation games that help him to build a different identity through a toy (the hairdresser with the head to be combed and accessories) or simply to imitate adults to pretend, like playing at the dinette for example. On the other hand, he has a growing interest in books and scary stories. It is then advisable to give him imitation games, animated books, games developing his imagination: disguises, puppets, first figurines and his first set of rules.

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