We at Casey's toys have found that vehicles always have a special place in children's hearts.It does not matter how far technology advances, nor how many cool gadgets are offered in the market, toy cars, toy planes, toy boats, and toy trains will always be kids' favourites. It keeps them entertained for hours, whether they are playing alone or with friends.It also encourages creativity and imagination. We are sure that you will find exactly what you are looking for at Casey's Toys.Read more...
One of the first methods in teaching kids about their surroundings is by showing them pictures of things. Parents would buy flash cards, charts, drawing tools, and educational videos for kids to have an idea of what things around them look like. These materials contain photos of animals, trees, flowers, fruits, vegetables, and vehicles. The last one is really famous to kids. Why? Because vehicles catch their interest. It makes them curious. Vehicles look cool and are drawn in a cute and colourful way that is specially designed for little kids.
During or after showing them photos, it's a great idea to teach kids about the different sounds of things they see everyday. Showing them photos of animals and demonstrating the sound they make is the perfect way for kids to be familiar with them. But in cases where things have complex or varying sounds, how can parents teach them to their kids? That's right, by giving them a mini-figure or a replica. For example, kids will be more familiar with fruits and vegetables if they know what they look like in real life. Today, it is now more convenient to look for toy replicas of fruit and vegetables. These toys are made from different materials and mind you, some look so close to reality that kids want to eat it when they see it. No worries, the companies producing these toys ensure that are made from the safest materials.
Going back to toy vehicles, the best way to teach kids about cars, planes, boats, trains, and other vehicles is by giving them mini versions. It is much better if kids are given mini, working versions of vehicles for educational purposes. What does that mean? Toy vehicles with rolling wheels, real flashing lights, sounds, doors and windows that open and close, and patterned to the real ones. When kids get their hands on a mini version of their favourite vehicle, they become more excited to learn about it because they can touch it. More than the visuals, it is important that kids know the feel of things.
These factors greatly help in kids' early development. How? Well, there are many things but allow us to name a few important notes. First, mini, working versions of cars, trains, and other vehicles keep kids active. Playing with this type of toy allows kids to move their bodies. Even the smallest muscles are being exercised when they play with toy vehicles. As a result, their fine motor skills are being developed. They slowly learn how to grasp things, how to open and close a car door, how to put a figurine in a vehicle, and how to move the vehicles around. Second, these toys help develop kids' imagination. They engage into pretend play where they come up with different exciting scenes involving their favourite vehicles. They enter into their own little worlds and be their own character. Since it involves vehicles, kids can be racers, police officers, or any person who drives a vehicle. Plus, they can play it alone or with their friends. Third, playing with toy vehicles allows kids to be familiar with the world. They become more knowledgeable about the differences between cars, planes, boats, trains, trucks, and other vehicles. They will also know the persons who are driving these vehicles and become their role models. Lastly, kids will develop their social and communication skills when playing with these toys. Especially when they are playing with friends, making their own dialogue comes naturally. They learn how to form sentences and launch into conversations with their playmates. They learn how to take turns when playing and share toys with other kids.
Then one day on the way to the park, to the mall, or to the school, kids will be more amazed when they see a car on the road. And when they look up and see a plane fly by, they can recognise it right away. In one of the family trips to the beach if a kids see a boat, they will know what it is right away too. Same thing with trains when you travel around a city and take the subway, they will already be familiar with it upon seeing the train. Toy vehicles are a lot of fun but more than that, they are educational. Continue browsing to see our collection of cool toy vehicles.