Building puzzles helps children to visualize and imagine something before it is finished. By discovering the properties of the pictures and how they are formed by different pieces, they can manipulate the space and shape to visualize the finished image while assembling the puzzle pieces.
Embrace the process of creation! Choose from a variety of art forms to spark the creative impulse. Practice valuble basic fine-motor skills while stimulating right brain development of emotional perception, intuition & creativity.
Tap your child’s interest in movement with a variety of Transportation toys. Discover cause-and-effect relationships with wheeled toys, and build sorting skills pairing occupations and environments together.
Taking care of a ‘baby’ is an important parts of dramatic play
and nurturing behavior. At Necker’s, not only do we have a diversity of ‘babies’, but also offer a variety of accessories to enhance play possiblities.
toy is any item that can be used for play. Toys are generally played with by children and pets. Playing with toys is an enjoyable means of training the young for life in society. Different materials are used to make toys enjoyable to both young and old. Many items are designed to serve as toys, but goods produced for other purposes can also be used. For instance, a small child may pick up a household item and “fly” it through the air as to pretend that it is an airplane. Another consideration is interactive digital entertainment. Some toys are produced primarily as collector‘s items and are intended for display only.
The origin of toys is prehistoric; dolls representing infants, animals, and soldiers, as well as representations of tools used by adults are readily found at archaeological sites. The origin of the word “toy” is unknown, but it is believed that it was first used in the 14th century.
Toys, and play in general, are important when it comes to growing up and learning about the world around us. The young use toys and play to discover their identity, help their bodies grow strong, learn cause and effect, explore relationships, and practice skills they will need as adults. Adults use toys and play to form and strengthen social bonds, teach, remember and reinforce lessons from their youth, discover their identity, exercise their minds and bodies, explore relationships, practice skills, and decorate their living spaces.