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    #249401 - 12/04/21 08:59 AM Re: science & engineering toys for young kids [Re: Aufilia]
    aeh Offline
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    Registered: 04/26/14
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    On the airplane and origami theme...ours loved the plane-a-day tear-off calendars. There are similar -a-day calendars for origami, crossword puzzles, sudoku, brainteasers, etc.

    You can also design your own and send them in to see if they will include them in future editions.
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    #249765 - 05/18/22 08:05 PM Re: science & engineering toys for young kids [Re: Aufilia]
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    I have never seen a post that I was more qualified to respond to. My son at 3 took everything apart, broke things to see how they worked, was so hard on our house. Eventually I realized he needed to put together and take apart and now all of his favorite toys are building materials. Here’s his fav materials:

    Picasso blocks
    Brain flakes
    Zoobs
    Legos
    Knex
    Boxes/scrap paper/tape
    Outdoors he likes buckets, water, sticks, etc
    Marble ramps are fun, but you can build them out of everything, u don’t need a special set.

    Look up “loose parts play” and “tinkering trays” for more inspiration

    This book is also good for 4-5 yo: what do people do all day by Richard scarry. It shows how a bunch of things work in a little kid friendly way.

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