Building with blocks is a classic spatial reasoning activity that can help children develop their ability to visualize and manipulate objects in space. Give your child a variety of pieces. Each new shape offers its own possibilities and challenges.
The best toddler activities focus on heuristic play- that is investigations into the properties and functions of materials.
Learn more about heuristic play and how toddlers learn through playing with simple open ended pieces.
Traditional wooden toy blocks are the first type of toy to introduce to your toddler. Studies have shown that they can improve motor skills, hand-eye coordination, spatial awareness, and improve problem solving abilities.