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Just like children, toy chest contents evolve over the years. They must be sorted regularly to eliminate toys that are no longer used and make room for toys that suit children's capacities, toys that will stimulate their development. Toy chests can almost be called tool chests. Their contents represent children's tools and they use them daily to perform their main job: to play.
Read on to discover a few toy/activity/game suggestions that should be in your toy chest depending on the developmental stages of the children in your group. You will also learn how to make the contents of your toy chest even more attractive for children. No one ever said a toy absolutely had to be used a specific way. Each toy that makes its way into your toy chest comes with endless possibilities.
Before I begin, here is a list of things to consider when purchasing toys. I have a unique relationship with toys, namely buying toys. I prefer recycled toys. I also enjoy ignoring the instruction booklets that come with most toys. It is so much more fun to imagine different activities.
Here is a list of tips and tricks to keep in mind.
3-5 years (Pre-K):
Maude Dubé, Specialized educator
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