When it comes to playtime, there is nothing more important than allowing children to use their imagination. Imaginative play helps kids to develop creativity, problem-solving skills, and social skills, as well as providing a much-needed outlet for their energy and curiosity. The best toys for imaginative play are those that encourage kids to use their creativity and imagination, rather than dictating a specific way to play.
If your loved ones made the NICE list this year, you'll need stocking stuffers.
Although these gifts tend to be small, if it is cool enough, it can still get the title of “Best toy I got this year!” So let's un-stuff these Stocking Stuffers and check out our top picks for the holiday season!
One of the most requested items at Legacy Toys by kids and their caregivers is fidgets! What may have started as a fad a few years back has emerged as one of the most popular and requested items at Legacy Toys. Fidgets have evolved from the fidget spinner to very sophisticated, fun, and useful ways to both play and promote focus. Even more than a cognitive tool, the list of pros for fidgets is continually growing:
Supports calm and relaxation
Aides in physical therapy, wrist and finger strength
Hand strength and dexterity
Strengthens tactile and fine motor skills
Eases arthritic pain by increasing circulation and reducing stiffness
Solution for sensory seekers
A healthy way to use repetitive actions to calm overactive nervous systems
Your little guy is now seven, and they’re in the first grade and starting the long journey to adulthood. With their necessary motor and learning skills now in place, it’s essential for your child to explore and find out what they like to do and what they're good at. Through playing with toys, parents can learn what skills their children may have that should be cultivated, or they may just want to have some fun. Either way, here are 10 of the best toys & gifts for 7 year old boys in 2020.