Illinois Early Learning Project

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IEL Tip Sheet

Title: What Makes a Good Toy?
Url: https://illinoisearlylearning.org/tipsheets/goodtoy/
Languages: English
Spanish Version: ¿Cuál juguete es buen juguete?
https://illinoisearlylearning.org/es/tipsheets/goodtoy-sp/
Polish Version: Jak wybrać dobrą zabawkę?
https://illinoisearlylearning.org/pl/tipsheets/goodtoy-pol/
Source of Publisher: Illinois Early Learning Project
Length of article: Short
Setting for which the article is intended: Home
Family Child Care
Child Care Center
Preschool Program
Intended Audience: Parents/Family
Teachers/Caregivers
Service Providers
Keywords: Child Development
Creativity
Parenting
Play
Safety
Toddlers
Toys
Age Levels:
(the age of the children to whom the article applies).
Infants and Toddlers (Birth To Age 3)
Preschoolers (Age 3 Through Age 5)
Learning Areas: PHYSICAL DEVELOPMENT AND HEALTH
PARENTING AND FAMILY LIFE
ACROSS THE CURRICULUM
Domains: Developmental Domain 2: Physical Development & Health
Developmental Domain 4: Cognitive Development
Approaches to Learning
Subdomain: Fine Motor
Creative Expression
Creativity, Inventiveness, & Imagination