Toys for Busy Fingers

Achilleos, Antonis
February 2004
Scholastic Parent & Child;Feb/Mar2004, Vol. 11 Issue 4, p16
The article presents variety of educational toys of children. Colossa Barrel of Crafts invites a child to experiment with color and texture with a giant jar of pom-poms, beads, feathers, wiggly eyes, glittery thingamajigs and dozens of other art supplies. The toy also promotes dexterity, fine-motor control and self-expression. Rods & Spools is a construction set that offers colorful rods, wheels, fins and string. Alphabet Bus puts a child's language and tactile learning in gear with an interactive school bus that teaches letter, word and music concepts.


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