You can provide your child with hours of imaginative play with the toys listed here. You may already have many of these items on hand.
Cardboard box: Children can build race car tracks, houses for their toys or themselves. With a cardboard box imagination has no end.
Balls: Teaches cause and effect, turn taking skills, and helps to build muscles in legs and arms.
Music Making Toys: You can make your own with beans and paper plates, or empty cans.
Trash/Recycled Materials: Toddlers love to fill and dump. Use kleenex boxes to stack, plastic contaniers for bowling pins and sand and water toys.
Water: Your child will enjoy filling and pouring water from various containers.
Plastic containers: Your child can stack, nest them and match tops.
You: You are your child's first and best teacher.