Do Childrens Toys Reflect Their Information and Sensory Processing Abilities

622 Words 3 Pages
Report #2: Do Childrens Toys Reflect Their Information and Sensory Processing Abilities There were two choices that I've made that I felt were the best choices for toys that would aid in the psychological developments of infants. One of the choices that I choose were books. I didn't choose a specific book but books in general that are appropriate for the childs age. The reason that I made this first choice is because I feel that books can be used to help develop a childs perceptual skills, while at the same time, help develop their literacy skills from an early age. When parents expose their children to literature, even before they know how to read, speak, or write, they are helping the child develop their language, reading, and …show more content…
(n.d.). Retrieved from http://www.actfl.org/advocacy/discover-languages/advocacy/discover-languages/what-the-research-shows/references-cognitive#improves_cognitive) "Reading skill is essential to learning all other subjects taught in school. The better the reading skills children have and the earlier they have them determines how rapidly and how well they will achieve in school."- (Improve Grades & Confidence By Helping Children To Improve Their Reading. (n.d.). Retrieved from http://childdevelopmentinfo.com/learning/reading-instruction-children) The second choice that I choose would be toys that promote music or toy instruments. There was no specific instrument that I would choose, but any toy that promotes music or melody would suffice. Toys that promote music or melodious tones help a child to develop their ability to perceive sound.- (Retrieved from http://people.uwec.edu/rasarla/research/mtorg/Adaptive_Music/Auditory_Perception.pdf) There are toy instruments that help children develop hand-eye coordinationsuch as drums, xylaphones and horns. Studies have shown that when infants play with a rattle, it helps them to learn about the concept of cause and effect. Early development of the knowledge of cause and effect will help "infants better understand

Related Documents