With the holidays just around the corner, you probably have some very impatient princesses, ballerinas, doctors (and what not when it comes to a child’s imagination) at home, who can’t wait to see what kind of gift Santa is going to bring. So, how can you choose the perfect gift and make them happy? If you are one of those parents with a small, but feisty ballerina at home, one way to make her feel loved for the holiday season is by buying her a soft toy that symbolizes their favorite activity – a soft plushie ballerina buddy. Besides all the joyous moments these toys offer, they additionally do so much more. Read on to find out what exactly that “more” is all about.
Feeling safe while going around and exploring the world around them is very important for children. This is not provided by their parents all the time since they too want their kids to learn to do things on their own. Having a stuffed buddy with them can make things easier, and children will slowly, but steadily get the confidence they need.
Learning How to Deal With Emotions
Soft friends can help kids deal with and understand more complex emotions and feelings. Role-playing is useful because children find a way to communicate their own experiences and opinions in a playful way. By providing a soft plushie for your child, or even better, a toy with features already familiar to them (like a ballerina toy, for your ballerina dancer), you will additionally be able to make the kid feel more comfortable, thus allowing her to express themselves more freely and in a way that makes sense to them.
Learning Communication Skills
At a young age, children pick up and learn more than 10 new words every day. The role of the stuffed toy regarding this aspect is to be a quiet listener, while children are talking and trying to use all the words they know. By repetition, and by listening to their own voice, children practice and improve their pronunciation. Moreover, the more children talk – the better they get at communicating in general.
Finally, when searching through the millions of options for a toy gift, do not forget your child’s already established preferences and the activities they enjoy doing. These toys are safe, they are easy to play with, easy to take care for, simple to clean and very appealing for young children.