If you have a small child, you should get him/her a toy car. In addition to the child having fun with the toys, psychiatrists report that buying a toy for your child has plenty of other benefits.
Benefits of toys to your child
Improvement of child mobility and coordination: The car manipulation process is complex for small hands and the growing brain. When your child is moving the car around you help him to develop the mobility skills. You also help him to improve his eye-hand coordination skills. These skills are of great importance as they help your child with keyboarding, writing and a host of many other tasks.
Help in exercising: Although, they are young, it’s rare that the children will voluntarily run around or engage in any other form of exercise. As your child moves the toy car around, he exercises which makes him feel good both inside and outside. Exercising also helps your child to have a better circulation system and better muscle development.
Growth of independence and self-confidence: In most cases as a parent you have to supervise your child’s playtime but this isn’t the case with toy cars. Since you can’t play with the same car, you leave the child to play alone. Since he/she is the one making all the decisions he develops self-confidence and independence.
Types of cars that you can buy for your child
There are many types of cars that you can buy for your child. These toys include:
Die cast toy cars: There are many types of these cars that you can go for. There are military, racing, fire brigades, construction, rescue and many others. The kids can race, crash and do anything else that they want with the cars. The toys come with all the necessary accessories such as petrol booths, tracks, and expressways thus ensuring that your kids have as much fun as possible. Since the cars are small, they can be a choking hazard to the younger children; therefore, you should supervise the small ones so that they don’t choke on them.
RC cars: These are radio controlled cars that come in different sizes, prices and features. Some are battery operated while others are powered by actual gasoline running engines. They are characterized by the existence of two sets: the car itself and radio remote control. Most manufacturers make the cars more attractive by making exact replicas of the famous racing cars such as the Ford, Ferrari, Mercedes, and others.
Electric cars: They are said to be the ultimate toy cars. They resemble a real car and have all the features of a real car. They have a steering wheel, foot accelerator, headlights, fancy horns, forward and backward gears and the other features you find in a real car. They come in different brands such as Ferrari, Feber Famosa, Roasters and others. Your child can get into the toy and drive it.
Toy cars are of great importance to the normal development of your child. Different toys are ideal for different age groups. You should research and find the right toy for your child.