Technology has created some great educational toys that will help your child grow and develop new skills. These technology toys benefit both the parents and the child because it teaches them socialization, reading, writing, art, electronics, motor skills, hand and eye coordination, and more. The toys can distract children from disruptive activities that can lead down a path of trouble.
Often media and television can promote unhealthy behaviors for children. Between the violence and adult themes, children are thrown into a destructive arena. Because of this, educational technology worked hard to offer children guidance back down a path to developing healthy and needed skills.
Videos for Children
The man who created the character Blippi was quoted to say, “My goal with Blippi was to bring positive emotions and memories to the act of learning.” Children from the ages of 2 to 7 years old have come to love Blippi’s charismatic personality and innovative teaching lessons! Blippi has taught millions of kids how to count, colors, letters, and much more! Blippi is available in both CDs and Video formats.
Dora the Explorer
There is a large selection of videos available to help your child learn. Dora the Explorer is a favorite of kids today. She takes your child along on the maps and through many adventures. Dora comes in both audio and video formats. Your child will go on a journey through different episodes of fun and excitement such as the Lost and Found, The 3 Favorite Pigs, and Nickelodeon’s parental guides.
Children love the episodes with the map where Dora works alongside Boots to journey their way through it. The children will help by drawing a map to help rescue the bird. They go on many adventures which helps your child learn how to find their own way in life.
Blues Clues takes your child on a journey through loads of fun episodes where they discover numbers. Your little one will love learning how to discover new clues that help them solve math problems and learn words. Your child will have hours of fun and they travel to school with Periwinkle and friends. Periwinkle learns to work through his shyness with the help of his friends. They teach your child that it is ok to ask others for help and expose them to new areas of learning that may interest them.
Researchers are designing videos that can be used at home or in the classroom. There is evidence that videos geared toward “prosocial” behavior inspire children to be friendly and helpful to others. Technology created educational toys presented in a video format not only teach basic learning skills but can also enhance your child’s social skills as well.