To a child, the main purpose of a toy is to provide fun. To a parent, the preferred purpose of a toy if to provide a learning experience while being fun. Fortunately, there are many many toys on the market today that provide both which ensures that parents and kids are happy.
There are many different types of Educational Toys available on the market for all ages. Some are geared more towards boys and others are geared more toward girls but many are also suitable for both boys and girls.
Toys that are educational are also interactive. This means that they teach the child something new while they are having fun.
Many places sell these toys including department stores, specialty toy stores, and online shops. The best way to ensure that your child gets a toy that will benefit them is to choose one that suits their interests and personality and, if possible allow them to try it out in-store before you buy it.