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Yes, it is the summer vacation and by the looks of it, it seems to be longer than usual. This means more  time for the kids to stay at home. Now, is this a good thing or a bad thing? Frankly, it is what you make it out to be. Working with kids is a tedious job: ask any teacher and they will tell you. Having to entertain an unoccupied child for at least 12 hours of every day? Almost impossible if you don’t have the right mindset as well as the right toys to keep them occupied the right way. So here are so helpful toys that will have your children screaming with happiness and extremely occupied all day long.

A Bracelet Making Set

This is an ideal toy for the girl or boy child who has an obsession with clothes and dolls. It seems a very practical alternative and works not only to enhance their  hand and eye co-ordination as well. By using different beads to thread the bracelets kids will learn to identify with colors as well with set patterns and thread it according to their liking. This moreover allows for freedom of expression. The good thing about these bracelet making sets are that they are available at the average local market and are extremely affordable. They also take a really long time to make so you can say hello to some well-deserved rest while your child busily threads his way .

A Mini Vehicle

Growing up, kids admire their parents driving skills and their little minds aspire to be just like them. As such, think outside the box this summer and create an environment where kids ride on vehicles and cars. True, it might be a bumpy ride sometimes and may involve more than a few bumping into walls and so on. Hence, it is advisable to have a clear space just for this purpose. Get a little creative and make some DIY traffic lights and you are good to go. Kids can learn a lot from this such as balance as well as the ability to listen and heeding directions. Also, isn’t the thought of your little one in the seat of a vehicle just too adorable to pass on?

A Jigsaw Puzzle

This is an extremely old school idea but has proven to be extremely useful as well as time-consuming in the past. Kids are curious by nature so get them something that will intrigue them as well as keep them interested for a long time. Invest some time in going to your nearest local bookshop and buying a puzzle that is both catered to their interests but at the same time challenging. Puzzles can have a very positive impact on the child’s brain development and also enables the child to face challenges efficiently. You may even sometimes find the urge to join your child and put the puzzle together.

Thus, that concludes the list of toys that would help your child as well as keep them occupied during the holidays. It will definitely be worth the investment.

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