In today’s technology-driven world, it can be hard finding toys to inspire your child’s creativity. Younger and younger children are clicking away at cellphones and laptops and are left void of the imaginative play that previous generations relished in their youth. But all tech gadgets aside, there is an abundance of toys to inspire your child’s creativity. Here are just 7 suggestions for creative playtime for your growing children.
This colorful and pliable modeling clay was initially developed as a wallpaper cleaner in the 1930s and was then reinvented as a home and school craft staple in 1956. And honestly, what child wouldn’t enjoy mushing the wads of colored Doh into miscellaneous shapes, creatures, pretend food and anything else the imagination could muster? Play-Doh is cheap, creative fun and is one of the most enduring toys to inspire your child’s creativity, with adult supervision, of course.