It can be quite the challenge to keep up with toddlers! They run and jump around, and they can be noisy a lot of the time with the all the excitement of learning new skills. But, for all their energy and enthusiasm, they can't run around for 24 hours a day. They have to have their quiet time too.
That provides a perfect opportunity for you to introduce them to the ABC's and 123's. However formal teaching methods bore toddlers very easily. The best age-specific toys for children this age will make a toddler's down time entertaining as well as educational. We've been checking out educational games for children from 2 1/2 to 3 years old, and here are our favorite picks.