Outdoor sandbox toys are excellent toys for toddlers who love to play outside and who are fascinated with how to use tools, how to make things and how the things they do can change how something else looks or works.
Toddlers learn by playing. They learn about being social and cooperating with others, they develop gross and fine motor skills, they learn language skills and they learn how things work. Playtime for a toddler is learning time. When you combine playtime with the great outdoors, you have a winning combination that assures that your little one while have so much fun, she’ll learn effortlessly.
Toys like sandboxes and sandboxes on legs, shovels and pails, molds, and sand wheels can keep your children happily busy for hours. All you need to do is provide some loving encouragement, sun block and a snack and drink of juice or water, and they’ll be good to go.
Some favorite outdoor sandbox toys for toddlers include the Little Tikes Sand and Sea Play Table and the Step2 Naturally Playful Sandbox. The Little Tikes Sand and Sea Play Table is on legs, so your little guy can stand up to the table to play.
Two sectioned sides, one for sand and one for water, make for a fun mixture of wet and dry play and allow your child to learn about how he can make molded sand creations by adding a bit of water to sand in a mold. Or he can learn about how water can make things move with the water wheel (also works as a sand wheel). The included umbrella will shield him and his little friends from the sun’s rays.
The Step2 Naturally Playful Sandbox looks just like a real sand sculpture. Its sand colored and textured exterior features a removable cover that protects the play sand when it’s not in use. Up to 200 pound of play sand can be held by this sturdy sandbox, which looks natural in a back yard and will delightfully fit any child up to about 5 years of age.
Don’t forget the sandbox toy accessories! These can be used in any sandbox, or combination sand and water table, and can also be taken to the beach for a sunny and fun afternoon. You can buy a Complete Sand & Water Beach Play Set that includes all the tools and toys your little one will love playing with at home or on vacation. You get a shovel, sifter, pail, molds, sand rake and more!
One of the nicest and smartest things you can do for your toddler is provide her with outdoor sandbox toys. These toys promote learning and skill development. They even help her learn to use her imagination as she builds sand castles, excavates for buried treasure, and uses simple tools to create sand towns and cities.