Toddlers develop through observation, their toddler activities, arts and crafts, and play. Its their full time occupation; its how they learn about the world around them.
They are driven by their natural curiosity and the stimulation and challenge of their environment.
By experiencing and experimenting with this environment they quickly develop their physical and mental capabilities.
You can create a stimulating environment by providing a variety of educational toys, physical activities and toddler arts and crafts.
The list below provides examples of the activities and toys that allow toddlers to develop their fine and gross motor skills, imagination and creativity, and learning activities for developing an interest and understanding of the world they live in.
It is not exhaustive by any means but gives the general idea.
Fine or small motor skills: pop-up toys with dials knobs and buttons to manipulate, shape sorting toys and jigsaws, stacking and nesting beakers, blocks and stickle bricks.
Gross or large motor skills: push and pull toys, riding toys, bikes, climbing frames, swings and trampolines.