Construction Toys: More Interesting Than the Box They Came In

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Nothing can be more disheartening to a parent than to see a much-begged-for toy in a corner and the children playing with the box it came in. Sure, it’s great to see them be creative with a cardboard container, but what about all that pleading that this was the one toy they couldn’t live without?

Out of all the toys in the world, building block sets have to be some of the longest lived. This is because construction toys by their very nature are flexible and dynamic; increasing the time the child spends with them by keeping them fresh in their mind for daily play. Every generation of kids understands how blocks work.
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Sports and Construction Toys May Benefit Kids with ADHD

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If you are a parent or educator who is in search of engaging activities for kids who have been diagnosed with ADHD (attention deficit hyperactivity disorder), you may want to consider spending more time outside the home or classroom and adding building or construction toys to your kid’s toy box. While some research has shown that kids with ADHD can stay engaged while playing video games, there is some concern that the repetitiveness of these games may actually encourage ADHD.

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How To Choose Fun, Entertaining Toys For Kids With ADHD

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Choosing the best toys for kids with attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder.

When shopping for a toy for your child, it can be difficult to decide which kind of toy or activity they would like best. Puzzles? Building blocks? Coloring books? Dolls? There are so many options to choose from! However, for parents who have a child with Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), the challenge of choosing a toy that is both fun and entertaining for your child becomes immensely more difficult.

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