The kinds of toys that you can buy for children grows every year. You can find simple toys as well as complex ones. Some toys can be purchased for a few dollars while other toys are more expensive.
You want to give your child toys that help him grow both mentally and physically. There are toys for silly times, toys for serious times, toys for home, toys for travel, toys for single play and toys where your child can interact with others.
Some toys are powered by imagination alone – whereas other toys are interactive.
One category of toys is for dolls. You can find dolls that have soft, cuddly bodies that make great bedtime snuggle toys.
You can get dolls that open or close their eyes. Some can say phrases or even cry. There are dolls that will wet and burp. And the accessories you can find for these dolls are never-ending.
Kids love dolls and all of the items that go along with them. Some dolls also have an interactive life online. Kids can go into a program and learn and interact with the doll.
There are baby dolls, collectible dolls, dolls patterned after movie princesses and dolls that you can get that resemble your child’s hair and eye color so they can have a “mini me” of sorts.
Action figures are another category. Some action figures come directly from the screen to the store and kids of both genders love these action figures. If it’s a superhero, you’re sure to find it in the action figure category. Some of these have sidekicks and accessories like cool cars or hideouts. Some are bendable and can transform.
Remote Control Vehicles
Remote control vehicles are loved by boys as well as girls. You can find cars or trucks. But you can also find ones for the air – like helicopters and airplanes. Boats and robots are also great remote control toys. You can get motorcycles, emergency cars, and construction vehicles in the line of remote control vehicles too.
Board games are great toys to give kids of any age. You can find games that are great for single play or group play. If you get ones for group play, these are helpful to teach healthy competition in social interaction and working with others to solve problems and accomplish goals.
There are movement games where the players have to solve puzzles in order to be able to move around the board. There are board games that require strategic planning in order to build worlds and conquer the opponent.
Some board games utilize important skills such as creating words or phrases out of single letters. Any type of board games makes a great holiday, birthday or just-because gift.
List of Different Categories of Toys
The list below shows you the top 23 toy categories including some of the up-and-coming trends categories of toys for your children.
- Dolls & Accessories
- Learning & Education
- Action & Toy Figures
- Baby & Toddler Toys
- Electronics for Kids
- Bikes, Skates & Ride-Ons
- Pretend Play
- Arts & Crafts
- Preschool Toys
- Dressing Up & Costumes
- Musical Instruments
- Building & Construction Toys
- Novelty & Gag Toys
- Collectible Trading Cards & Accessories
- Kids’ Party Supplies
- Kids’ Furniture & Room Decor
- Sports & Outdoor Play
- Puppets & Puppet Theaters
- Toy Remote Control & Play Vehicles
- Stuffed Animals & Toys