Top 5 Toys for Kids Who are "Too Old" for Toys
Are you wondering how old is too old for toys? Recently, we talked about this in depth over on Jacksonville Mom’s Blog. There’s lots of good info over there, but here is the condensed version- Kids are NEVER too old for toys!
“If your child starts to seem too old for toys, it isn’t time to get rid of playthings altogether. This is a new developmental stage, and just like when they progressed from a tricycle to a bike, it is time to transition to a different types of play. This is when kids get really good at applying information they already know to new situations…”
Here are our top five picks for toys for ‘tweens and teens that will keep them healthy, engaged and happy!
Mozi - Mozi is like a slinky for your arm. It is calming and mesmerizing, but you can learn some pretty cool tricks with it too.
Rock & Roll It Drum Studio - This Flexible completely portable PROFESSIONAL level Roll up Drum Kit can have your kids channeling their inner rockstar without driving your neighbors crazy. For advanced musicians, it is MIDI compatible and can be used with most major music producation hardware and software. Through the included set of headphones, this sounds like a live drum set, but luckily there is no external speaker!
For the Lego-loving kid who might be edging towards “too old for toys” CDX Coasters are a perfect gift. These Lego-compatible, functional roller coasters are designed by actual roller coaster engineers and teach important physics and engineering concepts while still being fun.
For those who love escape rooms, Exit Games are like having an escape room in your own home. They meet a teen's developmental need for complex decision making, but the best part is they are perfect for a party!