Top 10 Manipulative Toys

The little hands love doing some work: opening and closing boxes, putting the shapes in the shape sorter, finding the right piece on the puzzle board, cutting the toy food, lacing a shoe, building the tower with the blocks, nesting or stacking the toy cups, or designing a one-of-a-kind mosaic picture. Educational Toys Planet’s Top 10 Manipulative Toys will help to find the best toys that refine your children’s motor skills. Our Top 10 Manipulative Toys were recommended by the team of teachers and pediatric professionals and chosen upon consumers’ reviews. Your children can now play with these highest quality Top 10 Manipulative Toys that attribute great educational and entertaining value.

  1. Latches Board Manipulative Learning Toy

    One of Melissa & Doug's top manipulative toys, Latches Board, teaches children hand-eye coordination and refines dexterity for preschool kids.  Latches Board Manipulative Learning Toy helps to develop manipulative skills, colors, numbers, animals, counting, concentration. Recommended for 3 years and older.  more

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  2. Take Along Shape Sorter Manipulative Baby Toy

    Take Along Shape Sorter Manipulative Baby Toy

    Manipulative and sorting fun is guaranteed for your baby or toddler at home or on the go with this terrific quality K's Kids Take Along Shape Sorter.  Take Along Shape Sorter Manipulative Baby Toy helps to develop manipulative skills, shapes and colors, problem solving, sorting skills, hand-eye coordination, association skills. Recommended for 9 months and older.  more

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  3. Animal Express RC Train Shape Sorting Electronic Toy

    Animal Express RC Train Shape Sorting Electronic Toy

    Creative Child Magazine - RC Toy of the Year Award - 2012.  Animal Express RC Train is an exciting interactive toy train, shape sorter, and toddler first RC vehicle - all in one package.  Animal Express RC Train Shape Sorting Electronic Toy helps to develop manipulative skills, pretend play, shapes, sensory exploration, imagination, critical reasoning, recycling. Recommended for 18 months and older.  more

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  4. Owl Family Nesting Dolls Wooden Set

    Owl Family Nesting Dolls Wooden Set

    Preschool kids will love playing with this adorable Janod Owly Family of Russian nesting dolls while refining their small motor skills!  Owl Family Nesting Dolls Wooden Set helps to develop manipulative skills, critical reasoning, counting, pretend play. Recommended for 3 years and older.  more

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  5. Barnyard Activity Boxes Shape and Color Sorting Set

    Barnyard Activity Boxes Shape and Color Sorting Set

    Identify shapes and colors, sort the farm animals into their barns, count the wooden barn friends, and play your own farm with this manipulative activity set by Guidecraft.  Barnyard Activity Boxes Shape and Color Sorting Set helps to develop colors, shapes, counting, manipulative skills, math, pretend play. Recommended for 2 years and older.  more

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  6. Country Critters Multi Activity Toddler Play Cube

    Country Critters Multi Activity Toddler Play Cube

    Five different manipulative activities of this Hape's Country Critters Play Cube guarantees to keep toddlers' attention for hours of beneficial play!  Country Critters Multi Activity Toddler Play Cube helps to develop manipulative skills, shapes, colors, sorting skills, large motor skills, hand-eye coordination, cause & effect, imagination. Recommended for 12 months and older.  more

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  7. Quercetti Fantacolor Transparent Peg Mosaic Set

    Beautifully vibrant mosaic making anywhere you go is guaranteed with this new Quercetti Fantacolor Transparent peg art set.  Quercetti Fantacolor Transparent Peg Mosaic Set helps to develop creativity, imagination, planning, manipulative skills, concentration. Recommended for 4 years and older.  more

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  8. Wooden Animal Nesting Blocks

    Your toddler or preschooler will learn to recognize the animals and will play for hours nesting or stacking the Wooden Animal Nesting Blocks by Melissa & Doug.  Wooden Animal Nesting Blocks helps to develop manipulative skills, building skills, eye/hand coordination, animals, animal habitats, early vocabulary. Recommended for 2 years and older.  more

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  9. Busy Tot Toddler Activity Toy

    Busy Tot Toddler Activity Toy

    National Parenting Center - Seal of Approval.  Busy Tot Toddler Activity Toy by Alex features 4 sides of manipulative fun!  Busy Tot Toddler Activity Toy helps to develop manipulative skills, hand-eye coordination, vocabulary, pretend play. Recommended for 10 months and older.  more

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  10. Super Shapes Dump Truck Shape Sorter

    This toy dump truck by Kidoozie features a shape sorter designed for 4 separate blocks to fit into.  Super Shapes Dump Truck Shape Sorter helps to develop shapes, colors, sounds, pretend play, manipulative skills. Recommended for 12 months and older.  more

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