We can all easily recognize the big skills emerging, like talking or walking, but a more nuanced progression is happening in your toddler’s brain in between. These cognitive connections are the building blocks for the more obvious “milestones.” Stacking, nesting, and matching are three specific skills that develop as your toddler’s brain grows. In photo: Nesting Stacking Dripdrop Cups from The Inspector Play Kit
Sometime between 12 and 19 months, your toddler may fit a smaller Dripdrop Cup into a larger one. In photo: Circle of Friends Puzzle from The Babbler Play Kit If they’re frustrated, try removing the middle three pieces and cover up their holes by taping a sheet of paper over them so only the largest and smallest circles show.
The Inspector Play Kit The Inspector Play Kit exposes your 7 – 8 month old to the world with detailed sensory experiences by exploring texture, practicing nesting and stacking, and learning about object permanence.