Helpful Toys for Teaching Colors
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- By Lindsay Donnelly
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At the age where your child might want to learn colors? These toys are great for identifying colors and learning the variations!
About the author: Lindsay Donnelly is a first-time-mom and new resident of Jersey City experiencing life with her toddler, Lolli. She’s a former NYC fashion stylist and graduate of Univ. of Florida Journalism school. Follow them around town on Instagram: @La.donnelly and #Lolligramz
My daughter started talking around 13 months old. Every baby has their own development path, but as soon as they utter something other than 'ma-ma' and 'da-da' it's so fun to watch them learn and grow their vocabulary!
In the months following, as more and more words started to come, I was excited to start teaching her some classroom basics: colors, shapes, numbers, and letters. She very quickly jumped on to shapes and letters but I noticed that she wasn't always understanding how to correctly identify a color. She seemed to be guessing colors instead of truly knowing red from yellow or blue.
At one point, my husband and I wondered if she might be color blind. Turns out she was not, just needed a little more time and practice to get it right. In case any other parents are wondering how to teach colors, here are my picks for helpful toys:
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