(Goblin is 27 months)Goblin has no interest in learning letters or numbers, but he is fascinated by animals and vehicles. Show him a new animal or vehicle and he wants to know its name, and once told he will remember it for ages.
new plastic animals. I had restricted the plastic animals I bought to schleich products because they are superior in quality (and you can buy bundles of them on ebay). But the ones I found on Amazon have nice detail, are about a third of the price and will hold up to toddler play.
We also found a big bronze tortoise.
And a giant tortoise. This was great as Goblin had seen the small one and was now able to that they come in giant as well as small.
We have a couple of animal books with tortoises and turtles in it. So I will have to see if our trip to the zoo has clarified the difference. I think it might take a few more trips.
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