Gifts Under $20: Our Favorite Wooden Toys For Skill Building Play.

When children play with these toys they will naturally practice important developmental skills. So, if you are looking for a thought gift, here are four skill-building toys we love:

Plan Toys Balancing Boat Game makes skill building fun! Children will develop fine motor skills, color recognition, and learn about weight and balance by placing the animals on the boat with the pincers. 

SainSmart Jr. Wooden Shape Sorter helps children learn a variety of geometric shapes, exercise hand-eye coordination, and practice patience and concentration.  

You & Xi Wooden Chunky Alphabet Puzzle Board is designed to help a child learn the 26 letters of the alphabet and 26 colors.

Melissa & Doug Deluxe Wooden Lacing Beads includes two laces and 27 beads in a variety of shapes and sizes. This toy promotes counting, shape recognition, hand-eye coordination and creativity.