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Best Homeschool Supplies for Toddler Success

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Teaching toddlers takes perseverance, patience and a love of repetition. It also takes interactive tools that will capture short attention spans and make learning as fun and enjoyable as possible so that you foster an early love of education. These are our top picks for doing just that.

With this counting toy set, you’ll get a fun baking set of mini muffins that help children understand counting and numbers while practicing fine motor skills.

Crayola’s crayons are an essential item for homeschooling toddlers. The large size is easy for them to grip and the pigments are bold and will provide hours of entertainment.

Best for Fine Motor Skills

Scissors are also an essential homeschool supply for toddlers. We like that these scissors are smaller and are designed for kids as young as four to properly use them with care.

With this block set, young children will learn colors, numbers, letters and basic words. Every side of the block is printed for endless fun.

This book helps toddlers learn to count from one to 10 and in multiples of 10 up to 40. The tabbed design makes it easy for little hands to flip through the book.

Expert Commentary

More and more research reveals the importance of learning at the toddler stage, when the brain is rapidly developing and making new neural connections. Ensure your household is equipped with supplies that are amenable to a child’s brain development. These supplies are engaging, colorful and appropriate for a toddler to understand.

Our Expert Consultant

Julia Yoo

Julia is an avid reader and writer and has experience as a former undergraduate teaching assistant and tutor. She is from the Midwest and has lived on both the East and West coasts. She holds a bachelor of science and an MBA from MIT.


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