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Makers of toys worldwide recognize this growing trend and are, consequently, coming up with new and improved lines of children's educational toys and games almost every month. What was once limited only to specialty toy and game shops, educational toys and games are now a staple in every children's oriented stores around the world, even at general mass retailers, like Wal-Mart and K-Mart. 

Yes, it does cover quite so much, but that does not hinder its being portable. The Leapster L-Max Games is playable anywhere you take it. Another educational toy that your kids are sure to love will be the Read Aloud LeapPad Plus Microphone Library. Never mind the long name, this toy, guaranteed, will never make your kids exhausted and tired of hearing lots and lots of stories out loud. 

It is unique because it is for the children's and the parent's exploration in art, music, language and poetry. Each toy package has a video, a play guide that gives play hints and a special and exclusive multimedia CD of classical music. A new educational toy is the Leapster L-Max Learning Game System, from Leapfrog. 

Since it is a natural resource, compared to plastic, which can easily be manufactured and recycled, wooden toys and products are much more difficult to come by. In fact, most toy manufacturers would prefer to make plastic and synthetic material toys because they cost a lot less to make, as opposed to wood toys. 

In my opinion, a thousand toys are useless if they are no good at all. It doesn't really matter whether you've got a room full of toys. What really matters is if these toys can help you and your chid or if they are of high quality. What I mean by quality is that the toys are educational and fun-filled. 

Do you get something that he or she would appreciate for the longer term until he or she grows a little older, or do you gift something that is the "in" thing now? Given the busy times nowadays, most people would tell you to just go for the easy way and get an educational toy. This way, you don't have to worry if the toy you're giving has sufficient value because you're sure the child will learn a lot of things from it.