Toy Codes and Categories

All toys are categorized to the type of play and skills they encourage.

  • Early Learning
  • Imaginative
    • Fisher Price Little People
    • Music
  • Coordination
    • Lego Duplo
  • Activity
  • Games

A is for Activity

Toys which develop gross motor skills Gross motor skills are larger movements involving the arm, leg, or feet muscles or the entire body -- actions like crawling, running, catching a ball and jumping are gross motor skills.

Toys that can assist in developing these skills include: balls, throwing bean bags, bikes and push/pull along toys.


C is for Coordination

These toys develop fine motor skills and hand to eye coordination. Toys that can assist in developing these skills include: threading, construction, blocks, Duplo, shape sorters, lacing toys, hammer toys, mazes, puzzles and building toys


E is for Early Learning

Toys specifically for babies and younger children to 18months Toys that can assist in developing these skills include: baby gyms, walkers, musical response toys.


G is for Games

Indoor games, including those that involve the whole family Toys that can assist in developing these skills include: dominoes, board games


I is for Imaginative

Toys designed to encourage expression and imaginative play and roleplaying.

Toys that can assist in developing these skills include: creative activities such as domestic play, animal figures, puppets, dressups, model play sets, musical instruments