Each Hape toy has been researched and designed to be fun to play with, while also helping children to learn important skills as they play.
The fine motor skills in a child's, hands and wrists create precise movements that help them be more competent with everyday activities like eating, drawing and playing with small objects.
Social skills like sharing, listening, and empathy help children to make and keep healthy relationships. Plus, they'll learn to approach situations with confidence and to complete tasks successfully.
This involves brain-based skills like attention, memory and thinking. Problem solving helps a child process sensory information, to understand cause and effect, and to evaluate, analyse and remember.
Language skills include reading, writing, listening and speaking. These skills help with being attentive to the sounds of words, their meanings and developing an increasingly precise vocabulary.
This helps a child to tune into their own feelings, to respond appropriately to different social situations and to build a strong sense of self-awareness and self-worth.
Gross motor skills help children to develop physically by making controlled movements of the large muscles in their arms, legs and torso.
This is the process of devolping the imagination, storytelling, and exploring creative arts, music and dance.
Also known as numeracy skills, these relate to the understanding of numbers, counting, solving practical number problems, measuring, noticing patterns and adding and subtracting numbers or objects.
Learning about natural science and the laws of nature will help children understand and observe how the world around them works. In turn, it nurtures an appreciation for scientific subjects.
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