TOLO 87360 Tyrannosaurus Rex


12+ months

‧ Let your child explore the toy and find out which features move and make a sound - if necessary assist and show them all the moving, clicking parts.
‧ Ask your child simple questions such as 'can you make the head move?
‧ Show them pictures/photos of dinosaurs in books and encourage them to recognise the similar features of image and toy.
‧ Talk about the dinosaur in terms of size, colour, sounds they might have made and features like claws, wings, spines, tails etc
‧ Encourage imaginative play in combination with other items from the First Friends collection.

18+ months

‧ Introduce vocabulary such as ‘sitting’ ‘running’ ‘roaring’ etc according to the different actions and sounds the dinosaurs can demonstrate as you play together.
‧ Talk about dinosaurs and explain that we don't see dinosaurs anymore but they once lived on earth before humans did!
‧ Talk about what the dinosaurs might have been like - share simple knowledge such as the T-Rex was very fierce, the Pterodactyl could fly and the Brontosaurus liked to eat leaves and trees.
‧ Ask your child if he or she has a favourite dinosaur and find out what he or she likes about that one. Encourage your child to talk about the dinosaur's different features and abilities.
‧ Encourage lots of pretend play with the dinosaurs, letting your child take the lead, but assisting with ideas if necessary. "

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