Pretend play is so important for a child’s development. That’s why they make great gifts for toddlers, preschoolers and little ones still learning about the world around them. Pretend play toys lets kids be creative and take part in imaginary role play, plus it benefits social and emotional development as well. You thought they just looked like a lot of fun, right? They totally are all that, too! Play kitchens, dress up costumes, puppets and kids’ play tools and workshop benches inspired imaginative play and really get kids thinking and learning about the real world counterparts. Playing grocery store shopping, banging a play hammer, even puppet show storytelling all mimic things they observe in mom and dad’s life. You might think they’re not taking notes, but toddlers and preschoolers absorb a lot and it all shows during pretend playtime! So, stock up on great toys and dress up outfits that really boost a child’s imagination!