The Step2premiering a new line of toys to help support childhood development through ball-based play.
“For decades we’ve dreamed up and designed educational, multi-functional toys to give children the opportunity to learn, practice and master their individual skillsets — at their own pace,” said Kierie Courtney, VP e-commerce and marketing, Step2. “And this new collection is a natural extension of that. For the families who bring our toys into their home, the true value of Step2 play continues long after playtime is over.”
The toys in this new line-up feature simple machines and accessories like catapults, slides, cups, spinners and funnels, to teach early physics concepts. They also help develop fine and gross motor skills as well as hand-eye coordination and social skills. The toys that incorporate water play encourage additional sensory exploration as kids experience new textures, temperatures, sights and sounds. Toys with Ball Buddies characters encourage creative storytelling and role playing.
The new toys in this line-up include:
Rise & Fall Water & Ball Table
STEM Discovery Ball Table: Little engineers can catapult the balls to the top of the tower or use the levers to operate the pulley system. Then, let gravity take care of the rest as the balls make their way back down the slide. View video of this toy in action here.
Ball Buddies Truckin’ & Rollin’ Play Table: This activity table is full of roadway challenges like curves, tunnels and hills. Use the tongs to pick up balls and release the gate levers to let cars or balls move through the track. View a video of this toy in action here.
Busy Ball Play Table: Catapult balls into the top of the basin and watch as they come down the chute.
Ball Buddies Tunnel Tower: Use the lever to load cargo in the Ball Buddies dump truck and move up and down ramps and through tunnels. Or, load play balls into the catapult and launch them into the funnel. View a video of this toy in action here.
For more information, please visit www.Step2.com.