Fun and imaginative play
Silly creatures can be used as puppets, doll play, be filled with other toys, used
as carrying cases, and be in your pinata just for fun. They can be used alone or
in combination with other Silly Creatures to form a family for pretend play. The
child's imagination is the limit.
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Fine motor skills
Playing with Silly Creatures helps children develop their fine motor skills. According
to experts in the field, fine motor activities in childhood develop pathways in the
brain that are later used for academic activities.
Passing the food through the silly creature digestive system, finding the baby and
plugging it to nurse, opening and closing the food bag, are examples of challenging
activities for little hands. They involve fine motor control and dexterity that is
also needed for writing, drawing and buttoning.
In order to avoid unnecessary frustration, each Silly Creature has a recommended
skill level (1-3), so children can start with the easiest one (Skill Level 1), and
progress to the most challenging one (Skill Level 3). Click here to learn more about
our recommended skill levels and which Silly Creatures are most suitable for each
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Introduction to Anatomy and Physiology
Playing with Silly Creatures helps children learn how animals and human beings function
internally in a simplified and fun way. They learn about the digestive system and
how mothers carry and feed their babies. This helps them gain some understanding
of their own bodies and may play a role in the development of healthy habits for
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To learn how doctors are using Silly Creatures in their practices, click here.