Christmas. Birthdays. Buying yourself five more minutes at Target. There are a lot of reasons we buy toys for our kids. Toys play an important role in a child’s life, especially during the crucial first few developmental years. We want toys that nurture cognitive development, enhance creativity and entertainingly educate. We don’t want hair-trigger noisemakers that jolt us out of bed at 3am. Don’t you worry- we’ve put in the hours to save you the headache! We’re always on the hunt the best educational toys that help our children grow. Here are Mom’s Best 10 Educational Toys for Kids.