Developing cognitive skills in early childhood is important because toddlers and young kids begin to learn about the world around them beginning with their senses. They also develop early motor skills with the use of objects. Challenge your child with a variety of resources, including DVDs and learning kits, to appeal to their visual and auditory senses. Games and puzzles to appeal to tactile learners. Helping your child develop cognitive skills in early childhood will help your child's memory and logic skills in the future.