Sad stuffed animals teach kids to care about pollution

As we know, stuffed animals can and do help with a lot of things. One of them is to teach children about caring. Like the new Pollutoys which help tech kids about pollution. The Pollutoys are a creation by Sea … Continued

Scientists think toys could hold the key to autism treatment

Toys are more than simply a way to play. They have proven capabilities to help child development. Now scientists think they can help with autism treatment. Toys are great. They help children develop their motor skills. They help them learn … Continued

Stuffed animals motivate children to read more books

Stuffed animals help children with a lot of stuff. You can add learning and reading to that list, too. A new study says stuffies motivate children to read. The researchers from Okayama University, Kanazawa University, the Osaka Institute of Technology … Continued

How to improve the sleep of your kids

Proper sleep is very important for every person. More so for growing children. They often have trouble sleeping well, though, due to various reasons. Some kids are just restless, others have bad sleeping habits or patterns. Usually a glass of … Continued

Fisher-Price partners with Save the Children

Fisher-Price announced a new partnership with Save the Children which will bring some smiles to children in need. The partnership kicks-off tomorrow. Fisher-Price will donate to the children’s charity 1 British pound from the sale of each toy from the … Continued

Here’s why children latch on to stuffed animals and blankets

It’s almost like a tradition for children to latch on to stuffed animals, blankets or something similar. There is a scientific reason for that. Back in the 1950s, English pediatrician and psychiatrist Donald Winnicott first coined the term “transitional object,” … Continued

Children grow up too fast for toys, say experts

Modern children are “growing up” too fast for the toys and lose interest quicker than ever. At least this is what more and more experts are agreeing on. Hilary Kennelly, of the West Wales Museum of Childhood, said the industry … Continued

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