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

Toys can be essential for the early learning of children

Toys and other stuffed animals are not only fun and a good company, they can actually be essential for the early learning abilities of children. They can help learn colors, shapes, basic motor skills and much, much more. “Toys have … Continued