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Playing with toys

Playing with toys can be an enjoyable means of training young children for life in society. Different materials like wood, clay, paper, and plastic are used to make toys. Many items are designed to serve as toys, but goods produced for other purposes can also be used. The best toys engage a child's senses, spark their imaginations and encourage them to interact with others. ... As they grow, infants can use toys to explore object permanence and cause and effect relationships. They also need objects such as blocks to help them build motor skills and hand-eye coordination. Toddlers can play with a wider variety of toys than they did when they were smaller. They might still enjoy some of the toys they played with as babies,...

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