Role- play toys help kids to learn about their environment and enhance their social skills.

Toys!! when we recall this word, our flash back memory link us with our happy childhood moments. All toys with whom we grow and their association in our beautiful life learning, all comes into glimpse.

As a young child, girls had craziness to play kitchen-kitchen. When I was very young I remember one of my neighbor friend make all kitchens set item by clay, and within a wooden box we arranged them all. But yes we were so lean into that we skip doing our homework. One of her sibling who was quite elder than us and who believe that, these things are wastage of time; we should be focus on our  learning on our homework cause these things on real mean gonna make our future bright ahead… so he took that box and throw our  kitchen toys away… of course we were sad, cause only we know the value of our  sincere efforts to shape those all objects. Somewhere it left an impact on my subconscious mind. But still I found somewhere I have eager towards toys, that’s lead me here to understand the value and utility of toys ..

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Toys that help children express and understand emotions, and social relationships are known as Social Toys. These toys help children to develop social and language skills as well as help in emotional development.   They develop their verbal language as well as body language though play –sharing and role playing. Role Playing Toys or Pretend Play Toys are toys that children play with, to imitate real-life roles. Pretend Play Toys are very important for a child’s emotional development. These toys help in nurturing the imagination to play socially and help them to develop  emotionally. These toys help them to learn about their environment and enhance their social skills like language, body language, etc by encouraging interaction.

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Dolls and kitchen miniature are very popular toys in the pretend Play category.  Usually girls are seen playing with dolls from a very young age. Children enter the world of fantasy by playing with the dolls and kitchen toys while they imitate the real life roles. This helps them to be become aware of their environment around them and enhances thinking, creativity and imagination in children. They are comfort object for many children thereby providing them emotional support and enhancing their social communication skills.

 

Toys vary across country, culture, and families but on real means toys for children are beyond culture, country, cast and religion. Indian Toys are made of various kinds of material like wood, cloth, bamboo, metal, paper, plastic, clay, rubber, coir, papier-mâché, shells etc. Indian Toys are known for its craft value and the rich culture it represents.every toy has its impotence n values, they create their own impact the way u implicated.

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Author: seemaawasthi

studied design at IICD (Indian Institute of Craft & Designs), Jaipur.while i am employed as a graphics designer in a IT company and my dream is to work independently to live my passion for CRAFT. https://www.facebook.com/www.handmadetoys.in/

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