Archive for January, 2012
By A.R. Darke
Wooden toys have been enjoyed by children for centuries. Archeological digs have even found evidence that they existed in ancient Egypt. In early Greece and Rome dolls and horses made of wood were popular amongst youngsters. Later children played with puppets and trains. This interest continued until the end of WWII when plastic became an acceptable replacement for toy making. With the new technology on the market, many manufacturers stopped production of such items. Today, there are fewer wooden toys displayed on store shelves, but their educational value has never declined.
According to many studies toys that are made of wood encourage children to employ imaginative play. Without the aid of electronic sounds, they are forced to think about what animals and vehicles would sound like and imitate those sounds. They can also manipulate the pieces in any way they like without the aid of predetermined automated movement. A simple, painted piece of wood can become anything the child can picture in their mind. For example: a rectangle block can be a car, a train, or a bus. For the youngster, a wide variety of options open up to play with all the different shapes, sizes, and colors.
Successful operation of a children’s toy stores, the best to determine the success or failure is the choice of goods, whether the target customer base, whether there is enough fresh and the price advantage … … This is the test chip operated toy. To ensure that the goods are sold into the toy store, avoid toys huge backlog, it is necessary on the domestic and foreign toy brands have in-depth understanding of what the brand characteristics of each toy to the types of toys to be knows quite well known.
The following domestic and foreign toy brands on a brief introduction and classification, the toy shop owner want to help: