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Parents always try their best to nurture their children and provide them with some values and experiences. They provide everything from toys to education with their children, everything that is essential to be self sufficient in the world. For children, toys are not just for fun but they are companions. While interacting with a toy, they develop an intimate relation; they share emotion and even have a sense of companionship. Research has proven that children who are given toys appropriate to their age are helpful for the development of physical, cognitive and creative abilities. May it be animal toys for kids, educational toys or electronic toys, all these toys incorporate fairly specific educational goals.
Educational values of toys
Compared to the language symbol system of social convention, toy is much more handy “language” to baby. Toy is like a book without words, or a open “textbook”, It leaves learner a large self-construction, imagination space and stimulates the baby’s express desire and create baby a suitable language environment for free expression.
Children develop their oral language in the process playing with toys. Exchange baby toys and play methods to get language in depicting progress. Such as “can I play with your car?” “Can I join in the blocks game with you?” “Can I use my pig for your duck?” “Yes.” “Good.” “Play with me “. From dialogues between two babies we can be seen how they use polite languages appropriately.