Saturday, October 27, 2007

Top Five List - What Makes A Great Toy

A younger Arielle enjoying a Great Toy

  1. Great toys run on imagination, not batteries.
  2. A great toy is open-ended; there are no rules about the right way to play. The toy goes wherever a child's imagination takes it.
  3. A great toy can be played with alone or with others.
  4. A great toy can be enjoyed for many years.
  5. A great toy is affordable.

Some great toys: cardboard boxes, play silks, tents, dress-up clothes, large light-weight blankets, balls, dolls, blocks, puppets, stacking cups............................

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