Over the last seventy-five years, a number of theorists and researchers have identified the value of imaginative play as a vital component to the normal development of a child.
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Playing is what kids do best, and it’s a good thing, too, considering play is instrumental in your child’s development. So this year, as you start your holiday shopping, keep that in mind. Toys should be fun, but also contribute to intellectual, sensory and behavioural growth.