Selecting appropriate toys for young children: the pediatrician's role.

@article{Glassy2003SelectingAT,
  title={Selecting appropriate toys for young children: the pediatrician's role.},
  author={Danette Glassy and Judith Romano},
  journal={Pediatrics},
  year={2003},
  volume={111 4 Pt 1},
  pages={
          911-3
        }
}
Play is essential for learning in children. Toys are the tools of play. Which play materials are provided and how they are used are equally important. Adults caring for children can be reminded that toys facilitate but do not substitute for the most important aspect of nurture-warm, loving, dependable relationships. Toys should be safe, affordable, and developmentally appropriate. Children do not need expensive toys. Toys should be appealing to engage the child over a period of time… 
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