Every year toy companies design new toys and games. Most of them contain intricate plastic parts. Some of them are even equipped with bells and whistles. Some are created with a specific goal in mind.
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Are wooden toys really better than plastic ones? To find an answer one must take a closer look. I have to admit that my preference lies with the toys made from wood and I decided to investigate into the topic.
Wooden toys were made in Russia since olden times. Forest rich regions like North of Russia are among the places where wooden toys were carved. There each and every countryman, hunter or a fisherman were skilled with tools such as an axe. One could build a house with bare hands and then fill it with wooden decorations, utensils and cookware. As for toys, those were made on the go, for pleasure.
Toys are indispensable for the development of logic, senses and skills of a child. Does this mean that we need to buy plenty of toys and that these toys must move, twinkle and make sounds?
In Russia’s olden days any house without toys was considered to be cold, soulless. Our ancestors believed that joyfully playing kids attract happiness and prosperity to a family.
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