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    Toy stores are fun for anyone to go into, so for this assignment I went to an actual toy store. For me a toy aisle wasn’t good enough. I wanted that childlike feeling of joy, wonder, and awe. The story is a little shop down on Massachusetts Avenue (Mass. Ave.) called “Mass. Ave. Toy Shop. It has been one of my favorite places to go since I was little and I thought it would be great for this assignment. The reason I did is because this store is a little different, not like your traditional toy aisle in Walmart. I want to start this paper off by talking about the arrangement of the store, it is one of my favorite things about this place. The store is not split up into gendered sections, there is no sign that says boys or girls. The great thing…

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    Interview On Toys

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    For the interview , I asked a Quincey -playing in the building area, building with blocks, what is favorite toy was, and he grabbed some building blocks, and stacked them ,and replied ” Blocks are my favorite toys , especially the green ones.” I asked him “why” , and he responded that - “you can build towers.” He said “you can build a red tower, a blue one, a green one, and lastly a yellow one.” Quincey stated he also enjoyed counting them. He is fully engaged in building, and can build small…

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    Toy Play Analysis

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    Using toys to play holds a critical role in the intellectual and social development of children. Children often use their daily playtime as a way to engage in the world around them. This play also helps them to have a better understanding of their surroundings. The most recent definition of play consists of five different criteria according to Pellegrini and Boyd (as cited in Toy Play in Infancy and Early Childhood: Normal Development and Special Considerations for Children with Disabilities,…

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    Maria Edgeworth's Toys

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    Roland Barthes “Toys” and Maria Edgeworth’s “Toys” they both talk about how toys have affected the culture for the good and the bad. Toys have had a big impact on the way children grow up; it has changed the culture since younger generations are becoming adults. While I was growing up as a child one of my favorite toys was the Gameboy. It had many different games that you could play. The Gameboy was a massive technologic advance that the children of my generation got to play with. I think it has…

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    Toy Observation Paper

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    As I walked down the toy section of Target I was looking for a toy that I would have used as a child. With the knowledge I have today I will be able to relate the toys I used as a child with toys used by girls and explore the role of toys in the socialization of children in sport and exercise. The toy that I choose was a Minion Big Wheel Tricycle. This toy was targeted more towards boys because on the front of the box there was a boy riding it. There were no girls on the box at all as well as…

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    Gender Toys Analysis

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    An Analysis on Gendered Toys In western society we have a binary system for gender, we teach our kids about gender roles “society’s concept of how men and women are expected to look and how they should behave”, and expectations by the toys marketed toward them and parents buy them (OpenStax College 259). But how is it that the toys children play with enforce gender roles? The toys marketed to children have hidden aspects, demonstrating how we expect children to behave “based on norms, or…

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    Essay On Gender Toys

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    As a child and now as an adult I have always enjoyed toys, so this report will be reporting on children’s gender and toys. While shopping for my family and friends children for birthdays and Christmas I will play with the toys to check them out to see if they would enjoy the item chosen. It takes me back in time as a child and the memories that I had, so it can be extremely difficult being and adult shopping for kids. I contacted and spoke to Kathy at Hasbro Toy Company who completed my…

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    The Ethics of Toys and Occupations Even before babies are born they are given, and expected to follow gender stereotypes and norms. Parents paint the walls pink in a little girl’s room, and blue in a little boys room. This concept of gendering inanimate objects is consistent throughout a person’s entire life. The toys and games commonly given to children during their lives perpetuate these stereotypes and lead them to think that they must behave and present themselves in certain ways. An…

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    Victorian Era Toys and Games Research Paper In the Victorian Era, children played with toys and games just like modern day children do. Victorian Era children played with different, as well as similar toys and games that were made if ways according to your wealth. A great example of this is with skipping ropes, also known as jumping ropes today, were a very popular toy to play with in the Victorian Era. Rich families would have expensive, hand carved handles for their ropes while poor…

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    Games and Hobbies in the 1906s “We don’t stop playing because we grow old;we grow old because we stop playing”.The games that children played in the 1960s influenced the games children play to day. First, toys in the 1960s were a moor part of children's lives. Children in the 1960s had favorite toys.Toys made in the 1960s are still around for people to by(Phipps). Toys in the 60s became more interactive with light and sounds(“1960s Popular Vintage Children Toys”). Toys were made based on…

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