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Posts tagged toys

April 3, 2009

 

Playful cat lying down

That Funny, Deadly Game Cats Play

Before giving an answer, let's think for a second about the kind of thing we can learn even from so commonplace an event.

October 31, 2006

 

a little girl plays in a cardboard box

Weighted Toys

Some scientists say putting a extra weight in toys can put a little more exercise into your kids' playtime.

December 20, 2005

 

Tin Can Phone

Kids these days have so many electronic toys it’s possible to grow up without ever discovering the best toy in the world, the tin can telephone. Moms and Dads, take note! Lots of science-types agree that kids will remember a toy you build with them years after they have forgotten the latest plastic gizmo. Learn more on this Moment of Science.

September 27, 2003

 

Are Tomboys Born or Made?

It’s commonly believed that children are socialized into their respective gender roles. Pink is for girls, blue for boys, right?

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