A scientific guide to navigating the world of gendered toys without screwing up your kid

7/22/2016 - Lecturer in Sociology Elizabeth V. Sweet at Quartz.

Developmental psychologists and parents worry about toys because toys matter.

Every toy teaches something: Kitchen sets teach complex sequencing; dolls may teach nurturing and promote language development; and blocks teach spatial abilities and form the basic foundation of math.

But as parents know, few children play with that full range of skill-building toys.

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