Not all toys are the same, and not all are for kids of all
ages. This week at Imagine Toys®, we wanted to help debunk a few myths about
toys that persist to this day. Read on to learn some fun facts about toys for
your little ones, and head to the Imagine Toys® online store and get something
1. All Toys Are For
This is, perhaps, the most persistent myth about toys – that
all toys are for kids of all ages. Of course, many toys come with a range of ages,
but it is always important to make sure the toys you find will be right for
your little ones.
2. All Toys Are
Some toys, like the
KEVA BrainBuilder set from Imagine Toys®, are extremely educational. That being said,
many are designed strictly for fun, with no learning aspect involved.
3. All Toys Are Safe
Sadly, some manufacturers provide unsafe toys for kids.
Check to make sure the toy company has a solid reputation before purchasing
anything from their shelves.
4. Technology in Toys
Toys may utilize futuristic technology to help make them
more realistic, or to help enhance an educational aspect, both of which can
help your child’s development.
5. Technology in Toys
On the other hand, technology in toys may detract from your
child’s experience; make sure the toy is educational and interactive before
bringing it home.
6. Toys Should Have Instructions
Many toys are best used without instructions, letting your
kids get lost in their imaginations.
Should Be Avoided
Of course, depending on the type of toy, playtime may be
enhanced if you thoroughly read the instructions.
8. Toys Are Only for Toddlers
While toddlers may love kids’ toys, many children, even into
their young teen years, will still find benefits in various types of playsets.
9. Toys Must Have a
Some toys have an intended use, while others are designed
specifically for children to utilize however they want.
10. Old Toys Have No
Just because a toy is old, does not mean it has no use; in
fact, many of the toys you enjoyed as a child may be redesigned for little ones
11. Children Don’t
Need New Toys
In contrast, new toy often utilize current technology, or
are designed according to current norms, which may help your children prepare
for the world of today.
12. All Great Toys
Come from the Store
Can you not find the toy you want at a store? Instead of searching
more, consider making it yourself at home with the kids.
13. The More
Expensive, the Better
Not all great toys come with a high price tag; in fact, some
of the best kids’ toys you can find in nature, and cost nothing at all!
14. All Kids Will
Love All Toys
Just as adults have preferences about the things they use, not
all children will enjoy all of the same toys.
15. Toys Aren’t for
Some people believe that babies aren’t old enough to use
toys. But this couldn’t be further from the truth; in fact, Imagine Toys®
offers many toys for newborns and older.
16. Toys Are Only Fun
True, toys are fun, but many have an educational and
interactive benefit as well that is extremely important for the development of
17. The Bigger, the
A bigger toy doesn’t necessarily mean better; many smaller
toys are wonderful for children of all ages.
18. Toys Shouldn’t
If your child loves science and learning, a science toy may
only add to the excitement during playtime!
19. Toys Must Be
Educational toys are wonderful; but some great toys may
bypass the learning and be used solely for the purpose of fun.
20. New Toys Are Only
In reality, there is no day better than today to pick out a
new toy for your child. Head to the Imagine Toys® online store and grab a fun
toy for the little ones you love!