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Can Gender-Specific Toys Negatively Affect Child Development?

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Because the world is making incredible advances in linking the male or female gap in schooling and learning, work, politics, along with other areas of everyday living, the toy market seems to be have been overlooked about. Most toy stores today are broken into 2 different sections, in which a girly pink area is packed with toy barbies, kitchen sets, cosmetics packages, and home maintenance toys, while a blue section includes toys like blocks, soldier figures, chemistry sets, mini copters, and trains.

Some toy retailers even tag their areas “boys” or “girls” and carry in all of them gender-specific toys. Could this type of marketing help to make toy buying much easier or simply result in bad consequences? Well, because it so happens, gender-specific toys can include damaging thoughts in kids and also slow down their development.
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