The Benefits of Playing With
Fluffy Animals & Toys
There are many benefits for children when playing with fluffy animals and toys. In fact stuffed and plush toys are one of the best toys available to give to your children. Why you say? Because they are cuddly, they comfort them, and give a perceived sense of security and bring along much education and learning for babies, toddlers and younger children.
They also look good and many people, including children are collectors of them which gives them an interest or hobby.
Some people might even say it’s a fashion trend, e.g. stuffed toys from the latest video games, the latest anime (Japanese cartoons, TV shows and movies. Children can also express their creativity and imagination through playing with stuffed and plush toys. Now this is all good and all, but are stuffed toys better for our kids than other toys?
Studies have shown that by playing with plush and stuffed toys it will assist children in different ways. The child can imagine that the stuffed toy is like a friend which they can share their thoughts, emotions, dreams or troubles.
By providing your child with many stuffed toys, the child will be more creative and there imagination will broaden. You'll find them giving each toy a different personality and name.
This leads to making up lives and events for and around these characters. As a result the child can improve their social skills and be more confident. This does not mean that toys will replace real people, but in fact can help the child build confidence in meeting with other children.
Toys can act as real people for children and therefore the child will sometimes include them through their daily routine from eating, talking and sleeping etc. The child will keep themselves company with the fluffy animals or characters when they are feeling lonely, insecure or sometimes when they have no siblings to interact with.
Studies also state that children who play with fluffy toys and those who play with general toys behave differently. As a result of playing with stuffed animals, the children are less agitated, more empathetic and display good behaviour to their siblings and parents. They also develop a very positive and confident attitude towards life.
Playing with these toys can also have a calm and soothing effect on kids.
What Stuffed Toys Are Suitable For Your Child?
Stuffed Animals are one of the most popular to give to your child. They are widely accepted among babies and young children; they come in different shapes and sizes and of many varied animals. Teddy bears, cats, dogs are some of the more commonly known ones.
Children tend to love stuffed characters which are from video games, movies and anime (Japanese cartoons).
There are millions of plush animals and characters in ever size and color.
So as you look through the selection in the menu or top bar of this site, know that you are giving the perfect gift to bring a smile to anyone’s face particularly your child’s. - ev, e.