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How Much Is Too Much? by Jean Clarke

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I DON’T HAVE ANYTHING TO PLAY WITH!

When I Was Growing Up My Parents Gave Me Lots of Toys

HE WHO HAS THE MOST TOYS LOSES.

—j.i.

CHILDREN’S PLAY IS CHILDREN’S WORK

Dolls of bone, leather, straw, fabric, or wood—through the ages little girls have loved dolls made from whatever natural materials were available. For eons our little female ancestors watched their mothers and cared for their dolls. Play, yes, but children’s play is children’s work, in which they are learning life skills that prepare them to become productive in their society.

Traditionally, around the world toys have played a crucial role in the games and experiences that prepare ...

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