At what age should parents start educating their kids about world issues?
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HALF OF PARENTS BELIEVE THAT TOYS ARE SOME OF THE BEST TEACHERS THEIR KIDS WILL HAVE (52%).
A NEW SURVEY ASKED 2,000 PARENTS ABOUT HOW THEIR CHILDREN’S TOYS EDUCATE THEM.
RESULTS SHOW THE AVERAGE CHILD HAS 26 TOYS AND MORE THAN A THIRD (36%) OF PARENTS SAY THEIR CHILD CONTINUES TO ASK FOR NEW ONES AT LEAST ONCE A WEEK.
MANY PARENTS MAY NOT MIND, THOUGH, SINCE FOUR IN FIVE (79%) AGREE THAT PLAY IS A FORM OF SELF-CARE FOR KIDS, AND ANOTHER TWO IN THREE (65%) BELIEVE TOYS ACTUALLY HELP TEACH KIDS ABOUT THE WORLD.
PARENTS SAID THEIR KIDS LEARNED ABOUT BEING ACTIVE (61%), SOCIAL (58%) AND RESPONSIBLE (47%) FROM THEIR FAVORITE TOYS.
CONDUCTED BY ONEPOLL ON BEHALF OF THE TOY ASSOCIATION, THE SURVEY FOUND THAT PARENTS ARE READY FOR KIDS’ TOYS TO EDUCATE THEM ON EVEN MORE SERIOUS WORLD ISSUES, SUCH AS BULLYING (63%), CULTURAL REPRESENTATION (48%) AND RACIAL INJUSTICE (44%).
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