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3/21/13 Toy Industry and Gender Roles The toy industry has enforced the belief that children should play with toys that correspond to their genders, while never feeling guilty as they value business greater than the children. At early ages children begin to develop preferences and playing styles that are brought to life through the toy industry that offers countless varieties of action figures, dolls, blocks, bikes, books, and other toys that stimulate a child’s mind. The problem with the toy industry...

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Toy Critque

Critique of a toy Introduction It is extremely important to make sure that the toys your children play with follow the recommended safety standards and guidelines. Toys have been a part of almost everyone’s life, especially for kids. In the past, choosing the toys for kids was just a very easy task to do but at present, things are completely different. If you have seen on the televisions or read on newspapers, there are a lot of toys that have been recalled, confiscated and banned because they...

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Toy Store

While walking in Wal-Mart today I happened to find myself in the toy section. The first thing I did was to take a look at the boys section and then the girls section. The reason I split those to up is for what I found. I looked down each. When I looked down the one section it was more dark and gloomy looking. Then I walked to the other isle and looked down that one. What I seen in that isle was a much brighter isle which was lit up with bright colors. I entered the girls section first and...

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Toy Evaluation

research on toys at Target. What I discovered was that mostly all gender-neutral toys have to do with educational toys and toys for children whose mindset does not see that’s a girl or boy toy. All the gender-neutral toys were colorful, but mostly used green, blue, yellow, and red colors, thus making targeting boys and girls. What I found in the masculine toy section was that mostly all the toys were blue, black, or dark colors. Lots of toys promoted violence like the Nerf guns and Power Ranger toys with...

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selecting a toy

Project 40502600 I have selected 3 toys : 1.HEX BUGS CRAB , 2. STOMP ROCKET JUNIOR ,and 3. SQUIGZ , all of which manufactures have deemed appropriate for children 3 to 5 years old. 1. Why is this toy developmentally appropriate for children this age group ? The Hex Bug Crab is somewhat appropriate to children in this age group , its smaller size is a good fit for smaller hands but not to small where it could become a choking hazard. This toy would encourage small motor practice...

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Yellow Giraffe Toys Website

YELLOW GIRAFFE TOYS The yellow giraffe toys website is a novel concept which should find its place in today’s world where children have become more aware of the brand and kind of toys they want and in most cases do not compromise on these factors. I have checked your site and it comes across as a very colourful site which is sure to get a child’s attention. The toys have been neatly categorized and overall it looks like a site which is going to be very easy to use.I have a few recommendations to...

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Toy Evaluation Paper

Toy Evaluation Paper I This paper will summarize the ERR articles from the bulleted topics and issues. This paper will also include summaries on toys that may encourage violence and aggression, toys that may promote pro-social behavior, gender stereotyping in toy selection, and cultural stereotyping or, lack of cultural awareness in toys. Influenced Behaviors; Toys can influence a child’s behavior, and his or her identity. Children are given toys that demonstrate different significance...

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Toys R Us

1. Was Japan an attractive market for Toys “R” Us? Do you think there were any cultural obstacles to product acceptance? Strong competitors? a. Japan was a very attractive market for Toys “R’ Us. While there are cultural differences between the United States and Japan, the United States and our products are generally accepted by the Japanese. The use of McDonalds in the transition into Japan also helped Toys “R” Us. Toys “R” Us faced a few competitors when they entered Japan, but there was no...

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Synopsis on Toys by Roland Barthes

synopsis on toys by roland barthes Roland Barthes writes about the toys that the children of this generation are given to play with. These toys are miniature versions of the adult world because sadly the child is considered to be a smaller adult and not a younger adult. The ability to think, imagine and create is killed by these toys because of their complex nature. This results in the child inadvertently accepting its social environment without any questions or objections. The author believes...

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How Toys Have Changed

has a toy they remember most. Some remember the first Barbie doll they received for their birthday, others remember the racecar they drove down the driveway, but the toy I remember most was a small plastic lizard named Godzilla. To me, Godzilla was never small. It was the giant dinosaur of doom. It threatened all the other toys and broke down whatever stood in its way. What was really important was that small plastic lizard could be anything that I could make it out to be. I had many toys like Godzilla;...

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