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"They want toys to get their children into Harvard": Have we been getting playthings all wrong?

31 mins | Dec 27, 2022
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Can toys turn children into prosperous, high-achieving adults? With brands such as Baby Einstein saturating the market, the pressure to cram learning into playtime has never been more intense. Which is why Alex Blasdel argues that it's time to rethink our relationship with toys.

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