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Winnipeg Free Press (Newspaper) - November 30, 1971, Winnipeg, ManitobaWinnipeg free press tuesday november 30, 1971 they enjoy teaching toys there s nothing earthshaking about saying that Chil Dren learn from experience or about saying that toy Are a significant part o their experience. But is is rare indeed to translate academic theory into toys that children will be eager to play with that they can play with safely and that they can learn from. Or Esther p. Edwards a child study expert formerly associated with Tufts University did precisely that. For three years she and her team researched the devel oped of infants and toddlers. They studied mental physical and emotional reactions to a wide variety of simulations. They experimented with color sound and shapes. And much of what they leased contradicted what had teen thought to be True or More often filled an information vacuum. The research team turned its data into dozens of toy designs. The Cream of their ideas 25 playthings for children from birth to age three is the wonder of the collection begins with toys and progresses through simple visual stimulation playthings that invite Chil Dren to compare control and manipulate and thereby to develop muscle control vocabulary and language skills. Many intermediate items help Lay the foundation for science education and present books As friends. The most advanced play thing in the collection eases children Inlo group play. The 25 items Are divided into 12 series according to the child s age. The play things Are available exclusively at Sears and Are offered by the series Rathe than individually. A supple ment to the collection is the 128-age wonder of growing guide for parents who wish to learn More about Earh child development. The Book comes with series i or May be brought separately. Or. Edwards Learned that children develop their Poten tial most fully if they Are encouraged to build on their experiences in a logical sequence. The sequence must be flexible so the child a new Fleet of cars with Chrome engine and exhaust decor and other Way out styling Fea Tures Are on the Market. Here a racer is about to zoom off with the pull of the Power t stick. Thrilling speeds Are achieved by principle. Won t be frustrated by being presented with tasks he can t do and each toy in these Quence should have As Many facets so that the child Eon t i n u e s to discover new things. But she agrees with other child development authorities that the Best kind of educational toy is one that makes it fun for the child to learn. Writing in the wonder of growing parents guide about bowls and a toy suggested for the 12-to 15 month old or. Edwards said the recurrent disco that the balls Are really there is intensely pleasant to a child. Add to this the de Light of physically controlling and manipulating and the stimulus of constantly Chang no patterns created by the color and form of the balls against the Container. Here s a toy intensely involving or the just turned one year nor is the wonder of growing series oblivious to the fact that children should set their own Pace for development. There is no pressure on the child no insistence. Doing what is comfortable is wrote or. Edwards about the collection s simplest Story Book super hound s Busy with j your involvement you engage the child s attention. Above All should attention wander do not insist that the Book be flexibility building on the already Learned gentle encouragement from interested parents. This is the heart of the col Lection. Stands television stands stereo component stands Book and decorator shelves. You be seen our television and Orn Ponner in Over a dozen models in Winnipeg department stores and television outlets. 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