Delaware Modern Pediatrics Blog

Old-style toys are better.

Children’s toys and books sell because they engage.  So any “doodad” that catches the eye of a kid, or his parents, helps to generate sales.  Nowadays, lots of kids’ toys make noise or flash lights – even board books and  traditional games like Monopoly have electronic versions.  And screen-based entertainments have proliferated; apparently 3/4 of kids have their own cell phone or tablet by age 4.