By Devyn Parsons--Ask anyone what their favourite toy was as a child, and they will likely have an answer ready for you. Toys hold a special place in children’s hearts, serving not just as sources of entertainment, but also as friends.
Children play with toys to discover their identities, explore relationships, and practice other important skills. Given the importance of play in children’s lives, it seems clear that the range of toys available should reflect the broad diversity of their users. Unfortunately, this is currently not the case.