21 May 2018

Toy libraries and children's development

From Afternoons with Jesse Mulligan, 2:23 pm on 21 May 2018

Toys are an essential part of helping kids grow and learn. But not everyone is able to buy the latest toys and teach children how to play with them. 

That's where toy libraries come in. There are nearly 200 around the country where kids can go, like a regular library, to explore what's on offer. 

Next week is Toy Libraries Awareness Week as President of the Toy Library Federation of New Zealand, Trudi Amos, explains. 

A child plays with toys at a kindergarten or early childcare centre.

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