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Cops and robbers
is always a
main sets, and through pretend play
are taught about different roles and
responsibilities of the characters
When children build stories and
scenarios to act out, which can be
imaginary or based on real life, it is
called in imaginative play. By doing this,
kids broaden their language skills, logic
and problem-solving, as well as develop
their memory when re-enacting real-life
events and situations. It helps them to
better understand their world.
When playing, children practice how to
settle arguments over a toy through
discussion rather than aggression. They
can then later transfer this
Discover a world
behaviour into a situation
of smiles - if only
of con ict ith their friends
always this happy
Through the intricate
construction of play sets
such as the pirate ship and
hospital, imaginative play
with Playmobil improves
children s fine motor
skills by encouraging
and sharpens children's
visual and tactile senses.
toys are also key to helping with a
Co-operation and sharing are key to
any successful playtime. It is absolutely
vital for children to learn these skills at
a young age to help them in later life.
Youngsters learn to take turns with the
A smile that lasts
Every Playmobil face
consists of just a simple pair of eyes and
a mouth, because this is how children
tend to draw faces.
These elements are injection-moulded,
rather than printed, on to every face to
ensure they cannot be rubbed off, so
those happy smiles will last forever, no
matter how much they are handled.
The hands are made from a softer
plastic so that they are e ible, to allo
the figure to hold accessories, including
tools, swords and cups.
he figure design has not changed
since it as first created more than
years ago, which means that accessories
from figures made in
can still be
used with today's characters, and vice
versa. o , that s longevity ach figure
has seven parts: legs, skeleton, body,
arms, a head and hair, which you can
replace or swap to suit your story.
Growing with kids from
18 months to 10 years
laymobil . .
as launched in
bringing a range of play sets for
younger children from
three years. These sets have less
articulation and fewer, chunkier pieces,
ideal for smaller hands.
All items are colour-fast and easy to
wash. Once a child reaches the age of
four, they can enjoy the wider range of
sets in the famous blue bo es.
, there are lots of ne play
worlds for your children to enjoy,
including police, pony farm, Romans and
Egyptians, plus the fantastic cruise ship
and summer camp themes.
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