Toys. They reveal a lot about kids. The toys kids like normally meet an inner need that they have.
Example: Girls are nurturing - so they like to play with dolls.
Example: Boys want to feel powerful - so they like to play with toys like "Power Rangers."
Here's a list of the top 50 toys of the last 50 years. As you read over these - think about the inner needs these toys meet.
And then think about ways you can show kids the truths of the Bible that can meet every need they may have.
So here we go. A walk down the memory lane of toys.
Easy Bake Oven G.I. Joe Operation Twister Battleship Hot Wheels Chemistry Set Lite Brite Space Hoppers Uno Walkie Talkie Tonka Toys Trucks Pet Rock Connect 4 Star Wars Figures Simon Atari Rubik's Cube Lego BMX Bikes Cabbage Patch Kids Transformers Nintendo Laser Tag Jenga Starting Line Up Game Boy Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Super Nintendo Barbie Dream House Talkboy Power Rangers Beanie Baby Tickle Me Elmo Tamagotchi Furby Pokemen Razor Scooter Pogo Stick Furreal Cat Robosapiens Nintendo DS Xbox 360 Playstation 3 IPOD Touch Nintendo WII ZHU Pets IPAD Leappad Wi U Lego Minecraft Uptown Espresso Kitchen Super NES Classic Edition Ozobot Bit Coding Robot Examine & Treat Pet Vet Play Set
This list is good to be aware of. It gives you a talking point when you are talking with kids and trying to make a connection. Ask what toy(s) they like to play with. Share with them some of the toys you played with as a child.