Harvard Health Blog
The 3 kinds of toys that really help your child
By: Claire McCarthy, MD, Faculty Editor, Harvard Health Publications Every holiday season, parents are inundated with ads for toys that will make their child happier, smarter and more successful. They usually involve the latest technology, make noises or are unique in some other way — and are often expensive. Or, they are spin-offs from the latest movie or the latest edition of a popular video game.