For instance, a small child may fold an ordinary piece of paper into an airplane shape and "fly it".
Newer forms of toys include interactive digital entertainment.
Adults on occasion use toys to form and strengthen social bonds, teach, help in therapy, and to remember and reinforce lessons from their youth.
Most children have been said to play with whatever they can find, such as sticks and rocks.
Children began to be seen as people in and of themselves, as opposed to extensions of their household and that they had a right to flourish and enjoy their childhood.