A toy which is suitable for both left-handed and right-handed children.
Play for children is their "everyday work". Study of this area has so far totally disregarded the implications of left-handedness. However, it is vital from an educational point of view to consider what is appropriate for left-handed children to ensure that they have fun and joy with their toys.
Essential criteria for a toy to suit both left and right-handed children
The demand that not only toy manufacturers but
also designers should take into account the needs of left-handed children
is considered in detail for the first time in the article by Susanne von
Rotberg "Spielzeug für
|The Annual Left-Handers' Toy
of the Year Award should be a step in the right direction.
The prize winner will be decided by a jury of expert left-hander advisiors
(using the methodology of Dr. Johanna Barbara Sattler) on International
Left-Handers Day, 13 August 2004.
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