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Research Confirms, that Yes, a Box Encourages a Child’s Imagination

[Source:  Medical X-Press]

Every parent can attest to the phenomenon of watching a child play with a cardboard box while an expensive toy sits on the shelf.

In a child’s mind, a cardboard box can be so many things that the possibilities are endless. In contrast, a spaceship or unicorn toy during play usually remain, well, a spaceship or unicorn.

It is that versatility of generic objects that attracts children, especially those at a preschool age, according to research from The University of Alabama published in this month’s printed issue of Infant and Child Development.

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