Little People friends are a lot like real kids, each of them unique and special, with personalities and quirks, much like your toddler or preschooler. Whether your child has the outgoing energy of an Eddie™ or the thoughtful spirit of a Mia®, getting to know these friends will help them learn about themselves and others. And as your child grows and develops, new layers of play unfold—with ever-growing opportunities to explore, learn, and discover new things.
A mind that can imagine has the ability to think things through, to make things happen, and of course, to learn. Imaginative play leads directly to problem-solving and creative thinking, as well as reading and comprehension later on. As they play, children transform the everyday, explore the unknown, and rehearse roles for the future. Imaginative play is empowering, and can help shape a child for a lifetime.
Building imagination is just one of the ways kids benefit from playing with Little People toys. With so many themes, props and scene-starters, these toys invite them to experiment with what’s known as “self-directed” play: