Talk:Children's games and toys
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A couple suggestions
Looks like a great start. I just had a couple of suggestions. I would suggest adding more book and journal sources. Right now the citations seem to be heavily weighted towards popular-media sources, which are fine, but not always accurate. For example, I'm a bit skeptical of the "hard wired" to love pink claim (especially since pink used to be a boy's color a couple hundred years ago). You might be able to find some good material in sociology books. Also it would be good to add material on girls' games and toys from other parts of the world, although this will be more difficult to research. Kaldari (talk) 05:55, 1 November 2011 (UTC)
- I'll be looking for something more substantial sourcewise. The History section needs expansion pretty badly. And it is way too global north at the moment, agreed. OttawaAC (talk) 21:45, 1 November 2011 (UTC)
Scope of article
Much of this article seems to be told from the perspective of the marketer who is trying to sell toys to girls and the scope seems to be the marketing of the toys rather than the toys and games themselves. The "Beauty spas for girls" section is more a product/experience that is marketed to girls than game or toy. I propose renaming this article to Marketing of toys and games to girls or something along those lines. Gobonobo T C 20:42, 27 January 2012 (UTC)
This is a nice article so far however I think it needs more 'scholarly' references and resources. Perhaps more statistics, especially in the beginning with who is actually in the toy industry ( is made up of more men or more women?). I also feel that the "Beauty Spa for Girls" section is a little bit out of place compared to the rest of the article. It doesn't really add anything new or interesting. Also it seem a bit better to point out where this shift between where girls went from liking traditional toys to preferring mass-marketed things started to occur. — Preceding unsigned comment added by 126.96.36.199 (talk) 00:17, 9 October 2015 (UTC)
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Editing for Clarity
In the introduction of the background section, I clarified the first sentence by removing a few extra words. The aim was to make it a bit more clear for those entering that section. Just a minor edit. Lovinglearner (talk) 13:43, 14 September 2017 (UTC)
The title of the article, "Children's games and toys", doesn't seem to accurately reflect the focus of the article at all. It seems to be much more focused on girls' toys/games and the marketing thereof. This diff seems to be the one where it was moved by User:Hyacinth from the previous title, "Girls' games and toys", apparently in an effort to generalize, but no effort seems to have been made to change the article to match that new title. V2Blast (talk) 00:05, 18 September 2017 (UTC)