What are paper dolls and how to play with them?
The paper dolls we know nowadays originated in the 18 th century in the French Court, where plays with paper dolls became popular entertainment for the bored aristocrats. In the end of the 19 th century and in the beginning of the 20 th century, paper dolls became popular also in America and gradually they spread all over world giving joy to millions of children all over the globe. Nowadays, there are still many people who are collecting the ancient American girl paper dolls.
Why are these paper dolls special?
The simplicity, which gives a free rein to childs flight of fantasy. Paper dolls bring together all generations and inspires family to spend time together, as the parents and grandparents recall this pastime and toy from their childhood, willingly becoming involved in the creative process along with children. The time that a family spends together is the most important present-day value.
A great alternative to computer games! Paper dolls can become a substitute for immersion in computer games, as it is an opportunity for a child to create ones own, unique, but at the same time, real toy.
Environmentally friendly toy! Paper is an environmentally friendly material, and if it is time for the toy to retire, it can be recycled, thus preserving natural resources.