Why Playing With Dolls Are So Important?

Dolls are one of the oldest playing toys of all times and after so many years  it till plays a very important role in any kid’s childhood life.

For a baby a soft baby doll provides comfort. Playing with dolls can help your baby with the developing of fine Motor and Self-help skills.

Dressing a baby doll improves his or her pincer strength and precision. It will teach a baby to use his hands.  Playing becomes naturally and it is an organic way of learning.

In most cases kids identify themselves with dolls. As a child picks a specific doll,  he or she start a story line together and self-expression, flexible thinking and initiative talking are present. They imagine the world from their own perspectives and this way they are building up empathy.

Playing with a doll will help with the develop of Care-taking Nurturing skills of a child. It learns them to take care of themselves and their loved-ones and the world around them.

Playing with dolls allow children to be themselves and to enjoy the free spirit of playing without even knowing it.  It will help them to express themselves clearly with emotions like taking care of one another and dealing with feelings, such as to be sad, happy or angry.  It will help them to make decisions and to solve a problem. It prepares chem for the inevitable ups and downs in life.

Doll-playing helps with the creative activity of children and teach them how to interact with other people and the world around them while boosting their confidence and personalities.  It helps children to resolve conflict in their lives and to build up their self-esteem, while practicing similar household routines that can help them in the long run.  In their world they can fail without any consequences.

Playing with dolls are of vital importance, because while busy playing, they lose themselves in a moment, unaware of the time and their surroundings.  Playing together with a friend is very important, because it improves the social skills of children and help with sharing and selflessness.  It doesn’t matter which culture they are from, for them it all about playing.

Taking care of a doll, bathing her or wrapping the doll in her favorite blanket help with imaginary play and teach the child the importance of  responsibilities which can be seen from their mommy or daddy on a daily basis.

Children are dealing with emotions and playing with dolls offers them a safe environment and provide a appropriate way to express strong emotions.

Doll-playing for boys and girls are very important, because it helps them to understand compassion, kindness, caring and good qualities that we want to see in others.

The appropriate age for a girl or boy playing with doll is from three years to thirteen years.  Kids will let you knows when they start losing interest in doll-playing.  In many cases they might collect dolls but lose focus with activity playing.


  • It learns them to take over responsibility and to improves their vocabulary and language skills by communicating to each other’s.
  • It is very important, because parents can pick up any difficulties of their children when doing role-play with their kids.
  • It impacts life-skills, because it helps them to process day-to-day activities that is taking place in their homes.
  • Children enjoy every moment of playing fully.


  • Make sure that you’re getting the correct doll for you child age.  Do enough research on the doll. If the child is too young or too old he or she won’t enjoy the full benefits the doll has to offer and might lose interest in playing.

The Verdict

Playing with a doll opens up a window into a child’s life.  If a child is unhappy, or when the child find it difficult dealing with emotions, parents have the opportunity to assist and help when needed throughout role-playing.

Creating imaginary play help the child to understand the repercussions of actions, develop important strengths like taking care of others or to share with others. It is helping them to take control over emotions and to handle conflict. Dolls are a representation of children themselves and it gives them a better understanding of themselves and to see the world from other perspectives.


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