The Philosophical Baby | Quote 01116

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…it’s not that two-year-olds pretend because we give them dolls; instead we give them dolls because they love to pretend. Even without toys toddlers are just as likely to turn common objects—food, pebbles, grass, you, themselves—into something else. And even in cultures where pretend play is discouraged, rather than cultivated…children continue to do it anyway.

Quote ID: 01116

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Alison Gopnik

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The Philosophical Baby

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