Before we display the stories about individual toys, the important assignment is to define the notion of skills, to understand the basic principles of developing the skills and to get knowledge about the types of skills. The content of the site, the display of toys, will be organized according to these categories.
Skill or ability is a concept that is unique to that trait of the man which allows him to successfully perform an activity. These abilities we can estimate with test for abilities.
The development of a certain skill depends on three factors, from the inherited anatomical-physiological structure of the organism, from the factor of the environment and from the activity of the child itself. If we apply this description to the world of toys, if we want to want to develop the children potential which he inherited, this we can further develop ourselves by creating a certain environment and social conditions. In this way, we will enable him to test, learn and practice his skills.
When we talk about abilities, there exist different division of abilities, we will sort them into:
- Linguistic (verbal) abilities
2. Mathematical (logical) abilities
3. Sensory (perceptual) abilities
4. Cognitive (intellectual) abilities
5. Motor skills
6. Technical (mechanical) abilities
7. Artistic skills
8. Interpersonal (social) abilities
9. Intrapersonal abilities
10. Practical skills of everyday activities
The development of abilities is so important thing today. From abilities depends the choice of school and profession, the employment, and the quality of life. So we must to focus on developing different skills in children from the earliest age. For some skills we need to invest extra effort, time and money, because they will take them to a future.
Lastly, visitors of this site will develop one specific skill, which is the skill for toys selecting based on the child’s abilities and interests.