Fake for Real: Toys are Us

toys are us

Play can be a wonderful way to learn new things. Even young lions obtain their predatory skills through play. Don’t worry – it’s only a game! Humor can bring relief in tense situations. But where do you draw the line between jokes and reality? Playing with a gun means two very different things for a child from a stable region of the world and a child soldier in Liberia. In particular, very young children, who lack frames of reference, can easily fall victim to serious, sometimes deadly games.

From our Fake for Real series.