A toy is any item that can be used for play. Toys are generally played with by children. Toys are an enjoyable means of training the young for life in society. Different materials are used to make toys enjoyable to both young and old. Some toys are produced primarily as collectors’ items and are intended for display only. Toys help the young discover their identity and learn cause and effect. Toys also serve multiple purposes in both humans and animals. They are both for entertainment and educational purposes, such as wooden blocks which are said to enhance cognitive behavior. Toys also come in certain types, such as the Barbie dolls specifically for girls and light guns and cars for boys.