Do children’s toys influence their career choices?

_72507672_alamy-topA government minister says gender-specific toys harm girls’ career opportunities. But how much do the toys children play with shape their future prospects in the job market?

Everyone has memories of toys they loved playing with as a child.

It might be building blocks or a train set, a doll house or a tea set.

It doesn’t necessarily mean those that played with them grew up to be construction workers or train drivers, housekeepers or tea ladies.

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