Manufacturing toys is a big business.
Those associated with the industry keep pace with the rapidly changing society and provide youngsters with appropriate playthings that cater to their creativity and imagination.
Toys provide children with the tools that help them relate to the world they live in.
In India, toy business is huge and is expected to touch Rs 14,000 crore (Rs 140 billion) by end of 2016, according to industry data.
Take a look at some amazing toy factories across the globe.
IMAGE: Workers make stuffed dolls which are to exported to Europe and north America, at a factory in Lianyungang, Jiangsu province, China. Photograph: Reuters
IMAGE: A box is filled with parts of dolls at Jinhua Partytime Latex Art and Crafts Factory in Jinhua, Zhejiang Province. Photograph: Aly Song/Reuters
IMAGE: Lego bricks are pictured in a production line at the factory of Danish toy company Lego in Billund, March 1, 2016. Photograph: Fabian Bimmer/Reuters
IMAGE: A worker attaches a toy gun and toy grenade onto a pinata depicting the drug lord Joaquin 'El Chapo' Guzman at a workshop in Reynosa. Photograph: Daniel Becerril/Reuters
IMAGE: Daruma dolls, which are believed to bring good luck, are stored at a studio of Daruma doll shop 'Daimonya' in Takasaki, northwest of Tokyo. Photograph: Yuya Shino/Reuters
IMAGE: An employee arranges doll heads inside the toy factory owned by Norberto Garcia in Buenos Aires. Photograph: Marcos Brindicci/Reuters
IMAGE: An employee works in the assembly section at the Playmobil Malta factory in the Hal Far Industrial Estate outside Valletta. Photograph: Darrin Zammit Lupi/Reuters
IMAGE: Belgian artist Beatrice Van Landeghem adjusts the hair of Sofia, one of her life-like 'Reborn Baby' dolls, at her workshop called 'La nurserie des Tis Lous De Bea' in La Louviere, southern Belgium. Photograph: Yves Herman/Reuters
IMAGE: A worker assembles toy cars at a production line inside a factory in Jinjiang, Fujian province, China. Photograph: China Daily/Reuters
IMAGE: Plastic Santa Claus toys are seen at Christmas shop in Yiwu, Zhejiang province, China. Photograph: Carlos Barria/Reuters