Unicorn (mythical animal): fun toys from cuddly toy to rocking horse

by Joost Nusselder | Updated on:  April 11, 2021

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Unicorn toy

The unicorn is a horse-like mythological animal with a horn on its forehead, which first appears in Mesopotamian artwork and is also mentioned in Indian and Chinese myths.

It is described in cryptozoology as a type of wild ass, the size of a horse. He is white and has dark blue eyes. On his forehead he wears a straight horn of about 45 cm, spirally twisted and tapering to a point.

Why do children love unicorn toys so much?

Unicorns have had their appeal to people of all generations. From kids to adults, women to men, people all love the unicorn.

But what exactly is their appeal and what is it that appeals to everyone?

Even a thousand years ago, since the Middle Ages, unicorns were praised.

Perhaps thousands of people have a thousand different reasons why they have a passion for unicorns.

In this article I will give you some insight into the relationship between children and the unicorn, especially about toys.

Some of the best unicorn toys are:

Electric toy horse that runs: VTech Happy Friends Unicorn

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Cutest toy horse with sound: VTech Preschool Mila Interactive Cuddly Toy

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Read all about it the best toy horses (and unicorns)

Barbie Dreamtopia Unicorn hood head

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More hood heads for your hairdresser to be

Probably the most interesting point is how they share a lot of similarities together and therefore perhaps have that attraction to children.

In addition, some other characteristics of unicorns turn out to be irresistibly fascinating to the minds of children. Let's take a look at all those things.

Kids love unicorns for the magic

Unicorns are basically horses with magic. Magic is the all-time favorite subject about unicorns that people have been talking about for hundreds of years. There are many legend stories about unicorn magic.

One of the best known is about the healing magic of the unicorn horn.

During the Middle Ages, people said that unicorn horn powder liquid was an effective antidote to any poison. Unicorn horn also has incredible power to kill an elephant.

Moreover, only seeing a unicorn can give you the ultimate happiness in life. All those stories of unicorn magic have fueled the imagination of the existence of magic for generations.

Children, with their vivid imaginations, cannot help but be attracted to this magical creature.

Unicorns become the source where all their dreamy thoughts can flourish. Just thinking about unicorns and their magic can make their day brighter.

Nothing is more exciting for them than the thought of ever meeting a unicorn. Meeting a unicorn, making friends with unicorns and sharing its magic can be so appealing to kids.

More than the stories of healing power, the unicorn for kids can even have magic to change something. Unicorns can make you a princess.

Or they can talk and tell you stories about places they've never been. Anything can come true with a magical unicorn.

That may be what is happening in the minds of children. And whether it's true or not (why not?), Their dream of unicorns with magic never ends, as does their love for this adorable creature.

Children love unicorns for their innocent appeal and beauty

Unicorns have ethereal beauty that doesn't seem to belong to this world. Kids love that, they love mysterious things that adults can't believe.

In legends, unicorns have always been depicted as the ultimate symbol of purity and divinity. They are wonderful creatures of ethereal beauty, in pure white color and radiant bright light.

The beautiful creature from remote forests will spark their enormous curiosity. They can build in their minds exciting stories like fairy tales about its origin. And those stories appeal to them endlessly.

Moreover, the beauty of unicorns has an innocent atmosphere, because they live apart from the material world of man. Children therefore like their innocent appearance and feel comfortable with them, because they themselves are comparable in the world.

Legends always say that only a virgin with pure soul can see a unicorn. If a unicorn is real, we can hope that one day a pure-hearted child can see them with their clean, innocent eyes.

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Joost Nusselder, the founder of Speelkeuze.nl is a content marketer, father and loves trying out new toys. As a child he came into contact with everything related to games when his mother started the Tinnen Soldaat in Ede. Now he and his team create helpful blog articles to help loyal readers with fun play ideas.