How can we make the difference between need and want ? What really needs child ? Desires are meant to feed the need to dream and imagination and it is important and should be heard , heeded , valued and made only to the extent that become very important for the person helping to develop it . Although children have many desires (various toys, clothing / footwear , electronics ) and sometimes would do anything to be fulfilled , parents must evaluate how useful and necessary it is to perform. A child does not satisfy all desires is not a tragedy , but it is tragic that a child not to be satisfied basic needs. Children understand more than we imagine adults . Even more , we can learn from them that life is pretty simple , we who want to complicate things .