The toy industry in Zambia dominated by five main players: Mattel, Namco Bandai, Lego, Hasbro and Jakks Pacific and Lego, known for its interlocking plastic bricks, is the leader. Many craft persons make toys out of local traditional materials using cloth, wool, wood and steel wire. Zambian Toy Industry is dominated by small and very small producers scattered across the country many of which create toys as a hobby. With more awareness of quality branded products, more promotions and new launches, the demand is slowly increasing for these Zambian toys by hobby makers. Craftspersons have hobbies that they do for pleasure when they are not working. Hobbies provide an outlet from daily stressors. They also provide numerous health benefits.