Didn't find a duplicate, but I found a comment on another question that leads to
by P. K. Dick
To copy from the wikipedia entry
The Ganymedans are considering war with Earth. A group of Earth toy safety inspectors examine three new toys from Ganymede to discover if they should be allowed to be imported: A toy soldier game where 12 soldiers attack a citadel, a virtual reality suit, and Syndrome, a Monopoly-like board game.
It's quite a "oh. ... OH!" kind of story and can be read as a commentary on the value of play as a tool for learning. By extension it can be read as a warning about helicopter parenting, though from the publication date (1959) I don't believe that was quite as widespread as it has become in recent decades.
It seems to be available from archive.org.