Tips For Shopping For Toys

November 23, 2007

As you start your holiday shopping you may not be sure which toys are safe to put under the tree.

The consumer product safety commission says nearly two dozen children die from toy-related injuries every year. And with a record number of toy recalls issued this year the agency has advice for holiday shoppers.

Look for age appropriate toys and games. Stay away from toys with small parts, especially for kids under three. For kids under 6, avoid toys with small magnets.

For children under eight, avoid products with sharp edges or points. If you're buying a ride-on toy, also buy the child a helmet.


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