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The 4 Top Toy Dangers to Watch For

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The 4 Top Toy Dangers to Watch For

From stuffed animals to building blocks, toys are excellent sources of play, delight, learning, and development for children of all ages. Unfortunately, certain toys on the market can also be sources of danger, injury, or worse. Here are four top dangers to be aware of when selecting toys for your children or grandchildren. Toys with Small Parts Some toys are made specifically for children over a certain age, due to the fact that children 3 years and under are more likely to choke on an object within a certain width or length. When selecting toys for children 3 years and...

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Why Wooden Toys Are Safer Than Plastic Toys

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Why Wooden Toys Are Safer Than Plastic Toys

For generations, wooden toys used to be the norm. You may even have a family heirloom or two in the form of a wooden puzzle or pull-along toy that’s been passed down through the generations. Those days are long gone, and toys made entirely or partly from plastic dominate the marketplace. Once manufacturers realized that plastic was easier to produce on a larger and cheaper scale--it was out with wood and in with the plastic. This shift is unfortunate in several respects. Aside from the loss of nostalgic tradition, wooden toys are a lot safer than plastic toys. This is...

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