Buying Guidelines for Safe and Fun Toys

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The right toys can help children develop imagination and coordination. The wrong ones can do more harm than good.

Toy-related injuries send tens of thousands of children to the emergency room each year. Many injuries occur when parents give their children toys meant for older children.

Although many toy manufacturers follow safety guidelines for their products, some don't. Your challenge is to find toys your children will enjoy and that you know are safe.

Click here for suggestions that can help you make the right choice when selecting a birthday or holiday gift for children.