Holiday Toy Safety Tips

  • The merry laughter of children is just one of the many holiday moments parents look forward to every year. Find that treasured and most desired toy from their Christmas list, and you’re sure to be a hit.

    But finding safe, reliable toys for kids of any age isn’t always straightforward; it can be difficult to determine whether a toy has small parts or is safe for play by toddlers and infants. Use the holiday toy safety tips detailed below to guide your shopping experience toward a safe and happy holiday season.

     

    Check for Product Recalls

    Whether you’re buying for a toddler or a teen, it’s important to check the manufacturer’s website for recalls of dangerous and defective products. These can pop up at the last minute, and they are often precautionary, being most common for toys intended for the youngest of children. Recalls are especially common for electronics, ride-on toys, infant seats, and infant sensory toys.