Children can have a lot of fun playing with their toys. However, it's important to keep in mind that safety should always come first. Each year thousands of children are injured by toys.

Read on to learn what to look for when buying toys and how a few simple ideas for safe use can often prevent injuries.

Most injuries from toys are minor cuts, scrapes, and bruises. However, toys can cause serious injury or even death. This happens when toys are dangerous or used in the wrong way. The following are ways to help prevent injuries:

Here are 10 tips to help you choose safe and appropriate toys for your child.

Age recommendations on toys can be helpful because they offer guidelines on the following:

These recommendations are based on general developmental levels of each age group. However, every child is different. What is right for one child may not...

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