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Use these safety tips from the American Academy of Pediatrics to make sure your little ones' toys are safe this season.

Holiday Toy Safety Tips

Check out these tips from the American Academy of Pediatrics to make sure your little ones’ toys are safe this season.

  1. Make sure you read the age recommendations listed on toys. Toys that are too advanced could be a hazard to younger children.
  2. Read the instructions. Always read the instructions on a toy before giving it to a child.
  3. Unplug. To guard against burns and electrical shocks, don’t give children under 10 toys that plug into an outlet. Battery operated toys are best for younger children.
  4. Batteries and magnets. Keep batteries and magnets away from small children as they can experience severe intestinal problems (including death) from swallowing them. Powerful small magnets are often found in building toy sets. Button batteries are often found in musical greeting cards, remote controls and hearing aids.
  5. No strings attached. Be on the lookout for pull toys with 12 inch strings or more as these are a strangulation hazard for infants.

Read more safety tips from the AAP here

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