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... Toys . SELECTION & SAFETY OF TOYS. TOYS . The word “Toy” comes from an old English term that means :TOOL Toys are TOOLS for a child. With these tools, children are allowed to use their senses, fine and gross motor skills, and their imaginations.

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...Toys...

SELECTION & SAFETY OF TOYS


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TOYS

  • The word “Toy” comes from an old English term that means :TOOL

  • Toys are TOOLS for a child.

  • With these tools, children are allowed to use their senses, fine and gross motor skills, and their imaginations.

  • Cognitive and social skills are also increased as a child plays with toys.

  • Toys are valuable TEACHING tools.


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SELECTION of TOYS

  • Make sure the toy is DAP

    • Toys for age-appropriate development of the child

  • Soft & Cuddling Toys

    • Dolls, stuffed animals, etc.

  • Manipulation/Small Motor Skill Toys

    • Blocks, puzzles, snap, gears, games, etc.

  • Large Motor Skill Toys

    • Tricycles/bikes, balls, jump ropes, scooters, etc.

  • Dramatic Play

    • Dress-up clothes, furniture and accessories, etc.


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SAFETY ISSUES

  • SIZE of toy and pieces

    • Larger than the child’s two fists

  • No SHARP edges or points

    • Broken toys should be fixed or thrown away

  • NON-TOXIC materials

    • Avoid all painted toys for babies & toddlers

  • DURABLE, WASHABLE and CLEAN

    • Toy’s that won’t break easily

    • Toys that can be cleaned easily


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    CHILD PROTECTION & SAFETY ACT

    • Passage of this act was influenced by complaints regarding the safety of many toys.

    • The CHILD PROTECTION and TOY SAFETY ACT was passed in 1969.

      • Gave Food and Drug Administration the authority to remove and keep off the market toys and other products that are dangerous to children.


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    Toys should be:

    • AGE- APPROPRIATE (DAP)

      • Check the suggested age on the packaging

    • SAFE

      • This applies to new and used toys

    • TEACH a Skill or Concept

      • Aide in one of the 5 areas of Child Development

    • FUN - FUN - FUN!!!


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