The Best Baby Toys You Don’t Have to Buy
The Best Baby Toys You Don’t Have to Buy

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  • Utilize household objects instead of store bought toys.
  • Choose the type of household toy based on the child's age from baby to toddler.
  • Make toys developmentally friendly to help children learn while they play.
Creative Toys for Christmas
Creative Toys for Christmas

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  • Open-ended toys help develop creativity and problem-solving skills.
  • Appeal to your child's innate creativity with toys that can be played with in a variety of ways.
  • Things like art supplies, games, construction toys, dolls, and simple action figures make great and inexpensive toys.
Making Sure Your Child’s Toys are Safe
Making Sure Your Child’s Toys are Safe

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  • Toys should serve child development—without putting them at risk.
  • Verify toys are appropriate for your child's age and abilities.
  • Supervised play is the best way to protect children from harm.
Age-Appropriate Toys
Age-Appropriate Toys

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  • Parents today have access to the safest toys ever made.
  • Age recommendations do not guarantee that toys will match a child's needs or developmental level.
  • Parents must do their research to find toys appropriate for their children.

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