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Things to remember when you buy toys for your kids

Updated on October 6, 2012

So you have ample enough money to spare on buying toys that carries hefty price tags. But before going out on a spending frenzy, spend some time threading through some valuable tips and pointers here.

Here are the factors or things you need to consider when you buy toys for your well-loved kids:

  • The toy must be safe and free from toxic materials. See to it that there are no sharp edges and has no small parts. You must also follow the manufacturers’ recommended age.
  • The toy must be sturdy and may last long. Stick with toys that can withstand wear and tear and at the same time can grow old with your child.
  • The toy that you should purchase is played in a variety of ways, meaning settle for something that has more features your child will enjoy further.
  • The toy must be capable of helping your child develop various skills such as gross motor, hand-eye coordination, finger strengthening, spatial awareness and sense of touch, sound and vision.
  • The toy you must buy should also encourage human interaction so as to improve your child’s socio-emotional skills at such tender age.
  • Most often the expensive toys or playthings are actually worth your money. They are actually improved versions of the classics. They are cinched to last for a very long time.

The pricey or the expensive toys usually meets the quality standards, are safe to play with, may simulate imaginative plays and usually comes with more exciting and interesting features that cheaper toys do not possess. You will actually save on pricey toys in the long run since cheap toys may easily get toppled or broken by your child. Plus the cheaper toys may pose some health risks to your child.

Thanks for the read; I hope these tips are helpful in guiding you to buy toys for your beloved kids.


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    • georgiecarlos profile image

      georgiecarlos 6 years ago from Philippines

      Thanks for the tips! Especially since it's almost my godson's birthday and I am not really sure what toy is appropriate for him- Very informative

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      Gener Geminiano 6 years ago from Land of Salt, Philippines

      Cool remarks my friend. Thanks for the time reading this article...

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      Mark 6 years ago from Alabama,USA

      Thanks for the reminder - Cool Hub