Is That Toy Dangerous? 10 Safety Tips Parents Need

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Mind the Age Gap

Always abide by the age rating on the package. No matter how smart your child is or how wonderful the toy, don't second-guess the manufacturer, since age rankings often are given due to safety issues. If you choose to purchase a toy with an older age recommendation for your little genius, be sure that the toy’s used only when you’re playing with him, and that it is stored where he can’t get to it on his own.