Toy shopping is serious business. Toys that are too easy will bore your babe. Those that are too advanced will aggravate him. But pick one that's just right for his skill level, and you'll be giving him hours of education, exploration, and enjoyment "Toys are an investment in a child's development," says Marianne Szymanski, founder and president of Toy Tips, Inc. and co-author of Toy Tips: A Parent's Essential Guide to Smart Toy Choices. Ready to shop? We've compiled a list of age-appropriate toys -- as well as ones to avoid -- for each developmental level.
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Chances are that whatever you give your little one to play with will end up in her mouth, so be careful of choking hazards. Theres a quick test to know if a new toy is safe for your child. Follow these child safety tips to help keep your child safe with her toys.
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