This month we would like to encourage everyone to consider if the toys they wish to give suits the age and individual skills and abilities of the individual child who will receive it, especially for infants and children under age three. Read below for some guidelines to consider for choosing safe toys for all ages!🧸🪀
🧐 Inspect toys to ensure there are no sharp edges.
🔔 🏷When purchasing toys for children with special needs consider toys that may appeal to different sense such as sounds, movement, and texture.
🏷️ Look for labels that assure toys have passed a safety inspection such as "ATSM" which means the toy has met the American Society for Testing and Materials standards.
🧤 Gifts of sports equipments should also include protective gear
Information provided by apha.org💙