This time of year, toy stores are jammed with parents trying to score the best toy for their child on Christmas morning. Many of those parents, full of good will, also purchase a toy for their local Toys for Tots bin. But don’t be fooled – just because little five-year-old Johnny wants a bb gun for Christmas doesn’t mean it’s safe – he’ll shoot his eye out!
Thankfully, organizations like WATCH (World Against Toys Causing Harm) post the top ten unsafe toy list every year so that you’ll know if what you run out to buy your child (and any child you happen to donate to) is safe for them to play with. This list does assume you have common sense though, so please leave the bb gun off the five year old’s wish list. Continue reading