Toys. Presents. Gifts.
It’s December and it’s the holiday gift giving season. Some gifts are not always the best for keeping kids safe and present holiday hazards kids should avoid. Take a look at the safety tips below for this holiday season.
For children younger than age three, avoid toys with small parts, small balls, or items which can cause choking.
Children can choke or suffocate on deflated or broken balloons. Keep deflated balloons away from children younger than eight years old. Discard broken balloons immediately.
Scooters and other riding toys
Riding toys, skateboards and inline skates go fast, and falls could be deadly. Helmets and safety gear should be worn properly at all times and they should be sized to fit.
High-powered magnet sets are dangerous and should be kept away from children. Whether marketed for children or adults, building and play sets with small magnets should also be kept away from small children.
Also consider a few tips once gifts are open:
Follow these tips to help keep your kids safe this holiday season.