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  • Choosing Safe Toys
    Toys are a fun and important part of any child's development. And there's plenty you can do to make sure all toys are safe.
  • Choosing Safe Toys for School-Age Kids
    Is your 10-year-old crying for a pellet gun? How about that used scooter? For help figuring out what toys are safe and appropriate for older kids, read these tips.
  • Choosing Safe Toys for Toddlers and Preschoolers
    How can you tell if a small toy poses a choking risk? What types of unsafe toys should you avoid for your baby, toddler, or preschooler? Find out here.
  • Learning, Play, and Your 8- to 12-Month-Old
    Your baby is learning more about the world through play and is beginning to use words. Keep those toys and games coming!
  • School-Age Readers
    From kindergarten through third grade, kids' ability to read will grow by leaps and bounds. Although teachers provide lots of help, parents continue to play a role in a child's reading life.
  • Toddler Reading Time
    Reading to toddlers lays the foundation for their independent reading later on. Here are some tips.
 

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