Every year WATCH (World Against Toys Causing Harm) puts together a list of the most dangerous Christmas gifts. The reasons these items are on this list is because of perceived danger or lack of warning labels on the packaging. Most of these toys are only dangerous to a particular age group.
So without further delay, let’s check out four of the Christmas gifts that are considered some of the most dangerous gifts of Christmas 2016.
Peppa Pig’s Muddy Puddles Family
Peppa Pig’s Muddy Puddles Family is a four piece figurine set that is merchandise from the Nick Jr. TV series.Why did WATCH put this Christmas gift for kids on their list?
The toy has small parts that your little one can choke on, and inconsistent packing for ages 3 and up.
Peppy Pup is a cute battery-powered puppy that walks with your child while they hang on to the leash. It is recommended for ages 4 and up by the manufacturer. So why WATCH put this on their dangerous gifts list?
The leash on this toy is too long for what the industry considers safe.
The Slimeball Slinger is a slingshot that launches soft balls up to 30 feet. The manufacturer recommends their toy for ages 6 and up.Why has WATCH put this Christmas gift for kids on their list:
They are afraid your child will injure his or her eye.
Banzai Bump N’ Bounce Body Bumpers
Banzai Bump N’ Bounce Body Bumpers is an outdoor toy that allows kids to rough house in padded suits. Are you wondering why WATCH put these Christmas gifts for kids on their dangerous gifts list?
The suits don’t come with padding, which your kids should wear with this kind of toy.
Always look for warnings and possible hazards when you shop for Christmas gifts for kids. Those warnings and labels are there for a reason. To see the whole WATCH’s Most Dangerous Christmas Gifts List visit toysafety.org.
Do you know about dangerous Christmas gifts for kids? Warn other parents in our comments section below!
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