1) 
3-5 Months

  1. Dangle toys for crib or carriage.
  2. Interlocking plastic rings.
  3. Plastic disc on chain.
  4. Bell shaped rattle.
  5. Wind harps to hang by window.
  6. Large, bright simple pictures.

2) 
6 Months

  1. Roly-Poly.
  2. Rubber beads on string.
  3. Soft rubber squeezes toys.
  4. Pull and push toys without handles.
  5. Bright colored, medium sized ball.
  6. Cloth books.
  7. Soft washable animals and dolls.
  8. Floating bath toys.

3) 
12 Months

  1. Colour cones.
  2. Low rocking horses.
  3. Nesting boats or tumblers.
  4. Pegboard with a few large pegs.
  5. Bean bags.

4) 
18 Months

  1. Low slide.
  2. Low swing with arms and back.
  3. Nesting block.
  4. Toys with opening of different shapes to receive block of different shapes.
  5. Hammer board.
  6. Loco-motor toys.
  7. Rocking chair.
  8. Sand toys (pail, moulds, shovels).
  9. Stuffed toy.

5) 
2-3 Years

  1. Interlocking blocks toys.
  2. Cloth books with pages for lacing.
  3. Large beads to string.
  4. Washable dolls.
  5. Toy telephones.
  6. Sand box.
  7. Floor keeping toys (carpet, broom, dust mop).
  8. Doll bed and doll’s furniture.
  9. Washable dolls.

6) 
3-4 Years

  1. Hammer with pegboard.
  2. Jungle gym.
  3. Vehicles to ride in.
  4. Colouring books.
  5. Finger paints.
  6. Musical and rhythmic toys.
  7. Light weight bat and soft ball.

7) 
4-5 Years

  1. Medium height slide.
  2. Plastic blocks.
  3. Wooden trains with wheels.
  4. Small cars and trucks.
  5. Small wooden toys for use with block.
  6. Wooden construction sets.
  7. See-Saw.
  8. Colour paddles.
  9. Child size playhouse.
  10. Parts of costumes (policeman’s badge, doctor and nurse kit, hand cuffs, nurse’s cap).

8) 
5-6 Years

  1. Doll clothes with simple fastening.
  2. Doll feeding sets.
  3. Animals and vehicles.
  4. Doll furniture.
  5. Jumping rope.
  6. Cosmetic kit.
  7. Storage cabinets.
  8. Toy soldiers.
  9. Jigsaw puzzles varying in difficulty.
  10. Puzzles
  11. Carom board.
  12. Equipment for word building game.

9) 
Toys to Avoid

From Newborn to 1 year

  1. Toys with small parts.
  2. Toys with sharp edges.
  3. Toys with detachable small parts.
  4. Toys with toxic paint.
  5. Toys with cords more than 12 inches long.
  6. Stuffed animals with glass or button eyes.
  7. Balloons.
  8. Push and pull toys.

1 - 2 years of age

  1. Small toys that can be swallowed.
  2. Toys with small removable parts.
  3. Stuffed animals with glass or button eyes.
  4. Toys with sharp edges.
  5. Balloons.

2 - 3 years of age

  1. Toys with sharp edges.
  2. Toys with small removable parts.
  3. Small objects such as beads, coins, or marbles.
  4. Electrical toys.
  5. Lead toys.
  6. Tricycles with seats higher than 12 inches.
  7. Riding toys used in hilly or inclined driveways.
  8. Balloons.

3 - 4 Years of age

  1. Electrical toys.
  2. Lead toys.
  3. Flammable costumes.
  4. Toys with sharp edges or small, removable parts.
  5. Riding toys used in hilly or inclined driveways.

4 - 5 years of age

  1. Toxic or oil-based paint sets.
  2. Flammable costumes or ones that can be easily tripped over.
  3. Kites made of aluminized polyester film (this material conducts electricity).
  4. Electrical toys (Unless battery operated).
  5. Shooting toys with darts with pointed tips.
  6. Fireworks of any kind.
  7. Lawn darts.

5 - 8 years of age

  1. Kites made of aluminized polyester film (this material conducts electricity).
  2. Shooting toys and toys with loud noises like cap guns.
  3. Fireworks of any kind.
  4. Sharp-edged tools.
  5. Electrical toys run on household current.
  6. Bike or skateboard riding without helmets.

 
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