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Books

All of these book have been reviewed and approved by our advisors

Young Readers pre-school to grade 4

Age 8-10 Character Building Stories

Movies To Watch With Your ‘Tweens

Like a Maccabee A Middle Grade Chapter Book

Teen Series

Cartoon Character Toys, DVD’s, Backpacks, Video’s and more

Personalized Toys – Books

– Name Train and more

Baby, Infant and Toddler Eductional Toys

offers educational baby videos & developmental toys to stimulate your baby’s growing mind! Featuring Baby Einstein, Fisher-Price, Brainy Baby, Bee Smart Baby, & more.

Baby Gifts

0-3 months:

    • cloth or vinyl books, unbreakable mirror, rattle socks

0-6 months: play mat with objects to bat at, toys that shake, rattle, and roll to experiment with, the Zoom Spoon– encourages positive mealtimes and childrens’ literacy (can be found at www.zoomspoon.com)

6-9 months: plastic blocks, pop-up toys (ex. Jack in the Box), bath toys

9-12 months: push/pull toys, cardboard and interactive books,

Kids Gift Ideas

Strollers, and car seats

Children Music and Videos

Kids Magazine — Encourage Reading

Stuffed Animals- Teddy Bears- Sesemee Street

Travel Toys

Arts, Crafts and Stickers

Educational

Science Kits

Toy Buying Tips by Child Age Groups

Under Age 3

Children under 3 tend to put everything in their mouths. Avoid buying toys intended for older children which may have small parts that pose a choking danger.

Never let children of any age play with uninflated or broken balloons because of the choking danger.

Avoid marbles, balls, and games with balls, that have a diameter of 1.75 inches or less. These products also pose a choking hazard to young children.

Children at this age pull, prod and twist toys. Look for toys that are well-made with tightly secured eyes, noses and other parts.

Avoid toys that have sharp edges and points.

Age 3-5

Avoid toys that are constructed with thin, brittle plastic that might easily break into small pieces or leave jagged edges.

Look for household art materials, including crayons and paint sets, marked with the designation “ASTM D-4236.” This means the product has been reviewed by a toxicologist and, if necessary, labeled with cautionary information.

Teach older children to keep their toys away from their younger brothers and sisters.

Age 6-12

For all children, adults should check toys periodically for breakage and potential hazards.

Damaged or dangerous toys should be repaired or thrown away.

If buying a toy gun, be sure the barrel, or the entire gun, is brightly colored so that it’s not mistaken for a real gun.

If you buy a bicycle for any age child, buy a helmet too, and make sure the child wears it.

Teach all children to put toys away when they’re finished playing so they don’t trip over them or fall on them.

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