World Against Toys Causing Harm (WATCH), a consumer safety group, just released their list of 2017’s worst toys at a children’s hospital in Boston.
Itty Bittys Baby Plush Stacking Toy by Hallmark – choking hazard, already recalled but still available online
Pull Along Pony by Tolo Toys Limited – long cord poses strangulation hazard
Wonder Woman Battle-Action Sword by Mattel – potential for blunt force trauma injuries
Hand Fidgetz Spinners by Kipp Brothers – small parts pose choking hazard
Spider-Man Spider-Drone Official Movie Edition by Marvel and Skyrocket Toys – has multiple rotating blades than can cause eye and other injuries
Nerf Zombie Strike Dreadbolt Crossbow by Hasbro and Nerf.com – risk of eye and face injuries
Slackers Slackline Classic Kit by Brand 44 – zipline to run between two trees can lead to serious injuries or death from falls
The Oval Xylophone by Plan Toys Inc. and Plan Creations – small parts pose choking and ingestion hazard
Jetts Heel Wheels by Razor USA – “real sparking action” poses burn risk
Brianna Babydoll by Melissa & Doug – small parts pose choking hazard
So there you have it… The top 10 toys you might want to avoid this holiday season.
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