When you are looking for a gift for a male or female child and don’t know what to buy, you can have some trouble. Finding great gifts for other people’s children can be even harder. If you need a great gift for a child between the ages of 2 and 6 you might want to try Bob the Builder toys. Bob the Builder toys come in many different varieties and are quite adorable in fact. There are many reasons why a Bob the Builder toy would work for almost any child of this age group. Take a look at a few of them below to get a better idea of why kids love Bob and his gang.
One of the best things about Bob the Builder toys is that they are quite educational. When it comes to toys, most of the toys that are specifically made for little boys tend to be somewhat aggressive or violent in nature. But, not the Bob the Builder toys. They will help your child learn all about shapes, colors, and more. You can feel great about giving another person’s child a Bob the Builder item because you know their parents will be thrilled with your wise choice.
Another great thing about the Bob the Builder toys is that there is something for everyone. If you have a young child, you can find plush Bob the Builder toys. If your child is older there are remote controlled toys from this television show line as well as figurines. You can get any child, of any age, a movie of a Bob the Builder show. In addition, you will love the adorable “friends” of Bob that you can find all over the stores today.
One of the greatest things about Bob the Builder toys is that they are quite affordable. You can afford to buy the child several different toys when you choose Bob the Builder as your preference. You will be able to find them at discount stores and general merchandise stores, which often sell toys for much less than a typical toy store.
As you can tell, Bob the Builder toys are the perfect way to show a child that you don’t have to play with toy guns and “bad guys” to have a great time. They can play with a peaceful toy like Bob the Builder and learn about life as well as other educational issues. In addition, you will love the low prices and the variety of toys from this line to choose from. So, go ahead and choose a Bob the Builder toy for the little one you love best and they will have a huge smile on their face because of it.
One day, cards began to fall from the sky and were picked up by kids all over the world. The cards featured different characters, different environments, and different powers. Kids created a popular battle game not knowing that these cards actually corresponded to an alternate world called Vestroia. Kids from all over the world played with the cards, yet 6 kids stood out: Dan, Marucho, Runo, Shun, Julie and Alice. They named the monsters “Bakugans” and their elite team the “Bakugan Battle Brawlers”.
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Author: Victor Epand
If you are planning on taking your child to the beach, then almost certainly one of the first things you’ll have checked that you had, or bought, will be the traditional bucket and spade. There can be no more classic idea than a small child crawling about on the beach making sand castles, digging holes and forts, burying dad and collecting interesting stones, shells, bits of seaweed and small things that skuttle around at the bottom of their bucket. If you managed to get all the way to the beach without having purchased this essential equipment, then you’ll probably have been reminded by the parade of brightly coloured shops and stalls all along the sea front selling a range of buckets and spades that will astonish you.
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Author: Joseph Devine
It is a stressful time to be a parent. We are met every morning with troubling stories of crime, pollution, war and drug use. We like to think that our children are at least somewhat sheltered from the dangers of the world, enjoying their innocent games and hobbies. Sadly, we cannot even cling to this belief for long, as new stories are constantly being published about toy recalls and dangerously defective children’s products. Here is a list of some of the most dangerous toys ever released.
1. Lawn Darts
These toys are often used as the classic example of an outrageously dangerous toy. These were foot long weighted darts, intended to be thrown at plastic circles laid out on the ground. Although the tips were somewhat dull, they were still capable of causing serious injury. By the time they were banned in 1988, these toys had caused four deaths and 6,700 injuries.
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Author: Chang Lim
It’s unfortunate that more people don’t know this, but toys and playing are absolutely vital for a person’s development. This isn’t only true for babies and children, it’s just as true for adults. Yes, even adults need to take some time to goof off and indulge their curiosities now and then if they hope to continue growing and changing as human beings (or have you never spent hours and hours researching random topics on the internet, just for fun?).
With the right developmental toys, playtime can be a whole lot more than something kids do for amusement. With the right toys, playtime can be a productive learning process. Every toy a child might become interested in has some potential to teach, as the child experiments and, well, toys around with it, but some of the best toys are the ones that capitalize on a child’s tendency to experiment and aim to teach valuable life skills.
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Before we start, let us elaborate what we are hoping you’ll learn through this educating article about ride on toys. Then we can begin to piece it together for you. Children like to copy grown ups and driving is one of their favorite things to imitate. Ride on toys are a means of playing in a fantasy world and the many different vehicles allow kids to role play. They also give them a feeling of independence. Some of these toys get up to surprising speeds and good makes are designed to be durable. The method of propulsion is either pedal power or electric cars. Pedal cars use push pedals or rotary pedals with a chain, similar to bicycles. The rotary method enables the car to go faster than push pedals. Electric cars usually come in 6, 12 or 24 volt versions. 6V is suitable for the under-5s and can go on hard flat surfaces, powering the ride on toys at walking pace. 12v can also travel over grass or gravel and will go around 5mph or jogging speed. 24v cars are more suited to older children and can go up to 15mph. There is a vehicle to suit every personality, including stylish sports cars, based on models such as Ferrari, Mercedes, Alfa Romeo and BMW. Character cars are also race cars, including Lightning McQueen. Other models include Formula 1 cars from the Grand Prix circuit. There is also a choice of go karts and quad bikes. Motorbikes come in well known makes like Ducatti and there is also aVespa scooter.
What an exciting way to begin this article, now let us take a look at what else we can learn about this topic! These aren’t just toys for the boys and they are popular with girls, who have their own pink cars, scooters and bikes from Barbie and Princess. The selection of jeeps also includes pink models. Nostalgia can often persuade parents to buy classic ride on toys and models like the Model T Roadster are very stylish. There is also a range of retro racing cars and hot rods. Kids can imagine they are taking to the skies in a Corsair pedal plane or pretend they’re barnstorming in the Red Baron pedal plane. Fire engines can be retro too. All these vehicles can be topped off with accessories, such as play helmets or electronic steering wheels. Winter fun is guaranteed with ski bobs and snowmobils. The world of work can be great fun for creative play. It’s easy to be a construction worker with a Caterpillar Dump Truck or a digger. Tractors come with front loaders or trailers and can pull haywagons or water tankers. Kids can load up the trailer with a pile of plastic logs and they become an instant lumberjack with their ride on toys. As my wise grand father used to say, knowledge equals power, so continue gathering knowledge about ride on toys until you feel you are adequately educated on the subject. You can gain more information about this interesting topic if you Google it.
Author: Rony Pollock
Finding the best play center kids toys can make or break your childcare facility. You have to remember that parents will look for desirable features like low child-to-staff ratio, building and play area safety, discipline policies, and care for sick children as well as the quality and quantity of toys available to the children. To find the best toys for your childcare facility business, you need to absolutely avoid these five pitfalls.
By law, all toys intended for children under eight years old should be free of metal edges and glass components. You have to choose play center kids toys made of durable, non-toxic plastic components, which should be free from any metal and glass parts.
Also, stuffed toys with wires are out of the question because these wires can be exposed with use. You will be similarly exposing your wards to dangerous prongs and sharp points that can lead to injuries. You have to carefully check the stuffed toys for hypoallergenic components, high-quality stitching, and all-fabric materials before purchasing them.
However, you have to periodically check toys for sharp, cutting edges since these can be exposed with wear and tear.
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Author: Rony Pollock
Admittedly, kids’ riding toys require little by way of safety gear since these are not built for fast speed, all terrains, and long distances. The most speed that pedal cars can achieve is how fast your little child’s legs can pump, which can be a brisk walk on your part. And often only within the confines of the neighborhood before the little legs demand a rest! However, there are still safety precautions you must take before actually letting your child ride on his or her pedal car.
The Pedal Car
Kids’ riding toys do suffer from wear and tear despite the best intentions of the manufacturer. You have to check for exposed sharp edges and cutting points especially on the pedal car’s seats, dashboard, steering wheel, and pedals. Since these are the most used parts, these are also the most vulnerable to wear and tear.
You also need to check for broken parts that will need replacement immediately. Otherwise, you should hide kids’ riding toys in a safe place instead of exposing your children to avoidable dangers brought by choking and strangulation hazards.
Also, you have to be updated on the recalls issued by manufacturers and the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission. These recalls often pertain to products with high lead contents, choking and strangulation hazards, and other safety risks. There have been instances when kids’ riding toys are recalled for lead poisoning hazards.
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