W.A.T.C.H.’s complete list of 2015’s “worst toys.”
•· “Bud” Skipit’s Wheely Cute Pull Along. Potential choking hazards.
•· Foam dart gun. Realistic toy weapon.
•· Stats 38” Quick Folding Trampoline. Potential for head, neck and other bodily injury.
•· Poo-Dough. Potential for allergy-related injuries.
•· Splat X Smack Shot. Potential for eye injuries.
•· Kick Flipper. Potential for head and other bodily injuries.
•· Leonardo’s Electronic Stealth Sword. Potential for blunt force injuries.
•· Kid Connection Doctor Play Set. Potential for ingestion and choking injuries.
•· Pull Along Zebra. Potential for strangulation and entanglement injuries.
•· Jurassic World Velociraptor Claws. Potential for eye and facial injuries.
Keep in mind, this is only a short list of toys and represents one group’s findings. According to the Toy Industry Association, all toys for sale on U.S. shelves go through some of the strictest safety requirements in the world.
When choosing toys for children this holiday season, pay attention to the design and features of the toy. This would include small detachable parts, sharp objects and loose cords. Ultimately, choose toys that you feel are fitting for your family.