Summer Toys That Could Be Dangerous
Summertime is a fun time. But be careful what your kids play with this summer. Some toys might be dangerous.
Here are some toys you might have already bought for your kids. These funs toys could hurt your kids.
Water balloon with slingshots. They can cause eye injuries. Especially if kids start using rocks instead of water balloons. They also might have small parts that could be a choking hazard.
Lawn Darts can be very dangerous. The good thing they are no longer sold with metal tips. They became illegal back in 1998. They are still made with weighted tips. They might be sharp but they can still cause head injuries.
Lawn darts. The kind with pointed tips have been illegal since 1988. But they still make them with weighted tips. So, they're not sharp, but they can cause head injuries.
Big Wheels, and other low-rider tricycles. They're really hard to see when you're driving. So, you have to be careful about when and where you let your kids use them.
Little baby pools you fill with a hose can be a major risk. Pay attention when your kids are in a pool. Young kids can drown in less than two inches of water. It can happen in less than 30 seconds.
Slip 'N Slides are a real risk of head, neck, and spine injuries. People have been paralyzed from sliding into stuff, including other kids. Parents need to be careful too, because they are heavier and slide faster. The packaging usually says they're just for kids, not adults.
Have a blast but remember be safe this summer.