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Hey there, toy shoppers! Just a quick note from your friendly neighborhood Toy Shopping Expert (also known as a mom and dad of little ones who have tested more toys than you can shake a stick at).
Some of the links you'll see on our toy shopping pages are what's called affiliate links. What does that mean, you ask? Well, if you click on one of these links and make a purchase, we might get a small commission, at no extra cost to you. It's like a virtual high-five for recommending something cool!
This doesn’t affect which toys we choose to include in our articles. We're all about honesty here. Our recommendations are always based on what we, as parents and toy-testing pros, genuinely think is awesome.
So, if you find something you love and decide to buy it through our site, you’re not only getting a fantastic toy, but you're also helping us continue to share our expertise. It’s a win-win! Thanks for your support and happy toy shopping.
When it comes to selecting the best toys, we don't just rely on guesswork. Our process is thorough, meticulous, and based on extensive research. It all starts with understanding child development stages and how toys can aid in their learning and growth.
To stay abreast of the latest trends in the toy industry, we regularly dive into the most recent trade magazines and attend children's toy conventions. These resources provide invaluable insights into what's new, innovative, and popular in the world of toys. We also engage in meaningful conversations with suppliers, who often have their fingers on the pulse of the industry.
Reading reviews is another crucial part of our process. These firsthand accounts from parents and children give us a real-world perspective on how a toy performs outside the controlled environment of a manufacturer's testing lab.
But we don't stop there. We also listen to the primary users - the children themselves. After all, they're the ones who will be playing with these toys, and their feedback is paramount.
Above all, we prioritize safety. Age-appropriate toys are not just about developmental suitability, but also about ensuring that the toys are safe for the age group they're intended for.
Our goal is to recommend toys that spark imagination, creativity, and problem-solving skills. Whether it's open-ended toys, those that encourage exploration, or simple, basic toys like building blocks and puzzles, we strive to bring you the best of the best.
So rest assured, when you're looking for the perfect toy, we've done the legwork. Our selections are backed by research, expert opinion, real-world testing, and above all, the joyous approval of children.
Experty Toy Reviewer. Mother of 2.