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    More than 13,000 baby walkers that were sold nationwide are being recalled due to possible strangulation risk. The Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) announced that Asweets is recalling Wonder & Wise Baby Activity four-wheel walkers because rubber rings on the rear wheels can separate, detach, and pose a hazard for young children. According to CPSC, the wooden push walkers have a panel of interactive toys and activities for babies. The recalled walkers are white with black and wood-colored accents, a front panel with a shape-sorting puzzle, bead activities, other wooden toys, a storage compartment, and a roller containing five wooden balls attached between the two front wheels. Only units with no batch number label, or units labeled with Batch number 0521SCP01155 on the undercarriage (see above) of the walker are recalled. In total, approximately 13,300 walkers are subject to the recall. There have been 10 reports of rubber rings detaching from wheels, though no injuries have been reported. The items subject to recall were sold nationwide online and at Albee Baby, Bloomingdales, Crate & Barrel, Nordstrom, The Tot,...
    By: Patrick Damp/KDKA-TV WASHINGTON (KDKA) – A “Walk ‘n’ Learn” toy from B. toys is currently being recalled. READ MORE: Braddock Police Chief Guy Collins To Appear In Front Of Borough CouncilAccording to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, the Wooden Activity Toddler Walker’s wheels and wheel attachment of this toy can detach. READ MORE: Raising The Red Flags: How To Make Sure Your Taxes Are In Order To Avoid An IRS AuditBecause of how small they are, they can cause a choking hazard for younger children. MORE NEWS: Washington County Distributing Grant Money To Promote TourismYou can learn more about the recall and see if your product is part of the recall at this link.
    A 95-year-old craftsman continues his annual effort of making hundreds of wooden toys, his Christmas gifts for western Pennsylvania children. The toymaker, Ed Higinbotham, works year-round in his home workshop in Georges Township, Fayette County, to ensure 300 wooden trucks, horses, cars, and tractors are ready for Christmas, according to News 4. “It’s just something that I enjoy doing, and now I make somebody else happy, and if that’s Santa Claus, then I’m Santa Claus,” a grinning Higinbotham told Pittsburgh’s Action News 4 in 2019.  Pennsylvania state troopers picked up the toys from Higinbotham on Thursday morning for distribution, according to a tweet from Trooper Forrest Allison. At 95 Ed’s still at it! We just picked up 300 wooden toys for all to enjoy. Ed reminds us of the true definition of kindness. Thank You Ed. pic.twitter.com/1R9lGCLqIn — Trooper Forrest Allison (@PSPTroopBPIO) December 16, 2021 In previous years, state police have distributed the toys to pre-schools and other locations throughout the community where they will be cherished and enjoyed by children, according to KDKA. Trooper Robert Broadwater became a part...
    By: KDKA-TV News Staff FAYETTE COUNTY (KDKA) – Age? READ MORE: 94-Year-Old Fayette County Man Makes 300 Wooden Toys For ChildrenIt’s nothing but a number for Ed Higinbotham. For yet another year, the 95-year-old has made and donated hundreds of wooden toys to make sure children across the Commonwealth have something to play with during the Christmas holiday. At 95 Ed’s still at it! We just picked up 300 wooden toys for all to enjoy. Ed reminds us of the true definition of kindness. Thank You Ed. pic.twitter.com/1R9lGCLqIn — Trooper Forrest Allison (@PSPTroopBPIO) December 16, 2021 READ MORE: 93-Year-Old Toymaker From Fayette County Makes 300 Wooden Trucks As Holiday ToysHiginbotham has been making toys for children, including tractors, trucks, and more since the 1980s. He spoke with KDKA’s Ross Guidotti in 2019 and when asked what he thinks knowing that his work could make a child’s Christmas, he said, “I could almost cry, to be honest with you.” This year, state police picked up 300 wooden toys for donation.
    LEGO are some of the globe's favorite toys for both children and adults alike. It is one of the world's leading manufacturers on play materials. 3Multiple generations of Legos (brick designs from the 1970ties until today), including broken piecesCredit: Getty How old is the LEGO brick? LEGO is a Danish toy company that has been around since 1932. The Lego Group was founded in Bilund, Denmark by Danish carpenter Ole Kirk Christiansen. Born in 1891, Christiansen began to make small, affordable, wooden household products during the Great Depression. Among those products were small wooden toys, which led to the creation of LEGO, from the Danish words 'LEg GOdt' that means 'play well.' 3Lego, consists of colorful interlocking plastic bricks and an accompanying array of gears, minifigures and various other partsCredit: Getty The company started off with small wooden toys in 1932 and by 1947, started making the plastic self-locking building blocks we all know and love today. Christiansen died in 1958. How big is LEGO's biggest set? In November 2020, LEGO launched their biggest set to date. The replica of Rome’s...
    Divorcing During the Pandemic? Here’s How To Safely (and Cheaply) Break It Off Heres How to Fix Your Old Floor or Bottle Jack Our editors independently selected these items because we think you will enjoy them and might like them at these prices. If you purchase something through our links, we may earn a commission. Pricing and availability are accurate as of publish time. Learn more about Shop TODAY. It can be tough to find the best gifts for children, but finding the best gift for a 1-year-old might be easier than you think: It’s that age when the box really can be more exciting than the toy inside. That’s because favorite activities at age 1 include pushing and pulling, putting things together and taking them apart, and — yes — moving things in and out of boxes. “It’s a very active time,” said Tovah Klein, director of the Barnard College Center for Toddler Development and author of “How Toddlers Thrive.” One-year-olds moving on from baby toys are also practicing speaking and recognizing rhymes, so they’re primed for books...
    There’s a growing trend of cool toys filled with the latest tech hitting the market. Now, instead of inspiring imaginative play, many toys just throw a screen of some sort in front of the faces of your kids. That’s fine once in a while, sure, but there’s also a growing a trend of parents who want to take the screens away from their children and go back to classic toys, by doing things such as buying wooden toys for kids. There are all sorts of fun wooden toys kids will love (or toys for babies), and there are numerous reliable toymakers like Melissa & Doug, Gold-Leaf, Manhattan Toy, and more. But what wooden toys are well-made and deserve your hard-earned money? Here are the top 15 best wooden toys for kids in 2021:
    The 2,000-year-old remains of a child from a well-to-do family and their pet dog were discovered by archaeologists in France. The infant, estimated to be a year old, was found in Aulnat in the Auvergne region of central France by a team surveying for a planned airport expansion. The remains date back to the first century AD, when France would have been under Roman rule. They were accompanied by numerous objects — including clay jars, animal parts and a small toy — as well as a puppy wearing a decorative collar. Scroll down for video  The 2,000-year-old remains of an infant, estimated to be about a year old, waere found in Aulnat in the Auvergne region of central France. The body was surrounded by a plethora of animal offerings and objects, suggesting they were of high social standing  'Such a profusion of crockery and butchered items, as well as the personal effects that followed the child to his grave, underline the privileged rank to which his family belonged,' according to the National Institute for Preventative Archaeological Research (INRAP). This...
    By: KDKA-TV News Staff GEORGES TOWNSHIP, Pa. (KDKA) – A 94-year-old Fayette County man who has been making Christmas toys for children since the 80s is still at it. State police say they picked up 300 wooden toys from Ed Higinbotham on Thursday. FAYETTE SANTA DELIVERS AGAIN!!! Just picked up 300 wooden toys from our friend Ed Higinbotham to be distributed to children this Christmas. At 94 he still has the drive and determination to see children smile this time of year. WAY TO GO ED! pic.twitter.com/Zc6ApNha6L — Troopers Bondarenka, Broadwater & Allison (@PSPTroopBPIO) December 10, 2020 State police take the toys to distribute them to kids for Christmas. “At 94 he still has the drive and determination to see children smile this time of year. WAY TO GO ED!” state police tweeted. KDKA’s Ross Guidotti talked Higinbotham last year. He’s been making toy trucks, tractors and much more since the 1980s. (Photo Credit: KDKA) “What goes through your heart when you think there might be a kid somewhere playing with one of your toys?” Ross asked him. Higinbotham...
    WE don't know about you, but we're completely unprepared for Christmas. And as the big day creeps ever closer, we're always looking for opportunities to tick things off our Christmas lists. With that in mind, B&M shoppers have hit the aisles for Xmas decorations, toys and trees ahead of the festive season. 7 These adorable Christmas nutcracker ornaments have been a hit with B&M shoppersCredit: Facebook/B&M People have been sharing snaps of their Christmas hauls on the Facebook group B&M Stores Bargains and More after loading up on seasonal goodies. If you're still on the hunt for affordable decorations, you'd better hot-foot it down to B&M quick because people have been loading up on tree ornaments, gonks and much more. Sharing a photo of a wooden nutcracker ornament, one woman said: "Brought him today! b&m in Hemel Hempstead £10. Trying to collect a few more before Christmas." Another shopper shared photos of her own collection of wooden characters, writing "Love my B&M Nutcrackers." 7 A savvy mum is planning to stuff these sacks with goodiesCredit: Facebook/B&M 7 Anther showed off...
    Outdoor toys are one of the best ways to encourage kids to spend time outside.  We talked to five toy and play experts to find the best outdoor toys for kids, including toddlers, elementary-schoolers, and tweens.  See also: the best kiddie pools, playhouses, swing sets, and outdoor toys for toddlers Due to unusually high demand and supply shortage, some of these toys are out of stock at major retailers. We continue to monitor inventory and update this list accordingly. It can be hard to get kids off screens and into the great outdoors. But with the right games and toys, they'll be begging to go out, and you might even get to relax while you watch them play. From simple water balloons to elaborate inflatable pools, we compiled some of the best outdoor toys for your kids this summer.  To learn more about what to look for in an outdoor toy and to find some of the best, we spoke to five child and toy experts: Laurie Leahey, senior editor at Toys, Tots, Pets & More, Joyce Shulman, founder...
    When you buy through our links, we may earn money from our affiliate partners. Learn more. Walmart Outdoor toys are one of the best ways to encourage kids to spend time outside.  We talked to five toy and play experts to find the best outdoor toys for kids, including toddlers, elementary-schoolers, and tweens.  See also: the best kiddie pools, playhouses, swing sets, and outdoor toys for toddlers Due to unusually high demand and supply shortage, some of these toys are out of stock at major retailers. We continue to monitor inventory and update this list accordingly. It can be hard to get kids off screens and into the great outdoors. But with the right games and toys, they'll be begging to go out, and you might even get to relax while you watch them play. From simple water balloons to elaborate inflatable pools, we compiled some of the best outdoor toys for your kids this summer.  To learn more about what to look for in an outdoor toy and to find some of the best, we spoke...
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