stuffed animals (without button noses and eyes)
Ages 1 to 3
trains and other electric and battery-operated toys for kids ages 8 and over
Ages 9 to 14
table and board games
sports equipment (with protective gear included)
Learn more about picking winning toys in How to Select the Right Toys for Your Child
The U.S. Consumer Products Safety Commission offers detailed information on the kinds of safe toys that are ideal for kids at different ages. Browse their list of Toy Safety Publications and look for "Which Toy for Which Child."