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Guidelines for relating children"s ages to toy characteristics

Guidelines for relating children"s ages to toy characteristics

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Published by U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Toys -- United States -- Safety measures.,
  • Play groups -- United States.,
  • Child development -- Research -- United States.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementAbt Associates Inc.
    ContributionsU.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission., Abt Associates.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination265 p. ;
    Number of Pages265
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17747384M


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This document, Age Determination Guidelines: Relating Children’s Ages to Toy Characteristics and Play Behavior, replaces the guidelines. It is based on a four-phase research endeavor performed under contract by Play Today.2 Phase I included a review of more than articles.

Determination Guidelines: Relating Consumer Product Characteristics to the Skills, Play Behaviors, and Interests of Children, supersedes the () Age Determination Guidelines: Relating Children’s Ages to Toy Characteristics and Play Behavior. This document presents age-grading information in the form of guidelines for toys and other.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Guidelines for relating children's ages to toy characteristics. Washington, D.C.: U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission.

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) staff, with input from the Child and Family Research Section staff at the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD) within the National Institutes of Health (NIH), has revised the current () Age Determination Guidelines: Relating Children's Ages to Toy Characteristics.

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