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Safety tips when buying gifts for kids

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If you're shopping for toys this holiday season, the consumer product safety commission has tips to keep children safe all year long.

Choose age-appropriate toys by reading the age label on the toy. For kids younger than three, avoid toys with small parts that can be choking hazards.

If you'll be purchasing a scooter or other riding toy to give to a child, be sure the child has a proper-sized helmet as well.

And be cautious when buying high-powered magnetic sets,  they can contain small magnets that are dangerous and should be kept away from children under 14.

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