Chapter 6: Play Areas/Playgrounds and Transportation
6.4.1 Selected Toys
126.96.36.199: Projectile Toys
Projectile toys should be prohibited.
RATIONALEThese types of toys present high risks for aspiration, eye injuries, and other types of injuries (1).
COMMENTSExamples of projectile toys are: darts, arrows, air-pumped ball launchers, and sling shots.
TYPE OF FACILITYCenter, Early Head Start, Head Start, Large Family Child Care Home, Small Family Child Care Home
- U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission. 2007. CPSC delivers the ABC’s of toy safety. Release no. 08-086. http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml08/08086.html.