2 Websites Make Holiday Shopping Easier

It’s the holidays, and right now, you’ve probably got toys on the brain. I know I do! Luckily, the Toy Industry Association (TIA) has launched 2 helpful websites for moms like us who are trying to find just the right toys for our kids.


ToyInfo.org provides you with the tips you need to choose the right toys for your family. They offer to safety facts, free downloadable play guides, and even recall information. There are even discussion boards where you can talk to other parents and caregivers. This one-stop resource will help you discover everything about toys and play. The website is super easy to navigate and is full of information you need to know about finding toys that are safe for your kids.

Some Great Features ToyInfo.org offers:

  • The website contains all the information you need to pick the right toys for your family and help ensure safe *and* fun play in your home.
  • There are videos, downloadable play guides (including a guide on Intergenerational Play), recall and safety information, and tons more!
  • More content will be added shortly including an upcoming episode of “The Moms of Toy Safety” – a roundtable discussion among moms (and a grandmother) {Think “The View} who are also toy industry safety professionals.
  • You can sign up for automatic recall alerts from the site.

So, if you want to check the safety of the toys on your child’s Christmas list, or if you want to ensure you’re buying what’s right for your child, head over to ToyInfo.org today!

ToyAwards.org showcases the best of the best – the top toys nominated for the 2010 Toy of the Year Awards (TOTY) which is recognized as the “Oscars” of the toy industry. Not only can you discover which toys the industry’s experts think are best, but for the first time, kids and parents can indicate their favorite toy picks – and register to win their choice of one or more of 11 prize packages! Oh, and to make it super easy on you this year, they have a printable toy list with all the top toys. Just print it off and take it with you to your favorite place to shop for toys!

Some Great Features ToyAwards.org offers:

  • Showcases 81 top toys for this year that have been nominated for the 2010 TOTY Awards, as selected by toy industry experts.
  • Don’t forget about the printable toy list! It’s handy little tool to help you select the most innovative and desirable toys this holiday season.
  • The opportunity to WIN! We all love to win prizes, right? With just a few steps, you can register to win one (or more!) of 11 prize packages.
  • Readers can vote for their favorite toys and help select the best of the best!

Head over to ToyAwards.org today and pick your favorite toys, register to win, and then print off a shopping list!

Disclaimer: Team Mom told me about these 2 new websites and asked me to check them out and share them with my readers. I was in no way compensated for this post, but my name has been entered into a drawing for a chance to win a toy prize pack.

Angie Vinez (2894 Posts)

Angie is a wife and mother to 8. Her life revolves around cooking, cleaning, laundry, and other household duties. She is passionate about her life in Christ and wants to encourage other mothers in their own walk of faith. Angie is active on many social media networks, loves technology, photography, and graphic design, and loves creating blog designs for other mom bloggers.

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