Child safety experts have urged parents to be wary of small toy pieces such as Lego blocks and magnetic construction parts, saying kids older than three still face choking and infection risks.
Is LEGO good for babies?
When engaging with LEGO®, children can be as adventurous as they want, allowing them to experiment, test out and build new ideas. Playing with LEGO® is known to have amazing benefits for the development of fine motor skills, developing dexterity and strength in the fingers.
When should I introduce LEGO to my baby?
LEGO starts around age 3 traditionally, but it comes down to fine motor skills and whether or not the kid has stopped putting toys in their mouth. Especially since modern LEGO sets have way more tiny pieces. Also any sets with magnets I’d reserve for older children as well.
Is LEGO non toxic?
Legos. Legos are made of ABS plastic, which is a safe, non-leaching type. This is great news for moms like me, who often feel like we are drowning in a sea of Legos!
Is DUPLO safe for babies?
Although toys with small parts, like Duplo Legos, are sold for children 18 months and older, toddlers should be supervised when playing with them. A child should be discouraged from laughing, walking, playing or running with food or a small object in the mouth.
Do Legos contain BPA?
There is no risk from BPA in LEGO® products. The majority of LEGO elements are made from ABS plastic (Acrylonitrile Butadiene Styrene), a high-quality plastic that meets an extensive list of safety and quality specifications.