03 Dec '11, 2am

5 Worst Toys of the Year | Care2 Healthy Living

5 Worst Toys of the Year | Care2 Healthy Living

For the past three years the Campaign for a Commercial-Free Childhood (CCFC) has presented their Worst Toy of the Year award, the dreaded TOADY (Toys Oppressive And Destructive to Young Children). Created as a response to the Toy Industry Association of America’s annual TOTY (Toy Of The Year) Awards, the TOADYs emphasize the toy industry’s disturbing trends. From the hoards of 2011 toys promoting violence, precocious sexuality, branded entertainment, and electronics that shun children’s creative play, the CCFC has selected five finalists—many culled from this year’s industry “hot toy” lists–that were then voted on to reveal the shining glory of terrible toys. So here, straight from the CCFC, this year’s most disturbing playthings:

Full article: http://www.care2.com/greenliving/5-worst-toys-of-the-year...

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