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TOYS: Selection and Safety

Main Core Tie

Child Development
Strand 5 Standard 1

Additional Core Ties

Child Development
Strand 5 Standard 2

Time Frame

1 class periods of 90 minutes each

Group Size

Large Groups




This unit focuses on the selection and safety of children's toys.


Computer & LCD projector, Toy stations (variety of toys may be used)

Intended Learning Outcomes

Students will understand the role toys play in child development. They will be more aware of what toys to select (DAP)and safety features in toys.

Instructional Procedures

View TOYS: Selections & Safety power point presentation.

TOY STATIONS: Students will be put in small groups and rotate through the stations.

  1. Dot Markers
  2. Play dough
  3. Blocks
  4. Gears
  5. Puppets & Stage/Dramatic Play Area
  6. Geo Boards
  7. Blocks
  8. Puzzles
  9. Farmer Says/Shape Sorters
  10. Pop Beads/Links
  11. Candy Land
  12. Dupo/Legos
  13. ASSIGNMENT: Bring a favorite toy from home to share in next class


    USOE- FACS 1994 Child Development Curriculum

Created: 08/15/2003
Updated: 02/05/2018