Buying the right gift for a child at holiday time can prove a mind-boggling experience. But a spin on the information highway might help sort out the difference between naughty and nice toys.
A number of Web sites contain information on a variety of toy-related topics for people poised to do a little toy shopping this holiday season:
¢ Dr. Toy, www.drtoy.com/main/index.html
Provides toy safety, maintenance and holiday gift advice.
¢ Oppenheimer Toy Portfolio, www.ToyPortfolio.com
Offers informative reviews of toys based on consumer tests.
¢ ToyTips.com, www.toytips.com
Toy news, product reviews and top-toy picks.
¢ U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/pubs/grand/toy/toysafe.html
Tips for buying safe toys for kids in different age groups, through age 12.