Check Toys for Lead


Mattel/Fisher Price will pay a $2.3 million fine over lead paint allegations. The fine comes from the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission–the largest ever, and you can read more about it here:

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Elmo, Dora, Big Bird and more could be lethal to your children. The toys in question for lead paint were recalled in 2007, but they could still be lurking in toy boxes everywhere.

Children's ministries regularly use hand-me-down toys in our nurseries and preschools. Are you sure all your toys are safe? To check all your hand-me-down toys in your nursery or preschool, use this list:


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Christine Yount Jones

Christine has more than 26 years of children’s ministry experience. She is the Executive Editor of Children’s Ministry Magazine, has authored many books and articles on children’s ministry, and serves as co-director of the KidMin Conference. She’s responsible for development and innovation of new resources. Follow Christine on Twitter @ChristineYJones

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