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Toy Test

Every Child’s Dream Job: The Goddard School® Preschooler-Approved Toy Test

What are the hot toys in your neighborhood?

To help families with their holiday shopping, preschoolers at participating Goddard Schools will conduct a Toy Test from Monday, September 24 through Friday, September 28. The children, ranging in age from infants to six years old, will be testing out some of this year’s top toys as part of The Goddard School’s eleventh annual Preschooler-Approved Toy Test.


The votes will be tallied to determine the official Preschooler-Approved Top 10 Toys of 2018. The Goddard School Toy Test Committee selects toy finalists based on the below set of criteria. 

Selected toys must:

Encourage interactive, child-initiated play;
Inspire creativity and collaboration;
Support skill development and learning;
Maintain a child’s creative interests over time;
Meet GSI's health and safety standards;
Retail for $40 or less


Check back on November 1 to vote and help determine the official Preschooler-Approved #1 Toy of the season! One hundred of the toy receiving the most votes will be donated to Toys for Tots. 


To stay tuned with the Preschooler-Approved Toy Test for 2018, be sure to visit our Facebook Page.


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