Interesting Facts About Toys and our Toy Buying Habits

Did you know that less than 4% of the world’s children live in the US while consuming 40% of the toys?

Did you know that 2 in 3 Americans spend more on toys then school supplies, with no plans to change their budget?

The happiness of our children is main priority even when the economy is down. I know that this is true in my own family. Between 2009 and 2010, families in the US dropped grocery spending by .5% yet sales of toys grew 2% during the same years.  Frugal Dad shared numbers from the toy industry this week in this entertaining infographic below and found that we may just be addicted to toys.


Photo credit: jppi from morguefile.com

Source: frugaldad.com

FOR MORE INFO ABOUT TOYS SEE: 5 Tips For Buying Secondhand Toys

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