The 4 worst toys for kids

There was a lot of competition this year but there can only be one 'Toady' award.

Toady stands for 'Toys Oppressive and Destructive to Young Children.' And the 2013 Toady awards come from the Campaign for a Commercial Free Childhood.

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4. Monopoly Empire

Finally, Hasbro's Monopoly Empire makes the list. It exchanges Boardwalk and Park Place with commercial brands, which Linn calls "sticky advertising" meaning it sticks with kids.

"You end up really wanting what it is," Linn tells CBS. "It's very, very effective, and that's why companies really like to insert brands into toys."


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