Seals and Certifications
The "Spiel Gut" seal is one of the most prestigious certifications for children's toys in Germany. Founded in 1954 in Ulm, the association tests and assesses submitted toys regularly. The working committee, which is supported by the Federal Ministry of Family Affairs, consists of about 40 experts from the fields of education, psychology, sociology, medicine, design, technology, environmental protection and other professional groups. The toys are tested in families and by children and rigorously tested by the members of the Working Committee. The "Spiel Gut" seal is the only pedagogically oriented design award. The benefit for parents, grandparents and other people who buy toys for children is the well-founded and proven consumer advice that reflects the experience of years of peer review and collaboration with professionals and parents. All products are tried and tested in practice. The manufacturer must indicate used materials which are subject to random checks.
Among the many rigorous criteria under which the toy is tested include age and stage of development of the child according to the manufacturer's age specifications, the educational stimulation of imagination and imagination, the possibility of deepening everyday environmental experiences, the versatility of play opportunities, material and workmanship, design, shape and color, the comprehensibility of construction and mechanics for children, the durability and durability of the toy with a focus on sustainability as well as safety and environmental compatibility.
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