A sure as your Thanksgiving turkey has drumsticks, the Christmas toy shopping season is upon us.

Before you join the maddening crowd to get little Joey those Hatchimals he's obsessed with, here's a word of caution about some toys that are raising red flags with the experts. The 10 Worst Toys of 2016 list is out.

A sling-shot, inflatable suits that kids wear while crashing into each other and a hammer inspired by the movie "Warcraft" are among the 10 most hazardous toys on the annual worst toys list.

World Against Toys Causing Harm Inc releases its annual "10 Worst Toys of 2016" at the start of the holiday shopping season, to call attention to toys parents may not know can be dangerous.

The list also includes a large stuffed elephant that the group warns could inadvertently suffocate an infant if left in a crib, and a toy puppy with a 31-inch leash that could be a strangling hazard.

Here's the 10 Worst Toys of 2016 List. Click on the toy for a description and the reason it made this list...

  1. Peppa Pig's Muddy Puddles Family
  2. Kids Time Baby Children's Elephant Pillow
  3. Slimeball Slinger
  4. Banzai Bump N’ Bounce Body Bumpers
  5. NERF Rival Apollo XV-700 Blaster
  6. Good Dinosaur Galloping Butch
  7. Peppy Pups
  8. Flying Heroes Superman Launcher
  9. Baby Magic Feed and Play Baby
  10. Warcraft Doomhammer

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