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Even Toys Aren't Enough To Tempt Children To Eat Kids Meals These Days

It should come as good news to parents who are sick of stepping on plastic pieces of various toys that come from fast food restaurants or other chains: Kids meals aren't as popular as they used to be, perhaps because children are just way too cool for such things at an earlier age. The Orlando Sentinel cites figures from market-research firm NPD Group, which says sales of child meals that include toys dropped by 6% last year, from 1.
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