Dollar tree toys don't last long in our home. Most of the toys that remain in our home are the high dollar items like pet shop, polly pocket, Lincoln logs, Matchbox, fisher price Little Family, and best of all, Legos! Granted, most of these were given to us or found at my local retailer--Garage sales or Goodwill!
We also have a rule that our kids are only allowed to play with one item and put away before getting another out. That doesn't mean they can only play with one car, but if they want to play with the cars that is fine, but they cannot bring lincoln logs out too. I sound like Hitler, ordering my kids how to play, but I am their mommy and I know that they play better and longer if they do not have a mess of different toys everywhere. AND the cleanup is much easier and feasible to a little one.
So, if you have little ones, I would challenge you to put some plan into action in eliminating the stress of too many toys, lack of imagination, and your wanting to pull your own hair out.
|Thomas the Train (3 sets, 8 trains, and 3 vehicles). Paid $6.99 for all at Goodwill right before Christmas last year!|
Enjoy playing with those toys with your little ones today!!!