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3 Tips to Keep In Mind While Purging Toys - The February Fox
Fox turned 3 in February and up until today, I had not done a major toy purge. Call me sentimental, but everything he’s touched is hard to let go of. In our old house, his playroom was constantly used, but here he has a closet filled with toys that he barely ever approaches making it blatantly obvious when he hasn’t played with something in months. It was simply time to weed out the items that he’s outgrown or broken. I grabbed a trash bag and started filling it up. Here’s what I learned along the way. Rotate Bins of Toys Keep a few different assortments of toys to rotate in and out of where your child plays. If they aren’t requesting certain toys while they’re stashed away, it may be time to let them go. Keep Current Do keep age appropriateness in mind. Baby rattles and teethers aren’t necessary for an older toddler, so those were the first to go in our personal purge. Don’t Involve Your Kids Of course, this may not be the case based on age. With my 3-year-old, he will want to keep every single toy. On the other hand, if I remove them without asking …