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Plastic or wooden?

posted 8 years 3 months ago
Recently I have been thinking a lot about toys for our little ones. Which ones do you usually buy: plastic ones, or wooden toys? Why? Happy

posted 8 years 3 months ago
It depends on the child I am buying for? If it is my RB or EJ I buy plastic as they have a habit of throwing there toys especially EJ but for LC I have to buy wooden as she brakes plastic toys. I also have to make sure things like dolls pushchairs are mainly metal because of this. Also not rteally on the line here but tonka toys they say they are indistuctable then why is it LC destroyed RB's tonka truck in 2 hours? I contacted tonka and informed them of this and they sent me a free-post label for me to send the toy back and they sent a replacement because of the toy only having been used for a total of 36 hours. But fisher-price are good so far my LC hasn't broke her dolls house I bought her 3 years ago for her 2nd birthday and that is plastic

posted 8 years 3 months ago
I myself used to buy plastic toys, but they would not last. Just recently I have discovered how educating and cute wooden toys r. Even my colleagues at work loved them (and we do have different mind about that).

posted 8 years 3 months ago
Wooden toys are supposed to be better because they are more textural Neutral

posted 8 years 3 months ago
Wooden mainly, obviously you can't really have a wooden dolly or pushchair!

posted 6 years 4 months ago
Wood every time - there's a real charm about them and they last for ages!

posted 5 years 11 months ago
Plastic because wooden will moisten when getting wet thus will be a good environment for bacteria to grow. And plastics are more easy to clean..

posted 2 years 2 weeks ago
I use plastic as well, because it's more hygienic. It's easier to clean and to sterilise.

posted 1 year 2 weeks ago
Def, wooden Smile

posted 1 year 5 days ago
I prefer plastic toys since it is safer and easier to clean.Molds can develop on wood too and it can seriously harm your baby..

posted 5 months 3 weeks ago
I have quite a few nieces and nephews and I watched my siblings make their children's toys. They do not spend too much time at work and always come up with DIY solutions to save money and spend time with their children. Most of their toys are actually made by them and all of them insist on playing with the same toys again and again. My oldest nephew, now 13, has started to put his toys, the broken dishevelled stuff he made along with his siblings and parents into a box. I asked him what he will do with it. He said and I quote, I will bury this box near a tree I like and when I am as old as you, I will go and dig it back out and show my children what I played with. he is 13 you guys!!! I haven't seen children this attached to store bought toys. How wonderful his thought was. I regretted not doing the same with mine. He also said that these toys remind me of all the memories I have of my parents. And he also made this relation. I lost my dad when I was very young and don't own a lot of his belongings. So he reminded me of this and said, that if my dad also leaves me like yours did, then I will have these toys that he made for me. I couldn't control my tears. I don't know whether this emotion was purely because of the nature of those toys or his unique mind. But he said all this while holding those old, ragged dolls and pillows.

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