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    Default Toy cull... Is it really possible?

    I am trying to cull some of DS's toys.

    Trouble is i get caught up in the memories, or wonder if he will miss them later if i donate them.

    He has SO many and hardly plays with most of them.

    How do you do it?

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    Default Toy cull... Is it really possible?

    I'm the same as you, although getting better... I have donated some to child care and have stored others away. Good luck... For now I have also put a toy ban on our house... LOL...

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    Default Re: Toy cull... Is it really possible?

    Put a few less sentimental ones in a box hidden away for a couple months. If no one misses them donate them or pass them on. Try not to reopen the box though.


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    Be ruthless, think about toys that suit his age and get rid of anything he's outgrown, anything broken or thst has missing parts

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    I go off age. I've actually got a box sitting on the cupboard I'm going to donate. It's hard but I hate things just sitting around.

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    I've never really had trouble doing it, but I'm a bit brutal like that. My husband and I are not particularly sentimental people and I hate clutter so that makes it easy.

    Maybe think about the joy they'll bring to another family/child?

    Or how you can use the extra space?

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    Default Toy cull... Is it really possible?

    I'm kinda the same but I think what if they play with this soon? Or didn't they just play with this?

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    Default Re: Toy cull... Is it really possible?

    Quote Originally Posted by RmumR View Post
    Be ruthless, think about toys that suit his age and get rid of anything he's outgrown, anything broken or thst has missing parts
    This^ although it is alot easier said then done.

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    Default Toy cull... Is it really possible?

    I'm shocking!! I have boxes and boxes in the shed!! I really want to get rid of heaps, but I too get all caught up in the memories.

    Plus I would like to keep things for her kids which is what mine and DHs parents did for us. She has a lot of our old toys too.

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    Keep the absolute treasures... like that stuffed toy that had to go EVERYWHERE with you... etc. Keep lego. Always.

    Otherwise, just imagine the new toys you will replace them with and how much they'll be liked instead.


 

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