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    Default What is the most common played with items in your house

    I was just thinking about what my kids play with most. It's not a expensive toy infact the the top 2 aren't even toys.

    They are
    1) coat hangers...
    They are used as
    bow and arrows
    Guns
    Guitars
    Construction
    Moblies
    Spaceman belts
    And a million other things

    2) pegs
    Construction constantly both as lego and to hold other things together
    Costumes
    Mummys hair accessories
    And so much more

    I am always amazed at the creativity and imagination.


    So what do your kids play with most?

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    Brooms and cables of various sorts! I don't know why we bother buying real toys!

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    Tupperware/plastic containers and Eco shopping bags. DD is 2.5, has been playing with the Tupperware since she could crawl - still gets them out, organises them, stacks them etc. she gets the shopping bags out and does all sorts of imaginary play with them.
    The dustpan and brush also get a workout at our place.
    IKEA octopus peg hanger thingy - I've never actually used it, DD nicked it as soon as I brought it home, I think it's in her toy drawers!
    Actual toys: toy food, kitchen, blocks, cash register, dolls house mainly. She's really into imaginary play as you can see.
    Will be interested to see what DS likes (he's 4 months so quite happy shoving his hands in his gob right now).

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    Water
    Dirt
    Leaves/petals
    Sand
    Blankets and pillows
    Tissues
    Scissors and glue
    (Only a DS one) duplo

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    Lego , all day every day!

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    DS plays with his hotwheels cars. He sleeps with them at night. Takes them to the shops. Has them in his pockets/bag. In addition to that he makes tunnels/bridges etc out of household items/recycling items.

    Lego/Duplo was used a bit until DD started crawling and putting everything in her mouth.

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    DS1 who is 9 currently back in the swing of playing with his Thomas set

    DS2 7 months
    Tupperware

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    Trampoline
    Bikes/scooters
    Hose/sprinkler

    When my kids were a lot younger, they loved the cupboard with their plastic bowls/plates.

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    DD 2.5 yrs old - hotwheel cars and handbags

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    Stuffed toys
    Containers/bowls/cutlery
    Dirt
    Water
    Schleich animals
    Blankets
    Boxes
    Duplo
    Books


 

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