Set Up a Toy Workshop

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How can I get rid of my children´s toys without upsetting them?

Set Up a Toy Workshop

Ask your kids to gather up all of the toys they no longer want (if they insist on keeping everything, you may remind them that they will be getting new toys for Christmas and therefore need to make space for them). Spend an afternoon with them playing elf and fixing up the toys. Clean off the grimy plastic pieces, brush the doll's hair, re-attach or glue broken pieces if possible, etc. When you are finished, donate the toys to a local charity for needy children.



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