Five simple tips: What to do when toys take over your home?

You have kids, you have bought many toys for them, and now those toys are giving you headaches. Undoubtedly, those dolls, cars, army men, monsters, animals, and Lego Blocks are disturbing your peace and disturbing the beautiful home décor you planned for your home.

Now you are spending your whole day arranging those toys. And on the other hand, your little one is ready to throw all the toys again on the floor.

To save your time and return your peace, we share a 5-point guide to help you organize your space.

Five super tips for organizing a kids-centric home
  1. Choose toys wisely : Before organizing your home, you first need to understand the source of the problem. If you are buying many unnecessary toys, then undoubtedly, your new additions will clutter your home. Instead, try to choose toys wisely, something that goes with the home décor and helps you organize a kids-centric home. Avoid buying a lot of small or unnecessarily large toys. Instead, try to buy something that matches the age of your kid. THESE ARE THE TOYS YOU SHOULD BUY RIGHT NOW (just focus on these five types and avoid all the unnecessary ones)
    • Blocks – mathematical, logical skills
    • Puzzles – for cognitive development
    • Messy Play – for Sensory development (e.g., clay, sand, etc.)
    • Dramatic Play – for emotional quotient development (e.g., doctor set)
    • Musical toys – Learning through sound and developing a new hobby (e.g., toy piano, xylophone)
  2. Distribute your toys Kids usually change their toys as they grow. A 6-year-old boy playing with a regular toy car always demands a remote control helicopter when he grows old. So, try to distribute those old toys to your neighbors/relatives or donate them. Because we know that the toys were always in good condition, but your kid has lost their interest in it. If you donate them to an orphanage, then some needy will get a new toy to play with, and you will also get a chance to organize your kids-centric home.
  3. Explore toy storage Toy storage is an excellent addition to your home décor. Avoid stacking the toys in the corner of your room and try these beautiful toy storages. You can choose color, style, design as per your requirement. These wooden texture to superman wallpaper toy storage will undoubtedly help you make your kid’s room more organized.
  4. Teach your kids It’s always difficult to explain anything to kids, but if you feel that they would understand, then try to give them ownership of their stuff. Teach them the importance of cleanliness. Tell your kids that you are not taking responsibility for any of their toys. And if they will not put it back to its desired place after playing with it, then you will not be responsible for its loss. Indeed, it’s difficult for them to understand if you say this verbally. So, you need to explain this to them practically. Also, set boundaries in your home and mark “NO TOY ZONES” in your home. This will help you get rid of scattered toys in the kitchen, bathroom, living room, etc.
  5. Other alternatives You can also search for alternatives. For instance, installing a blackboard in one of your walls, adding a collection of storybooks, or buying deep thinking puzzle games for your kids. All these toys other than the normal ones will make your kid think differently and make them more creative. A kid drawing something on a blackboard will always have a higher chance of being more creative, and this will also help you understand and analyze their imagination.

So, consider buying some of them because these alternatives will contribute to your home décor and will also make it look like a kids-centric home.

All you have to do is follow the steps. Following these five tips will allow you to manage a kid-centric household without overwhelming yourself.

Disclaimer: The views expressed above are for informational purposes only based on industry reports and related news stories. PropertyPistol does not guarantee the accuracy, completeness, or reliability of the information and shall not be held responsible for any action taken based on the published information.


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