Toys + Playthings_: Inexpensive Wooden Toys

Catherine McDiarmid-Watt | Wednesday, August 13, 2008 | 0 comments
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Thanks to Jen for this Frugal Baby Tip!

Hi, I have a frugal baby tip to share. Instead of buying expensive wooden toys for our baby, my six-year-old and I create them out of his fiddlesticks (Tinkertoys).

We try to make it so the parts that can get in his mouth are the unpainted pieces. We save money and the baby gets a new toy everyday. 

**** Please note that Tinkertoys is meant for ages 3+ only ****



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