Save on toys

by Dick

Duplo blocks

Duplo blocks

One of the best ways to save on toys, is to buy the right kind... any kind which can be grown, added to or expanded.

Many of the construction toys like Duplo fall into this category. And the great thing is, Duplo has been so designed that Lego blocks (for older children) are exactly half a Duplo block size and fit neatly on the larger blocks.

What this means is the lifetime of your blocks are greatly expanded. Your kids will play with them for many years to come.

Also, many of the add-ons like little people and houses makes not only the Duplo, but also the Lego sets so much more versatile. In the end you will save on toys by expanding only as the need changes.

One of the reasons why Barbie dolls are still so popular is the ongoing expansion of the range of things to add to the dolls.

Even simple toys such as wooden blocks are very popular ones which can be significantly expanded.

Babies and children usually play with renewed enthusiasm with any new plaything. The same rule applies to any additions to existing range they already have.

One final thing that's great about these types of toys is, even if one or more parts are lost, the toy is still fully functional and still provides the same learning value as before.

So, if you want to save on toys few things work so well as selecting ones that can be expanded or added to.

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