Filmed in 2010, just now sharing it here on GO MOM!r. A fun event that begged for video to talk playrooms, toys, and all things organized.
Hi! Today we are attending the Zhu-Univesrse Tour and want to share some great tips about how to select and organize toys. When it comes to special events, you know that I run things opportunities through my tool “Schedule. Organize. Grow.”r filter meaning why does it matter to you if I’m at a Zhu-Universe Event? Well I can talk with you about how to organize and share some great tips focused on toys.
1. Think Before you Buy: Consider their learning strengths, styles, and what they are most interested in. That’s the surest way to make sure you don’t waste your money. You don’t want to bring home something that has nothing to do with the kinds of things that will really keep their interest.
2. Seek Interactive Toys: So you’ve got the toy in the box, but what’s the next step with it? You need to recognize that you are raising a child in an interactive age. Toy campaigns and brand programs that have multi-level interaction not only with the toy in hand but perhaps online with an interactive element can make a difference with the way your child is experiencing their world of play.
3. Limit the Quantity: One comes in and another goes out ~ its just this simple.
4. Location is King: Make sure you let your kids spread out and enjoy their creativity. If they’ve made a fort, don’t be so controlling that you are telling them they have to take it down at the end of the day. Challenge yourself and let it stay up for a few days. To do this well, just identify somewhere in the house where its okay with you for that to be there because their creative play isn’t all about you, its actually all about them.
5. Strategize to Play: Be strategic about things like board games and other activities that you want to have right where your family is that you can just pull out after dinner on the kitchen table or family room. The next you you know your night will be full of giggles and tons of fun.
6. Let Your Child Lead: Consider how your child organizes their space and when you look to how you are going to organize those toys for storage, keep that in mind. Little players, little creative beings need to see things in an open capacity. Use labels with pictures and labels with words as they get older. Open storage without lids goes a long way to keep them happy and you able to teach them how to pick up as they go.
I hope these tips help you better organize your toys with little people under tow and tell me…
How do you select and organize toys so they don’t take over your home?
Thanks so much for stopping by ~ we’ll see you next time!
Disclosure: Special thanks to Mom Select for engaging me to attend the Zhu Universe Tour while in my home state of North Carolina. All opinions and ideas are entirely my own.