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shinybaubles Mon 24-Oct-11 09:27:17

What would you do ds2 who is 2 on 24/12 loves playing with the broom and mop, so I thought a toy cleaning set, I can get a plastic one for between £5 and £10, or a wooden on which is £30 - huge price difference, how long will it be played with - does anyone have any advice. Really trying not to fill the house with plastic toys.

PeachyPossum Mon 24-Oct-11 09:29:39

We had a plastic set that broke very quickly, but was much loved.

Tillyscoutsmum Mon 24-Oct-11 09:30:26

I bought DD a plastic one at about the same age. She had been obsessed with using my broom etc. and "helping" with the housework. She wasn't that bothered by the one I bought her though. She still just wanted to use the real ones hmm

bytheMoonlight Mon 24-Oct-11 09:31:40

We had the plastic one - till the pup chewed it.

DD1 loved it and I really must replace it. Wouldn't bother with the wooden one as I couldnt justify the price difference!

shinybaubles Mon 24-Oct-11 09:47:22

Thanks everyone I am struggling with the price difference, nice to know they are played with, I just hope I don't have the same problem as Tillyscoutsmum.

insanityscratching Mon 24-Oct-11 13:28:04

[http://www.play.com/Toys/Toys/-/3579/2846/-/14443136/Casdon-Henry-Cleaning-Trolley/Product.html?searchfilters=c{3580}%2b this]] one looks good even if it is plastic[

insanityscratching Mon 24-Oct-11 13:29:08

this messed up the link

shinybaubles Tue 25-Oct-11 11:05:24

Thanks for that have managed to find a wooden set for about £8 but minus trolley etc.

bytheMoonlight Tue 25-Oct-11 11:25:40

Thats really good shiny- where from?

shinybaubles Tue 25-Oct-11 11:41:23

It's this one not a trolley etc but the bits he will play with.

bytheMoonlight Tue 25-Oct-11 11:58:52

That looks great shiny, dd1's first one was similar (but plastic!) and she loved it. Good price as well!

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