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What are your children still playing with almost 7 months on...

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MTWTFSS Fri 17-Jul-15 18:02:15

DS1 (4 years old)... still loves his Imaginext Castle

DS2 (2.5 years old)... still loves his Playmobil Zoo

Interested to hear what others are still playing with smile

ShesAStar Fri 17-Jul-15 18:40:41

DD (3) Mellisa and Doug shopping trolly

DS (7) Lego pirate ship

BeeMyBaby Fri 17-Jul-15 18:48:34

DD1 (5) - elsa dress and doll

DD2 (3) - would still be playing with her Anna doll but she lost it 3 months ago, nothing else. There are a couple of big items (giant toy dog) she plays with from her birthday which was 8 months ago.

VikingLady Fri 17-Jul-15 18:53:40

DD (3) play doh set. Adores it!

SweetCharityBeginsAtHome Fri 17-Jul-15 18:54:13

DD (12) is still using her Klutz paper fashions kits several years on. DS (10) still loves his Natural History Museum pocket microscope and uses it regularly.

lolalotta Fri 17-Jul-15 18:56:43

Playmobil

trilbydoll Fri 17-Jul-15 19:12:10

DD (2yo) - Melissa & Doug pizza you can cut up and put toppings on etc. It's part of her Ikea kitchen, she's got pots and pans and plastic food, all of which are spread over the floor daily, but nothing gets played with as much as the pizza does.

WishUponAStar88 Fri 17-Jul-15 19:13:15

Dd (9mo) jumparoo

DS aged 3.10 loves his sink which has a real working tap, operated by a pump mechanism.

www.amazon.co.uk/Little-Tikes-Splish-Splash-Stove/dp/B0051VTXVA

JustinsBrother Fri 17-Jul-15 19:17:30

DD (almost 3) still loves her weebles and plays with them almost daily. But having said that, she's got toys that she had for her 1st birthday that she still plays with.

captainproton Fri 17-Jul-15 19:18:54

Little tikes kitchen and seesaw, playdoh, mega blocks, jigsaws, happy land train set

Not playing with: Noah's ark, card games, happy land houses, car garage slide thing.

They are just 3 and nearly 2 girl and boy.

Favourite toys are dolly pushchair and shopping trolley.

CharlesRyder Fri 17-Jul-15 19:19:13

Mobilo and lego

306235388 Fri 17-Jul-15 19:19:43

DD (4) barbie dolls and vehicles, frozen dolls, toy cars, hudl2

DS (8) hudl2, ps3, football goals, star wars

SometimesItRains Fri 17-Jul-15 19:21:18

DS1 (5) and Ds2 (2.5) are still playing loads with their playmobil castle and Knights. It has been brilliant - played with on every play date we've had here.

JimmyCorkhill Fri 17-Jul-15 19:22:55

Good thread - quite shocked at how much is now forgotten blush

2 DDs:

Christmas pyjamas are still going!

Melissa & Doug birthday cake (in style of pizza mentioned above)

Cowboy hat

Gathering dust: karaoke machine/ELC farm/Ninky Nonk/bicycle

Toffeelatteplease Fri 17-Jul-15 19:25:25

Disney infinity 2.0

HeyMicky Fri 17-Jul-15 19:27:45

Dress up cupboard for DD (now 2.10). And I had as much fun putting it together as she does playing with it

GiraffesAndButterflies Fri 17-Jul-15 19:34:07

Popular:
Shopping set and play food, ELC kitchen.
Books.

Gathering dust: lots of lift-out puzzles.
Ride-on trike thing.

SideOrderofChips Fri 17-Jul-15 21:40:36

DD1: Disney infinity

DD2: Elsa, pram and baby

JanineMelnitzGlasses Fri 17-Jul-15 21:46:07

DS (21 mths) IKEA kitchen, mega blocks car transporter, Melissa & Doug sound puzzles

ASAS Fri 17-Jul-15 21:54:39

From Christmas 2014: Play Doh Sweet Shoppe

From Christmas 2013: the Ikea kitchen, still played with daily, amazing value and we've now added the ankles as DS has grown so much

We generally don't go for a huge quantity of gifts at Christmas, but like a pp it's cringeworthy how many things are forgotten in this house.

RandomMess Fri 17-Jul-15 22:00:37

Ages 2-8 amongst my 3 youngest girls what had the most play value:

Duplo
Dressing Up Stuff
Toy kitchen
Till/shopping trolley
Art & Craft stuff inc. Play Doh and Magic Maize

MTWTFSS Sat 18-Jul-15 09:19:55

This week I did a toy clear out and got rid of 5 black sacks of stuff blush

Hoping this Christmas I will:
1) Buy a lot less!
2) Buy toys they will play with for a long time, hence starting this thread smile

Thanks for your replies so far grin

SweepTheHalls Sat 18-Jul-15 09:23:44

Marvel superheroes mash up and imaginext bat man were hits.

The spy door alarm is ignored (as I knew it would be, but he would have been so upset of Father Christmas didn't bring it that it was worth the £7!)

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