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post #1 of 6 (permalink) Old 05-08-2012, 11:16 AM Thread Starter


 
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Going to the dollarstore

Hey everyone

So I'm toy obsessed
I'm always looking for little bits and peices I can pick up for new toys. And I was wondering if there is anything you guys pick up to make toys

Any suggestions loved!!!


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paper coin rolls theyre great for foot toys and for foraging! stuff them with millet and close them!



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Also stuff them with some of that shredded paper from the dollar store. If you can get paper cups there, you can use those on toys too. I also use straws for toys that I buy there.

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Thank guys
I picked up :
Golf wiffle balls
Cat ball( going to remove the bells)
Plastic "crystal" beads
A actual bird wooden toy ( they sell bird toys there now)
And some plastic small baby spoons and forks( not sure on using the forks I'm nervous on ice hurting her self on it)
A woven basket

I'm also going to take apart an old toy and rebuild it

And I've got some more ideas
I will post the results later tonight because thats al I'm doing when I get home


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Sounds like a lot of fun coming up huh

Be careful that the woven basket hasn't been treated with anything though

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Baha ya lots of fun

I made the sales lady check.. Lol
They don't like me there.


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