Christmas Gift Giving: NO Toys! Buy Them Hours of Creative Fun.

Picture of Lego creation for Christmas gift giving. Text says: Don't buy your kids toys! Buy them hours of fun. Ideas from Goal Accomplished.com

Don’t buy your kids toys, buy them hours of fun.

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Whether you are looking for Christmas gift giving or making a special kid in your life happy, think in HOURS not items. By this I mean you should look at the time your child will play with an item as you evaluate whether or not to buy it.

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Add Sanity by Keeping LEGOS Organized!

various LEGO people in a bin "Get Your People Organized!"

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Legos and Duplos.  As far as “time played”  for “price paid,”  I think both LEGOS (for older children) and DUPLOS(for younger children) have the best ratio.  I almost always woke up in the morning because the DUPLO bin was being dumped out on the floor.  There is a certain grating, high-pitched shooshing noise that comes with that dumping action that hurried me quickly downstairs to see what everyone was up to! Continue reading “Add Sanity by Keeping LEGOS Organized!”