1. The Toy Cull
Sorting the classic toys from the ones they no longer want, will naturally help to create space and reduce clutter within your home. It also enables you to conduct a toy inventory, so you can determine what toys the kids already own and what you may need to purchase.
Optimally, you can ask the kids to make a pile of toys they no longer play with. Alternatively, if they’re too young or seem to equally adore every single one of their 25 stuffed toys, do this when they’re at school or at childcare.
Before starting, create: donate, toss, sell or give away piles.
If you’re online savvy, websites such as Gumtree, ebay and Facebook are popular for selling toys and kids clothes.
Consider though, if you place a reasonable price on each item, you’re more likely to sell items and have money in your pocket faster – which can go towards potential Christmas presents!
Alternatively donating old (yet quality) toys to charity is a great way to get into the Christmas spirit. Remember not to include broken toys, just the ones another child would love to receive.