Toys and Games
Most homes will have toys and board games that are no longer used tucked away in cupboards and drawers.
- Buy toys that are durable
- Check you’re buying toys and games that are wanted
- Be careful with toys to help them last longer
- Borrow toys and games from your local toy library
- Swap toys with your friends and neighbours
- Give unwanted toys that can still be played with to schools, playgroups, charities and any local groups that will benefit from them
- Buy toys and games from charity shops or online swap sites
- Swap computer games in store to get discounts on new games or another second-hand game
- Ask the manufacturer to see if they sell replacement pieces
- Make a new piece to replace a lost one
- Buy spare pieces like dice or counters
- There may be parts of toys that could be recycled. Check your local services.
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