In an age when many parents choose to store toys on their own children will want to be able to easily access and store their own toys.
And parents will want their children to have a safe and secure place to store them.
In a survey of 1,000 parents by the Childs’ Products Institute, parents found that many of them felt they could store a range of different toys in the home, but they would like to be given a way to do so without the hassle and expense of having to organise storage.
The survey found that about three-quarters of parents were concerned about having to pay extra for storage or transporting the toys, but many also believed they could keep the toys for themselves.
Many parents felt that if they were allowed to keep a certain amount of the toys they could easily store them in their home for later.
And the survey found almost half of parents felt they had the option of storing a range, but it was often difficult to choose what to keep.
“It’s been great to see that parents are using the toys as a resource rather than a source of frustration and frustration, and that is really important,” says the Child’s Products Institute’s head of research, Sarah White.
“We really need to encourage parents to think differently about how they store their children’s toys.”
The survey also found that parents were more than happy to help their children with their shopping, with 71 per cent saying they would help with a purchase, and 41 per cent feeling they would be happy to take on the role of store assistant.
“Parents are getting very creative with their own storage solutions,” says White.
“We see a lot of children’s toy storage solutions on the market now, but I think we need to keep the focus on the best storage solutions.”
But there are a number of factors that can prevent parents from being able to help children with storage.
“When you have children who are growing up in homes with a lot, you are going to have different needs,” says Ms White.
There are many reasons why a parent may need to help with their child’s storage, but one of the most common reasons is the age of the child.
“Some parents are working from home and they might be taking their child to a school to look after them,” says Mrs White.
“And they’re thinking they’ll have more time to be involved with their kids in terms of playing, having fun, and socialising.”
Another reason for parents to be less involved in their childrens’ storage is the need to store certain toys more securely than others.
“There are toys for babies, for babies under 2 years, for toddlers, and for children ages 3 to 5 years,” explains White.
But the biggest challenge for parents will be deciding what to store.
“People can have their own set of solutions to keep toys safe and safe, and some people have a preference and that can be good or bad,” says Mr White.
Parents can help by choosing a storage solution that meets their childs needs.
“It is important that they know what they are getting and it’s also important that their needs are being met,” says Rede Rueda, co-author of The Safe Toys Book.
For more information on children’s storage and how to store it, visit the Child and Family Products Institute website.
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