I know I’ve said it a million times before, but seriously – why do I even buy toys? Our play spaces are outfitted with brightly colored wooden blocks, stacking cups, dump trucks, puzzles, and balls of every color and size. And while those things occasionally spark some interest and occupy ten minutes here and there, they are no match for the many household items my 14 month old is loving.
Any stranger that comes into my house would probably think we’re just leaving trash everywhere. At any given time, the living room rug is strewn with empty toilet paper tubes, tissue paper, and bottles filled with dried beans. We learned early on that Cullen was just as interested in household things as he is in toys, so we’ve kept most of our toy budget for things like books and puzzles. I’m sure as he gets older he’ll be much more into specific brands, cartoon characters, and whatever else is the latest and greatest. But for now, he’s enjoying everyday items we already have!
Here are ten household items my toddler is currently loving…
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