2-year-old Toy Rotation: Time for a New System

Now that Bitty is getting older I want to try a slower 2-year-old toy rotation to see if she engages more deeply in her play time

Now that Bitty is starting to show more interest in her toys and is engaging with them more. I will be slowing down our toy rotations. Our 2-year-old toy rotations will be once a month with a small refresh mid-month if I feel that she is getting bored with certain items. With that said we will probably also have more items out during a given rotation to offer more options.

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Best Mom Hack Around : Free Play Toy Rotations

We are all looking for mom hacks to make life just a little bit easier and let me tell you the very best one in my books is free play toy rotations! It takes the tiniest bit of work upfront to move the toys around. Then just watch the magic as old toys become new! Also by having less out to play with you may just find that not only are they playing with their toys longer, but the mess is so much less than when they had access to everything!

Free Play toy Rotations are my mama's secret weapon to keeping the mess under control and boredom to a minimum.
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Toddler Play Space: Toy Rotations at 23 months

After being away for vacation I knew that I wanted to freshen up our play space, but to be honest I was exhausted. There is never more truth than needing a vacation after vacation than when you travel with toddlers!

Our Toddler free play space get regular toy rotations every two weeks

I knew we needed some tried and true easy favorites out on the shelf this week and I didn’t want to spend a lot of time thinking about it either.

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Toddler Toy Closet Organization

The toy closet keeps all her toys together and organized so that come rotation day finding what we want to put out on her play shelf is a snap! We don’t use a complete bin system, I’m sure we will get to that but I currently prefer doing custom rotations and my organization system is set up to suit that!

a title card for our toy closet organization system showing plastic drawer units filled with colorful toys

You’ll have to forgive the poor quality photos…its a closet. The lighting just isn’t up to par. lol

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Toddler Play Shelfie – April 29 – May 10

I am soo ready for winter to be over and to spend more time outside and make use of all our new outside toys we got from Easter! I’m hopeful that the time is quickly approaching!

title card for our toddler play shelfie for the first part of May

This week’s toy rotation actually had me a little stumped. I try and have a rounded selection of toys. From construction to imagination to fine motor to logic, and so on. She’s really not ready for anything literacy or number based, so we haven’t really gotten into that.

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Our Favorite Toddler Board Books

We LOVE books.

We own more books than anything else I would say. Instilling a love of books and reading is so so important for little brains. I won’t get into the science behind it, I’m not nearly educated enough to do so! lol

To this day I love to read (having the time to do so is another story…) and I hope that Sidney grows up to love reading as much as her daddy and I do.

title card for our favorite toddler board books
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