SFP 03 : How Do You Choose Great Toys?

How do you choose great toys? Toy minimalism

I am a huge advocate for kids having fewer toys--something I call toy minimalism. As we talked about in episode 2,  kids who have fewer toys play better and smarter. The key to having fewer toys is choosing the correct toys. In this episode we will talk about how to choose the best toys for your children.

The Highlights
  • Why does it matter which toys I choose?
  • Examples of great toys.
  • How to display or arrange toys and why it matters.
Show Notes and Links

Why Your Kids Need Fewer Toys

Why I Got Rid of The Toys (photos of our play space)

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Denaye Barahona

Dr. Denaye Barahona is a loving wife and mama of two. She partners with families to tackle the challenges of raising children. Denaye is a minimalist who claims to be a decluttering expert (don't let her near your closet). She loves to travel, talk health-and-wellness, and give unsolicited advice. She has been featured on the likes of The Today Show, The Wall Street Journal, The Huffington Post, The Minimalists, Motherly, Becoming Minimalist, and numerous other media outlets. Denaye holds a Ph.D. in Child Development and is a Clinical Social Worker with a specialty in child and family practice.