Toys That Get Played With

Toys That Get Played With 2014: 8 to 9 Years

Toys That Get Played With 2014: 8 to 9 Years

Welcome to the final  2014 update of Baby Cheapskate’s “Toys That Get Played With” lists. The toys on this list are here for one reason and one reason alone – because kids love them and continue to play with them long after the holiday decor is boxed up.

There’s no one toy that every kid likes, but the toys on the list have proven track records among Baby Cheapskate readers when it comes to appeal and longevity. Each toy is linked to its listing on Amazon so that you can learn more about it.

Most Loved Toys for Kids 8 to 9 Years Old

*All-Star toys are toys that often see active play for MORE than a year. Read more about them here.

You can find this and other holiday-themed lists under the Toys that Get Played With tab at the top of BabyCheapskate’s home page.

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Toys That Get Played With 2014: 7 to 8 Years

Toys That Get Played With 2014: 7 to 8 Years

Welcome to the 2014 updates of Baby Cheapskate’s “Toys That Get Played With” lists. The toys on this list are here for one reason and one reason alone – because kids love them and continue to play with them long after the holiday decor is boxed up.

There’s no one toy that every kid likes, but the toys on the list have proven track records among Baby Cheapskate readers when it comes to appeal and longevity. Each toy is linked to its listing on Amazon so that you can learn more about it.

Screen Shot 2014-10-10 at 9.55.19 AMMost Loved Toys for Kids 7 to 8 Years Old

*All-Star toys are toys that often see active play for MORE than a year. Read more about them here.

You can find this and other holiday-themed lists under the Toys that Get Played With tab at the top of BabyCheapskate’s home page.

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Toys That Get Played With 2014: 6 to 7 Years

Toys That Get Played With 2014: 6 to 7 YearsWelcome to the 2014 updates of Baby Cheapskate’s “Toys That Get Played With” lists.

The toys on this list are here for one reason and one reason alone – because kids love them and continue to play with them long after the holiday decor is boxed up.

There’s no one toy that every kid likes, but the toys on the list have proven track records among Baby Cheapskate readers when it comes to appeal and longevity. Each toy is linked to its listing on Amazon so that you can learn more about it.

Screen Shot 2014-10-09 at 1.45.06 PMMost Loved Toys for Kids 6 to 7 Years Old

*All-Star toys are toys that often see active play for MORE than a year. Read more about them here.

You can find this and other holiday-themed lists under the Toys that Get Played With tab at the top of BabyCheapskate’s home page.

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Toys That Get Played With 2014: 5 to 6 Years

Toys That Get Played With 2014: 5 to 6 YearsWelcome to the 2014 updates of Baby Cheapskate’s “Toys That Get Played With” lists. The toys on this list are here for one reason and one reason alone – because kids love them and continue to play with them long after the holiday decor is boxed up.

There’s no one toy that every kid likes, but the toys on the list have proven track records among Baby Cheapskate readers when it comes to appeal and longevity. Each toy is linked to its listing on Amazon so that you can learn more about it.

Most Loved Toys for Kids 5 to 6 Years Old

*Screen Shot 2014-10-08 at 12.44.47 PMAll-Star toys are toys that often see active play for MORE than a year. Read more about them here.

You can find this and other holiday-themed lists under the Toys that Get Played With tab at the top of BabyCheapskate’s home page.

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Toys That Get Played With 2014: 4 to 5 Years

Toys That Get Played With 2014: 4 to 5 YearsWelcome to the 2014 updates of Baby Cheapskate’s “Toys That Get Played With” lists. The toys on this list are here for one reason and one reason alone – because kids love them and continue to play with them long after the holiday decor is boxed up.

There’s no one toy that every kid likes, but the toys on the list have proven track records among Baby Cheapskate readers when it comes to appeal and longevity. Each toy is linked to its listing on Amazon so that you can learn more about it.

Most Loved Toys for Kids 4 to 5 Years Old

*All-Star toys are toys that often see active play for MORE than a year. Read more about them here.

You can find this and other holiday-themed lists under the Toys that Get Played With tab at the top of BabyCheapskate’s home page.

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Toys That Get Played With 2014: 3 to 4 Years

Toys That Get Played With 2014: 3 to 4 Years

Welcome to the 2014 updates of Baby Cheapskate’s “Toys That Get Played With” lists. The toys on this list are here for one reason and one reason alone – because kids love them and continue to play with them long after the holiday decor is boxed up.

There’s no one toy that every kid likes, but the toys on the list have proven track records. Hundreds of Baby Cheapskate readers have responded to more than half a dozen polls posted thrice yearly over the course of three years about which holiday toys their kids are still playing with. I’ve pored through the responses to compile this list. Each toy is linked to its listing on Amazon so that you can learn more about it.

Most Loved Toys for Preschoolers 3 to 4 years old

*All-Star toys are toys that often see active play for MORE than a year. Read more about them here.

You can find this and other holiday-themed lists under the Toys that Get Played With tab at the top of BabyCheapskate’s home page.
Check back tomorrow for the next new Toys that Get Played With list!

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Toys That Get Played With 2014: 25 to 36 Months

Toys That Get Played With 2014: 25 to 36 MonthsWelcome to the 2014 updates of Baby Cheapskate’s “Toys That Get Played With” lists. The toys on this list are here for one reason and one reason alone – because kids love them and continue to play with them long after the holiday decor is boxed up.

There’s no one toy that every kid likes, but the toys on the list have proven track records. Hundreds of Baby Cheapskate readers have responded to more than half a dozen polls posted thrice yearly over the course of three years about which holiday toys their kids are still playing with. I’ve pored through the responses to compile this list. Each toy is linked to its listing on Amazon so that you can learn more about it.

Screen Shot 2014-10-03 at 9.51.28 AMMost Loved Toys for Toddlers 25 months to 36 months:

Tip: To save, try to find these second-hand via Craigslist, garage sales, thrift stores, etc. Inspect them carefully and check for recalls.

You can find this and other holiday-themed lists under the Toys that Get Played With tab at the top of BabyCheapskate’s home page.

Check back Monday for another updated Toys that Get Played With post!

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Toys That Get Played With 2014: 13 to 24 months

Toys That Get Played With 2014: 13 to 24 monthsWelcome to the 2014 updates of Baby Cheapskate’s “Toys That Get Played With” lists. The toys on this list are here for one reason and one reason alone – because kids love them and continue to play with them long after the holiday decor is boxed up.

There’s no one toy that every kid likes, but the toys on the list have proven track records. Hundreds of Baby Cheapskate readers have responded to more than half a dozen polls posted thrice yearly over the past few years about which holiday toys their kids are still playing with. I’ve pored through the responses to compile this list. Each toy is linked to its listing on Amazon so that you can learn more about it.

Screen Shot 2014-10-01 at 11.31.26 AMMost Loved Toys for Babies 13 months to 24 months:

Tip: To save, try to find these second-hand via Craigslist, garage sales, thrift stores, etc. Inspect them carefully and check for recalls.

Check back tomorrow for the next new Toys that Get Played With list!

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Toys that Get Played With 2014: 6 to 12 months

Screen Shot 2014-09-29 at 10.13.44 AMHave you ever given your child a toy you thought she’d love only to find it forgotten less than a week later? Ugh.

Welcome to the 2014 updates of Baby Cheapskate’s “Toys That Get Played With” lists. The toys on this list are here for one reason and one reason alone – because kids love them and continue to play with them long after the holiday decor is boxed up.

There’s no one toy that every kid likes, but the toys on the list have proven track records. Hundreds of Baby Cheapskate readers have responded to more than half a dozen polls posted thrice yearly over the course of four years about which holiday toys made it to the top of the toy pile and stayed there. I’ve pored through the responses to compile this list. Each toy is linked to its listing on Amazon so that you can learn more about it.

Most Loved Toys for Babies 6 months to 12 months:

Look for another new Toys that Get Played With list tomorrow! 

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Toy All Stars: 7 Toys Your Kids Will Play With for Years

As I finished the last of the 2012 Toys that Get Played With lists, I got to thinking: Several of the toys showed up on list after list, demonstrating SUPER staying power. I decided to make a list of them!

Each of the toys on the list below shows up on THREE or more Toys that Get Played With lists this year:

  • GeoTrax Sets: On the lists for kids 1 year old to 5 years old. Manufacturer’s listed age range is 2 to 7.
  • Play Kitchen and Play Food: On the lists for kids 1 year old to 4 years old. Manufacturer’s listed age range is 2 to to 7. Keep an eye on age range for specific kitchens as you shop.
  • Imaginext Play Sets: On the lists for kids 3 years old to 7 years old. Manufacturer’s listed age range is 3 to 5.
  • Plasma Car: On the lists for kids 3 years to 7 years old. Manufacturer’s listed age range is 2 to 5.
  • Lego: On the lists for kids 3 years to 7 years old. Listed age range is 4 and up.
  • Magna Tiles and other magnetic building toys: On the lists for kids 3 years to 7 years old. Manufacturer’s listed age range is 3 and up.
  • Hot Wheels and Matchbox cars: On the lists for kids3 to 7 years. Manufacturer’s listed age range is 3 and up.

Some toy categories stay relevant with kids for a very long time, but the specific toys or accessories within that category may change. Toys that fit this category are:

  • art supplies
  • dolls
  • dollhouses
  • musical instruments
  • dress up clothes
  • cars and trucks
  • LeapPad and other electronic toys
What do you think? Which toys have your kids played with for years and years?

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