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When my kids are unwell, I want to clean their toys to prevent the germs hanging around – any recommendations on how to best do this?

Posted by anon, 1/8/13

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  • I use baby wipes to clean the toys, any really bad ones i use hot water and a little dish liquid.

  • Glen 20 for soft toys and surfaces.. Plastic toys can be thrown in Milton.

  • Buy some Dettol wipes, they are wonderful and smell great

  • if its not dirty and just to get rid of germs you cant see i would use glen 20 spray

  • I would use hot water and disinfectant. Miltons have a good disinfectant for bottle which im guessing you can use on toys as well.

  • there are some good comments here

  • Nature Direct have some lovely family friendly and natural cleaning products. Check them out online!

  • What did you end up using to clean them with?

  • Hot soapy water and disinfectant!

  • some good ideas here :)

  • I often wash the soft toys (so far they have all survived) and I wash a lot of the other toys (like blocks and plastic figures). I have been told that you can put a lot of plastic toys (without musical parts or anything with batteries) in the dishwasher but haven’t tried that yet.

  • Good ideas below – hope they have helped.

  • Very good ideas people are sharing

  • Glen 20 Spray may help

  • boil the jug and pour over the toys in the sink

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