All toys need to be cleaned at some point, but wooden toys cannot be run through the dishwasher or scrubbed with solvents. Is the solution to keep them inside? No–if anything they’re more alive than ever outside. One simply needs a reliable way to clean them.
How many times have you thrown out a plastic toy because it broke, the plastic deformed and it couldn’t be repaired? From both and eco-friendly perspective, and an economical-perspective, it is wonderful that most broken wood toys can be repaired to as-strong-as new. But how do you do it?