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How do you clean wooden toys?

Anyone know how to clean/sanitize wooden blocks and toys?

 
TsMommy428

Asked by TsMommy428 at 7:34 PM on Feb. 28, 2011 in General Parenting

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Answers (8)
  • Wood is naturally antibacterial, so they don't need "sanitizing." You'll find a great article here on how to clean and take care of children's wooden toys:

    http://blog.bellalunatoys.com/2010/wooden-toys.html
    bellalunatoys

    Answer by bellalunatoys at 8:49 PM on Mar. 1, 2011

  • I spray mine with a solution of bleach and water. That way they can air dry overnight. How much bleach depends on size of spray bottle.
    AntoinetteF

    Answer by AntoinetteF at 7:37 PM on Feb. 28, 2011

  • I used to use a 50/50 white vinegar/water mix. It will clean & disinfect and no danger of baby getting sick while chewing on the toys.
    mom2aspclboy

    Answer by mom2aspclboy at 8:44 PM on Feb. 28, 2011

  • Spray them with a bleach solution.

    The ratio of bleach to water should 1:10.
    UpSheRises

    Answer by UpSheRises at 7:38 PM on Feb. 28, 2011

  • I spray them with Lysol
    SWEETPEAS3MOM

    Answer by SWEETPEAS3MOM at 7:38 PM on Feb. 28, 2011

  • Seventh Generation all purpose disinfecting spray. No need for mixing or anything like that and it is safe for toys, highchairs, and the like.
    CalebsMommy0220

    Answer by CalebsMommy0220 at 3:07 AM on Mar. 1, 2011

  • I never cleaned them! No weird sicknesses either!
    mompam

    Answer by mompam at 7:55 PM on Feb. 28, 2011

  • i've sprayed and soaked in bleach/water solution.
    boobarandbell

    Answer by boobarandbell at 2:35 PM on Mar. 1, 2011