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Anonymous
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What kind of... dollar stores do have that you all keep suggesting dollar store toys to broke moms?

Do you mean the dollar stores that are priced $1 - $20? (I assume not)

Dollar Tree? (This is what I picture when you say Dollar Store) 

And what exactly does your dollar store carry that you think a kid would actually want? I don't mean this in a snippy way, I just know that my local Dollar Tree doesn't really carry toys beyond glow sticks, cheap cardboard puzzles, and those cheap foam airplanes you have to assemble.

Seriously, if your kid is little enough to enjoy that great. Mine would be horrified.

I'd much rather bake cookies and do activities than waste the few bucks I could manage to scrape on up for those sorts of things.

Am I missing something? Does your dollar store carry better dollar items?

What sorts of things?

Posted by Anonymous on Dec. 12, 2012 at 4:33 PM
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lapcounter
by Race Mom on Dec. 12, 2012 at 4:34 PM

We have a Dollar General Store and a Family Dollar.

KelissaMaye
by on Dec. 12, 2012 at 4:35 PM
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Dollar Tree has crap for toys. Five Below is much better. Everything is $5 and under, and all their items are great!
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lalaboosh
by on Dec. 12, 2012 at 4:37 PM
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The Dollar Trees here carry toys, games, books, puzzles, makeup, dishes, socks, purses, candles, stickers, picture frames, and figurines. Lots of fine presents.
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Anonymous
by Anonymous 2 on Dec. 12, 2012 at 4:38 PM

 I agree and I have also asked this before.

robibuni
by Platinum Member on Dec. 12, 2012 at 4:38 PM

We typically try not to buy toys from the Dollar stores since they tend to break within 10 minutes of buying them...I'd rather spend a bit more and have the toy last.

We've found jump ropes, puzzles, and beach toys.

Anonymous
by Anonymous 3 on Dec. 12, 2012 at 4:38 PM

my kids love going to the dollar tree. They always find stuff they want. 

workingmama86
by on Dec. 12, 2012 at 4:39 PM

I love family dollar! 

Quoting lapcounter:

We have a Dollar General Store and a Family Dollar.


Anonymous
by Anonymous 2 on Dec. 12, 2012 at 4:39 PM
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 And someone said they had $50 to spend and were going to the dollar tree to buy 50 toys for their kid so they had a lot. Ridiculous.

beerabitch69
by on Dec. 12, 2012 at 4:40 PM

we have dollar tree.  They have crap.

AFleming22710
by on Dec. 12, 2012 at 4:41 PM
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 We have a Dollar Tree, Dollar General and Family Dollar here. The only place that has everything for a dollar though is Dollar Tree. I do shop there a lot to get things like napkins, cleaners, candles, etc .. but I don't buy toys from there often. Every toy my kids have ever picked out from there ended up being broke by the time we got to the car.

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