Toys That Stand the Test of Time

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Dress-Up Clothes

Dress-up time isn't just for girls. Think of all the wacky clothes, hats, and accessories that you can find at a secondhand store or even tucked in the corner of your own closet! That colorful, tacky scarf is a perfect pirate sash, and Grandma's old costume jewelry would make any make-believe princess proud. Dress-up is a thrifty way to encourage kids' creativity, self-discovery, and even empathy as they put themselves in other peoples' shoes—literally!