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Kids' Toys

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Kids’ Toys

Kids, small children especially, have their hands in everything and put things in their mouth that they shouldn’t. Germs love their still developing immune systems and will build up on pretty much every surface they come in contact with.

Playtime may take place in the bathtub, sandbox, or on the floor, all of which may contaminate toys with bacteria. However, most plastic toys can go in the dishwasher while stuffed animals may be spot cleaned or tossed in the washing machine on a gentle cycle.