He also says toys will last forever if they "do what they were meant to do". Toys break when the knobs are twisted the wrong way or when a wind-up toy is manually pushed, something a little child might do.
- Dusting them is the best way to keep them clean. Holmes does not recommend using any waxes on the toy.
- If toys are soiled, using plain soap and water is the best way to clean them.
- After they are carefully washed, pat them dry or put them in warm spot to dry. A kitchen is a good place.
- Make sure the toy is dry before putting it away and it won't rust.
- If the toy is greasy, use a little bit of WD-40 to clean the toy.
- Waxing is not recommended.
- Rust will NOT clean off.
- Keep toys out of direct sunlight.
What You Need
- Soft paint brush to dust
- Aerosol can of air
- Mild dishwashing soap
- Soft t-shirt type fabric for drying