As pointed out in the seriously flawed and bizarre What Do Dads Really Do Poll – we like to fix toys and change batteries. So, the holidays are really our time of year. Sure, there is being together with family, religion and all that stuff – but putting together toys for the kids, that is where a Dad’s real worth comes out.
Then There is The Ugly Side to Toys
As we sit with our screwdrivers ready, batteries in hand – there is one problem that always seems to come up – “What, they want $100 for that piece of crap Dinosaur?” Yes, the toys, that most of our kids will only play with for about 2 days before ditching them, are expensive!
I Think I Just Found the Silver Lining in the Recession
We may all be out of a job and are 401ks couldn’t buy you a beer at a ballgame, but guess what? The hot toys are under $70 this year. In fact, many are under $30.
Time to Play Magazine has released their Most Wanted Listed of Hot Toys and of the 16 toys on the list, 11 of them are under $30. In fact, the most expensive toy on the list is only $69.99.
I knew all those people complaining about the recession were just seeing the glass half empty…