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Boys will be boys as a famous saying goes. No matter what generation you belong you, you will always find similarities with the toys played by each. Take example toy trains, there are so many toy trains available and the kids love almost each kind. There are wooden trains, electric trains and many more. For some, they play with trains wherever they feel like it. There are those that put effort on where to play it even putting train tracks in their room.

Maintaining these toy trains depend on what their material. However, just wiping them with a clean towel to remove dust is enough. Also, try to keep the trains in a safe place so that they will have a longer lifespan. In addition, it is nice to pass such treasured possessions to the next generations knowing that this is already an antique item. Not everyone is able to get antique pieces as their heirloom because some individuals just do not care whether the item breaks down or not. For them, as long as they enjoy playing with it, that is enough.

Wooden trains are perhaps the easiest to do because there is plenty of wood. Just use your imagination and you will be able to make your own version of a train from wood. Putting on some varnish or paint can change the look of the train you made. You can even personalize the toy by adding up some accessories or designs to make it come alive. The fruits of the labor are inexplicable since you are too overwhelmed with the fact that you were able to make your own toy without any help. Nevertheless, if children want to do the same, you must be by their side when they make this project.

Let the children so whatever they want but make sure that they are safe from any harm. When something needs hammering, be the one to do it for them. They might end up smashing their fingers. When this happens, not only will they get wounds but also the pain is very evident that trauma may sink it because of the incident. However, adults must also be careful when using a nail and hammer. They might also hammer their hand or finger and they too will experience excruciating pain brought by it.

Whether the kids play with wooden trains, electrical trains or whatever trains they have, safety is also of utmost importance. Though they are toys, they can still pose threats to children and adults when not handled carefully. Finding a safe place to play with it can be anywhere. Keeping the children away from harm and avoiding it is something inevitable. All you need to do is be alert, have a first aid kit within arms reach just in case anything bad happens. It is also the responsibility of the parents or guardians to make sure that the toys they give to the kids are hazard-free. Being safe goes a long way in this world.

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Antique Electric Train Sets

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how much would this train set sell for?

I have an antique/electric train set from the 1940's that i found in my grandmothers attic, which was left by the previous owners. I have 7 trains made from steel, they are pretty heavy, about 2 to 2 lbs each. I also have the tracks, and the control box which has the on/off button, and the joystick. Is it worth anything?


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it's worth a lot , more than US$350....

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