10 tips to save money on kids stuff
- Try op-shops for children’s clothes and toys.
- Be strategic about the other clothes you buy them. Just like us, kids can end up with an over-full wardrobe of mismatched items that they don’t wear.
- Label your child’s belongings. A small outlay on nametags could save a large outlay on lost items!
- Buy as many school books as possible secondhand, either from school sales or online.
- Be strategic about the number of extra-curricular activities they do. It’s possible to have too much of a good thing!
- With regards to extra-curricular activities, try to organise cost-effective group sessions rather than one-on-one coaching.
- Say no sometimes. Children do not need every new toy and gadget that comes on the market – not even if everyone in the class has it.
- Use council libraries rather than buying a lot of children’s books.
- Budget for children’s birthdays – both your children and their friends. Shop in advance and have a cupboard where you can store gifts until they are needed.
- Limit tuckshop purchases to once a week or special occasions.
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