How to Dry Soft Toys on the Clothes Line

After washing the children's favourite soft toys, just how to you hang them up to dry? You could try using an ear, arm, or leg but leaving clothes peg (clothes pin) marks can be unsightly, let alone the fact that the weight can cause the animal to slip off the line and get dirtied again. Here is an easy fix.

Steps

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    Wash the soft toys as usual.
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    Find a large safety pin for each animal washed. You will probably have some in the sewing basket or stash of baby's things but if not, get some from the craft store or the haberdashery section of a general store.
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    Pierce an ear or other easy part of each animal with the large safety pin. Thread the rest of the pin over the clothes line and pin into place.
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    Leave to dry. The safety pin will keep the soft toy hanging easily and there won't be any marks, damp spots, or falling soft toys.
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    Remember to remove the pin and close it before bringing the toys back inside. Forgotten pins can cause harm to young children.

Things You'll Need

  • Large safety pins
  • Washed soft toys

Article Info

Categories: Laundry