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lock and key toy

post #1 of 6
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I'm looking for a good toy for my 2 year old who's obsessed with trying to open the front door with my keys.. I don't like him playing with the real thing because he's really grinding down my car keys.
I only found one or two online, and they looked rather babyish..
post #2 of 6
Good thing not to let him play with the real thing. Keys often contain lead.

Would any of these work?




post #3 of 6
We have this one: http://www.amazon.com/Melissa-Doug-D...6422080&sr=1-2 . My mom thinks it is brilliant, my MIL thinks it is terrible, DS likes it a lot. We got it for him at 20m. We don't actually have any similiar latches in the house. Made in China.

This is what would like: http://www.amazon.com/TAG-Little-Loc...6422202&sr=1-1 Made in the US.

Neither is key specific but similiar om concept.
post #4 of 6
We have a M & D one, ds loves it
post #5 of 6
What about putting one together w/ locks from the hardware store? You can buy several different locks w/ keys there, and I would think you could just screw them tightly to a large discarded piece of lumber from the store's "castoff" box. I bet you could make a great one for under $20 for a bunch of locks!
post #6 of 6
not sure the brand, but we have a 3 car garage with 3 locks and keys
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