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Toy Garbage Trucks -- Play Trucks

Updated on September 11, 2014

Keep Them Busy Cleaning Up with Garbage Trucks

Kids love to pretend while they play. They especially like to play with toys that resemble real things they see in real life, like toy garbage trucks.

When the garbage man comes around to collect your trash, most little boys love standing by to watch the giant arms of the garbage truck grab the garbage cans or better yet, to grab a dumpster, and raise it high in the air then dump the trash in the hopper!

Toy garbage trucks have moving parts to help children visual how the real thing works. They can tidy up the house with a toy garbage truck of their own!

Photo Courtesy Amazon: Matchbox Toy Story 3 Garbage Truck

Toy Garbage Trucks for Ages 3 and Older - Consider the child's dexterity and age when choosing a garbage truck

These big plastic toy garbage trucks are great for the littlest kids to play with. They can begin making the rounds, picking up toys and stuff off the floor.

Toy Garbage Trucks for Kids 5 and Older - Consider the child's dexterity and age when choosing a garbage truck

Tonka Lights & Sound - Rescue Force - Metro Sanitation Department Truck - Garbage Truck
Tonka Lights & Sound - Rescue Force - Metro Sanitation Department Truck - Garbage Truck

What could be better than hearing the delightful sounds of a garbage truck while your child happily plays! You might want to get this garbage truck for outside play since it has lights and sounds!

 

Pretend Garbage

Collect "Pretend Garbage" for

Toy Garbage Trucks:

~ bread tabs

~ plastic milk and juice rings

~ wadded up paper

~ plastic bottle caps

Keep in mind the age of the child.

Don't give small objects to a small child

who might eat them or stick them in their ears.

DUPLO Garbage Trucks and More - Larger LEGO bricks to make your own garbage truck

Putting together a garbage truck is so much fun. With a DUPLO garbage truck, your child can put it together then take it apart as many times as they want.

Then playing with it even more fun!

Watch a Garbage Truck Movie - Totally en"gross"ing!

My grandson loves a good garbage truck movie. Bet your little one will too.

I Stink DVD!.and more stories on wheels
I Stink DVD!.and more stories on wheels

Our favorite garbage truck movie. This one features "I Stink," "The Remarkable Riderless Tricycle," and "Trashy Town," all with garbage trucks.

 

Let One Garbage Truck Get Dirty!

Dedicate one garbage truck for outside play.

Let your child get it dirty.

Keep one inside for making

the garbage rounds inside on rainy days.

LEGO Garbage Trucks - Build Your Own Garbage Truck!

Remote Control Garbage Trucks - When you're serious about garbage

Bigger kids will love these remote control garbage trucks. They could follow along on the sidewalk with the real garbage truck!

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This author, Peggy Hazelwood, participates in Amazon, eBay, All Posters, and other affiliate advertising programs. When you click an advertising link on this page and make a purchase, I receive a small percent of the sale. Thank you for reading way down yonder.

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      MaggiePowell 5 years ago

      My son had a garbage truck and LOVED it... so did his little sisters.

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      Virginia Allain 5 years ago from Central Florida

      Little boys are fascinated by large equipment and a garbage truck fits right into that. Great for gifts for young boys.

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      Lawrence Hebb 6 years ago from Hamilton, New Zealand

      Nice lens

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