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You Will Need
- Washing machine
- wash basins or a double-basin sink
- Mild dish soap
- Clean rags (optional)
Wash fabric toys in washing machine
Wash fabric or plush toys that are washing-machine-approved in the washing machine to clean and sanitize.
Fill basins with soapy water and water
Fill one basin with warm water and the other with one capful mild dish soap and hot water.
Place the toys into the soapy water and give them a good surface cleaning.
Rinse the soapy toys in the clean water basin and set them on a towel to dry.
Pour water out
Drain the two basins, fill one with clean warm water and the other with one capful of bleach and a gallon of hot water.
Place the toys in the bleach water basin and let them soak to sanitize for at least two minutes.
Rinse the toys in the warm water basin to remove the bleach and then place them on a towel to dry.
Pour out basins
Drain the basins and allow the toys to thoroughly dry before returning them to your child to play with.