MUMS are raving about miniature toy washing machines for their kids which is getting them interested in doing chores.
Parents are teaching their children about laundry from an early age with the mini machines from Argos, with some mums saying they're just like the real thing.
The tiny machines are being sold by the homeware store for just £28, and they’ve got hundreds of glowing reviews.
The toy washing machines, standing just under a foot tall, come in a classic white-and-grey combo or a bright pink model.
Mums are gushing over the realistic functions and accessories, including a mini washing basket and soap powder box.
Argos said: “This is a carefully scaled electronic toy featuring spin and washing sounds, spinning drum, on/off light, opening powder drawer, wash basket and a play washing powder carton.
“The perfect gift for any house-proud child!
“Pre-schoolers learn by acting out and copying what their parents do, making the range of role-play toys ideal learning vehicles for youngsters wanting to emulate their parents.”
Mums have left hundreds of five-star reviews for the gadgets online, saying they're worth every penny.
- Casdon Electronic Children's Washer, Argos, £28 – buy now
One said: “This is a great washing machine, the authentic 'washing' sounds make it so inviting for little ones, just like the real thing. Hours of fun and a great learning tool for the future!”
This gran commented: “My 19 month old granddaughter loves to help with sorting washing so this will be fabulous for her.”
Another mum wrote: “Great toy – my 4 year old loves this and has been playing with for ages – is a really good size and very sturdy with various buttons and noises making this so realistic – even comes with a washing basket and pretend powder.”
- Casdon Toy Electronic Washing Machine – Pink, Argos, £28 – buy now
While this nan added: “I bought this washer for my 4 year old grandaughter she absolutely loves it. Well worth the money. Realistic sounds.”
Mums are also raving about the accessory on Facebook, after a Mrs Hinch fan shared her find online.
Posting to Facebook group Mrs Hinch Cleaning Tips New, she said: “Does anyone else think this is so cute?
"My friend has just got this for me for my laundry room since I love doing so much washing.”
This mum admitted she loved paying with her daughter’s one, saying: “My 11 year old had all these when she was 2. I loved sitting with her playing.”
While another fan wrote: “I have the same powder box I love it.”
And this mum tried to ‘Hinch’ her washing machine with bleach but ended up flooding her kitchen.
While a handyman revealed you should never close the door of your washing machine after a wash to avoid mould and grime.
While this homeowner was branded a genius after using a loo roll holder as a curtain tie.
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