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02-11-2009, 02:44 PM
Are we OK to use out of date bandages for the children to play with?

Someone has just asked me. I don't see a problem with it, but thought I'd check here!

Chatterbox Childcare
02-11-2009, 02:46 PM
Mine use them for playing and I replace the first aid box.

02-11-2009, 02:49 PM
Absolutely - St Johns give me lots of OOD bandages for the kids to play with:thumbsup:

02-11-2009, 02:55 PM
Thank you!

I've always let the children play with the old bandages, but had a moment's brain block when someone asked if it was OK!

02-11-2009, 03:08 PM
i know im the boring one.....

this is from past experience. i had a 4 year old try to wrap it round another 4yr old rather tight which ended up with a hospital visit. so my only advice is just be extra careful while watching them.


02-11-2009, 03:47 PM
I let the children play with them they practise on the persona dolls when they have a poorly leg ;). I dont really let them use them on eachother as they usually get used for blindfolds or scarfs round necks lol. But as far as im aware its fine to let them wrap a leg or arm up with :).