Kid toys are just way too expensive lately. In my day, we just played with dirt. Now THAT was good value. But one thrifty mum of two showed her own sense of good value by saying, “Damn the toy Man”, and making the damn toys her own damn self. And to that, I say, “Damn.” London-based Sydney Piercey has been crafting cardboard replicas of household items as an inexpensive and innovative way to safely teach her tykes basic life skills at an early age. Start saving that cardboard, moms and dads.