(Meredith) – Some parents are raving about a toy vacuum that can actually help their kids tidy up a bit.
The Casdon - Dyson Ball Vacuum may not have as much suction power as a "grownup" vacuum, but it can apparently pick up tiny debris. According to the product description and online reviews, the mini vac can suck up small crumbs, lint and hair.
It also features a removable dust drawer that can be emptied.
"After only a minute of vacuuming, it picked up a decent amount of animal hair and crumbs. It also isn't bad on batteries," one woman wrote in a review.
Another mom even said the toy even helped her child with autism overcome his fear of vacuums.
“At 5, he still cries and runs when we pull out the vacuum, so I decided to get this in hopes of making the vacuum less scary and involving him,” her comment read. “He LOVES it and now vacuums along with us instead of running and crying!”
Other parents pointed out that you shouldn't expect the replica to clean your carpet or big messes because it's still just a toy.