Brielle (19 months)was entertained for nearly a half hour this afternoon! We keep our toothpicks in an old cinnamon container. She took them out one at a time like she’s seen me do countless times (you have to invert it just a little, and grab hold of one that presents itself through a hole), put it on the counter, then put them all back in one at a time. Repeat.
After baths, while I was getting dinner on the table, Aviana got into the action as well. They thought of making ‘spiny anteaters’ themselves (probably prompted because they see me check cupcakes and muffins for doneness with a toothpick) with stale rolls.
What are some ways you keep/kept your wee one focused on an activity, so you are free to do something else nearby?