April 11, 2010
I read online somewhere that small children like to sort beans. "It's kind of like playing in a sandbox indoors", someone wrote, "but without the mess."
I happened to have couple of jars of ancient beans in the back of her cupboard and a very bored little girl who was looking for something to do. The weather wasn't suitable for going to the park. Mom wasn't feeling up to going to a museum or playgroup due to a bad cold.
So I got out the beans and a muffin tin and let her at it. Just in case there are other moms out there who think that sorting beans sounds like a fun and relatively low-mess activity, it's definitely fun.
On April 13, 2010 at 12:09 pm
that definitely looks fun!
On April 13, 2010 at 01:51 pm
Woohoo! Just as long as she doesn't get the idea of putting them into little orifices...
On April 14, 2010 at 01:36 am
Looks fun...but do you worry about her eating them/choking on them? My 1-year-old still tries to put new objects in her mouth...
On April 18, 2010 at 02:35 pm
What a fun day! I need to get our kiddos to the local museum again :)
Michelle @ 5MFSN
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