Pom Poms have become my new best friend.
Okay maybe not. This guy has that title forever.
Still, these pom poms are high up on the list of favorite things.
I am constantly amazed at how long these little buggers keep my toddler busy.
I found an idea on Pinterest (check out my busy bag board), for a busy bag with pom poms, tongs, and ice cube trays. I tried it, and it just didn’t work for Gracie. The tongs were too hard for her to grasp and play with.
However, the pom poms totally worked! They kept her busy for about an hour. She sorted them into piles, put them in her bowl, carried them around, put them on a table and organized them. Took them off the table and put them into another container. That little girl was BUSY with these things.
And I love thinking about all the connections her brain was making while playing.
If you want a GREAT deal on pom poms, here is a half pound of pom poms from Amazon. Judging by how many we seem to lose (I have NO idea where they go!), this is just about the perfect number!
Meanwhile, this guy was happy as a clam, rolling around on the floor beside her!
Do you have a secret activity or trick to keep your little ones busy during the day?