I've seen other mothers have "busy boxes" where they put beans, rice or lentils in a pan/box and have kept their toddler busy for hours. Braver mothers have even put flour on cookie sheets and let the little people draw.
Last week, when I could not get Jackson interested in any thing else, I thought I would give it a try. I was a little skeptical. And for good reason.
He played nicely like this.
For about 20 minutes.
It looked like this.
And it took me 20 minutes to clean up.