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    Ideas for independent play plus stuff to put in your "busy bag" aka life-saving bag of stuff when you are waiting for food, the doctor, etc.
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    Pipe Cleaner Fine Motor Rainbow Busy Bag from Still Playing School

    Need an activity with minimal set up??Have you tried busy bags? Such a great ways to keep kids entertained, especially when you need a simple boredom buster! #parenting #kidscrafts #kbn

    Traveling With Young Kids | Homemade Activity Book Idea

    MPMK Toy Gift Guide: Best Learning Toys and Best Quiet Time Toy - LOVE this list for getting stuff done or one-on-one time with siblings! Great detailed recommendations and age recommendations- so, so helpful!:

    These quiet time activities for kids are MAGICAL! So many ideas for quiet boxes and busy bags for toddlers

    15 quiet play activities fpr 2-5 year olds

    MPMK Toy Gift Guide: Best Learning Toys and Best Quiet Time Toy - LOVE this list for getting stuff done or one-on-one time with siblings! Great detailed recommendations and age recommendations- so, so helpful!:

    Christmas Sticker Creation Station: A super-fun open-ended activity for kids of all ages (and great for the meal table too)!

    Winter Wonderland Sensory Bin - bring the fun of winter inside!

    Another super simple busy bag today! Don’t you just love super simple ideas that keep the kids busy!

    Keep the kids entertained in the lead up to Christmas with these 5 fun busy bags.

    MPMK Toy Gift Guide: Best Learning Toys and Best Quiet Time Toy - LOVE this list for getting stuff done or one-on-one time with siblings! Great detailed recommendations and age recommendations- so, so helpful!:

    Classic and soon-to-be classic Christmas books picked by a children's librarian:

    MPMK Toy Gift Guide: Best kid games to start a family game night with toddlers and pre-readers - Really appreciate the detailed reviews and useful age recommendations in this gift guide.

    MPMK Toy Gift Guide: Best Learning Toys and Best Quiet Time Toy - LOVE this list for getting stuff done or one-on-one time with siblings! Great detailed recommendations and age recommendations- so, so helpful!:

    MPMK Toy Gift Guides: Best Kid Games, Best games for family game night, best siblings games, best play alone games - this gift guide is full of critically acclaimed and award-winning picks for kids of all ages. Lots of detailed descriptions and age recommendations too- so helpful!!

    MPMK Toy Gift Guide: best art supplies for kids for open-ended creativity - all great to have on hand for a rainy day! Wonderful age recommendations and detailed descriptions here.:

    Best Kid Books: All-time favorite picks from a children's librarian... This list has everything from best board books and 1st chapter books to best books for middle schoolers, high schoolers, and best books for families to read together. Fantastic resource!

    MPMK Toy Gift Guide: Top learning toys for quiet time: play alone games - love that my kids are building brainpower with these while I get stuff done or have one-on-one time with their sibling...part of an AMAZING set of comprehensive gift guides that cover all kinds of toy categories with great details and age recommendations!

    My kids loved helping me make our family tree with this easy template.:

    Before we can get to the business of helping our children develop a quiet time, we need to teach them a few things. These three tips will keep them from buying into the guilt and empower them to succeed in this crucial habit.

    MPMK Toy Gift Guide: Best LEGO building toys for developing math, problem-solving, and spatial thinking skills - love that there are suggested age ranges and detailed descriptions.

    The Quiet Book Blog: Quiet Book Pattern Directory. Links to most, if not all, the ideas I've pinned thus far for Daniel's quiet book. I just like to ion individual pics to remind me of all those great ideas!

    MPMK Toy Gift guide: best kids' art supplies for open-ended creativity - all great to have on hand for a rainy day! Lots of detailed descriptions and age recommendations here, so helpful!

    MPMK Toy Gift Guides: Best Yoga Toys for Kids- Yoga promotes health & self-esteem in kids while reducing feelings of helplessness and aggression. Plus it's a great way to burn off energy when stuck indoors! (Great gift guide - lots of toy description and suggested age ranges.)