Ever wish you could have a few minutes to make dinner, straighten up or go to the bathroom solo? Exploratory sensory play is the way to go! Try one of these genius busy box ideas designed just for the youngest players.

Cloth Napkin Sensory Bin

Even the littlest babes can benefit from busy boxes, like these fabric scrap boxes from The Stay-at-Home-Mom Survival Guide. Babies can pull touch, taste and see all the different colors of cloth napkins, easily found secondhand.

photo: courtesy of The Stay-at-Home-Mom Survival Guide


Have you ever made a busy box for your baby? Tell us about it in the Comments!

—Kelley Gardiner