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.

Musical Instruments

Rebecca from Jarful of Plenty likes to use themes like wooden toys, kitchen or these musical instruments. Rotate your boxes or toy bins regularly, and baby gets new stimulation.

photo: courtesy of Jarful of Plenty

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

—Kelley Gardiner