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.

Color Sort

Even before a toddler knows his colors, he can start recognizing, sorting, or just plain playing and enjoying. These color sort bags from Sugaraunts will grow with your child as they gain more dexterity, but they're also just fun to look at.

photo: Colleen at Sugaraunts

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—Kelley Gardiner