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.

Felt Ice Cream Sundae

We can't get over how simply cute these felt busy boxes from Nadia at Teach Me Mommy are. Kids can create an ice cream sundae using simple felt shapes that even the most clumsy of moms (you know who you are) can craft with confidence.

photo: courtesy of Teach Me Mommy


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

—Kelley Gardiner