Lots of parents tell me they rely on screen activities such as GameBoys, DVD players, and computers to entertain their kids when waiting. "It's so easy." Yes, the screens do engage kids, for sure. But are there ways to occupy kids that are more beneficial to them?
Dress up is one of the simplest activities and it often can be overlooked! Take advantage of your child's gifts of imagination. Who "to be" today? Assemble a dress up box for your child. Include items such as:
Kids are inherently creative thinkers. They still have the ability to look at objects and see their uses in new ways. Parents wishing to tap into this should provide their child with their very own "Inventor's Box."