some trouble deciding what to give Evening for her birthday.She’s at that stage where the things she
likes to play with are not toys at all (but don’t tell her that!).
current favourite?A metal camping
coffee pot that makes a wonderful noise when you whack it with a spoon.
any mummy knows that a good toy also means a break for mummy that doesn’t
involve perfect silence while the little one naps.The search was on.
found something called a ‘busy board’ on pinterest, and we were
on.I’m not going to include a tutorial
on how to make one of these, because glancing at the picture will reveal all.
just a piece of wood that I painted up with some bright colours and secured
several different types of fasteners and fascinators to.
the worst part: waiting and waiting for EVER to give it to her. But then
I finally got to, and it was a big hit with her party guests too.
stopper, with accompanying funny sound, is by far her favourite (just be sure
to remove the plastic tip – it’s a choke hazard!).The ‘burrrr’
noise is a common sound in our house now.And who can blame her?I remember
how much I loved those things when I was little!
her lying on her belly just yesterday, completely engrossed in a loop of
embroidery thread that I bribed her with so I could sew, and leisurely
kicking the door stopper with her foot – too freakin’ cute!
There's no need to worry about the camping coffee pot, though. She still loves it - nothing makes quite so much noise as a metal coffee pot.