Preschoolers just love to let their curiosity get the better of them, as any parent can attest to!
Their relentless exploration of their environment does actually play a big part in brain development in a multitude of ways – from problem solving and imagination, to fine motor skills, and everything in between.
I know our little toddler is no exception, and she’s forever roaming the house fiddling with latches, jiggling door knobs, pressing buttons, and more around our house.
So, let’s embrace that, and use the very same instinct for good 🙂
We can attach a whole bunch of items onto a wooden board for her to play with any time – and without danger of breaking anything around our home!
Today we’re going to build a DIY busy board (also known as an activity board, sensory board, Montessori board and many other names it turns out!), using only free bits and pieces I can find around the house.
Total cost? $0.
Now that is what I would call rare when it comes to must-have toddler items. 🙂
So, let’s get started…