4. Calming Lavander Play Dough
This magical blob is no ordinary play dough, on no! It’s a healthy homemade creation that has gotten many a parent and toddler through quiet time calm and unscathed. While the actual play dough recipes uses a mixture of white flour and jello powder to make it completely safe for kids, the addition of lavender essential oil and dried lavender buds work to keep kids calm and relaxed while they play with it. This play dough is so great at relieving stress, you might be tempted togive it a go yourself.
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5. Counting Quiet Book
Fun, cute, interactive, and informative, all things that make toddler learning tools so successful and unique; and this quiet counting book is no different. Homemade quiet books come in all shapes and sizes, but this one, featuring a different theme for each number, is one of a kind. Flowers that pop out at you, soft little trinkets, adorable animals, this quiet book definitely takes some time to put together, but it’s more than worth it.
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6. Felt Button Chain
Fantastic for helping toddlers improve their hand-eye coordination and fine motor skills, these felt button chain links are an awesome quiet time activity as well as a great developmental tool. Getting the buttons onto the felt does require a little bit of sewing but the overall effort involved is pretty minimal, especially compared to the super quiet rewards!
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