7. Rubber Band Fine Motor Skills Activity
It almost doesn’t get any more simple than this activity. A can of soup and a handful of colorful rubber bands can turn into a great quiet time activity that keeps the kiddos entertained and helps you learn something new about them. The particularity in which they place their rubber bands on their cans, how fast they complete the task, these things can teach you a lot about your child and aide you in finding more fitting activities for them in the future.
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8. Rainbow Ice Tower Excavation
This rainbow ice tower excavation activity is perfect for those hot summer days, actually creating the tower definitely takes a good amount of time and effort to gather and prepare the materials but watching the kids go at it with ice melting tools and sheer determination makes it all worth it.
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9. Sponge Blocks
While it is entirely true that you could simply go out and buy blocks for your kiddos to use during quiet time, it’s probably much cheaper and way more fun to make them yourself (not to mention quieter)! Made from brand new colorful household sponges, these blocks allow kids to express themselves in an awesome way during their daily downtime.
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