Every once in awhile, when I can leave the house without a child in tow I like to go to 1 of 2 places; Value Village or the Dollar Store. I go to the value village to find cheap books. Maybe its because people don't read as much anymore but I can always find good books in brand new condition. Why pay 12.99 when I can pay .99 cents and get the fifth for free. The last time I was there I found 4 of these Child's Play books that had never been read.
I get all my art supplies from the dollar store. Every so often I come across a something random but great. My absolute favorite find was the Marble run packs. I have seen these on Amazon. They are about $35 dollars. They do have some cool features, like spinning pieces, and stable feet for the the bottom. I bought 4 packs (wish I had bought 8) from the dollar store and Hannah has just recently figured out how it all works. They are amazing and I secretly wish I would remember to take them out of her room at night so that I can play with them while she is sleeping.
|She likes to put the pieces on herself, but she not so delicate and |
often needs some help to keep everything from crashing down.
|Seeing a gap in the tower.|
|Admiring the finished tower.|
|Dropping in the marble. Obviously this is our favorite part.|
|Following the marble.|
|Where did it go?|
|Watching the marble swirl around the tower.|
|Catching the marble at the end.|
In the pictures, you can see we build the tower on her babies bed, that because it makes everything much more stable than working on the carpet.