Boxes make the best toys
We’ve all been there. We painstakingly choose the perfect present for our child and she only wants to play with the box.
Early childhood educator, Nicola Armanini, in New Westminster, BC, says, “Kids love every day things: boxes, string, wood cuts. These objects inspire imaginative play.”
Luckily, cardboard boxes are free and plentiful. Grocery stores will happily supply you with all you can carry. Whether it be creative, dramatic or constructive play, boxes stretch kids’ minds and patience as they imagine, stack, sort and build.