Here are a couple favorite activities as of the past couple weeks, guaranteed to keep Ellie thoroughly occupied for at least a half hour, if not longer.
1. Cutting paper
2. Pouring water from one bucket to the next.
I am already making plans for inside water play with a minimum of mess, during the winter! I usually save these activities for the 3:00-4:30 hours, when dinner needs to be made and Nik isn’t home yet. We did break out paper cutting this morning though. Sometimes, Monday mornings just need a little help.