Monday, March 7, 2011

2 year old distraction

Caleb has a fever and he is the whiniest little thing that you ever did see.  Trying to comfort him has proven to be quite a daunting task.  He is beside himself and can't seem to get comfortable.  I remembered a cute, cheap activity that I read about last week and decided it was worth a try.  It's such a simple concept, but for a 2 year old, it's AWESOME...and I will have to say for a 24 year old it was very awesome to have 20 minutes of no whining!  

You need two bowls or pots half filled with water and ice and a slotted spoon.

Then you show them how to move the ice cubes from one bowl to the other!

I'm thinking Caleb felt like a real scientist....doing experiments with cold concoctions....


Trying to find the perfectly icy formula...discovering a new ice species....

Or not....

At least he has proven the formula is safe for consumption :-)

2 comments:

Jessi said...

What a cute idea!!! I will have to try that with Caden too :) When I'm cooking and he wants my full attention I usually give him pots and spoons to play with so he can cook "with" me but that lasts all of 2 minutes! haha He also used to play with the spices. He would line them up all in a row and roll them around....then he figured out how to open them! So thats over :)

So thanks for sharing! Next time I can't get some peace I'll try this too :)

Mr. Superman & Mrs. S. said...

That is so cute!