I stumbled across Treasure Baskets while reading a blog and thought it was a good way to keep my little one busy.
I added a sachet pillow; three walnuts; a paper bag; two wooden peg dolls; a ribbon; some rainbow colored felts; a rock; a stick; foil; a leather coaster; toilet paper roll; a piece of green wool yarn; a spice jar full of buttons and tiny paper flowers; wax paper; and I just added some cotton balls. It's like a sensory table in a basket. To keep it interesting, I only give it to her once in a while and I will probably have to change out the items soon, InshaALLAH.
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Apparently, this works with older kids too. ;)