WHAT IS A BEAUTIFUL THINGS BOX?
I’ve had quite a few readers reach out – asking about something I mention quite often.
I walk you through a Beautiful Things Box that we are currently using and what we have inside – to learn more about why I love these and why they are important to development read the post where I first mentioned this resource (Benefits of Sensory Play and Plenty of Ideas for Enriching It!)
Check out these other posts with connections to the Beautiful Things Box!
- Messy Play and Sensory Play
- STEAM Learning: What is Everyone Talking About?
- Benefits of Outdoor Play
- Earth Day Activities
- Playing with Loose Parts
- We’re Going on a Bear Hunt
- Gift Ideas that Are Not Traditional Toys
- Tips for Preparing for Back to School
- Back to School Products We Love
I hope you find this helpful, but I would love to know what else you would include in your Beautiful Things Box and how you plan on using it.
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