He will take puzzle pieces, legos, blocks and just doze and dump all day long. I set up three large trays and filled them with beans and dry macaroni.I just couldn’t deal with sand and dirt in the house 😛 although I am still finding pinto beans on the ground.
Construction Party Invitations For the invitations, I’ve always found blueprints to be just so cool and I thought it would be a fun way to incorporate into the party invitation and mail it off in a shipping tube. A little on the pricey side to ship, but with a small guest list of ten, it was manageable.The backdrop was created from blue paint chips from the local hardware store.Over it, I had cut out a cardboard L and lined it with yellow tissue paper tassel.Inside each child’s toolbox, they received a small construction truck to take to the construction yard to dig around. My son was at this station for about four hours (with a lunch break of course) and the kids all played at this station the longest. Initially, I was going to purchase a few small construction books but being the graphic designer that I was, IT DIDN’T MATCH!Later on, I did notice that my brilliant idea wasn’t so brilliant and was done many times on Pinterest already. So utilizing some stock art and my handy dandy Xacto knife, I put together some custom construction coloring books. Whenever we go out to a restaurant, he will grab whatever he can to make a track or a “woad”: chopsticks, napkins, whatever.
I saw the idea of DIY felt roads awhile back and thought it would be a fun addition to the toolbox. I basically cut up strips of black and felt and once again utilized my yellow duct tape for the dashes.