The makeshift telephone concept consisting of two plastic cups with a thread connecting them is already familiar to me. I may have already read about it in books or seen it on TV but never in the life of me would I think of doing it with Z. That’s why I’m really thankful with the 101 Ways to Keep Busy Guide. Now Z and me would never run out of things to do.
Making the telephone was really easy. I didn’t realize I have all the things I needed in our house.
And of course, your curious little one! Just look at Z’s face – he’s definitely curious on what’s going to happen next.
Thread the needle and then prick a hole at the bottom of both cups.
It just took me 10 minutes to do this.
But we spent hours of fun and laughter!
Instructions say the string should be 15 to 20 feet but I suggest a shorter one. It’s really hard to manage a longer string since it has to be taut for it to work. The last photo was really priceless. That’s the happiest smile I was able to capture in years! Z was raving about it all day about how really happy he was with our activity. We’re only at activity 1 but I’m already reaping rewards. 1 down 100 to go! Whee!