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Whats the best thing you bought your child that kept them quiet/distracted for ages?

Mine is the vibrating bouncy chair. It rules. He is quiet for ages.

Yours?

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GrungeMum

Asked by GrungeMum at 11:51 AM on Aug. 19, 2009 in General Parenting

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  • My cell phone.....but i never bought it for her! lol. She is amazed with cells phones and anything that lights up and/or plays music.

    But her swing would win. She no longer uses it becaue shes too big for it but she'd play for hours if i let her and just stare at the mobile above her head. It fascinated her.
    MommyLee08

    Answer by MommyLee08 at 11:54 AM on Aug. 19, 2009

  • 75 cent pack of, actually washable, washable markers.
    MythicMMM

    Answer by MythicMMM at 11:55 AM on Aug. 19, 2009

  • Bare in mind. My boy is only 3 weeks old so... yay.
    GrungeMum

    Answer by GrungeMum at 11:56 AM on Aug. 19, 2009

  • We don't have babies anymore but we bought an above ground pool last summer and it's been the best thing to keep them busy and it's great excersise!!!
    MrsLeftlane

    Answer by MrsLeftlane at 11:57 AM on Aug. 19, 2009

  • Washable markers, paper, magnetic drawing board.
    SWasson

    Answer by SWasson at 11:59 AM on Aug. 19, 2009

  • for my 10 and 12 year olds, i would say the xbox 360! for my 5 year old, she loves her play kitchen, legos, and crayola color wonder markers!
    AprilDJC

    Answer by AprilDJC at 12:08 PM on Aug. 19, 2009

  • we have a playstation 2 in the boys playroom, and a playstation 3 in the living room. Hours of entertainment for the whole family.
    dellamae

    Answer by dellamae at 12:12 PM on Aug. 19, 2009

  • For infants, foot rattles
    rkoloms

    Answer by rkoloms at 12:13 PM on Aug. 19, 2009

  • For 3-8 year olds, the Leapster has been awesome! They have played with those nonstop for years now.
    goldenfox

    Answer by goldenfox at 12:24 PM on Aug. 19, 2009

  • My youngest (3yrs old) loves cars/trucks. For my older 2 (13, 11) it is their nintendo ds. My oldest is on the Autism Spectrum and he really loves his ds and will take that with him. It has really helped on car rides, and at 'boring' family functions.
    MizLee

    Answer by MizLee at 12:29 PM on Aug. 19, 2009

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