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Help me keep these kids busy AND quiet!!!

I have two kids, an almost 2 year old and a 4.5 year old.
I'm also looking after my friend's kids who are basically the same age.

The girls have gone down for a nap, and now I have to 5(ish) year old boys that need quiet entertainment.
I can't send them outside because it is miserable out today.

Right now they're watching a video but there's no way they'll sit through the whole thing.
They've already done play doh, puzzles, and cars today.

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Asked by Laila-May at 3:17 PM on Jun. 29, 2011 in Preschoolers (3-4)

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Answers (5)
  • Send them to a sweat shop in Ecuador. They'll be plenty busy and you won't be able to hear them from there.

    Answer by Y.B.normal at 3:19 PM on Jun. 29, 2011

  • Give them tape, scissors, paper towel tubes, and a few empty boxes. Basically anything they can cut up and tape together. Suggest that they build a rocket or a car or a helmet or something like that.

    Answer by UpSheRises at 3:21 PM on Jun. 29, 2011

  • How about coloring, blocks, build indoor forts, or maybe a kid friendly board game?

    Answer by tspillane at 3:57 PM on Jun. 29, 2011

  • puzzles, coloring books, bake cookies or cupcakes, stickers or sticker books, color wonder, light bright, make things out of pipe cleaners, bubbles, games, make cards for grandparents or even a local nursing home or hospital for the people that have no one that visits them as a nice surprise, the cookies you bake could do the same or even a local fire house, a treasure hunt, make tents,

    Answer by momindiana at 4:02 PM on Jun. 29, 2011

  • lol.. good luck

    Answer by Mrs.Ro at 4:10 PM on Jun. 30, 2011

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