As you could probably guess, I’m a science geek. I actually bought these while I was pregnant with my first child, knowing I wouldn’t be using them for years. But I’m a sucker for cool toys like these, little magnets with ball bearings to stick in between. I have to force myself to leave them alone, I desparately want to build octahedrons or other classic shapes, but they do love them.
Miss 2 is like her mother, will quietly sit and try things out.
Miss 4 doesn’t know the meaning of the word ‘quiet,’ but is an enthusiastic experimenter.
It’s not an octahedron, but I think I like it even better. (Bad Mummy didn’t realise the play rug was so filthy. Damn those toddler picnics.)
Do you have a favourite toy you bought for you? Do your kids like it?
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