A simple vegetable brush: part 2

In my last post, I discussed how everyday household objects like vegetable brushes become enjoyable play objects for infants and toddlers up to 3 years old.  I’m adding an additional suggestion into the mix, as I’ve witnessed first-hand how infants and toddlers relish this particular brush.

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A vegetable brush can become so much more: part 1

Never underestimate the appeal of seemingly ordinary household objects as play objects for children. In fact, they remain some of the most reliable toys to add to a play environment to keep a young child cognitively engaged. Toys should be simple in order to stimulate a child’s imagination. According to Magda Gerber, "passive toys = active babies." So how can a vegetable brush become so alluring to older infants and toddlers?

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