So, it happened to be a long weekend for my kiddo, due to Eid on Monday. Both of us were “home alone” with daddy off to office, and I knew it was gonna be a long long weekend… sigh !!!

I soon realised my fears when he started off his “I am bored” thing immediately after breakfast. Nothing amused him at that time – not even CARS!! I had to finish off some errands and didn’t have time to play with him.

I had been collecting all these plastic cups of curd for a long time. Though I planned to do something with them but had not really decided what it would be. Thankfully, I saw them at the exact time when I needed them. Though I had thought of giving him those cups for some loose play initially, an idea came to my mind. So, I thought of giving it a try.

I put all the cups on the table and made a tower to show him how the tower is to be made. He was totally smitten and excited. I then dismantled all of them and gave him the cups for stacking.

Here I had to count the exact number of cups to make a perfect tower. I did away with the extra ones. Secondly, I told him the number of cups to form the base of the tower. From there he could take off on his own.

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Almost there….

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Here goes the last one…

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And he is done !!! Look at the excitement on his face !!

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And the play didn’t end there. He got his ball and “bowled” the stackers !! I get very delighted when he adds something on his own to the play.

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The play was repeated several times over the weekend ! Mommy was happy too as she could finish off her work without disturbance 🙂


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