I can’t remember if this was a craft or a meme I saw on Pinterest, but I saw a picture of a kid in a packing box with crayons and when it rained for most of the morning on Saturday it seemed like a great idea.
One quick trip to my parents to grab two boxes, some packing tape, and a stack of crayons and we had a good hour of entertainment for the boys. While I thought J would like it more (because he is constantly sitting in boxes), in actuality it was A who has gotten a bigger kick out of it. He is still working on his Mario castle.
J ended up turning his box over and creating a make-shift shop (he sold crayons and pretend food):