All the little kids I babysit love sparkly things and always wanted to try on my necklaces. It’s a bad thing because they are pretty strong and want it as soon as they see it. I got together a bunch of sparkly beads (big since we don't want them to choke!) and some string. I told them to make necklaces just like mine.
It was a sell out! I was making jewelry for weeks. It’s a very good thing to do when you want them to settle down since it makes their minds work and so do their hands.
Our tip? Let them play fancy dress up with their new necklaces, or teach your mini businesswomen how to sell their jewels.
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POSTED ON 5/28/2009 7:00:00 AM