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    I was thinking maybe a small trampoline may help? We are doing it for DS who does not stop sometimes as well.

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    Default Amusing a 2.5 yr old

    What about a play tunnel or small indoor tent or small indoor slide?

    Does he have a scooter or small bike he could ride indoors?

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    Quote Originally Posted by twinklify View Post
    I was thinking maybe a small trampoline may help? We are doing it for DS who does not stop sometimes as well.
    We have a little one outside and he does play on it when he can but that lasts about 2 minutes at a time lol

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    Quote Originally Posted by kiwimum890 View Post
    What about a play tunnel or small indoor tent or small indoor slide?

    Does he have a scooter or small bike he could ride indoors?
    We have a tunnel, I will bring it back on. Maybe he will want to play with it again. He got bored of it and I haven't brought it out for ages. Thanks. I might have a look at the shop today while he's at say care.

    Actually a little bike might not be a bad idea. See what I can find. Thank you.

    I do wonder how long it will take him to get bored with stuff because it seems like 5 minutes

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    Quote Originally Posted by Hasselhoff View Post
    We have a tunnel, I will bring it back on. Maybe he will want to play with it again. He got bored of it and I haven't brought it out for ages. Thanks. I might have a look at the shop today while he's at say care.

    Actually a little bike might not be a bad idea. See what I can find. Thank you.

    I do wonder how long it will take him to get bored with stuff because it seems like 5 minutes
    What about putting a few things away in a cupboard and then swapping things over so that it isn't some he has seen for a while so it feels like a new toy all over again....
    I find my kids get too overwhelmed if there is too much on offer at once...

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    How is he at childcare?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Hasselhoff View Post
    Oh DS does love his trains! The biggest problem we have is attention span... by the time we take 5 minutes to put it together (I always get him to help) he plays for 2 minutes and walks off. He will then come back and throw the pieces for absolutely no reason at all!
    Can you set it up at night after he goes to bed and then he can just play? Might get a bit longer out of him.

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    Is there a Westfield near you? Most have a play area/jungle gym etc

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    My 2.5 year likes 'helping'
    Putting shopping away
    Making the bed.
    'Cooking' while you are cooking

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    Quote Originally Posted by kiwimum890 View Post
    What about putting a few things away in a cupboard and then swapping things over so that it isn't some he has seen for a while so it feels like a new toy all over again....
    I find my kids get too overwhelmed if there is too much on offer at once...
    I do have some stuff that we swap out. I've changed stuff while he is gone today so hopefully that helps lol DF is back at work tomorrow so I need all the strength I can get lol


 

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