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post #1 of 8 (permalink) Old 06-14-2009, 06:37 PM Thread Starter
 
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Does any one out there know of any activities I can use to help keep my girls entertained? They spend a great deal of time climbing around me and exploring my clothes, and apart from building a maze, is there any games I can use to help stimulate them mentally, I am aware they are intelligent creatures, and would love to create problem solving scenarios, any ideas? I would be grateful for any replies....
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post #2 of 8 (permalink) Old 06-15-2009, 10:03 AM
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You can take one of their favorite nuts and wrap it up in paper and rolls and watch them tear into it. You can put treats in different areas of the room and let them find the goodies. You can add soil or sand and let them dig in it..can also add treats for them to find. I also love to grow wheat grass and let them dig through the seeds...peas and a shallow water dish are always fun in the summer days. You can boil an egg and watch them go to town...endless possibilities...


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Thanks very much, great ideas, can't wait to try them!!!
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post #4 of 8 (permalink) Old 06-16-2009, 08:56 AM
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Save boxes and cut holes in them to make a box fort for them to explore. You can rearrange the boxes each time they play to keep it interesting. Hide treats inside for them to find.

Here is a fort I made once

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another tip is that you can also hold the boxes in place with some hot glue from a 5$ glue gun you can buy, it dries in seconds and is strong yet easy to take off too.


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Wow!!! Many thanks for all the ideas, plus, I have loads of cardboard boxes!
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post #7 of 8 (permalink) Old 06-18-2009, 06:47 AM Thread Starter
 
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Further to my last post, I would just like to say I have given the girls some toilet roll tubes, and an old cardboard box, they are loving it!!! And as for pea fishing, what a rush, June was straight in, she gathers about three or four, then runs straight to her house and hides them, Hoody sneaks in and steals them, haven't laughed so much in ages, have got them on video, will put it on as soon as I can work it out, Thanks for the ideas! :-)
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Glad they are having so much fun!

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