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Have your children ever built, rebuilt, or created anything strange out of household items?


My son's mini-basketball rim and backboard broke this evening, so he hung up his dirty clothes bag ... and continued playing without a hitch. What kinds of "creations" have your children made that astonished you? (His new "invention" is actually much quieter.)

 

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    JJ Murray (multiculturalsoul) 4 years ago

    I have seen my children open a present, show it to the camera--and play with the box.

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    JJ Murray (multiculturalsoul) 4 years ago

    I have a vintage picture of my dad and his brothers and sisters sitting in brightly painted wooden orange crates they had made into a train. Maybe it's a family trait?

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    JJ Murray (multiculturalsoul) 4 years ago

    An none of what he used required batteries or involved electronics--just his imagination.

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    JJ Murray (multiculturalsoul) 4 years ago

    Lego and Erector sets, Lincoln Logs--these were the "toys" of my childhood. One son was interested in them--the other not as much since he is truly from the electronic 21st century.

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    JJ Murray (multiculturalsoul) 4 years ago

    Amen! I mean, you can't POSSIBLY vacuum with all that creativity on the floor, can you? Parents, take note ...