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my son loves to explore, how about yours?

recently a good friend of mines gave me a bunch of Tupperware lids, I was trying to find out what to do when my son just started stacking them in and out of a empty container over and over, seeing what ones will fit and what ones will not. Putting them in smallest to biggest then doing it the other way around, putting in all the blue lids then clear ones. Closing and opening the big containers lid. That is when it hit me, some times they just need to explore. He in this time was learning, and finding out things and happy. 
I will remember this and maybe start just letting my kids explore the craft supplies before me use them. 
What is ur little ones favorite craft supplies to play with?

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So neat!