We’re trying to keep the kids from the TV habit, especially Ari who now knows how to turn the TV on. So we decided to set up an activity corner for him away from the evil TV. The idea is to have a special area where he can do his coloring, browsing picture books, pretend cooking & waitering, and storytelling with nanay.
Since there isn’t much free space in the mezzanine, all it took was two caboodle pads, a kiddie table and a kiddie chair. We freed up a small spot beside the filing cabinet that’s near the entrance to the pocket garden–one of Ari’s favorite places in the house.
Looks good so far, huh.
But kids have their own brand of play. Here’s how Ari ended up just a few inches from his spanking new corner…