Hi there. Newbie here.
We are a Tv-free family and support natural material toys for our son. [We do allow a few plastic BPS-free toys in the bath, though.] We've noticed he loves to play with light and would like to encourage this with some toys that inspire that type of play. There are lots of hanging playsilks where strong morning light comes through. We also have a few small mirrors hanging that catch light well.
Maybe a prism? We don't have one of those. I don't even know where we'd get one, actually.
I'm asking this because he recently started wanting our cell phones. That is why I think more glowing/light play toys would help. We don't believe in having gadgets for children, especially this young. Since I work from home it isn't possible to avoid using my phone and computer while he is around, although I do minimize use during his wake times. He is currently napping. So, I guess my second question is how do you deal with these types of situations? I don't my the phone or computer to become some highly sought after forbidden prize, you know?
Thanks in advance.