our 5 year old must be part border collie, she needs a "job." staying busy makes her happy and keeps her from doing dangerous and crazy things....
she loves hands on activities, but i have trouble finding enough stuff to keep her really busy. my MIL gave me a bag of craft "projects" from the dollar store to "save for a rainy day." she did all six projects in one morning before 8 am.
i see these "busy bags" for toddlers on pinterest, but could use more ideas for a bright and hyper almost 6 year old. she doesn't really read yet, but likes writing, coloring, cutting, gluing, painting, sensory activities, etc. i need things she can do by herself or with a friend without making a hugh mess, will keep her interested but not be *too* challenging, as she is impatient. (but will focus on the right kind of project)