Forget all the thousand-dollar toys.
Apparently we don’t need the battery-powered guitars that play Mary Had a Little Lamb. We don’t need the cars with working headlights or the fire truck with the siren that makes adults want to throw something through a glass window.
Crawling in and out of one of my cooking pots, over and over and OVER, kept Thing 2 occupied and busy and QUIET for 20 minutes.
That may be a record, people.