The other day my children took their canvas bag of DUPLO bricks and dumped it out on the carpet. They played for hours, building three different structures: a home center, a zoo, and a police station. They told stories about their characters, who went through different adventures. It was the giraffe’s birthday. Then there was an accident and people needed to be carried to the hospital on stretchers. Then things happened at the home center.
All this happened because they got invited to a little boy’s birthday party and I was shopping for DUPLO sets on Amazon so we could take a gift to this party. Just looking at the different DUPLO sets got their creative juices going. They have not touched DUPLO bricks in a month or more. But they always go back to them. Continue reading