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Lift the Flap Books for Restaurant Dinners

Lil Tip: Restaurant Story Time

While much has been said about the importance of the family meal no one ever said that meal had to be at home. My husband and I love to take our lil ones out to dinner to try new foods, but doing so does take some planning.

When building with sugar packets and playing with the paper from our straws grows old, I dive into my bag to pull out some tricks to keep everyone entertained. In addition to crayons and travel-sized games, my latest restaurant necessity is a lift-the-flap book that will keep my son busy while his meal is being prepared. These Fisher Price Little People books ($9) fit perfectly into my diaper bag and provide a good 20 minutes of activity until our server returns with our food. In addition to providing my lil guy with some hands on fun, I've found the books to be a great way to enhance his vocabulary. With eight books in the collection, I foresee many more enjoyable dinners out in our future.

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maddielove maddielove 8 years
wow madison looove little people book... but hers is the big one. I don't know they have the small one, I definitely will get one for her.
LadyLiLa83 LadyLiLa83 8 years
I love these books. We prepped Sami for going to the zoo with the one in the picture. She loves the Little People books and toys. :)
shoogerbooger shoogerbooger 8 years
My son LOVES the little people books! I didn't realize that they came in small sizes too. The book he has is gigantic. There is no way I could fit it in my diaper bag. I will have to pick up a few of these. Thanks for the idea!
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