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Invent Boston designs and develops original products to add science + whimsy to  every day tasks at home.   Our first product is a Two Minute timer, Two Minute Turtle, a visual timer. The Two Minute Turtle helps children and adults focus on two minute tasks such as brushing teeth, physical therapy, taking a shower and speaking (practicing a presentation or learning a language).

Two Minute Turtle Timer, a timer not just for kids

Invent Boston & Two Minute Turtle Timer blog

Invent Boston designs for parents to turn chores to cheer. The first product is the Two Minute Turtle Timer.  The Two Minute Turtle Timer, helps make toothbrushing more fun for kids. Keeping kids healthy takes a village. We share tips and struggles to make the every day parenting with young kids more fun.

Two Minute Turtle Timer, a timer not just for kids

Virginia Berman


“He is my companion and I love him.” Nina said about the Two Minute Turtle Timer. Nina, a grandma, says the Two Minute Turtle Timer is helpful to keep her moving in the morning—putting on make up, brushing teeth. She says she’s brushing three times as long as she used to though still working up to the full 2 minutes.

Whether you need to keep on task for getting ready in the morning, taking a morning breather, shower, or keeping meetings on task, this visual timer helps you get stuff done. Each morning the Two Minute Turtle Timer, keeps my physical therapy on track—30 seconds per stretch with 2 different stretches per leg.

Parents of children with autism have said the Two Minute Turtle Timer works to help them focus. This original 2 minute timer works for visual thinkers of all ages. Give the gift of a bright smile and shining 2 minute companion to a friend of any age this holiday season.