Two Minute Turtle for kids’ time-outs.Read More
Invent Boston Blog
Invent Boston is designing the Two Minute Turtle Timer to bring whimsy and science to home routines. The Two Minute Turtle Timer, a spacial and visual timer makes two minute tasks more fun, like toothbrushing, holding poses, waiting, and speaking in meetings.
Learning a new habit is daunting. But doing anything for just 2 minutes, is possible. The Two Minute Turtle Timer makes starting new habits happen for even the youngest kids.
Need to get kids to brush their teeth? Bring the Two Minute Turtle Timer to the bathroom mirror. No need to borrow their parent’s phone or worry about getting screens wet or distracted by them at bedtime. Hold the children’s attention, without the use of a screen.
Need to keep kids on the potty longer? Hand them the Two Minute Turtle Timer while they are sitting on it.
Need kids to take a time-out? Give them the Two Minute Turtle Timer to watch til it’s over.
Need to teach kids a foreign language? Use the Turtle Timer to keep time while they speak without stopping for 2 minutes, in a foreign language.
How do you teach kids to pace themselves? Make it fun. Make it like Simon Says. Have the Turtle’s flippers be Simon. Kids will follow the Turtle!Read More