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Boston, MA, 02131
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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).

What are the benefits of this toothbrush timer?

*Make Toothbrushing fun

*Kids take charge of self-care at an early age

*No phone in the bathroom at bedtime

*Handcrafted in USA


Kids brush their teeth longer.

Pediatric dentists like Dr. McLaughlin, 2nd generation pediatric dentist & father of 5 children, tested it out with his own children and said his kids brush longer with it. He recommends the Two Minute Turtle™ Timer for better brushing!


Helps all your 2 minute tasks.

yoga, time-out, toilet training, showers, learning a language. For visual thinkers ages 2-102.

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Independence by Design.

Kids enjoy taking charge. No more battle of wills. Two Minute Turtle™ Timer helps kids take a natural step toward independence.


Turn Chores to Cheer.

How much is a little joy worth?


How to use the new Two Minute Turtle™ Timer

An Adorable Child Explains how  

  • Prepare to brush teeth

  • Push the button of the Two Minute Turtle™ Timer

  • Brush the corner of the mouth that corresponds to the blinking flipper

  • The flipper lights up, blinks for 30 seconds, each one faster than the one before it

  • After 2 minutes the whole mouth is brushed- the victory lap! Brush the tongue.

Who benefits from the Two Minute Turtle™ timer?

  • Children learning how to brush their teeth

  • Pediatric dentists encouraging good oral hygiene

  • Children who do stretches or hold yoga poses, occupational therapists

  • Children and adults who need a time-out, moment to reflect

  • Talking at the dinner table or at meetings

 a focused child.

a happy parent.

a healthy habit formed.

Invent Boston: Home of the Two Minute Turtle

Invent Boston: Home of the Two Minute Turtle