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"This toy is absolutely genius and kept my kids entertained for hours. The perfect replacement for the iPad. Highly recommend!"

My First Busy Board

My First Busy Board

The Original 20-in-1 Montessori Travel Toy for Fun Learning On-the-Go

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Discover the original 20-in-1 Montessori Busy Board Backpack: a world of learning and play in one! Easily portable and perfect for little hands, it offers a fun way to master buckles, zips, buttons, and laces, enhancing fine motor skills. Ideal for on-the-go learning and fun!

Recommended Age

'My First Busy Board' is CPC certified for children ages 3 and up, but don't worry if your little one is younger. With your supervision, toddlers as young as 1 year old can safely enjoy exploring the vibrant colors and various textures.
As your child grows, they'll also begin to engage more deeply with the interactive and cognitive activities starting with shapes and colors and followed by the numbers, letters and advanced fine motor skills, making it a valuable toy that adapts to their developing needs. It's an engaging way to support their growth at each stage!

What's included

My First Busy Board backpack is designed to engage your little one's imagination and develop essential skills.

It includes:

✨Busy boards with:

✨ 15 dressing and fine motor skills accessories: zipper, buckles, belts, buttons, lacing, mirror, braiding, velcro and more.

✨ Plus, 2 detachable boards for learning:Color matchingShapes sortingLetter and phonics recognitionNumbers and countingLeft and right recognition

✨ For extra storage, there's a convenient clear pouch to store pieces or small items, and 2 storage sleeves for the boards, allowing easy activity rotation even on-the-go.

✂️ Assembly:
The felt pieces come in 4 laser-cut sheets, making assembly a breeze. While scissors are recommended for gentle detachment, it's not a must.

Material

Our Busy boards are made with safe, non-toxic materials such as soft fabric and felt. The Milleli Busy Board is lightweight and easy to carry around, making it the perfect travel companion for car trips and plane journeys.

Dimensions

Closed:

H: 23cm/9in

L: 28cm/11in

W: 5cm/2in

Fully open:

H: 60cm/24in

L: 28cm/11in

Detachable board (X2):

H: 23cm/9in

L: 28cm/11in

Adjustable back straps: 34cm-58cm/ 13.5in -23 in

Weight: 440g/15.5oz

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Travel, play and learning sorted from A to Z!

Don't let screens take over their childhood memories! Discover all you need for play and learning in one interactive busy bag

Keeping your child busy doesn't have to be hard work

Is there anything more satisfying than the sense of achievement when you master a new skill?

That "I did it!" moment is why busy parents and toddlers love Milleli busy boards—it helps kids learn and grow while they play.

Don't just take our word for it, read what our customers say about us.

Customer Reviews

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Michael J.
Kept My Kid Busy

Picked it up for my 2-year-old daughter just before a family vacation, and she loves it! It kept her focused and entertained throughout the entire plane ride. She’s fascinated with the various puzzles, and I love that it’s compact and easy to carry.

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Aaliyah T.

My toddler stays entertained for hours while learning new skills. She’s already improved her fine motor abilities just by playing with it daily. It's an excellent learning tool disguised as play.

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Sarah G.

The design is durable and portable, ideal for developing motor skills and keeping my little one busy. It’s especially great for road trips because it fits in the backpack perfectly. My son gets bored easily, but this board keeps him entertained for hours.

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Connor O.

I needed something that would grow with my daughter, and this board does just that. She learns something new every time she plays, from shapes to colors and even dressing skills. It’s wonderful to see her develop her confidence.

Elevate Family Time

Discover a new fun way to learn and practice numbers, colors, shapes, letters and more.

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Travel Light

My First Busy Board is a great take along toy for toddlers. It is lightweight and features 20 quiet screen free activities - perfect for travel on airplanes, car rides, at restaurants and more.

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Soft, safe and quiet

Milleli busy boards are crafted from sturdy, safety-certified materials for children, with soft edges to prevent injuries and promote secure sensory experiences

Travel-friendly backpack: A toddler activity backpack with a quiet book and busy board, perfect for travel with sensory learning activities.

Fine-Motor Skills and Dexterity

Improve hand-eye coordination, finger muscles, and basic skills necessary for everyday tasks.

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Toy Rotation On-The-Go

Switch and Learn: 2 special storage sleeves for detachable activity boards plus clear storage pouch for small pieces.

Frequently Asked Questions

Milleli Busy board for toddlers- travel toys and educational gifts for toddler girls and boys

What is included with "My First Busy Board"?

My First Busy Board backpack is designed to engage your little one's imagination and develop essential skills.

It includes:

✨Busy boards with:

✨ 15 dressing and fine motor skills accessories: zipper, buckles, belts, buttons, lacing, mirror, braiding, velcro and more.

✨ Plus, 2 detachable boards for learning:Color matchingShapes sortingLetter and phonics recognitionNumbers and countingLeft and right recognition

✨ For extra storage, there's a convenient clear pouch to store pieces or small items, and 2 storage sleeves for the boards, allowing easy activity rotation even on-the-go.

✂️ Assembly:
The felt pieces come in 4 laser-cut sheets, making assembly a breeze. While scissors are recommended for gentle detachment, it's not a must.

Are Milleli busy boards suitable for all ages?

Millieli busy boards are labeled for ages 3 and up; however, younger children as young as 1 year old can also enjoy the activities under parental supervision. Toddlers at this age will delight in the colorful graphics and sensory exploration provided by the busy board. As children grow older, around ages 2 and up, they will further benefit from the cognitive advantages and interactive activities offered by the board, making it a versatile and engaging toy for a range of developmental stages.

How to play with :My First Busy Board"?

With different accessories and themes on a felt base, children can learn shapes, colors, numbers, and alphabet while engaging in collaborative and independent play.

Thanks to its removable zip pages, with this Montessori busy board, 2-4 kids can play and explore the colorful pages at once, making it the perfect toy for kids.

Milleli's educational Montessori toy helps children to learn basic skills like how to tie shoelaces, zip, buckle, button, and snap. It also helps to foster the capacity of learning, improve hand-eye coordination, and develop creative thinking.

The sensory board is a practical educational toy that will help to reduce screen time and keep kids engaged in sensory activities both indoors and outdoors. It makes a perfect gift for children ages 2-5.

My child is too young for all the activities, will he still benefit from the busy board?

Don't be concerned if your child doesn't master a new skill right away. It took them time to learn how to walk, but now they're running around the house! With dedication and practice, you'll see their improvement.

Are Milleli busy boards montessori toys?

Montessori toys encourage child-led learning and hands-on exploration, fostering various aspects of development.

"My First Busy Board" exemplifies this approach with activities like color matching, shapes sorting, and letter recognition. Its detachable boards and natural materials promote independence and sensory engagement, making it an ideal choice for Montessori-inspired learning environments.

Are busy boards Suitable For Sensory Sensitive Kids?

Yes, Millieli's "My First Busy Board" can be suitable for sensory-sensitive kids. Its design incorporates gentle sensory stimuli, such as colorful graphics and tactile elements, which can provide a soothing and engaging sensory experience for children who are sensitive to sensory input. Additionally, the activities offered by the busy board are designed to promote fine motor skills and cognitive development in a non-threatening manner, allowing sensory-sensitive children to engage at their own pace and comfort level. However, as every child is unique, it's important to observe individual preferences and comfort levels when introducing any new toy or activity.

Why our busy boards make the perfect gifts for toddlers?

The Millieli Busy Board is the perfect gift for toddler boys and girls because it offers a variety of engaging activities that promote cognitive development and fine motor skills. Its sensory-friendly design, with colorful graphics and tactile components, makes it suitable for children of all sensitivities. Plus, its durability ensures long-lasting enjoyment, making it a practical and enriching gift choice for toddlers' birthdays, holidays, travel or back-to-school.

Can I clean my busy board?

Milleli busy boards are crafted from high-quality, soft premium felt fabric. For cleaning, we suggest using a damp cloth and gently dabbing it on the fabric to remove any dirt.