Is your tot constantly reaching for your iPhone? Offer her this toy instead.

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The Boogie Board Scribble ‘n Play is not an iPhone–it’s not even electronic–but it seems to hold the same appeal for our kids. And for us, to be honest. With four drawing tools, everyone gets a chance to scribble, trace, draw, and write in multicolored “ink” on this erasable board. In fact, it may be the board’s “erase” button at the bottom, which collapses the screen the way my one-year-old wipes out her grandparents on a FaceTime call, that makes the Boogie Board so much fun. No mess, no lost parts (the drawing tools clip right onto the board), pure fun. For car rides or even long stroller rides, the Boogie Board is a delightful toy that can grow with your kids. Last weekend, my five-year-old nephew played tic-tac-toe on his while I later wrote a reminder to myself: buy another Boogie Board for next month’s airplane trip! Please note: SkipKid gets commissions for purchases made through the links in this post, so if you are considering purchasing, please do so through this link to support SkipKid as a free parenting resource!