My grandsons ages 3 and 5 were sitting in front of the oven door
watching the cup cakes rise; the anticipation of fresh cupcakes only heightened
by the prospect of a birthday party.
I was told this was much better than watching paint dry as there
was an end point and action along the way as the cupcakes did their thing.
Have often we miss opportunities to enjoy the wonder around us even if
it is a small thing.
By the way, my youngest grandson who turned three said the cup cakes