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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).

Two Minute Turtle Timer

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 Two Minute Turtle makes tooth brushing more fun. Children now take charge of their bedtime routine and brush longer and more thoroughly.

Beyond toothbrushing, the Two Minute Turtle works for holding poses-yoga and physical therapy, showers and timing turns in Scrabble. 

Two Minute Turtle Timer

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Two Minute Turtle Timer

15.00

Make an onerous task rewarding for kids.  Help kids want to do the right thing.  One less reminder. Hand made in Boston, beautiful design and effective. Water-resistant, intuitive, simple-no long instructions.  Give children and adults tools they need to "see" 2 minutes. 4 LED lights break the 2 minutes into 4 even parts, 30 seconds each.   

"my child asks me now if she can brush her teeth!", Jessie mother of 2.5 year old

"We get out the door 10 minutes faster with the Two Minute Turtle", Susan, mother of 5 year old and a preschool director.

"My kids feel more responsible for themselves, I can tell, when I'm not the one telling them what to do." Virginia, Invent Boston 

"My kids will go looking for the Two Minute Turtle if they can't find it.  It makes them feel like they have done a good job. They feel more satisfied with it." Rory father of kids ages 4 & 6

"My kids have races with the Two Minute Turtle and love to follow the lights. They brush longer with it." Julia mother of 4 and 6 year old

"The Two Minute Turtle is not a good idea.  It's a great idea!" Dr. Patricia Chiu, Bay State Orthodontists

"I don't have to use the Turtle, but I do, I like to press the button and follow the lights. It helps me feel like I did something right and I started taking up a new healthy habit--running. One healthy habit leads to another..." Dr. Maren, mother of 13 year old. 

"No more counting! I watch the lights and let my mind rest" Susan, uses Two Minute Turtle for yoga stretches

"My young french students love to press the button and know how much time they have to speak. I use the Two Minute Turtle to time the young foreign language learners when I tutor them. It makes my job tutoring them easier."  Fiona, foreign language tutor. 

 

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