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Stuffed Animal Fun


Most little kids have a menagerie of stuffed animals just sitting around. Bring the furry friends to life in these new versions of two classic games. In Animal Charades, children pull a stuffed animal out of a pillow case and act out that animal. In Musical Animals, children march around a circle of chairs with stuffed animals sitting on them and grab an animal whenever the music stops.

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Next: Fun with Bottles

August 29, 2014



Eating a colorful diet or fruits and veggies helps ensure your child is getting the nutrients he needs to keep his brain sharp while at school. Aim to pack three or more different colored foods in his lunch (or for snack) every day.


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