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Mini-Museum

Time

  • 15 to 20 minutes

Materials

  • Low shelf or counter space

Directions

  1. Four year olds love to collect just about anything, and sharing discoveries with others engenders a lifelong love of learning. You can help by providing a reachable, central space for the display of whatever your child collects or finds interesting.
  2. Talk about the display and share it with others.

Extensions

  • Set paper and pencil by the display so family members can leave comments and questions.
  • Bring part of the collection to the dinner table and talk about it while everyone eats.
  • Ask a question about the display that requires research and help the child find the answers.

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Copyright © 2004 by Susan Kettmann. Excerpted from The 2,000 Best Games & Activities with permission of its publisher, Sourcebooks, Inc.

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