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Shadowy Shapes

Materials

  1. Large sheets of butcher paper
  2. Crayons or felt markers
  3. Finger paints

Directions

Go outside on a sunny day and have your child stand on the sidewalk or driveway while you quickly draw the outline of his shadow onto the butcher paper. Have your child put his body into interesting shapes and trace the outline again. When the outlines are complete, have your child paint them any way he wishes.

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From 365 Days of Creative Play by Sheila Ellison & Judith Gray. Copyright © 2005 by Sheila Ellison & Judith Gray. All rights reserved. Used by arrangement with Sourcebooks, Inc.

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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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