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Kitchen Helper

Time

  • 5 to 10 minutes

Materials

  • Silverware

Directions

Real jobs are fun for toddlers, who like to help out and show how much they can do with their emerging physical control. An easy one is sorting 10 to 12 spoons and forks into the silverware drawer.

Extensions

  • Hand your toddler the dirty spoons to put into the sink or dishwasher.
  • Help your toddler to sort big and little spoons or forks into separate piles.

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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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