First of all, ask your child to walk around in her normal, everyday walk. Now try walking very high, very low, very wide, very narrow, very fast, and very slowly. Think of other ways people walk and try them out. Now ask your child to create her own special walk and make it as silly as possible. Can you do your silly walk backwards? Sideways? Turning? Finally, slow down your silly walk until it stops in an unusual shape. Next time you are out in public, sit and enjoy watching how unique each person's walk can be.
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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