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Object Matchup

Materials

  • Paper
  • Household objects
  • Pencil, pen, or marker
  • Clear contact paper
  • Scissors
  • Box or bag

Directions

  1. Gather several common household objects, such as a spoon, cookie cutter, or key (something with a recognizable shape).
  2. Place each object on a separate piece of paper and trace around it.
  3. Cover the sheets of paper with clear contact paper.
  4. Put all the objects inside a box or bag and spread the pages with the outlined shapes on the table or floor.
  5. Have your child remove an object from the box or bag and match it to its outline.
  6. Store the objects and their outlines in a shoebox or diaper- wipe container when not in use.

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Copyright 1999 by Patricia Kuffner. Excerpted from The Toddler's Busy Book with permission of its publisher, Meadowbrook Press.

To order this book visit Meadowbrook Press.


September 1, 2014



Don't forget to hydrate! Forego sugary juices and sodas and pack a bottle of water in your child's lunch. If your child likes a little more flavor, spice it up with lemon, lime, cucumbers, or fresh fruit.


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