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High Water

Time

  • 15 to 30 minutes

Materials

  • Piece of rope at least 6 feet long

Directions

  1. This activity strengthens the muscles and focuses attention. Tie one end of the rope to a tree or chair and hold the free side about 2 feet off the ground.
  2. Challenge your child to go under the rope by crawling or scooting on the tummy.
  3. Lower the rope a few inches each turn and repeat as many times as possible.

Extensions

  • Keep track of ways to go under the rope and talk about which ones work best.

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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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