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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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August 27, 2014



Don't be afraid of fats! Healthy fats, like those found in nuts, avocado, or cheese, make great lunch additions or snacks, and will help keep your child full until the end of the school day.


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