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Walk My Walk

Time

  • 15 to 20 minutes

Materials

  • None

Directions

Take turns challenging each other to walk like a particular person might, such as a tightrope walker, astronaut on the moon, window washer on a high ledge, old person, baby learning to walk, circus clown, marching soldier, etc. In addition to sparking the imagination, this activity involves a great deal of controlled movement.

Extensions

  • Do the same game but move backwards.
  • Repeat, using animal movements.
  • Take your child to see a real mime performance.

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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 30, 2014



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