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Balancing Board

Materials

  • Board measuring about 8 inches wide by 6 feet long
  • Magazines or books

Directions

  1. Place a board across two piles of magazines or books (books will be less slippery than glossy magazines).
  2. Have your child practice keeping her balance by walking across the board.
  3. As your child grows more steady, you can place one end on a chair and she can walk up it, or place it across two chairs as she grows even more bold.
  4. Remember: The higher you build the balance beam, the more supervision your child will need.

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Copyright 1998 by Patricia Kuffner. Excerpted from The Preschooler's Busy Book with permission of its publisher, Meadowbrook Press.

To order this book visit Meadowbrook Press.


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