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Walk the Plank

Time

  • 10 to 15 minutes

Materials

  • Flat piece of wood that is at least an inch thick and 5 feet long

Directions

Lay the board on the grass or indoors on a rug and show your toddler how to walk across it with your hands extended to the sides for balance.

Extensions

  • Use towels to raise the plank an inch or two.
  • Show how to walk the plank with 1 foot on and 1 foot off.
  • Try holding hands while you both walk across sideways.
  • Walk the plank barefoot.

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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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