- 5 to 10 minutes
- This activity encourages cooperation. Stand at one end of the yard or in an open area at a park and have your child call you toward them as you walk backward, following their vocal directions.
- Help your child understand that you need to follow his voice to succeed.
- Reverse roles. Reassurance will go a long way toward helping your child overcome a reluctance of moving into the unknown.
- Repeat the same procedure at a slow run and reverse roles again.
Copyright © 2004 by Susan Kettmann. Excerpted from The 2,000 Best Games & Activities with permission of its publisher, Sourcebooks, Inc.
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