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Card Shark

Time

  • 5 to 10 minutes

Materials

  • Deck of playing cards

Directions

This will be a little messy and you might lose a few cards, but if you are willing to shuffle the deck and hand it over, curiosity will take care of the rest.

Extensions

  • Shuffle the cards and deal them, saying, "One for me and one for you."
  • Encourage your baby to give you some cards, being willing to return them if requested.
  • Add a few shoe boxes and show your baby how to put cards into them.
  • Put cards in your pockets and let your baby retrieve them.

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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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