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Time

  • 5 to 10 minutes

Materials

  • Cupboard with safe items that can be removed

Directions

To engender curiosity and safe exploration, make it a habit to put heavy breakable items in overhead cabinets and safe objects in the lower ones and encourage rummaging through them. Good low level candidates include pots and pans, cookie sheets, small canned goods, bottled items, paper bags and small boxes, potatoes.

Extensions

  • Surprise your baby by hiding a few animal crackers or a small cup of dry cereal in the cupboard.

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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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September 1, 2014



Don't forget to hydrate! Forego sugary juices and sodas and pack a bottle of water in your child's lunch. If your child likes a little more flavor, spice it up with lemon, lime, cucumbers, or fresh fruit.


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