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Floating Catch

Time

  • 5 to 10 minutes

Materials

  • Variety of lightweight scarves of different colors and patterns

Directions

  1. As you sit on the floor together, throw a scarf into the air and catch it in your arms as it floats back down.
  2. Throw another scarf and tell your baby to hold out her arms so that it falls there.
  3. Continue playing with both of you catching scarves.

Extensions

  • Wad the scarves into balls and throw them playfully at your baby.
  • Put one scarf over your head and another over your baby's.
  • Put one scarf over your head and let your baby pull it off.
  • Put on some jazzy music and keep the scarves moving.

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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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