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Gab About

Time

  • 5 to 10 minutes

Materials

  • Disconnected telephone

Directions

  1. Pick up a phone and say, "Just a minute. I'll see if he's home....There's a phone call for you, (your child's name)..."
  2. Continue the conversation until the child understands you are playing around and being silly and is enticed to join in.

Extensions

  • Let a favorite doll or stuffed animal have a turn on the phone.
  • Make a call to a friend or family member and let the child hear the voice on the line.

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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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