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What Am I? Riddles

Directions

Make up riddles about animals, objects, or people for your child to solve.

  1. For an elephant you could say, "I am very large; I have a long trunk; I live in Africa. What am I?"
  2. For a fire truck, you may say, "I am big and red; I have a loud siren; I help put out fires. What am I?"
  3. Describe people by what they do (doctors, nurses, police officers), or friends and family by how they look (tall, wears glasses, long hair).
  4. Be specific to help your child solve the riddle without getting too frustrated.

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Copyright 1998 by Patricia Kuffner. Excerpted from The Preschooler's Busy Book with permission of its publisher, Meadowbrook Press.

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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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