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North, South, East, West

Materials

  • Small toy, book, or household object

Directions

  1. Show your child north, south, east, and west by using your home as a reference point. If your child's bedroom faces east, point out the sun rising in the morning. Show the sunset through a window facing west.
  2. Once your child has her directional bearings, hide a small toy or household object somewhere in the house.
  3. Give directions to its location: two steps to the north, three steps west, and so on.

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

To order this book visit Meadowbrook Press.


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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