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Learning About the Mailbox


Materials

  • Shoebox with lid
  • Scissors
  • Unopened junk mail

Directions

  1. Cut a large slit in the lid of a shoebox.
  2. If you like, cover the box and lid (separately) with colored paper, or decorate with paints, markers, and stickers.
  3. Place the lid on the box and show your toddler how to "mail" letters.
  4. If you don't mind her doing so, she may enjoy ripping open the letters as much as mailing them.
  5. Store the mail inside the box when play is over.

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Copyright © 1999 by Patricia Kuffner. Excerpted from The Toddler's Busy Book with permission of its publisher, Meadowbrook Press.

To order this book visit Meadowbrook Press.


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