This is an easier and more suitable (for younger children) version of the familiar musical chairs game.Materials
- 1 stuffed animal for each player
- 1 chair for each player (optional)
- Place several chairs in a circle and put a stuffed animal on each chair, or place the animals in a circle on the floor.
- Toddlers walk around the circle and, when the music stops, each player picks up an animal and sits down.
- Players then take turns acting out that animal.
- If you don't have enough stuffed animals, paste pictures of various animals on sheets of paper and tape them to the chairs or place them in a circle on the floor.
- If only you and your child are playing this game, try placing the stuffed animals inside a pillowcase.
- Then take turns removing an animal from the pillowcase and acting it out.
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Copyright © 1999 by Patricia Kuffner. Excerpted from The Toddler's Busy Book with permission of its publisher, Meadowbrook Press.
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